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Asheville Band Aid 5k/8k
A Run to benefit the Asheville High School Band

The 3rd Annual Band Aid 5k/8k races, benefiting the Asheville High School Band, will begin and end on the beautiful campus of Asheville High. Join us for a great race, for a great a cause! All proceeds from the 2015 race will be used to help replace old, damaged and worn out instruments, as well as support two scholarship funds for graduating band members. 

Packet pick up on Friday evening in the High School cafeteria starting at 5pm and race morning starting at 8am.



Registration fees

5K Closed

    1. $22.50
      Sep 28 - Oct 31
    2. $25.00
      Nov 1 - Feb 25

8K Closed

    1. $25.00
      Sep 28 - Oct 31
    2. $30.00
      Nov 1 - Feb 25

Pasta Dinner Closed

5k Youth Closed

17 and under

    1. $20.00
      Sep 28 - Oct 31
    2. $22.00
      Nov 1 - Feb 25

8k Youth Closed

17 and under

    1. $21.00
      Sep 28 - Oct 31
    2. $23.00
      Nov 1 - Feb 25


There is a plan to change the course again for this year. Here is the current purpose course. May change due to bus and city suggetions.

5K Route - Start and Finish on the AHS Track

8K Route - Start on the AHS Track


For both 5k and 8k:

Custom hand made metals as well as gift certificates from the Asheville Running Company will be awarded to the overall top three male and female finishers as well as the overall male and female in the Masters and Grand Master divisions.  

Custom AHS BAND AID Cowbell awards will go to the top three finishers in the following age groups: 14 & U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over.  

Overall finishers are not eligible for age group awards.  

The 5K & 8K awards ceremony will begin at 11:30 am.  

Percussion Level Sponsors


city mac

Brass Level Sponsors





Strings Level Sponsor

   guitar center

Woodwind Level Sponsor






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Event Schedule

  • February 27 5:00 PM EST - Packet Pick up at Pasta Dinner

  • February 28 8:00 AM EST - Packet Pick up race morning

  • February 28 10:00 AM EST - 8k Start

  • February 28 10:15 AM EST - 5k Start

  • February 28 11:30 AM EST - Awards

Contact Information

Event Location

Asheville High School, 419 McDowell St, Asheville, NC 28803, United States

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