2024 Asheville Independence Day 5K
THE ASHEVILLE INDEPENDENCE DAY 5K!
Start your celebration off with a bang and July 4th 5K race!
Bring your family & friends and join us at the Carrier Park Velodrome for a fun, fast and flat 5K running race walk!
Start/Finish at the Carrier Park Velodrome.
Event location 220 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC
Fun, fast and flat courses.
Bring your family & friends to join us for a fun, fast & flat run!
Choose from the 5k, the Firecracker Loop fun run for kids and/or the Wicked Beer Mile for 21 & up.
Strollers, walkers and dogs are welcome!
This July 4th 5K Supports Food Connection
We are proud to be partnering with Asheville’s very own Food Connection as our non-profit partner. $5 from each the July 4th 5K race and Beer Mile registration will be donated to the work they are doing in our community. Feel free to add a donation to your registration as well!
Food Connection originated in December of 2014. Since launching over 485,000 fresh meals have gone to feed our neighbors in need we’ve also expanded to serve other parts of Buncombe County including Leicester, Black Mountain, Swannanoa and also parts of Madison County. Food Connection has kept an estimated 170 TONS of fresh meals out of the Buncombe County landfill.
Wednesday, July 3rd
3:00-6:00 pm ~Early Packet Pick Up
~ Jus’ Running, 523 Merrimon Ave. Asheville, NC
On-line registration closes at 8pm on July 3rd OR when events SELL OUT!!
Thursday, July 4th
7:00- 8:00 am ~ Race Day Packet Pick Up – Carrier Park
7:45 am ~ Firecracker Loop starts
8:00 am ~ 5k Race Start
9:00 am ~ 5k Awards
9:30 am ~ Wicked Beer Mile starts
This race is produced by Kick It Events Management, a small family owned business producing outstanding events in Asheville and the surrounding area! Come run with us!