Asheville’s Premier Running Club — Voted #1 Running Club in the Best of WNC 2013 and 2014

THOMAS WOLFE 8K OCTOBER 18, 2014

The oldest road race in Asheville (38 years!) winds through beautiful downtown Asheville, North Carolina, passing into the Historic Montford District, the Reed Creek Greenway, and Riverside Cemetery, before finishing in front of Thomas Wolfe Memorial House at 52 N. Market St.

In addition to the awards at the end, this race is unique in that it includes two cash sprints: the 1 Mile Sprint and the 3 Mile sprint, both sponsored last year by Jus’ Running. The fastest male and female runners at each marker will receive a cash bonus of $50.00!!!The 38th running of the TW8K is also part of the 2014 Asheville Track Club Grand Prix series. To register click here.

New Year’s Day Run to Benefit WNC Women with Breast Cancer

Interested in a New Year’s Day activity that combines fun, philanthropy and fitness? Registration is now open for a run to benefit Western North Carolina women with breast cancer. The Karen Kicks Cancer event is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 1. This non-competitive run will begin at Carolina Day School (1345 Hendersonville Road, Asheville) and take participants along a rolling, four-mile course through Biltmore Forest. The event also includes a two-mile walk, random prizes, a raffle and a silent auction. This race is sponsored by the ATC and proceeds from the race will benefit Asheville local journalist and cancer survivor Karen Chávez and the nonprofit Hope Chest for Women.

Registration for the event is $15 and is available online here. Participants also will be able to register beginning at noon on the event day. Please contact Dolly McLean if you wish to volunteer.

Holiday Party December 6, 2014

Save the date. The annual Track Club Holiday Party will be held at the Jewish Community Center on Saturday, December 6th. Bring your favorite side/dish and desert. Main course and beverages will be provided to ATC. Members only please.

NEW!!! Asheville Track club Volunteer Connection

We all appreciate the hard work and commitment it takes to coordinate a well organized race. Creating a successful event starts with the help of enthusiastic volunteers. We are adding a new page to the ATC site to connect folks who wish to volunteer with the local area races that need their help. Interested in helping out with a race? Please check out our new Volunteer page. We will be listing the volunteer positions and contact information for races in the Asheville/Buncombe county area. Stay tuned in the upcoming weeks as we add more races to this page.

Are you coordinating or directing a race and need volunteers? Please contact Ali Schuetze to post your information on our site.

THE 2014 WIRED MOUSE ATC GRAND PRIX STANDINGS

The 2014 Wired Mouse ATC Grand Prix has been updated through the TW8K.  Click here to check the current standings.

JOIN OR RENEW TODAY

If you are not already a member of the Asheville Track Club or if your membership has expired recently it’s time to join or renew your membership TODAY. New members will enjoy being better connected to the Western North Carolina running and walking community and renewing members will ensure that they continue to enjoy their connection to the community as well as significant savings at many local merchants. We offer online membership through Run Club Signup.com or you can send your paper membership application to the club.

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