A Cool 5 Race

Beech Mountain, NC

A Cool 5 race is a community event that showcases the beauty of Beech Mountain.

11th Annual Cool 5 Race

Saturday June 16th, 2018

8am Start

403 Beech Mountain Parkway

Beech Mountain NC, 28604

Race Benefit Dinner: Friday June 15th 5pm *free for racers

Registration Details

Events -                                                Before 4-1-18                      After 4-1-18

5 mile                                                         $20                                         $25

1.5 mile                                                      $15                                         $20

1.5 mile                                                      $15                                         $20

*Benefit Dinner                                          $10                                         $10

                *1 included with race registration

A Cool 5 Race began in June of 2008 as a community project to raise funds to enhance the recreational opportunities on Beech Mountain for our residents and visitors. Through a decade of running and raising money, the Recreation Center has been able to upgrade and expand the recreational opportunities on Beech Mountain. 

This family fun event, A Cool 5 offers 3 different races for all skill levels and ages, a race for everyone!  This proven race is a challenging 5 mile course at an elevation peak of 5,400ft.  The paved course overlooks the Blue Ridge Mountains, and has a fast downhill finish.  “Cool” 5 gets the name from the cool temperatures Beech Mountain provides, which makes it a perfect place for a summer race.  A 1.5 fun run/ walk and a 1.5 walk and wag with moderate elevation change, and spectacular views. 

The Friday before the race we offer a Race Benefit Dinner: Italian Night.  All race participants receive a free entry into the Taste, and can buy extra tickets for family and friends for $10.00.  This event is open to the public. This year the proceeds from this dinner and the race are going towards building the Shane Outdoor Park. 

Information about race:

With ticket purchase, included:

-           Benefit Dinner Ticket

-          T-shirt

-          Bib chip timing and instant online results

-          Awards for top 3 finishers in each category


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When & Where

Jun 16, 2018


8:00 AM

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