28th Running of the Sourwood 5K – August 13, 2016

This year (August 13, 2016) marks the 28th running of the Sourwood 5K, a premiere running event that is part of the Sourwood festival. Also returning this year is the Cheshire Pump & Run where participants can earn deductions off their 5K time for doing bench presses pre-race.

The Sourwood 5K starts and finishes at the beautiful Cheshire Fitness Club in Black Mountain, NC.

The 5K takes place on well marked, supervised, USATF Certified (NC14102DF) course. Perfect for all competition levels.

All runners (including Pump & Run competitors) are eligible for the Open 5K awards based upon their actual finish time.

Pump & Run athletes are also eligible for special awards based on their Pump & Run time

This event is part of the Asheville Track Club Grand Prix.

Download Course Maps, Turn-by-Turn Directions, paper application, and other details below under Downloads!

Recent News:

Practice Runs will begin Tuesday, July 5 at 5:30. They will be every Tuesday until the race. They are FREE, we just ask that you let us know you are coming. Email sourwood5k@eventmercenaries.com or call 828.669.1902.

Meet in the lobby of Cheshire Fitness Club.

See you there!

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