We have some phenomenal speakers lined up for our Kick Off Dinner! This is a night you won’t want to miss!


Join us Friday, March 16th at 6:30pm for what is sure to be an inspiring dinner with our keynote speaker, Mirna Valerio

Brooklyn born Mirna Valerio has just celebrated her 40th birthday in an unusual fashion – by completing the grueling Javelina Jundred 100km ultra marathon in the mountains of Arizona.  While this might surprise many, challenging convention is Mirna’s specialty…. Read More.

Join fellow participants to celebrate the kick off of the 6th Annual Asheville Marathon & Half while partaking in some of the favored cuisine at the Pre-Race Dinner Pasta Buffet and Social Hours in the loft of Cedric’s Tavern located on the Biltmore Estate in Antler Hill Village.

Enjoy Guest Presentations and Community Fellowship by our Charity Partners

More details below. You may purchase your Adult and/or Child pre-race dinner ticket(s) here – limited number of seats left! Get yours now!

Please pick-up your ticket(s) at the Pre-Event Dinner Booth at the Expo on Friday, March 16th.  You will be given a BIltmore Estate ticket to enter the estate for dinner if you are not staying on the estate grounds

What Can We Expect to Find on the Pasta Buffet?

We are still planning this menu in detail but rest assured, it will provide options for meat and veggie eaters alike! And of course, there will be plenty of pasta.

How Much Does the Pasta Buffet Cost?

It is $35.00/adult and $15/child 12 and under.

What’s the dress code for dinner?

It’s casual!  We know you are gearing up for the big 13.1 and 26.2 so come casual but not too casual!

Where Do I Park if I’m not Staying on the estate?

There is plenty of parking in Antler Hill Village!

When Do I Have to Purchase My Dinner Ticket(s) By?

We will close Pre-Race Dinner Ticket Sales online on March 12, 2018 (or sooner if we sell out the dinner tickets).  If there are still spaces available, you can purchase a ticket at the Expo on Friday.

What if I purchase my Dinner Ticket and I Can No Longer Come?

Sorry, but dinner tickets are non-refundable.  You may give to a friend!