The Asheville Track Club’s Grand Prix competition is one of the best around with over $5,000 in cash prizes awarded annually. Points are given based on your participation and speed in the races we select for the year. Compete against other track club members in your gender, division and age group. Run in as few as 5 of our selected races (3 races for kids) to qualify for an age group award, 10 for a chance at an overall award. This competition is exciting, challenging and rewarding. Race with your friends and meet new ones. Select your races, work on a strategy and most importantly…. Have Fun!
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
In keeping with its mission to support running and fitness in Western North Carolina, the Asheville Track Club has established a scholarship program for high school seniors who are planning to continue their education and who have demonstrated a commitment to running. Recipients do NOT need to be members of a school team. Two $1000 scholarships (one male, one female) are awarded each spring according to the following criteria. Applications must be submitted no later than May 31, 2018.
Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise in the US. According to Statista, 64 million people went on a run in 2016. While jogs through parks and designated running paths rarely have incidents, if you run alongside traffic you’ll likely want to stay as visible as possible. Here are some top ways to ensure motorists see you on your runs. Click here for more information on this topic by Molly Clarke.