Asheville Off Road Series at Biltmore Estate

Director:, idaph events
(828) 684-0812
Duathlon, 10k Off Road Run, 20+40+60 Mile Gravel Grinder Bike Events,
9/10/2017 7:45 am
Biltmore Estate Asheville, NC Location Map



Asheville Duathlon, 10k off-road Run, & Gravel Grinder Bike Events (20, 40 or 60 mile)

Biltmore Estate- Asheville, NC
Sunday, September 10th, 2017

Register prior to 8/31/17 to guarantee your complimentary race shirt.

9/1/17 until race day- limited t-shirt sizing & quantities will be available online for $10

Limited sizing will be available at packet pick up for $15 each

Event is limited to 750 spots. We expect the 5th Annual Event to sell out prior to race day!
Sign up as an individual, or a 2—3 person relay team for the AVL Duathlon.

Event Details

The off-road series of multi-sport events at Biltmore Estate consists of 3 main events, each come with various privileges for participation.

Asheville Duathlon

5k road run, 13.25 mile off road bike ride followed by a final 5k pack dirt/single track off road run. The bike course is non-technical riding on the west side of the estate, an area off limits to regular visitors! 2-3 person relay options are available. Kids can team up with an adult for the relay option. Bike rider for the team option must be 10 yrs old to participant. Runner may be younger than 10.

Gravel Grinder Events

The Asheville Gravel Grinder Bike Events come packed with something for every type of rider, a 20, 40 or 60 mile option. Whether you are a seasoned athlete, a weekend warrior or scenery seeking rider, these events are for you! The Gravel Grinder Bike events are the only bike events at the estate that allows the participant to access the front of Biltmore House on their bike.

10k Off Road Run

The Asheville 10k Run at Biltmore features an off-road 10k run, featuring some paved, packed dirt and trail that takes the runner to a marvelous adventure with new views of the Biltmore House.

We encourage athletes of all shapes, sizes, ages, and fitness levels compete in our events and prove that when you put your mind to something, anything is possible. However, for our competitive participants, we do offer overall and age group awards for each of the events.

All three of the off-road events on September 10th are entirely on the historic grounds of the Biltmore Estate property. The Asheville Duathlon and Gravel Grinder events both get to explore the west side of Biltmore Estate, which is typically off-limits to guests. Join endurance athletes of all abilities and step to the start line, hearts booming in anticipation, to challenge mind and body while competing in the 5th Annual Multi-Sport event series held at Biltmore Estate.

Bike Course Mileage

Course Info Laps Before cross bridge (on West side) FINISH mileage
20 mile 2 laps 21.8 miles cross bridge to east side 22.4
40 mile 5 laps 39.5 miles cross bridge to east side 40.1
60 mile 8 laps 57.2 miles cross bridge to east side 57.8
Duathlon Bike 2 laps 12.67 miles cross bridge to east side


  • Commemorative finisher award medal- $20
  • Commemorative mug (a fan favorite)- $25
  • Official Pint Glasses- $10
  • Official Asheville Off Road Series Cycling Jersey- $75
    • Produced in the popular Hincapie Sportswear Velocity style. Pre-order by July 25, 2017 to get your jersey at packet pick up. If ordered after July 25th, items will be shipped (shipping rates apply) or available for local pickup. No returns and early shipments.
    • Men's and Women's sizing available! Women's sizes - small, medium, large, xlarge

Packet Pick-Up Info

Saturday September 9th, 2017

1-4pm @ the DoubleTree Hotel in Asheville

Sunday September 10th, 2017

6:30a-7:15a @ the Group Sales office on the right before the Biltmore Estate Entrance **We recommend picking up on Saturday to avoid the crowds Sunday morning**

The 2017 Asheville Off Road Series is part of the 2017 Royal Trifecta Challenge which is comprised of 3 different events on three different dates in 2017. These events all take place on the Biltmore Estate. Learn more and sign up for the Challenge HERE . Deadline to register for the Royal Trifecta Challenge is July 31, 2017.

Are you ready for the off-road, premiere event at Biltmore Estate at America's Largest Backyard?!