This year (August 12, 2017) marks the 29th running of the Sourwood 5K, a premiere running event that iheld in conjunction with the Black Mountain Sourwood Festival. Also returning this year is the Cheshire Pump & Run where participants can earn deductions off their 5K time for doing bench presses pre-race.
The 5K takes place on well marked, supervised, USATF Certified (NC14102DF) course. Perfect for all competition levels.
All runners (including Pump & Run competitors) are eligible for the Open 5K awards based upon their actual finish time.
Pump & Run athletes are also eligible for special awards based on their Pump & Run time
This event is part of the 2017 Asheville Track Club Grand Prix.
Race organizers are hosting a practice run each Tuesday night in July and August until the Tuesday prior to the race - August 12th. The free practices start at 5:30 p.m. following the exact course of the Sourwood 5K and Cheshire Pump & Run. Athletes of any pace or experience are welcome to join this free 5K group run starting at the Cheshire Fitness Club. No registration is required but reservations are suggested – we don’t want to leave without you - send a note to info@sourwood5K.com
Additional race information can be found at http://www.Sourwood5K.com.
25 Jane Jacobs Road
Black Mountain, NC US 28711
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