Asheville Independence Day 5K

We still have spots available! On-site registration Thursday, July 4th, 6:30am – 8am, Asheville Outlet Mall, head to the backside of the mall and look for the event home base.

Start your celebration off with a BANG!

Asheville Independence Day 5k!

Start and finish at Asheville Outlets

~ 800 Brevard Road AshevilleNC 28806.

A fast and flat course that’s great for the whole family.
Choose from the chip timed 5k or the 1 mile, untimed fun run.
$5 from EVERY registration will be donated to either:


(you choose which during registration).



Thursday, July 4th

  • 6:30- 8:00 am – Race Day packet pick up and registration
  • 7:45 am – Orange Theory Fitness Warmup   
  • 8:00 am – 5k Start
  • 8:05 am – 1 Mile Fun Run/ Walk Starts
  • 9:00 am – 5k Awards (tentative)

No awards will be given out for the 1-mile Untimed Walker/Fun Run category. Just have fun.

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.

NC Flag patch keychains will be given out for age group awards for the top 3 male and female as follows:

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

Well behaved dogs on leashes and children in strollers are both allowed for 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 and leash as to not impede them.

Refund/Cancelation 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 Fan Shield 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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