Race Expo

The Health & Fitness Expo features over 25 exhibitors offering the latest in running equipment and nutrition. This is your chance to shop official race merchandise and talk with the people that know running. The expo is free, open to the public, and is the home of packet pick up for all participants.

Pick up your race shirt, bib number, find your next pair of running shoes, snap a few pics, and get pumped for race day—it’s all a part of the race weekend experience in Asheville!

Location & Hours

DoubleTree by Hilton
115 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803

Friday, March 15, 2024 - 11am-7pm

Packet Pickup

  • Takes place during the expo hours at DoubleTree Hotel.
  • You may pick up a race packet for another pre-registered runner, provided you have a copy of their registration email with permission.
  • Emergency bib pickup will be available in Downtown Asheville at Hilton Garden Inn Asheville Downtown (309 College St, Asheville, NC 28801) from 6:00am-7:00am on race morning. This is strictly for emergency situations and you will only receive your bib and safety pins. Please note that shirts and goody bags would be picked up at the post race party, so plan accordingly. Shirt sizes are no longer guaranteed after the race starts.

Ship Your Swag

Unable to make it to the Health & Fitness Expo to pick up your packet? We offer the option of paying to have your bib number and shirt mailed to you! Already registered and need to add packet mailing? Please visit the race store here. No packet mailing will be offered after February 25th at midnight. All packets will be mailed approximately two weeks prior to race day. Should you forget to bring your race bib, there is a $5 charge at packet pickup. Bring cash or card.

Exhibitor Information

The Health & Fitness Expo features over 25 vendors and offers an indoor space where over 2000 participants come through. Be a part of Asheville's only marathon and showcase your brand to runners from around the world at our expo! With the opportunity to launch new products and impress attendees, this event is the perfect platform for your business. Don't wait too long to apply as booth spaces deadline for application is February 29th. Come join us for an inspiring and unforgettable experience. Email support@idaph.net for more information or to book your space.