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Don't miss the Asheville area's 1st running series of it's kind - Race to the Taps - featuring six 4-mile, chip-timed road races that start and end at premier area breweries. Each race will highlight the natural elements surrounding the brewery's neighborhood with varying degrees of difficulty and surprises along unique routes appropriate for both the seasoned runner as well as the casual runner/walker. Strollers and pets will not be allowed. Each race will include a non-profit partner to receive a portion of race proceeds.

We have already TAPPED 4 races in the series and we are looking forward to the final two races in October featuring Oskar Blues at 1pm on October 3rd and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company at 10amon October 31st. Runners and spectators will enjoy a post-race festival at the finish of each event with music, food, and of course, beer from the host brewery available for purchase.

Each runner receives a Race to the Taps t-shirt customized for the race (if registered prior to the t-shirt deadline for the race), a Race to the Taps koozie, as well as a beer pour at the end of the race (for runners 21 and older).

Craft beer centric prizes will be awarded for the top three male and female overall finishers in each age category as well as custom prizes for the top three male and female in Masters and Grandmasters Divisions. Race to the Taps specific awards include a spirit/best dressed King and Queen of the Taps award for each race, a MOP award (the middle of the pack) for the runner with the time in the middle of all runners, and 2 pop-up sprints along each race course.

The Race to the Taps Running series is produced by the Asheville Radio Group with support from Kick It Event Management and our generous sponsors...Paramount Kia of Asheville, the Asheville Running Company, Complete Nutrition, and more.

 See you at the Taps!




Six Pack pricing $178 - for ALL six races closes April 22nd


Highland - April 25th 1 pm
Early Bird Online - closed 
Standard Online - $38 closes April 22rd
On-site - $40

Highland Course detail


Pisgah - June 12th 6pm
Early Bird Online - $32 closed
Standard Online - $38 closes June 10th
On-site - $40

Pisgah Course detail 

Asheville Brewing - July 18th 9:30am
Early Bird Online - $32 closes May 8th 
Standard Online - $38 closes July 15th
On-site - $40

Asheville Brewing Course detail 

South Slope Breweries - August 8th 6pm
Early Bird Online - $32 closes July 12th 
Standard Online - $38 closes August 5th
On-site - $40

South Slope Course detail


Oskar Blues - October 3rd 1pm
Early Bird Online - $32 closes July 29th 
Standard Online - $38 closes September 30th
On-site - $40

Oskar Blues Course detail subject to change 

Sierra Nevada - Oct. 31st 11am
Early Bird Online - $32 closes August 28th 
Standard Online - $38 closes October 28th
On-site - $40

Course detail coming soon


Race to the Taps - Race #1 - Highland Brewing

Event Date: Sat, April 25, 2015

Race to The Taps - Race #2 - Pisgah Brewing

Event Date: Fri, June 12, 2015

Race to The Taps -Race #3 - Asheville Pizza & Brewing

Event Date: Sat, July 18, 2015

Race to the Taps - Run #4 - South Slope Breweries

Event Date: Sat, August 8, 2015

Race to The Taps -Race #6 - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Event Date: Wed, October 28, 2015

Race to The Taps - Race #5 - Oskar Blues Brewery

Event Date: Sat, November 14, 2015

Contact Information

Event Location

Asheville, NC, United States

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