North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, the High Country and the spectacular New River valley are the backdrop for the New River Marathon races.  The New River, one of only 14 American Heritage Rivers, is framed with views of horse farms, Christmas tree farms and the spectacular surrounding river valley.  Experience why other runners are raving: “Only Big Sur rivals the beauty of the New River Marathon course” and “The most beautiful race venue ever…it even smells fantastic!”   USATF certified.

October 02, 2021


New River Marathon
October 02, 2021 (Saturday) - 07:30
26.2 miles
Solo Road
New River Half Marathon
October 02, 2021 (Saturday) - 07:45
13.1 miles
Solo Road
New River 4-mile
October 02, 2021 (Saturday) - 08:00
4 miles
Solo Road
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Inaugural New River Marathon Announced

Todd, NC – The inaugural New River Marathon, Half-Marathon & 5K will be held on May 7, 2011 and will showcase the scenic and serene New River Valley nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Northwestern North Carolina. The New River Marathon’s home is in Ashe County, the Northwestern-most county of North Carolina, in the heart of the Blue Ridge
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