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     The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce presents the Pardee Apple Festival 8K Road Race on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017. This certified course winds through scenic Hendersonville and Laurel Park, starting and ending at the Pardee Cancer Center, on the hospital’s main campus in Hendersonville.  The race begins promptly at 8 am. The Chick-Fil-A Mini Moo Mile is a one-mile fun run/walk for the young or young at heart and will start a few minutes after the 8K race begins. 

     The entry fee for the 8K race is $30. CLICK TO REGISTER. The first 250 to register will receive a free t-shirt. The Chick-fil-A Mini Moo Mile entry fee is the is $10. Race-day registration for both events starts at 6:30 am at the main entrance to the Pardee Cancer Center, 801-813 Sixth Avenue West. All fun run participants receive a finish award and awards for the 8K race will be given to the overall male and female, masters, and top three finishers in the standard age groups. Parking for the events is available in the large parking lot at the Pardee Cancer Center and also in the Pardee UNC Health Care parking garage.

     8K packet pick-up will be available Friday, September 1st from 11 - 4 at the Chamber, 204 Kanuga Road, Hendersonville.

     “We are using this certified 8K course for the 11th consecutive year and the runners always give a great response to it,” said Tina Kinsey, race director of this year’s event. “This race has become part of the Apple Festival tradition for many and we have runners from all over the South who come each year to participate. The two events make this something that all ages and all levels of running ability can participate in.”

     For more information or to volunteer to help with the event, call 828-692-1413.

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