iDaph has busy and eventful year ahead of us as we gear up for our 2020 Sport Events! iDaph Events & Timing offers cycling, running and multi-sport events throughout the year that are fun, unique and challenging. Our events are for all levels of athletes and are often kid-friendly.

Here is a list of upcoming 2020 Sport Events you won’t want to miss this year.

Frostbite

The 28th Annual Frostbite presented by Couch Mountain Community features a 5K, 10K, and a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. This event is presented by the Lelia Patterson Center, and begins and finishes at the Lelia Patterson Center featuring a Family Fun Expo with games, booths & music. Both the 10k and 5k courses provide views of Hutch Mountain and are on hilly to challenging terrain, with some steep inclines. The moderately rolling 1 mile course, makes this premier racing event an opportunity for all running levels and ages and is family-friendly. Proceeds will benefit Aysa Youth Soccer Organization and the iDream Athletes Foundation. The 2020 Frostbite event also will feature a Family Fun Day and Wellness Expo at the Lelia Patterson Center from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with games, local vendor booths, & music.

• Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 starting at 1:45 p.m.

• More info: https://idaph.net/frostbite/

• Register here: https://runsignup.com/FrostbiteRaces

Asheville Marathon & Half at Biltmore Estate

The Asheville Marathon and Half at Biltmore Estate was named one of the Top 10 Best Weekend Experiences by BibRave 100 in 2019. The event began 8 years ago with only a marathon option, which sold out quickly in its first year, and again the next year. A nationwide interest in half marathons was becoming popular, so for the 3rd year a half marathon option was added. In the 4th year, the event expanded to two days of races and a half marathon on each day. To add a twist in the 5th year the Backyard to Vineyard Challenge was created, where participants race in the Saturday half and Sunday full. The challenge was very popular and for the 6th anniversary, Backyard to Backyard Challenge was added, where participants run both the Saturday half and the Sunday half. Now in its 8th year both days of races, including the challenges, are expected to be sold out, with 3,100 participants.

For more information: https://ashevillemarathon.com/

• Register here: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Asheville/ASHEVILLEFULLHALFMARATHON

2020 Asheville Triathlon — swim, bike, run

iDaph Events is excited to once again bring this popular fast & fun sprint triathlon to Asheville, NC! The race consists of a beautiful outdoor pool swim in a 50 meter pool, rolling bike course and a flat and fast run course which is super event for every level of triathlete, from novice to elites. The pool swim is great for new swimmers & the run is a flat, ‘easy’ course to navigate. Elite athletes – get ready for a PR! This race is fast and is a huge hit among local elites.

• Date: Sunday, July 19, 2020 @ 7:45am

• Location: Asheville Rec Park, Asheville, NC

• Registration Info and Event Info: https://idaph.net/events/asheville-triathlon/

• To sign up: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Asheville/AVLTriathlon

Asheville Off Road Series

Three events in one day! All at the Biltmore Estate. Join us for Gravel Grinder, a Duathlon or a 10K Run! All courses offer views of Biltmore Estate you won’t see as a visitor. The Asheville Duathlon is a 5k road run, 13.25 mile off-road bike, and a final 5k packed dirt off-road run. The Asheville Gravel Grinder Bike Events come packed with something for every type of rider, a 20, 40 or 60 mile option. Whether you are a seasoned athlete, a weekend warrior or scenery seeking rider, these events are for you! The Asheville 10k Run at Biltmore features a newly designed, off-road 10k, featuring some paved, packed dirt and trail that takes the runner to a marvelous adventure with new views of the Biltmore House.

• Date: Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 @ 7:45am

• Location: Biltmore Estate, Asheville

• Registration and event info: https://idaph.net/events/asheville-off-road-series/

• To register: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Asheville/AshevilleOffroadSeriesatBiltmoreEstate

Trick or Trail 5k & 1-Mile Spooky Sprint

The only race of its kind in the region, participants will strap on headlamps and light up the night as they duke it out in the dusk at DuPont National Forest. The twists and turns of DuPont’s famous trail system will dare them to push forward, not knowing what bogies and specters might lurk around every corner! The One Mile Spooky Sprint will be Halloween themed, and a great chance for kids and kids-at-heart to break in their costumes.

• Date: Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.

• Location: Guion Farm (in Dupont Forest), 3045 Sky Valley Road, Hendersonville, NC

• Registration and event Info: https://idaph.net/events/trick-or-trail-5k-1-mile-spooky-sprint/

Biltmore Park Turkey Trot

The 3rd Annual Biltmore Park Turkey Trot returns on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26th at 9am. Come join us for this fun and festive 5K that winds through beautiful Biltmore Park Town Square and the surrounding neighborhood in South Asheville.

Thanksgiving is the largest running holiday with families all over the country! Turkey Trots are a great way to start the day. Join us at Biltmore Park Town Square and enjoy some fresh air and exercise before gathering around the table for your Thanksgiving feast! You’ll share miles and smiles with your family and friends as part of this fun, annual tradition.

The Biltmore Park Turkey Trot course is a USATF certified 5k. The route will begin and end in Biltmore Park Town Square in South Asheville and run through the surrounding neighborhood.

• Registration and event info: https://idaph.net/turkey-trot-at-biltmore-park/

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