Start your celebration off with a BANG!

Asheville Independence Day 5k!

Update – this race has become a virtual race. Run the 5k in your own space. We will do a joint start at 9 AM on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

~ 468 Riverside Drive, AshevilleNC 28801

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

$5 from EVERY registration will be donated to either:


(you choose which during registration).

Every runner receives an AVL Independence Day patch keychain, a small flag, sparklers for later and in the day, and a commemorative bib!


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

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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