Race Weekend

May 14, 2022  |  Hendersonville, NC

Hendersonville has Something For Everyone!

Looking for something to do in Hendersonville? Escape from life’s hectic pace to the beautiful scenery and southern hospitality of Hendersonville, NC with varied Attractions, EventsOutdoor Recreation, Family Activities, a vibrant Art Scene, unique shopping and a wide selection of Dining Options.  Sierra Nevada along with Henderson County’s other Wineries, Breweries, and Cideries provide tours and tasting rooms, to sample mountain grown selections. Make memories in this charming mountain town.








Resources for Racers

Packet Pickup

Pickup will be drive-thru style on Friday, May 13th from 4-7pm at the Hendersonville Family YMCA. Please stay in your car during the packet pickup process (just like you would at a drive-thru restaurant). Registration closes at the end of Friday’s packet pickup. 

Registration must be done online at home. There is no on-site registration.

There will be NO Packet pickup or Registration on Race day. You may have a friend or family member pick up your packet on Friday if you aren’t able to make it or have it mailed to you.

Not able to make it in time to packet pickup? No worries.  Have your packet mailed to you if you register by Sunday, May 6th at midnight for only 10 bucks! Choose this option when you register online.


This half marathon and 10k has been designed with your family and friends in mind! We have several spots along the course that we have designated cheer stations. Costumes, fun signs and lots of great energy and encouragement is a must! Limited parking is available at these spots. All spectators are required to social distance and wear a face covering.  Check course map for exact locations. 

Transportation, Parking & Directions


  • The Half Marathon Starts at the top of Jump Off Rock (NO parking available)
  • The 10k starts at the Hendersonville Family YMCA (parking available)
  • BOTH races finish near Mast General Store on Main Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue
  • All participants can ride the shuttles FOR FREE before and after the event
  • All runners can be dropped off by car at their respective start lines if they don’t want to ride the shuttles
  • If you are being dropped off at the Half Marathon start, please follow Laurel Park Scenic Highway to the top, or you will be interfering with the race.

Half Marathon Runners:

  • To get to the start line, you can either
    • Park downtown and take the shuttle to the top of Jump Off Rock
    • Or, have a friend or family member drop you off at the top of Jump Off Rock (Spectators are NOT allowed to linger at the start line or get out of their cars for any reason).
  • After the race
    • If you parked downtown before the race to catch the shuttle, the finish line will lead you right back to your car.

10k Runners:

  • To get to the start line, you can either
    • Park at one of the designated parking lots near the start line (Hendersonville Family YMCA) and walk to the start,
    • Park downtown near Main Street (the finish line) and ride a shuttle to the start line,
    • Park downtown near Main Street (the finish line) and walk to the start line,
    • Or, have a friend or family member drop you off at the start line.
    • If you parked near the YMCA (start line), you can take the shuttles back to your car after the race.
    • If you parked near the YMCA (start line), you can walk from the finish line back to your car
    • If you parked downtown to take the shuttle before the race, the finish line will lead you right back to your car.


The Jump off Rock Half Marathon & 10k is proud to be part of the ‘Love Hendo’ downtown kick-off for the summer. Love Hendo offers various amenities that will be available in downtown Hendersonville on race day for our runners and friends and family. Love Hendo offers closed downtown streets on the Historic Main Street, which allows convenient access to fantastic food, drinks and local merchandise in downtown. We will have the Dryman Mountain Boys Band and Bryan Byrd as the Emcee at the finish line.

Our participants will have full access to attend the world-class, Hendersonville Farmers Market happening a few blocks away from the finish line. The Farmers Market offers farm fresh foods, crafts, food trucks, live entertainment and more!


Thank You To Our Race Partners

If you or your business are interested in sponsoring or partnering
with the Jump Off Rock Half Marathon & 10K email us at support@idaph.net.

Register to Race!