RACE DAY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE 4-6 at PISGAH
Produced by the Asheville Radio Group and Kick It Event Management, the Race to the Taps running series is no pub crawl. It features six, brand new 4-mile, chip timed road races. Each course is designed with varying degrees of difficulty appropriate for both the seasoned runner as well as the casual runner/walker. Strollers and pets will not be allowed.
The Pisgah Brewing Company race will start and end in the outdoor area at Pisgah Brewing and features a rolling course highlighting the Swannanoa/Black Mountain neighborhoods surrounding the brewery.
The first 500 runners will receive a Race to the Taps can koozie as well as a cotton race t-shirt and all runners will recieve a beer pour after the race (must be at least 21 years old). Additional beer will be available for purchase.
Run the Pisgah Brewing Event
Runners and spectators will enjoy a post-race festival at the finish of this event with music from Pigeons Playing Ping Pong inside the Tap Room, Tin Can Pizzeria and Root Down food trucks, and of course, beer from Pisgah Brewing Company available for purchase. Each runner 21 and older receives a pour at the end of the race as well.
About Pisgah Brewing Company:
Pisgah Brewing Company is located in Black Mountain, NC just miles from the some of America's most precious watersheds. Specializing in craft brews made with 100% whole leaf hops and all-organic grains and malts, Pisgah Brewing Company is proud to celebrate 10-years of great brews and music for the WNC region in 2015. For information see us online at www.pisgahbrewing.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PisgahBrewingCo or on Twitter @PisgahBrewing.
The Race to the Taps Series presenting sponsor is Paramount Kia of Asheville
With support from
In keeping with the theme of the series, craft beer centric prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male & female finishers in each age category. Unique prizes will also be awarded for overrall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male & female runners as well as the top male and female in the Masters (40 & over) and Grandmasters Division (50 & over).
Age group awards are decided as the top 3 finishers in each of the following age divisions: 13 and under; 14-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; and 70 and over.
No double dipping on awards.
In addition to the timed awards, we will also award a "King & Queen of the Taps" at each race for the "most spirit" based on attire and enthusiasm and the M.O.P (Middle of the Pack) award for the runner with the middle time of all runners. Each race will also feature 2 Pop-Up Sprints with winners and awards for each. No need to be speedy, you just need to be in it to win it.
A portion of race proceeds benefit the Black Mountain Greenways Commision.
About the Black Mountain Greenways Commission:
The Greenways Commission exists to advise the Board of Aldermen about greenways development and management, to work with staff to develop the greenway system, and to actively promote public education and awareness of the benefits of greenways.
June 11 3:00 PM EDT - Thursday Early Packet Pick Up Opens - Paramount Kia - 1000 Ridgefield BLVD - behind Asheville Outlet
June 11 7:00 PM EDT - Thursday Early Packet Pick Up Done
June 12 4:00 PM EDT - Race Day Packet Pick Up Opens
June 12 6:00 PM EDT - Race Day Packet Pick Up Done
June 12 6:00 PM EDT - Race Start
June 12 7:30 PM EDT - Awards