Sourwood 5K and Cheshire Pump & Run

Event Date

Sat, Aug 8, 2015


Black Mountain, NC

About This Activity

2015 marks the 27th running of the Sourwood 5K, a premiere road run/walk held August 8th in conjunction with the Sourwood Festival. The well marked/supervised 5K course features rolling hills, shade, three aid stations and lots of fun. Also returning is the Cheshire Pump & Run where participants earn deductions off their 5K times for doing bench presses pre-race. Both events are held at the Cheshire Fitness Club in Black Mountain.

Check out the event website – – for event info, on-line registration, Pump & Run rules, and course maps. Paper applications can be picked up at Cheshire and area merchants. Contact 828-669-1902 or for additional questions and/or information on sponsorship opportunities.

Girls on the Run of WNC is the official charity these events.

Race organizers are hosting a practice run each Tuesday night in July and August the Tuesday prior to the race. The free practices start at 5:30 p.m. and follow the exact course of the Sourwood 5K. Athletes of any pace or experience are welcome to join this free 5K practice run starting at the Cheshire Fitness Club. No registration is required but reservations are requested.


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