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Sourwood 5K & Cheshire Pump & Run


Aug 10 2013


Black Mountain NC

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Sourwood 5K


  • 5K or Less



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2013 marks the 25th running of the Sourwood 5K, a premiere road run/walk held August 10th in conjunction with the Sourwood Festival. Also returning this year is the Cheshire Pump & Run where participants earn deductions off their 5K times for doing bench presses pre-race. The well marked/supervised 5K course features rolling hills, shade, three aid stations and lots of fun. Both events are held at the Cheshire Fitness Club in Black Mountain. Race organizers are hosting a practice run each Tuesday night - starting July 2nd until the Tuesday prior to the race. The free group run starts at 5:30 p.m. from the Cheshire Fitness Club. Athletes of any pace or experience are welcome to join.No registration is required but reservations are suggested – we don’t want to leave without you. Check out the event website – – for event info, on-line registration, Pump & Run rules, and course maps. Paper applications can be picked up at Cheshire and area merchants. Call 828-669-1902 or email for additional questions and/or information on sponsorship opportunities.