The RAD Half Marathon & 10K is an exhilarating and picturesque race that takes participants on a captivating journey through Asheville’s famed River Arts District (RAD). With its scenic course meandering along the French Broad River and through the heart of Asheville's artistic and cultural hub, this event offers not only a rewarding athletic experience but also a unique opportunity to soak in the local area’s artistry and creativity. The PR-worthy course boasts a net elevation loss making it one of the fastest races around. The RAD Half Marathon is more than just a race; it's a celebration of the city's rich artistic spirit and the natural beauty that surrounds it, making it a must-attend event for both local and visiting runners alike. Both courses are USATF sanctioned and certified.