Run the Asheville 1/2 Marathon!


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How can I register?

Join Team YL and through your running and dedication, you will help provide resources to our staff and volunteers to enter the world of kids, focusing on what matters to them – fun, adventure and friendship. In doing so, we earn the privilege of talking to them about about God and His love for us. 

Run for BUNCOYL. Raise $1,000. Keep YL Running

You will be sending an email team coordinator Leslie Sloan and she will send you the registration link! Questions?  Send an email to Leslie Sloan​

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​​Team YL PRE-Race Benefits

1. Bi-weekly training runs from Dec 1st until race day - designed for Newbies, Seasoned and Hard-core marathoners.  Train and compare notes with other teammates.

2. Extensive online fundraising resources including a personal fundraising webpage to make your fundraising effort simple and successful. 

3. Free registration for the Asheville 1/2 Marathon!

4. A very special prize for the Top Fundraiser who raises the most funds by Monday, March 11th, 2019. Monthly prizes and encouragement by staff and YL committee.

5. Access to the Team YL Community.  Get to know your fellow teammates throughout the months preceding the race.


1. Team YL Pre-Race Celebration dinner on March 15th. 

This will be a pre-race dinner for those runners preparing for the Half Marathon. It will be swanky and nice! Prepare to be dressed up! 

3. Team YL race day apparel.

4. Encouraging support from Team YL volunteers on race day. We have a hilarious water station so get ready to be cheered on by Team YL on the Biltmore Estate!

​​​Fundraising commitment

Runners are asked to raise a minimum of $1,000* by Monday, March 11, 2019.

Fundraising Deadlines: (Please read carefully)

- Full Deadline: The remaining half of your funds will be due by Monday, March 11, 2019. Therefore by this date, your funds should total a minimum of $1,000*.  

Fundraising Benefits:

Just a few of the ways we like to show our appreciation to our runners...

$1,000: Run and receive season pass to the Biltmore Estate!  Raise $1,000 and receive a season pass to the Biltmore Estate

$2,000: Run and Stay for FREE! Raise $2,000 and receive one complimentary night at the DoubleTree Biltmore (a Marathon Partner hotel).

$3,500: Run, stay and dine for FREE! Raise $3,500 and receive two nights accommodations at the new Biltmore Estate Village Inn (just steps away from the start line) a dinner voucher for two at a popular Asheville restaurant.


Young Life Asheville/Buncombe County | 199 Elkwood Ave # A Asheville, NC 28804-2209

Phone: (828) 484-1711

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