Donate your Shoes

Donate your Shoes

Our goal is to collect 250 shoes for the Western Carolina Rescue Ministries Foot Care Clinic! BRING SHOES, BRING SHOES, BRING SHOES!  Shoes can be dropped off at the Expo on Friday or Saturday OR at the Finisher Bag Tent on race day! Please bring gently used or new...
Beer City, USA

Beer City, USA

If you’ve been to Asheville before then perhaps you know that it’s been crowned ‘Beer City, USA.’ Ambassador Andrew Corbin gives you an intro on what that means and where to go! Mike Jones, the owner of Fleet Feet Asheville and sponsor,...
Running at Biltmore

Running at Biltmore

Get race day ready as Ambassador Tom Mangan walks you through the course and shares some Pro Tips along the way! Running at Biltmore is unlike many races you may have experienced.  Looking at the course maps, the first thing many runners will notice is that both the...
Join the 2019 50 State Challenge

Join the 2019 50 State Challenge

THE 2019 STATE CHALLENGE – JOIN US IN FILLING UP OUR MAP! The Asheville Marathon and Half has become a race where runners from across our beautiful country travel in early spring to run 26.2, 13.1 or 39.3 miles all on the Biltmore Estate property. Thanks to...
Notable Sites & Features of the Course

Notable Sites & Features of the Course

Whether you’re a local in Asheville accustomed to the climate or traveling from out of town, there is no telling what the weather will be like come race day.  But we don’t run these races because they are easy, but because they are a challenge. The...
Trust us – you won’t want to miss this!

Trust us – you won’t want to miss this!

Two Months til Race Weekend! Challenges, half marathons, hotels & dinner are all close to sell out! You’re Invited to our Pre-Race Dinner! We have a phenomenal speaker lined up for our Pre-Race Dinner! This is a night you won’t want to miss! Join us Friday...
Getting Race Ready

Getting Race Ready

Sometimes the best way to prepare for a major race like the Asheville Marathon and Half at Biltmore, is to run more events!  The excitement and camaraderie of races is great motivation to stay accountable in training.  Michael, an ambassador for the 2019 Asheville...
AVL Marathon: Out of Towner Guide to Asheville

AVL Marathon: Out of Towner Guide to Asheville

Destination races are a great excuse to travel somewhere new, and have become increasingly popular with both new and seasoned runners.  Lauren Seserko, ambassador for the Asheville Marathon and Half at Biltmore, shares some of her “must do’s” in...