The Asheville Marathon & Half Expo
— FREE and open to the public —

There are a variety of products, apparel, services and more to view and purchase at the Asheville Marathon & Half Health and Fitness Expo. You will find marathon memorabilia and discounted items that are of interest to runners. Bib pick-up will happen at the expo!

Expo Info

Health & Fitness Expo – Friday, March 15th, 11am-7pm
Mini Expo – Saturday, March 16th, 2-5pm
(Expo exhibitions and half/marathoner-runner packet pick-up and registration.)

Parking: Please park in the front or rear of DoubleTree Hotel or at the brand new Hampton Inn. When you enter the Doubletree hotel, PLEASE go in the FRONT entrance of the Hotel, so that you can follow the proper flow of the expo and have the best experience.

Packet Pick-Up: Participants MUST pick-up their race bibs/number, Biltmore Estate Runner ticket (will be given to you with your race bib and must be shown when you enter the estate on race day), lululemon goody bag and Brooks t-shirt at the expo and packet pick up times. There is NO RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP or Registration.

Shuttle Tickets: If you purchased a shuttle ticket in advance, the ticket (s) will be stapled to your race bib and picked up at the expo during packet pickup. Online sales for shuttle tickets end on Sunday, March 10th at midnight. After this deadline, shuttle tickets can be purchased at the race expo. However, we have limited availability remaining for shuttle tickets and cannot guarantee we will have more for sale at the expo. We suggest you go ahead and purchase these ONLINE before the deadline. 

Additional Packet Pickup and a Mini Expo will be available Saturday, March 16th from 2-5pm at the DoubleTree Hotel. 

For more information visit our EXPO PAGE

For a list of our Frequently asked Questions visit our FAQ page.


Stop by and visit our EXPO VENDORS! We have lots of great goodies in store for you at the expo! Find out who is attending here –> OUR 2019 AVL Marathon EXPO VENDORS!


For All You Wine Lovers

We WILL have limited edition, commemorative race wine for the upcoming Asheville Marathon & Half bottled by Biltmore. Only 500 bottles available, which will be sold at the expo on Friday, March 15th! First come, first serve… once they are gone, they are gone!

Great Running Socks for a Good Cause

Get your own pair of Balega neon socks at the BALEGA booth at the Expo. All monies go to Brave Like Gabe, one of our Charity Partners.                                       2019 Asheville Marathon socks

All Balega socks incorporate a hand linked toe closure which eliminates abrasion across the top of the foot and a knit extra deep heel pocket to ensure they fit the foot perfectly and don’t slide during activity.  Take your part in supporting a great organization & even greater cause by purchasing and wearing Balega Neon Socks on race day! 

Pre-Event Dinner Info and Tickets

Friday, March 15, 2019

Join fellow 2019 Asheville Marathon & Half at Biltmore Estate participants to celebrate the kick off of the 7th Annual Asheville Marathon & Half while partaking in some of the favored cuisine on the Pre-Race Dinner Pasta Buffet at Biltmore Estate’s Deerpark Restaurant.

  • Enjoy Guest Presentations from Gabe Grunewald and Community Fellowship by our Charity Partner, Brave Like Gabe
  • Marathon & Half Pre-Race Dinner Pasta Buffet to begin at 6:30 pm
  • This intimate dinner is limited to 100 attendees. Purchase Your Pre-Race Dinner Ticket Now!
  • Purchase your Pre-Race Dinner Ticket(s) online through Sunday, March 10th HERE! Or at the expo (if available)
  • *All proceeds from the dinner ticket sales will be donated to Brave Like Gabe.*

Your dinner ticket(s) will be stapled with your race bib and can be picked up together at the Expo on Friday, March 15th.