The Southeast's Fiercest 5K.
A Mountaintop Finish Line with:
Beer. Bluegrass. 360° View.
BEARWALLOW BEAST 5K TRAIL RUN & FESTIVAL
Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy presents the 3rd annual Bearwallow Beast 5K Trail Run & Festival, featuring more than 1,400 feet of elevation gain over its 3.1 miles. Local beer, live bluegrass music, and a breathtaking 360° view atop CMLC-conserved Bearwallow Mountain await at the mountaintop festival at the finish line (runners age 21+ get one free beer). Also featuring the Kids' Firetower Fun Run and on-site food vendors.
Not a runner but don't want to miss one of the most unique parties of the year while also supporting CMLC's land conservation efforts? Cheer the runners on while enjoying the FREE mountaintop festival beginning at 1:30pm. Festival-goers can arrive early and park at Grand Highlands (10 Autumn Sky Drive Hendersonville, NC 28792) and catch a shuttle to the top of Bearwallow Mountain.
Join the race to save our mountains!
Registration for the Bearwallow Beast 5k is open now at imathlete.com
Volunteer at the Bearwallow Beast:
Volunteers are needed for everything from parking to beer pouring. Volunteer shifts are available throughout the day.
Note: VolunteerSpot will ask you to enter your email address before signing up. You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot and VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you would prefer not to use VolunteerSpot, please email KristenT@carolinamountain.org to sign up!