RACE TO THE TAPS 2017

 ~ Four 5-milers ~

 

The fourth and final race in Mix 96.5's Race to the Taps Running Series is Saturday, October 28th at the Wedge Brewing Company in Asheville, NC. Don't miss the last chip timed 5-miler of the series in the heart of the River Arts District. Runners & walkers are welcome but pets and strollers are not allowed. All runners 21+ with valid ID can cheers to his/her achievement at the end with a brew from the Wedge Brewing Company included in the race registration.

 

 

 

The Race to the Taps 5-miler at the Wedge Brewing Company is part of a four race running series over the course of 2017. All races in the Race to the Taps Running Series are 5-mile courses unique to each brewery and include an event on March 18th at Bold Rock Cidery, April 29th at New Belgium Brewing and September 30th at Oskar Blues Brewing. Tap one, tap all four!

 

 

 

** Grab 5 friends and save with the 6-pack TEAM CHALLENGE **

Sign up 6 of your friends and/or family to create a 6-pack of running buddies and save $30 on registration ($5 per runner) PLUS each runner on the team gets a Race to the Taps sweater koozie at packet pickup. The best team at the race will also win a special Race to the Taps award! Simply select your race entry (shirt or no shirt) then follow the prompts to create or add to a team)

 

Look for the add to team area after choosing shirt or no shirt option.

 

Registration Fees

Registration WITHOUT Race T-shirt

Lower registration fee/ T-shirt NOT included

Dec 9 - Oct 25 Current Price $38.00

Registration WITH Race T-shirt

Gildan Raglan ¾ sleeve tee Race T-shirt (unisex sizing) included in registration fee

Dec 9 - Oct 25 Current Price $45.00

Course Map

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Sponsors

 

 

 

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Awards

AGE GROUP AWARDS

In keeping with the theme of the series, pint glasses from the brewery host, will be awarded to the top 3 male & female finishers in each age category. 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+.

No double dipping on awards. All timed awards are based on GUN TIME. Chip timing is for your information only. 

 

SPIRIT 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.


 

TOP 10 AWARDS

 The TOP 10 awards at each Race to the Taps (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and overall Male & Female, plus Top Masters and Grandmasters Male & Female) receive a custom Race to the Taps wooden 6-pack carrier created just for us from Southside Woodworks.


Non-Profit Partner

Thank you to our NonProft Partner



Girls on the Run inspires girls confidence to lead a joyful, healthy lifestyle with a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively intregrates running. 


Event Schedule

  • October 27 4:00 PM EDT - Early Packet Pick Up/ Onsite Registration opens at Paramount Kia in West Asheville

  • October 27 7:00 PM EDT - Early Packet Pick Up closes

  • October 28 9:30 AM EDT - Race Day Packet Pick Up/Onsite Registration Opens

  • October 28 11:00 AM EDT - Race Start

  • October 28 12:30 PM EDT - Awards

Contact Information

Event Location

Wedge Brewing Company, 5 Foundy Street, Asheville, NC 28801

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