Fly like a super hero down the streets of Asheville. Dress up like your favorite crime fighter or villian and join us for a fun packed evening 5K and Fun Run. The 5k is a chip timed event thanks to Right On Time Productions.

Costume Awards:

Asheville Brewing gift cards for the best female & male Super Hero

Wicked Weed Brewing gift cards for the best female & male Super Villian

Twin Leaf Brewing gift cards for the coolest Dynamic Duo.

Fun Run Starts at 5:30 PM

Super dog parade at 5:45 PM

5K Starts at 6:00 PM



Back by popular demand - the t-shirt free option (5K only).

Too many race shirts in the drawer? Save $5 on the 5K registration fee and skip the shirt. If you miss the t-shirt registration deadline of August 31st, no worries, you can purchase one on-site race day.

Register on-site at either

The Happening - Friday 3-7 PM - Hi-Wire Big Top

Pre Race - Saturday 4:00-6:00 PM on Coxe Ave Race Central

Registration Fees - 581 Spots Remaining

Fun Run

For our littlest heroes!

Nov 15 - Sep 20 Current Price $5.00

Super Hero 5k

Run like a Hero! Get a t-shirt

483 Spots Remaining Price Increase in 124 days
Jan 1 - Aug 31 Current Price $30.00
Sep 1 - Sep 20 $35.00

Swag Free Super Hero 5k

Run like a Hero! Don't want a t-shirt

500 Spots Remaining
Jan 1 - Aug 31 Current Price $25.00
Sep 1 - Sep 20 $30.00


The 5K course's USATF certification number is NC15014DF.

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Special, commemorative awards will be given to the first three male and female overall and first three male and female masters in all races.

Age Division Awards

Commemorative pint glasses will also be awarded to the first three in the following age groups:

12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24,25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80-Over

No ‘double-dipping' in award categories

Comfort & Aid Stations

There will be one Aid station that runners will pass twice on the 5K course. Restrooms will be also be located at that aid station.

Super Dog Parade

New for 2017! Super Dog Parade 

Sponsored by:

Bring your fur babies dressed in your favorite hero costum for our Super Dog Parade and then run with them after. Prizes will be provided by The Pet Vet on Patton Ave in West Asheville.

Event Schedule

  • September 22 03:00 PM EDT - The Happening Race Expo/ Packet Pick Up Hi-Wire Big Top - 2A Huntsman Pl, Asheville, NC

  • September 22 07:00 PM EDT - The Happening Race Expo/ Packet Pick Up Ends

  • September 23 04:00 PM EDT - Event Day Packet Pick Up

  • September 23 05:30 PM EDT - Fun Run for all ages starts

  • September 23 05:45 PM EDT - Super Dog Parade

  • September 23 06:00 PM EDT - Race Start

  • September 23 07:15 PM EDT - Awards

Contact Information

Event Location

Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC, United States

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