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Spring races in Western North Carolina



3/18/2010 - Spring races in Western North Carolina

Edneyville Spring Fling 5K Run: Trail run starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at North Henderson High School. E-mail Bonita Siedentopf at Edneyville Elementary School at bsiedentopf Register at or www.edn.henderson

Spring into Action 5K Run/Walk:
Presented by the Junior League of Asheville. Starts at 8 a.m. March 27 at Biltmore Park Town Square. Entry fee is $25 by Friday, $35 after. Visit www.juniorleagueash for details and advance registration. On race day, runners are asked to bring a donation to be given to MANNA FoodBank.

10th annual DuPont State Forest Earth School 12K Trail Race:
Starts at 10 a.m. March 27, hosted by Jus' Running. The 7.4-mile race is a benefit for the DuPont State Forest. Visit or pick up a race registration at Jus Running, 523 Merrimon Ave.

Run for the Paws 5K:
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue's inaugural Run for the Paws 5K and 1 mile dog walk starts at 1:30 p.m. March 28 at Fletcher Park to benefit the no-kill animal shelter. Call 808-9435, or visit

Black Mountain Greenway Challenge:
The 5K/10K race is to raise awareness and support for the Greenway. Races start at 1 p.m. April 3 at Pisgah Brewery in Black Mountain. Benefits the Black Mountain Greenway Commission. Visit

Lake Junaluska Bunny Run:
The inaugural Lake Junaluska Bunny Run 5K and 10K races will start at 9 a.m. April 3 as part of the Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center's Easter celebration. Visit

WCU Spring Sprint 5K:
Starts at 9:30 a.m. April 10, hosted by the Western Carolina Physical Therapy Student Association. Contact Rudolph at or 270-556-8433.

WCU Full Spectrum Farms 5K Walk and Run:
Starts at 8:30 a.m. April 17, hosted by the WCU National Student Speech Language Hearing Association and Campus Recreation and Wellness, will benefit Full Spectrum Farms, an organization committed to serving people who have autism. Download form at or call 828-227-7069.

Mainstay Mountain Medley:
The sixth annual Mountain Medley 5K and 10-mile starts at 9 a.m. April 17 at Camp Green Cove at Lake Summit will benefit Mainstay Inc., Henderson County's agency for the prevention of domestic violence. Register at Call 693-3840 or visit

Falafel 5K:
Third annual Falafel 5K Run/Walk and Camp Ruach Fun Run starts at 10 a.m. April 18 at the Asheville Jewish Community Center, 229 Murdock Ave., Asheville. Visit or register online at

Conquer A Cove 5K:
The 5K Race/Health Walk starts at 2:15 p.m. April 18 at the Mount Pisgah Academy in Candler. Benefits the students of MPA and Asheville-Pisgah Christian School and The Hope Chest for Women. All cancer survivors who cross the finish line will receive special recognition. Call 418-1344 or visit
Karen Chávez

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