An early evening Summer race at Fletcher Park. This race is part of the Asheville Track Club’s 2014 Grand Prix Series.
A FESTIVAL FOR THE FAMILY
All 5k participants receive $5 in “Farm 2 Table bucks” to use in the farmers market area of the race with those vendors or the food trucks. You choose how to refuel – with farm fresh and locally made foods. There’s live music, water fun and Farm 2 Table food trucks. Everything you need to make it a terrific summer evening for the entire family.
FROM THE RACE ORGANIZERS
The Farm 2 Table 5K – Farmers Market and Family Festival is an Asheville Track Club Event and aims to educate the community about of the benefits of combining healthy foods, sourced through local farmers, with fitness. Located in Fletcher Community Park, the event will be a fun evening for runners as well as parents and their children to come out, learn about local farmers markets and participate in a fitness event.
This PR-friendly 5K will be chip-timed and is part of the 2014 Asheville Track Club Grand Prix series. Kids and parents can enjoy the 1K Kids Fun Run (for older kids) and the Firefly Dash for the little ones.
The family festival will include music, water fun (so bring a towel), games, and food-centered activities. The farmers market will be offering a bounty of local fresh foods and fruits for purchase, while several Farm to Table food trucks will be onsite for runners and families to enjoy a tasty dinner.
This inaugural Asheville Track Club event will benefit FEAST (Fresh, Easy, Affordable, Sustainable, and Tasty) of Asheville whose mission it is to promote healthy eating choices and make them accessible to people of all income levels through hands on cooking classes that encourage and empower participants by teaching skills needed to make fresh, wholesome and tasty food.
On race day, both the festival and onsite registration begin at 4:30 p.m. at Fletcher Community Park (5K: $30; Youth 5K: $25; Kids races: $12) The 5K will start at 6 p.m. Kids races will begin at 7pm. Festivities will end about 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION: FLETCHER PARK
Online registration is available at imAthlete. For more information visit the Race Website.