Saturday, April 4, 2009

The Mountain Sports Festival in Asheville

Mark your calendar for the weekend of May 29 to May 31 to be in Asheville NC to watch or participate in some challenging and adventurous competitions during the annual Mountain Sports Festival.

Whether you’re a hardcore athlete or a newbie trying an event for the first time, the Mountain Sports Festival offers something for just about everybody. From intense trail running to laid-back disc golf, from adventure racing to the Iron Kids events, from high speed track racing to whitewater kayak clinics, there is something here to entertain and/or challenge anybody that loves the outdoors.

Located at Carrier Park in Asheville, the Mountain Sports Festival offers an impressive race line-up to entice any pro or amateur athlete to test themselves in a variety of mountain sporting events. Races take place all weekend long in competitions such as paddling, adventure racing, cycling, running, mountain biking, climbing, disc golf, skateboarding, ultimate Frisbee and many other events.

In addition to a weekend full of events, you can watch demos of new adventure activities and equipment, enjoy free music and entertainment, replenish your energy with tasty food, sip a refreshing beverage, and browse the exhibits at the Festival Village at Carrier Park.

For a full list of events and races, please click here.

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