Asheville School to hold first 5K Saturday, May 5

Press release

From Asheville School

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (April 12, 2013) Enjoy a run in West Asheville to celebrate longer days and warmer weather! Asheville School is hosting its first 5K race on Sunday, May 5 at 1:30 PM. This is a family friendly event and all are encouraged to participate.

All proceeds from the event will go to support financial aid for outstanding students in the Asheville area and to support Asheville School Cross Country and Track programs. The cost is $20 per person, and the first 300 runners will receive a T-shirt. Click here to register for this event. Additionally, Asheville School will host a one-mile Kids Fun Run for participants 10 and under free of charge.

“This is an amazing place to run, and we are excited to host our first-ever 5K for any and all interested runners who want to experience a family friendly run through the trails of Asheville School,” said Associate Head of School John Thorsen. “Come and join us for a great afternoon on May 5.”

Current sponsors include Dunkin’ Donuts, Advantage Printing, The Extended Garden, Marketing Enterprises, and Steve Mack – Physical Therapy. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact John Thorsen at 828-254-6345 for more information.

A nationally acclaimed co-ed college preparatory boarding and day school, Asheville School enrolls approximately 275 students from across the country and overseas. Recent graduates are attending Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell, Caltech, UCLA, UNC-Chapel Hill, Davidson, NC State, University of Virginia, Emory, Duke, and Wake Forest, among others.


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