The Run for Shindig has been discontinued for 2017.


5th Annual
Run for Shindig on the Green
5K Race and Fun Walk/Run
Saturday, June 25, 2016 • 8:30am
Carrier Park in Asheville, NC

5K Run: $25 (Register on-line until June 25th at
$30 to register day-of-race, 7:00 - 8:15am
One-Mile Fun Walk/Run: $10
Click Here to Register

This 5K Race and one-mile Fun Walk/Run is a fun and healthy way to help raise funds for the free and beloved
Shindig on the Green summer events in 2017!

Other details:
- This race kicks off the 50th season of Shindig on the Green, with the first night of Shindig 2017 beginning 'along about sundown' later this evening at 7:00 p.m. at Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville.
- There is one water stop along the race route. There is no food vendor; however, post-race snacks and water will be available to participants.
- The overall female and male winners of the 5K will each receive a beautiful mug with the Folk Heritage Committee logo, crafted by Mangum Pottery in Weaverville, NC.
- There will be additional medals and ribbons awarded for the winners within each age division of the 5K race.
- T-Shirts will be available only for pre-registered 5K participants; there will be no T-shirts available for race-day registrants.
- Parking at Carrier Park is limited to 280 spaces, so please carpool if possible.

Carrier Park
220 Amboy Road
Asheville, NC 28806


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