Event Schedule

September 24th 2016
5K Run : 9:00 AM
1 Mile Walk: 10:30 AM
Carolina Day School

**Online registration has closed - register on race day before the event starts. **
* Athletes needs to be present at 8:30 AM
* Both Events Start at Carolina Day School
1345 Hendersonville Road

Event Description

5K Run Event

Asheville Eye Associates’ 4th Annual Run the Forest 5K and 1 Mile Walk is a community wellness event which will benefit IronGirls, a 501 © (3) non profit.  IronGirls is a nonprofit program designed to help girls navigate the complex transitions of adolescence by utilizing a physical fitness program to teach life skills in a safe and supportive environment.  Click here for more information on IronGirls www.irongirlsavl.org

  • Grand Prix Series:  The 4th Annual Run the Forest 5K is part of the 2016 Asheville Track Club Grand Prix Series.  Learn more here : https://ashevilletrackclub.org/


1 Mile Run


If you’ve pre-registered, early packet pickup is available for participants registered on Friday, September 23rd at Asheville Eye Associates’ 8 Medical Park Drive office from 12:00 noon until 5:00pm.  Packets may also be picked up beginning at 7:15am on Saturday, September 24 at Carolina Day School, 1345 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803 (the start and end point for the 5K and 1 Mile Walk).


$100 Cash Prize to Overall top female and Overall top male. $100 cash prize to overall top female Masters and top male Masters. Cash prizes to top 3 male and female in the following categories.

1-6, 7-10, 11-13, 14-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 54-59, and 60 and over.