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*What a RACE! Congratulations to this year's overall male and female winners! Joe Bryant (19:05.8) & Emily Loafman (22:51.4)
Complete official Race Results are now available. Simply click the Results tab and select "2018" and then "Results by Age and Gender" from the drop down menus. Thank you for participating in the 2018 Mountain Heritage Day 5K. We hope you'll join us again next year on September 28th 2019!
Western Carolina University's Sport Management Association invites you to the 10th annual Mountain Heritage Day 5K. This is a family friendly chip timed race for both runners and walkers. The undulating course features a combination of pavement and gravel paths and is appropriate for both beginner and accomplished runners. Participants will dash through WCU's rolling campus past iconic landmarks, including the 'Catafount' water fountain and Alumni Tower. Come enjoy a fun way to stay active while experiencing Western Carolina University's beautiful campus! All proceeds from the 5k race support the Cory David Spaugh Sport Management Association Scholarship Fund.
After the race, take a short stroll or shuttle ride over to the vibrant Mountain Heritage Day festival and celebrate Southern Appalachian mountain culture through live musical performances and demonstrations, food and craft vendors, and a variety of family friendly activities. Admission to the festival is free!
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
The Black Dot that appears on the left side of the map is where participant check-in and the start/finish line is located. Parking is conveniently located nearby.