War Pony 5K

We are excited to host our third annual War Pony 5K race at Carrier Park in Asheville, N.C.  Runners will run on paved and dirt paths around Carrier Park and the Hominy Creek Trail.  The course runs along predominately flat trails that parallel the French Broad River. 

The race will start and finish in the Velodrome (what was originally the old speedway).  

Click on the link below for a map of the course. map.https://www.scribblemaps.com/maps/view/War_Pony_5K/HtKeAgigRF

Strollers are welcome,  no dogs on the course please.

All proceeds raised from the War Pony 5K will go directly toward fitness stations around our track at W.D. Williams for our students and community to use.

Registration fees: 

$15.00 for runners 12 years of age and under. 

$25.00 for runners 13 years to 64 years of age. 

$20.00 for runners 65 years of age and older. 

Register by April 27, 2020 to avoid a price increase

Late registration fees:

$20.00 for runners 12 years of age and under. 

$30.00 for runners 13 years 64 years of age. 

$25.00 for runners 65 years of age and older.

Customized medals will be given to the first male and female finisher, first male and female master finisher and top three male and female runners in each age group.

Age Groups:

12 and under

13-19 years of age

20-29 years of age

30-39 years of age

40-49 years of age

50-59 years of age

60 and older.

Register by April 27th to be guaranteed a T-Shirt.

Online registration closes on May 15th at 6pm.

Packet Pick-Up will be on Saturday beginning at 7:45 am.

Day of registration: payments of cash or check only.

The race is made possible through the coordination of W.D. Williams Elementary School, W.D. Williams Elementary School PTO, W.D. Williams Fit Girls running club,  and community volunteers and sponsors.  Timing provided by Right on Time Productions.

2019 War Pony 5K Results


2018 War Pony 5K Results




May 16, 2020 Cancelled


War Pony 5K
May 16, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:00
3.1 miles
Solo Charity/Fund raising Mixed


May 16 2020 : Clear throughout the day.
13.1°C - 25.6°C (55.6°F - 78.1°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-05-07


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