Whether you enjoy fun runs, trail races, 5Ks, 10Ks, 15Ks, marathons or extreme runs, our area welcomes you to the most beautiful, rugged and serene trails in Western North Carolina. Come and enjoy the lush green mountain trails, rugged river trails and sometimes even combine both.

Check out our area’s running events.¬† See our calendar of events for even more!

Run For Holland

Springmaid Splash

Spruce Pine Skedaddle

Rhododendron 10K

High Country Half Marathon

Grandfather Mountain Marathon


Check out Places to Stay when you visit to participate in one of our area races.