New Year’s Resolution 5k Run/Walk & 10 Mile Run

Start 2020 off with a bang! The 6th Annual Resolution Run presented by Baird, welcomes families and participants of all ages to come run, walk or crawl their way to completing their first resolution! The 5k is a perfect distance for all abilities to run/walk and to start off your new year! The 10 mile event was designed with endurance road runners in mind. Both events are timed with chip timing. Runners and walkers participating in the 5k event will explore nearby downtown neighborhoods and experience the best of the Asheville City while completing their first 3.1 miles of the year. Runners participating in the ten mile event will wind their way through the beautiful rolling neighborhoods in N. Asheville around the flat (and fast) Beaver Lake area and through downtown Asheville. We are excited to partner again with the YMCA of Western North Carolina, iDream Athletes Foundation and the Western Carolina Rescue Ministries for the Resolution Run! The WCRM will host a shoe drive at packet pickup and on race day. So BRING SHOES, BRING SHOES, BRING SHOES! Especially gently used or new tennis shoes! Tennis shoes seem to be the best, as the homeless population likes them, because they hold up for such a long period of time. The shoes that the WCRM receive during the Resolution Run event will go towards their annual "Foot Care Clinic". Pre-event Packet pick-up and Registration will be held on New Year's Eve at Baird on December 31, 2019 from 2-4pm. Baird is located at 79 Woodfin Place, Asheville, NC. The races start and finish at 10am in the heart of downtown Asheville at Pack Square. Bring warm layers of clothes, tie up you running shoes and get ready to ring in the new year. We highly encourage participants of all abilities and speeds but we do have awards categories for the Resolution Run 10 mile and 5k. AWARDS OVERALL Category: Overall male/female winners (top 3) and masters winners will receive gift certificates with their locally made pottery award. Overall awards – 1,2,3 (male/female) | Master’s male/female overall AGE GROUPS Category: Age Groups male/female winners (top 3) will receive a locally made pottery award. Age groups – (male/female) | Age Groups – 1st, 2nd, 3rd 15 & under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over. *Awards Ceremony to be held at approximately 11:30am in Pack Square. All participants registered by Dec. 12th are guaranteed a soft, comfy and awesome t-shirt. The first 250 registered participants in the 10 mile run are guaranteed a classy, commemorative Finisher Medal. 5k commemorative medals are available to purchase online when registering (limited quantities). Makes sure to like our Resolution Run Facebook page with more info is here - @AVLNYRR Registration is open here:
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