Results for the 2014 Sourwood 5K and Cheshire Pump & Run have been posted – see “Results” tab (upper right) or “Results” list – bottom right of the page.

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A PR is guaranteed for ALL runners this Saturday!!

We are pleased to announce that the Sourwood 5K in now officially a USATF 5000 meter Certified Course. (NC14102DF) While is good to know that the previous measurements and markings weren’t too far off – it means that all course and Personal Records are now permanently sealed in the history books and we get to start with a clean slate. We also have a new course map. It’s available for download at the bottom of the website or pick up one up in the lobby of the Cheshire Fitness Club. Sign up to today to make Sourwood 5K history on Saturday.

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Sourwood 5K selected for 2014 ATC Grand Prix

We’re honored to again be selected to be part of the Asheville Track Club Grand Prix. Only 22 races from the dozens of WNC events were chosen. Two other Black Mountain 5K runs the Valentine 5K & Kids Fun Run (February 8th) and Rock the Quarry Trail Run (September 21st) were also chosen. Andrew Marsh the Sourwood 5K Race Director and owner of Event Mercenaries, a local event management consulting/timing firm said “Having three local races in the Series is quite an honor for Black Mountain. We’re thrilled to be involved with these and other races like the Greenway Challenge (April 5th) and Run for your Art 5K (November 1st). Having great local races and lots of support from areas runners/joggers and sponsors just shows what a strong running community Black Mountain has.”

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Race Day Tomorrow

Race Day is almost here! Check out the Schedule & Logistics tab (above) for, well, the schedule and logistics. Download a course maps, Pump & Run rules, etc under Downloads at bottom of this page. If you don’t find the info you’re looking for – shoot us a note See you tomorrow!!

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Event Partners

  • Sourwood Festival
  • Asheville Track Club
  • Event Mercenaries
  • Logo Capital
  • Road Runners Club of America
  • Precision Graphics
  • Gorilla Carriers
  • Straight Edge Marketing