All the 15k and 5k Course Information

Please note, although traffic will be VERY limited the road is NOT completely closed to vehicle traffic. Keep to the right as much as possible.

There will be a lead vehicle for the 15k.

There will be a sweeper vehicle for the 15k. You MUST pass in front of the Biltmore House BEFORE 9am. If you to not get to the house before that time you will be picked up by the sweep vehicle and brought to the aid station past the house.

You MUST FINISH the race by 9:45am. If you are still on the course at that time move to the foot path and continue directly to Antler Hill Village. Do not go through the finish line.

The 15k starts and ends in the same location as the 5k, near the Biltmore Estate Winery and Hotel in Antler Hill Village.

The race starts with a flat .70 miles along the French Broad River valley.

Mile 1-2 is a climb toward the Deerpark Restaurant and Biltmore Riding Stables. There are rest rooms and an aid station at mile 1.6

Starting at Mile 2 you have one mile of downhill on the Biltmore Estate Dr.

Mile 3 you take a turn onto Approach Rd and have 1 mile of climbing toward the main house. Water stop at this turn.

Mile 4.5 there is a Fuel Station provided by Mountain Running Company as well as some port-a-johns.

Mile 5 and 6 you will run in front of the Biltmore Estate, around the Walled Garden and Rose Gardens, past the Biltmore Conservatory. Finally along the Azalea Garden and Bass Pond and Boathouse.

Mile 7 is downhill and flat heading toward the final aid station at Mile 8.

The final portion of the race is again flat along the French Broad River and Biltmore Lagoon, heading toward Antler Hill Village.

5k Course Details

Please note, although traffic will be VERY limited the road is NOT completely closed to vehicle traffic. Keep to the right as much as possible.

There will be a lead bike for the 5k.

You MUST FINISH the race by 9:45am. If you are still on the course at that time move to the foot path and continue directly to Antler Hill Village. Do not go through the finish line.

The 5k starts and ends in the same location as the 15k, near the Biltmore Estate Winery and Hotel.  The course is an out and back along the French Broad River with a turn around point at the Biltmore Lagoon.

There is 1 water stop near the 1.5 mile mark as well as a port-a-john.