Thursday, December 10, 2009

Foot Rx Bucks

Some of you may have received Foot Rx Bucks in your race packet for the Asheville Jingle Bell 5k on Dec. 5th.

Any one who receives Foot Rx Bucks at an event is entitled to use ONE voucher from that event toward your purchase at the store. Customers may combine a voucher from one event with a voucher from another event. There is a five voucher limit per visit (5 separate event vouchers).

December Sale

Our special this month is buy one piece of apparel, get 50% off a second apparel item of equal or lesser value (cannot be combined with any coupon).

We'll continue to accept gently used shoes in return for a 15% discount on a purchase of new shoes (cannot be combined with any coupon).

Dupont 1/2 Marathon Course Preview Postponed

The Dupont 1/2 Marathon Course preview on Dec. 19th has been postponed until Jan. 2nd. We will carpool from Foot Rx if any one is interested. Times TBA

Dec. 19th we will use the Blackjack 5k Run @ Jackson Park as our trail run on Dec. 19th.

Any questions, please contact

Trail Run 12/12 Turkey Pen

Sat. Dec. 12th we'll meet @ Turkey Pen Trail Head @ 8am.

Trailhead: Take I26 East from Asheville, NC Turn Right onto Airport Rd (280 West). You will come to an intersection which divides 191 & 280 (Mills River), stay on 280 for approximately 7 miles. At the Henderson/Transylvania County line, just past Boyleston Creek Baptist Church, Turn right onto Turkey Pen Rd. This is a really rough road. Go approximately 2.3 miles to the end. You will see the parking for Turkey Pen trail head. Begin on the Turkey Pen Trail

It is supposed to be cold, so dress appropriately!

This will be an out & back course.

Questions, e-mail

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Blackjack 5k Runs

We will host a Blackjack 5k series which will take place on the following dates:

Dec. 19th - Jackson Park
Jan. 16th - Fletcher Park
Jan. 30th - Jackson Park
Feb. 6th - Fletcher Park

Registration starts at 7:30am near the Brick House parking lot which serves as Henderson County Parks & Rec Dept, and near the last parking lot in Fletcher Park.

Start time is 8am.

Distance for each is 5k Cross Country Style Rain, Sleet, Snow, or Shine unless we're told otherwise by the Parks Dept.

Cost is $5, which goes to the pot. Runners receive a playing card at the start, aide station, & at the finish if they so desire. Whoever hits Blackjack or closest to 21 wins the pot. Due to Gambling Regulations, the pot will be converted to a Foot Rx Gift Certificate. If there is a tie, the pot will be split between the winners.

Questions, please e-mail

Saturday, November 28, 2009

December Group Runs at with Foot RX

Hey everybody! Time to pull out the hats and gloves and hit the trails. This December we will be meeting on the following Saturday's:

December 5- Hard Times Trail Head
December 12- Turkey Pen
December 19- 5k Black Jack Run at Jackson Park... come run and gamble!
The Black Jack 5k has a 5 dollar entry fee that will be entered into the "pot." Each competitor will be given a card at the start, aid station, and finish. Whoever is closest to 21 wins Black Jack... and all the money! Tied winners will split the pot. Due to Gambling ordinances, the pot will be a Foot Rx Gift Certificate.

OR Dupont Trail 1/2 Marathon Course (also December 19th)

December 16- Mountains to Sea Trail- Park on north side of 25 headed north
January 2- Sandy Bottom Parking Lot
Hope to see you all there!