Join the Friends of the Lake 5K Road Race and Walk

Apr 12, 2017
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Lake Junaluska's Easter festivities kick off with a 5K road race and walk on Saturday, April 15. Join runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels for this popular race around beautiful Lake Junaluska.

All proceeds go toward the annual maintenance and improvement of the walking trail and other recreation opportunities at Lake Junaluska. The walking trail at Lake Junaluska is one of the most popular privately owned recreation areas in Western North Carolina. The annual cost of maintaining the grounds and recreation facilities at Lake Junaluska is more than $250,000.

The course begins at the Nanci Weldon Gym and will take participants on a route that showcases the beauty of Lake Junaluska’s grounds.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and the race starts at 9 a.m. A kid's fun run with the Easter bunny will take place at 10 a.m.

Registration is required. To register, call 828-454-6680 or visit To learn more about Friends of the Lake, visit


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