Parking and Transportation

October 9, 2022  |  Hendersonville, NC


Jackson Park is located at the southeastern city limits of Hendersonville. An entrance gate is at the end of Fourth Avenue East. The Glover Street entrance is accessible by turning onto Glover Street from US 176 (Spartanburg Hwy).


There is ample parking at Jackson Park in Hendersonville, NC for participants. The address for Jackson Park is 640 Glover Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792. The park is located in the heart of downtown Hendersonville and is approximately 15 miles outside of Asheville, North Carolina. Please note, due to the wave starts throughout the morning, there will be foot-traffic on the paved roads in and out of the park. Please drive slow and with caution when arriving and leaving the park. 


• We are pleased to have Emcee Bryan Byrd ‘B2 (B Squared)’ at the Black Bear Half and 8k!

• Relax and celebrate at the Oklawaha Brewing Company (put address) on race weekend (Fri, Sat, or Sunday). Get a FREE ‘Flagship’ Beer - light/hoppy/dark options ! Bring your ‘beer ticket’ on your race number to redeem. Must be 21 and over. TIp not included, please be generous with your tip to our amazing service workers and bartenders!

Awesome post event food and treats:
–  An awesome food truck with drinks + yummy lunch items
- Jeter Mountain Farm Cinnamon Apple Donuts
- Food & Snacks from Hendersonville Community Co-Op and Humana

10k Awards: 11AM

Half-Marathon Awards: 11:30 AM

Prizes and Awards can be picked up the week after the event at Fleet Feet Asheville or shipped for $10. MUST be present to win cash prizes.


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