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 20+ races we select for the year (listed at the bottom of this page). Compete against other track club members in your gender, division and age group. Run in as few as 5 of our selected races 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!
Are you currently a track club member? To participate in the competition you will need to be an ATC member. It is easy to sign up and there are so many benefits to membership. (If you aren’t already a member or need to renew for the year, please click here first. Then return to this page to complete the web form for the Grand Prix – link below-)
Current ATC members – 2016 Grand Prix registration is now open! Hope to see you all at the races next year!
Thank you all for a great year of racing!! Please be sure to sign up for the 2016 Grand Prix!
Completed Races in the 2015 Series & results
Completed 1-1-15 Karen Kicks Cancer / Resolution Run – 4 mile race to benefit local journalist (and cancer SURVIVOR) Karen Chavez as well as Hope Chest for Women. Thank you to all of the ATC members that participated in the Resolution Run! Happy New Year : ) It was a beautiful day for a run. Results
Completed 1-24-15 Hot Chocolate 10k It was great to see so many ATC members at the race! It was a bit cold and windy out there on the race course but the hot chocolate after was wonderful! Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 2-14-15 Valenines 5k. Great to see so many of you out at the race today. We had 38 Grand Prix runners! Results of the race courtesy of Carolina Runner.
Completed 2-15-15 Frostbite 10k. 29 brave Grand Prix runners ran the Frostbite today. Wow, that wind was cold! Great job out there everyone : ) Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 2-28-15 Chilly Challenge 8k. Great to see so many ATC members at the race today. The weather was perfect for running … I was just thankful for no wind, ice or snow! We had 32 Grand Prix runners at the race. The top three male finishers were all ATC members and we had one ATC female runner in the top three. Great job everyone! Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 3-7-15 ARC of Buncombe 5k. Thank you to all of the ATC members (31 total) that showed up for this race. It was very cold this morning and that hill on mile three was pretty difficult but everyone did great! Click here for results and if you search for your name you can watch your finish line video too.
Completed 3-14-15 Oskar Blues 4 miler. There were a lot of ATC members at the Oskar Blues 4 miler today. Great to see you all and thank you so much for running in the Grand Prix races we have selected this year! Here is a link to the results courtesy of Carolina Runner.
Completed 4-4-15 Friends of the Lake 5k. What a fun event today and so nice to see all of my ATC friends at this race. It was a little cold and windy, but the course was beautiful and everyone seemed to have a great time. Congrats to all of my Grand Prix runners that won age group/overall awards today! Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 4-11-15 Thank you to the 27 Grand Prix runners that ran the Greenway Challenge 10k! Sorry I missed this one but I heard that the course was definitely a “challenge”. Results courtesy of Event Mercenaries.
Completed 4-18-15 A really nice day for running at Fletcher Park. The Fleet Feet 5k wasn’t even a muddy as we thought it would be! Thank you to the 19 Grand Prix runners who ran the race today. A lot of ATC members won age group awards and the top 2 men and top 2 women were all GP runners. Great job everyone! Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 4-25-15 ATC members did an amazing job at the Jeff Hewitt 5k this morning. Top 3 men’s and women’s finishers were all ATC members and most of you won age group awards too…great job everyone! It was a cool and rainy day but still a beautiful course and I have to say the most amazing bathrooms of any race …ever! : ) Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 4-26-15 Falafel 5k – Luckily the rain held off for today’s 5k race. I was glad to see so many ATC members running today! we had 40 grand Prix runners at this one! I know a lot of you won awards… so sorry the results were a mess though. Here are the final results courtesy of Carolina Runner and Superfly Fabulous Events. Don’t forget to watch your finish line video!
Completed 5-9-15 BFF 5k – A very warm race this morning in Burnsville. We had 11 Grand Prix runners for this one. I know a lot of you ran the Earthfare 5k today… congrats to everyone that raced at either of these two races. Results of the BFF 5k are here courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 5-15-15 Cradle 2 Grave 30k – Great to see so many ATC members out at this race! This was definitely a challenge but a great experience : ) Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 5-30-15 Orchard 4 miler – A very warm and muggy run through the beautiful apple orchards in Spruce Pine today but the free ice cream cooled us off! Great prizes, music and fun times. Results courtesy of Carolina Runner.
Completed 6-6-15 The Asheville Half Marathon – 22 ATC members completed the half marathon this morning. This race was definitely a challenge! I liked the new course this year (well except the hill at mile 10) Results courtesy of Carolina Runner / Chronotrack.
Completed 6-13-15 Run For Kid’s Sake 10 mile trail race. This was a fun race with lots of mud, hills and varied terrain. We appreciated that the course was well marked and they had helpful volunteers out there. We had 21 Grand Prix runners at the race today with 7 of them finishing in the top 10 overall! Great job everyone. Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 7-4-15 A great ATC turnout for the Firecracker 5k in Weaverville today! It was really nice to see all of you out there. Luckily it didn’t rain during the race or awards ceremony this year : ) Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 8-8-15 A great turnout for the Sourwood 5k in Black Mountain today. We had 33 Grand Prix runners at this race. Everyone did great! Many of you won jars of delicious honey, congrats! Results courtesy of Event Mercenaries.
Completed 8-22-15 We had 20 Grand Prix runners at the Maggie Valley 8k. This was my first time doing the MV8k and I really had a lot of fun. Definitely hope to get this one in the GP again next year! Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 9-5-15 We had 19 GP runners this morning at the Apple Festival 8k. I had forgotten how much I liked this course. It has a nice mix of rolling hills and scenic streets. Looking forward to running this one again next year! Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 9-12-15 ATC members did an outstanding job today at the Autism 5k race. The top 6 finishers were all ATC members and we had a lot of members win age group / masters awards also! Great job everyone! Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 9-19-15 The Rock the Quarry race is always so much fun and a real challenge. Perfect weather for the race this year and I’m thankful I survived mile two once again haha! You all did great, I’m really impressed! Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 10-10-15 Well, it was a very rainy day for the Bethel Half Marathon this morning but 21 brave Grand Prix runners completed the race. I was very happy to see the homemade soup and baked goods table after this race! Several ATC members won age group awards, congrats to you! Results courtesy of Event Mercenaries.
Completed 10-17-15 What a beautiful day for running! Thank you to the 41 Grand Prix runners who completed the TW8k race! Results courtesy of Right on Time Productions.
Completed 11-7-15 Vance Rocket Run 5k is always so much fun! Augusta Wind is the best awards announcer ever and we even had a guest appearance from “Richard Simmons” haha. 23 Grand Prix runners were at this race today. We only have 1 more race in the series now! Results
Completed 11-14-15 The Tryon Half marathon was the perfect way to end this year’s Grand Prix. Thank you to the 24 ATC runners that participated in this race. What a fantastic race course and post race buffet. Thank you so much Tryon Running Club for a perfect day! Results courtesy of It’s About Time
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