• 5k Run Ages 13 and older - Individual Age group/open
  • 5k Run Ages 12 and under - Individual Age group/open
  • 1 Mile Fun Run Ages 12 and under - Individual Age group/open


Welcome to the 21st annual Apple Festival 5k Race. This is the oldest race in Alexander County. The 5k road race is a certified course with chip timing.  Great for runner, joggers, walkers, beginners and all ages. The Fun Run will be at 8am and the 5k Road Race will be at 8:30am. After you finish the 5k Race, come join the Apple Festival for the day.

Event details and schedule

  • Early packet pickup is Friday, October 19, 2018 2:00-6:00pm at the Alexander County Family YMCA
  • Race Day packet pickup is Saturday, October 20, 2018 7:00-8:00am at Matheson Park
  • Same day race registration 7:00-8:00am - no tshirt guarantee
  • 5k Race start time 8:30am, Fun Run start time 8:00am
  • Course map may be found on



Organised by

Alexander County Family YMCA

260 Black Oak Ridge Rd, Taylorsville

Phone: 828 632 9699