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The Chasing Trail 8K is the off-road component of the Asheville Running Experience.

 Enjoy true outdoor adventure in the Asheville city limits! 

The race will once again be held at Richmond Hill Park.

Course Map

The course is well marked.

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Registration fees

Trail Run - Youth Entry

Participants must be 18 or under on race day. Race t-shirt not included but can be added during registration for an extra fee.

  1. $20.00
    Dec 15 - Sep 19

Trail Run - Adult Entry

Price changes in 1 month 11 days
  • Runners 19 and older. Race t-shirt isn't included in the price but can be added during registration.

    1. $20.00
      Dec 15 – Apr 30
    2. $25.00
      Now registering May 1 – Aug 31
    3. $30.00
      Sep 1 – Sep 19


A special commemorative award will be given to the top 10 male and female runners. No age group awards due to the size of the race. 

Awards will be based on gun time. This is a manual tag timed event and will not have chip timing. 

Refund/Cancellation Policy

The Chasing Trail 8k has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discount codes for cancellations during our cancellation periods. 

A discount code for 50% of your race registration fee will be offered until 10 days prior to the race date. Discount codes can be used to register for next year's race and will be valid for 12 months after the event date.

We offer Ticket Guardian during the registration process to protect your purchase from injury etc. 

You may transfer your registration to another runners up to 3 days before the event. Click the TRANSFER button.

Event Schedule

  • September 19 4:00 PM EDT - ARX Happening - Race Expo at the Salvage Station

  • September 19 6:00 PM EDT - ARX Happening - Packet Pick Up Ends

  • September 21 8:00 AM EDT - Chasing Trail Packet Pick Up Starts at Richmond Hill Park

  • September 21 9:00 AM EDT - Race Start

  • September 21 10:00 AM EDT - Post Race Part at Salvage Station begins

Contact Information

Event Location

280 Richmond Hill Dr, Asheville, NC 28806, United States

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