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Mountain Heritage Day 5K Walk/Run

Sat September 29, 2018 Cullowhee, NC US 28723 Directions

Mountain Heritage Day 5K (Non WCU Student)

$20 8:00AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT Registration ends September 27, 2018 at 5:00pm EDT

Mountain Heritage Day 5K (WCU student)

$15 8:00AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT Registration ends September 27, 2018 at 5:00pm EDT

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!                                           

  • Age categories for 5K awards: 14 & under l 15-19 l 20-29 l 30-39 l 40-49 l 50-59 l 60 & up
  • Chip timing provided by Race Odyssey Events
  • Awards handcrafted by the artisans at Mud Dabbers Pottery & Crafts (Balsam, NC) 
  • T-shirt guaranteed to the first 100 registered participants
To register online click the Sign Up tab above. To print and mail a paper registration form click the Event Info tab at the top of this page and then click "Show Registration Details".
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2018 Mountain Heritage Day 5K Results

Results for the 2018 Mountain Heritage Day 5k will be posted after the race on September 29,2018. To view results from previous races, select the "Results" tab at the top of the page.

Race Map

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.

Western Carolina University - Stillwell Science Building
Cullowhee, NC US 28723