Start your celebration off with a BANG!

Asheville Independence Day 5k!

NEW! Start and finish the Salvage Station

~ 468 Riverside Drive, AshevilleNC 28801

Bring your family & friends to join us for a fun, fast & flat run!

NEW this year – the chip timed 5k will start and finish at the Salvage Station on Riverside Drive! Start the holiday with a great run and create a new tradition.

Youths & Seniors receive a $5 off discount during registration.

$3 from EVERY registration will be donated to either:


(you choose which during registration).



Friday, July 3rd

  • 5:00- 7:00 pm – Early Packet Pick Up & Registration – Salvage Station

Saturday, July 4th

  • 8:00- 9:00 am – Race Day Packet Pick Up & Registration – Salvage Station
  • 9:00 am – 5k Start
  • 10:00 am – 5k Awards (tentative)

5k Awards

Special commemorative awards will be given out to the Top 3 male and female as well as the top Masters (40+) and Grandmasters (50+) male and female.

A Commemorative Age Group Award will be given out to the following:

10 and under, 11-13, 14-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-70, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and up.

Dogs and Strollers

Dogs are not allowed at this race. The Salvage Station has a strict no dog policy. Children in strollers are allowed at this race. Please start at the back of the pack and make your way forward through the walkers as needed. Please be courteous to other runners with your stroller as to not impede them.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

The Asheville Independence Day 5k has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discount codes for cancellations during our cancellation periods.

A discount code for 50% of your race registration fee will be offered until 10 days prior to the race date. Discount codes can be used to register for next year’s race and will be valid for 12 months after the event date.

We offer RegShield during the registration process to protect your purchase from injury etc.

You may transfer your registration to another run up to 3 days before the event. Click the TRANSFER button.

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