Western Carolina University's Sport Management Association invites you to the9th annual Mountain Heritage Day 5K. This is a family-friendly chip timed race for both runners & walkers. The undulating course features a combination of pavement and gravel paths and is suitable for both beginner and accomplished runners. Come enjoy a fun way to stay active while experiencing the beautiful campus of Western Carolina University! All proceeds from the event support the WCU Sport Management Association Scholarship Fund.
Pre-registration is $10 (for WCU Students) and $15 (for everyone else). Race day registration is available inside Stillwell Building starting at 6:30 am the morning of the race for $20.00. Please see the Registration Details for additional race information as well as a hard copy (paper) registration form.
All participants are invited to stay after the race and attend the Mountain Heritage Day festival, which includes Appalachian music, artisans, interactive activities, great food, and much more. The festival is free, so stay and join the fun! We hope to see you there!
Age categories for awards: 14 & under l 15-19 l 20-29 l 30-39 l 40-49 l 50-59 l 60 & up *Handcrafted awards provided by Mud Dabbers Pottery & Crafts (Balsam, NC) **Chip timing provided by Race Odyssey Events (Hayesville, NC)
The first 100 registrants are guaranteed a limited edition Mountain Heritage Day 5K T-shirt!