The 2015 Asheville Marathon and Half races are only 16 DAYS AWAY!!
All the hard work you have put into your training is nearing completion and then it is time to allow your body to rest and recover. The homestretch is here!
If you are injured or unable to participate in either of the races please let us know, there are some anxious runners waiting to get into the race on the waitlist. If you cancel your entry we will give you a 50% discount code to be used for either the half or the full race in 2016. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your registration and receive a discount code.
If you are looking to transfer your entry to a friend/family member, ALL TRANSFERS HAVE TO BE DONE BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27th at NOON EST. We cannot do any more transfers after this date. Contact email@example.com for transfers.
If you need to switch from the full marathon to the half marathon or vice versa, this switch must be done by Friday, February 27th at noon EST. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to make this change.
If you are on our waitlist, we will notify you by Sunday, March 1st if you have made it into the race.
Be on the lookout — We will send out a pre-event email with additional race weekend details when we get closer to the race. We look forward to meeting you all in two weeks for the most beautiful destination race in America’s largest Backyard!
JOIN US AT THE HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO
Date: March 14th, 2015 | Hours: 11am – 5pm
PARTICIPANTS MUST PICK-UP THEIR RACE BIBS AT THE EXPO. THERE IS NO RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP.
The 2015 Expo offers Packet-Pickup, exhibitions, and vendors with a variety of products for view and purchase. Find Asheville Marathon & Half commemorative memorabilia and discounted items of interest to runners.
FOR ALL YOU WINE LOVERS: We WILL have limited edition, commemorative race wine bottled by Biltmore. Only 500 bottles available in total of red and white varieties for both the 13.1 & 26.2. First come, first serve!
GIRLS ON THE RUN ‘CHANCE TO WIN’ TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE: $5/EA
GREAT SOCKS, GOOD CAUSE:
Take your part in supporting a great organization & even greater cause by purchasing and wearing Balega Neon Socks on race day! All money goes to our charity partnersEXPO PRICING: 1/$6 OR 2/$10 + Tax
BRING SOME PALS AND MAKE A DAY OF IT! THE EXPO IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
MORE FOR YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY…
There will be live music, food, drinks, cheering and more!
We encourage spectators to line the course along the French Broad River around the Antler Hill Village area and cheer on the participants. The experience of watching a world-class marathon is very thrilling and motivating, even early on a Sunday morning, especially when you know one! Spectators will get to see our ‘Bridge Troll’ race mascot at the bridge.
There is an entrance fee for spectators to get on to Biltmore Estate property, which is privately owned and not open to the general public. All participants will get a ticket to use to get into Biltmore Estate, these race tickets can be upgraded to visit the HOUSE at one of the guest service locations on the estate on race day.
- Spectator tickets : $20+tax (grounds only)
- Daytime Pass Upgrade: $29+tax (house access)
- Annual Biltmore Pass: $69+tax (upgrade)
Spectator tickets can be purchased at the Expo and then upgraded on race day at one of the guest ticket locations on the estate.
AND/OR THEY CAN VOLUNTEER!
It takes hundreds of volunteers to make the Asheville Marathon & Half run smoothly. Seize the opportunity to volunteer and to come while checking it out or do a little extra if you are racing. We take good care of our volunteers with food, drinks, and a comfy volunteer t-shirt. Learn more at our Volunteer Info page.