Event FAQ


Parking will be offsite this year, located less than .2 miles (or a 5 minute walk) to Lake Julian.
Two shuttles will be available to transport people parking at the following locations:

  • Koontz Intermediate School located at 305 Overlook Rd Asheville
  • CarePartners PACE building located at 286 Overlook Rd Asheville
  • Estes Elementary located at 275 Overlook Rd Asheville

ATM Access

There is no ATM onsite at Lake Julian so please be prepared to bring cash!
We will have incredible food vendors/trucks, fair-trade clothing and locally made items available, raffles, an auction & more.

Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony or "The Dotting of the Eye Of The Dragon" will begin at 8:30.

The race will begin promptly at 9 am and go until 2:30 pm with a short break from racing around noontime for lunch.

The race should be finished by 2:30 pm with an Awards Ceremony to follow.

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