Blue Ridge Classic Sponsors




Blue Diamond Sponsors

Middle School Champions Sponsor
Dunkin' Donuts

Gold Sponsors
AC Reynolds High School

Silver Sponsors
Outback Steakhouse

Bronze Sponsors
Asheville Track Club

Dick's Sporting Goods
Ramada River Ridge
United States Marine Corps

Friends of the Blue Ridge Classic
Anders Rice Funeral Home
Asheville Communications
12 Bones Smokehouse
Classic Event Rental
Copiers Plus, Inc
Groce Funeral Home



Event Sponsors

Abbott Construction Company
Allstate Insurance -Gloria Berlin
Fairview Chiropractic Center
First Bank
Fleet Feet Sports
FootRx Running
Gold's Gym
Grey Beard Realty
HealthRidge Pharmacy
Howard's Plumbing
High Country Truck & Van
Jackson Electrical Contractors
Jaguar Land Rover Asheville
Meineke Car Care
New Balance Factory Store
Sports Outreach
Sun Soo Martial Arts
Tammy Murphy Insurance Agency
Twardon Family Care, PLLC




John W. Abbott Construction Co, Asheville NCAbbott Construction Company   
828-258-8222; 348 Hazel Mill Rd, Asheville, NC 28806

John W. Abbott Construction Company, Inc. has been in business as a General Contractor since 1954. We are currently licensed in eight (8) southeastern states (AL, NC, SC, GA, TN, LA, MS, VA).A few of our clients include: McDonalds, Burger King, Walmart, Eckerds, Walgreens, Bojangles, Advanced Auto Parts, Kentucky Fried Chicken and many more. Our company goal is to be “The Contractor of Choice” in your commercial construction endeavors. Our history of repetitive clientele serves as a validation of past success in this area. We have successfully met this goal by understanding the adversely related, delicate balance of cost, quality and timeliness and by approaching each project with a focus to achieve the optimal level of all three.

A.C. Reynolds High School 
828-298-2500; 1 Rocket Drive, Asheville NC 28803
In order to ensure success for ALL students, ACRHS is committed to the advancement of learning through our Professional Learning Community (PLC). In our PLC, collaborative teams build and sustain a comprehensive, rigorous, and clearly articulated curriculum. In order to ensure success for ALL students, ACRHS holds high expectations for every student and provides the support required to help them meet those expectations. We appreciate and value the differences among students and recognize the need to consider individual needs. We provide access and encouragement to ALL students to participate in a wide variety of school activities and academic programs. In order to ensure success for ALL students, ACRHS provides a safe, caring, supportive, and positive climate for students and provides a safe, caring, supportive, and professional school climate for ALL faculty and staff.

Allstate Insurance -Gloria Berlin
828-298-2483; Allstate Insurance, 131 Charlotte Highway, Asheville NC 28803
As a Personal Financial Representative in Asheville, I know many local families. My knowledge and understanding of the people in this community help me provide customers with an outstanding level of service. I look forward to helping families like yours protect the things that are important – your family, home, car and more. I can also help you prepare a strategy to achieve your financial goals.

Anders Rice Funeral Home 
828-254-3511; 1428 Patton Avenue, Asheville NC 28806
Since the founding of Anders-Rice Funeral Home & Cremation Center in 1937 we recognize the many changes that have occurred over the years in our industry. We continually strive to offer the most up-to-date source of information to keep you informed. We have continued our family owned tradition for more than 60 years by offering to our community and the families of Western North Carolina a complete personalized service in all areas of burial and cremation choices.

Asheville Communications
828-251-1243; 34 Orchard Street, Asheville NC 28801
Located in Asheville, Asheville Communications is the area's leading provider of mobile communications devices, including Motobrbo series of radios and Motorola pagers .Asheville Communications also services, installs, and sells Moducom E911 Solutions. Known for reliability under stressful conditions, Modcuom systems will help your dispatchers communicate more effectively with all of your personnel.

Asheville Track Club -Asheville's Premier Running ClubAsheville Track Club  
PO Box 7334, Asheville NC 28802
The premier running club of Western North Carolina, the mission of the Asheville Track Club is to promote and support the running communities of Western North Carolina by providing information, education, training, social and sporting events for competitive and non-competitive runners and walkers of all ages, races, genders and abilities. Membership has its benefits, including discounts at local stores and races. Your membership goes a long way in helping to promote running and fitness in the Asheville area. Our membership includes kids age 5-85, elites and walkers, participants and supporters.

Bojangles of WNC
Asheville Locations: 99 Merrimon Avenue, 828-252-2777; 974 Patton Avenue, 828-253-7858; 1338 Tunnel Road, 828-298-6001
Bojangles’® began in 1977 as the dream of operators Jack Fulk and Richard Thomas. They saw an opportunity to develop a quick-service restaurant chain based on three attributes: a distinctive flavor profile; wholesome, high-quality products made from scratch; and a fun, festive restaurant design with fast, friendly service. Bojangles’® core menu is the same now as it was then: distinctive, flavorful chicken made with a special blend of seasonings and served with hot, fresh buttermilk biscuits and one-of-a-kind fixin’s like Bojangles’ Dirty Rice® and Bojangles’ Cajun Pintos®

12 Bones Smokehouse

12 Bones Smokehouse 
Asheville Locations:
5 Riverside Drive, 828-253-4499; 3378 Sweeten Creek Road, 828-687-1395
Asheville's most famous ribs restaurant, and for good reason! "We make everything from scratch. Our meats are smoked long & slow over select hardwoods. Our recipes are both old family favorites & new ones we've just come up with. We believe that simple ingredients & lots of care in preparation make the best food. Some things on the menu change daily...if you can't live without a rib flavor you had 2 weeks ago then holler, we'll make it again if you make enough of a fuss!"


Copiers Plus, Inc.  
828-298-7337; 4 Olde Eastwood Blvd., Suite 205, Asheville NC 28803
Copiers Plus, conveniently located in Eastwood Village right across from A.C. Reynolds High School,  understands that providing unparalleled service includes providing the best equipment and supplies the industry has to offer. That's why Copiers Plus partners with award-winning industry leaders providing the most reliable equipment and supplies available. Customer Service is #1 with us. It's our commitment to provide the best customer service. Copiers Plus is committed to providing you with the best, most reliable products and service the industry has to offer. We look forward to earning your business and keeping it for life.

Dick's Sporting Goods
828-299-0077; 107A River Hills Road, Asheville NC 28805
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sports and fitness specialty omni-channel retailer offering a broad assortment of high quality, competitively-priced brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, LLC, a golf specialty retailer. There are over 558 DICK'S Sporting Goods stores in 46 states, 82 Golf Galaxy stores in 30 states and eCommerce websites and catalog operations for DICK'S Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy.


Dunkin' Donuts
Asheville Locations: 779 Biltmore Avenue, 828-251-8224; 411 Merrimon Avenue, 828-670-0048; 305 Smoky Park Highway
In 1950, Bill Rosenberg opened the first Dunkin' Donuts shop in Quincy, Massachusetts. Dunkin' Donuts licensed the first of many franchises in 1955. Dunkin' Donuts is the world's leading baked goods and coffee chain, serving more than 3 million customers per day. Dunkin' Donuts sells 52 varieties of donuts and more than a dozen coffee beverages as well as an array of bagels, breakfast sandwiches and other baked goods.

Fairview Chiropractic Center
828-628-7800, 2 Fairview Hills Road, Fairview NC 28730
Dr. Reilly, BA, MBA, CCSP, FIAMA, Doctor of Chiropractic (DC), practices a "complete care" approach to wellness, offering services and products that deliver a wide range of treatments for acute care to total wellness, including chiropractic, functional nutrition, decompression traction, cold laser, Class IV high-intensity laser, magnetic resonance therapy, acupuncture, massage and rehabilitation. Dr. Reilly is North Carolina licensed and National Board Certified. He is a chiropractic physician, a certified chiropractic sports physician (CCSP), Fellow International Academy of Medial Acupuncture (FIAMA), a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the North Carolina Chiropractic Association (NCCA).

Fleet Feet Sports, Asheville NCFleet Feet Sports 
828-676-3536; 8Town Square, Suite 165, Asheville NC 28803

At Fleet Feet Sports, you will find a welcoming environment where runners, walkers and fitness enthusiasts of all abilities receive unparalleled service and support. Fleet Feet Sports'Fitlosophy is to help you find the right ''FIT'' in every facet of your active lifestyle. Whether you walk, run, or simply need a good fitting pair of shoes, the educators at Fleet Feet Sports will work with you to evaluate your foot’s gait and natural biomechanics to help you select a shoe that offers the best fit and function for you. Fleet Feet Sports is committed to enhancing and growing our local running and walking communities, and offering educational resources and training opportunities to assist you in achieving your fitness goals. Each store is locally owned and operated.

FootRX RunningFoot RX Running 
828-687-2825; 1979 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28803
Foot Rx Asheville is a leader in running and walking shoes, apparel, and accessories in the surrounding area of Asheville through the proper fitting and customer service provided by our well-trained staff. We offer the finest in healthy products for runners and walkers of all ages. We seek to promote the enjoyment of life through achieved foot health obtained by using the very best that is offered in products combined with the very best of professional services. We offer our products by individually assessing our client’s needs. Our products serve the needs of the running community as well as anyone who wishes to obtain better foot health. Our products are comprised of the very best the industry has to offer for running shoes, walking shoes, and children’s shoes.

Grey Beard Realty 
828-298-1540; 4 Olde Eastwood Village Blvd Suite 207G Asheville NC 28803
GreyBeard is a full-service real estate agency with a depth of North Carolina real estate experience and a focus on land, homes and cabins for sale in the Asheville area. We're also one of the area's top rental companies, managing 300+ cabin rentals in Asheville, Black Mountain & Montreat. If you're looking for a great rental home or a trusted property management company, we can help. Our Asheville office is conveniently located in Eastwood Villlage, right across from AC Reynolds High School.

Groce Funeral Home 
828-687-3530;  72 Long Shoals Road, Arden NC 28704
Our professional and caring staff take pride in providing high quality and affordable funeral services that meet the special needs of your family. We offer a complete range of quality services from funerals to cremation, and are experienced at honoring many faiths and customs. We invite you to contact us with your questions, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we are glad to arrange a tour of our elegant facilities. It is our goal to support you through every step of your arrangements and to pay tribute to the special memory of your loved one.

HealthRidge Pharmacy -Blue Ridge Classic Sponsor

HealthRidge Pharmacy 
828-669-9970;  3130 US Highway 70, Black Mountain NC 28711

We are Black Mountain’s locally-owned and operated full-service pharmacy and as members of the Black Mountain community, we are committed to Black Mountain and improving the health care of area residents. Come and discover how we're different! You'll be glad you did! We offer fast, personal service with no long waits, instant access to the pharmacist, drive-thru window, personal medication counseling, delivery in the Black Mountain area, online refills and many other great service options. Stop in anytime for great pharmacy service!

High Country Truck & Van, Inc -Blue Ridge Classic Sponsor

High Country Truck & Van, Inc 
828-222-2308; 1021 Charlotte Highway, Fairview NC 28730

High Country Truck and Van is a family owned business for over 40 years . We specialize in the sale of quality one owner, low mileage commercial trucks and vans previously owned and maintained by fleets, state or federal agencies. We take pride in reconditioning our vehicles to like new condition and price all our qualified vehicles with 90 day warranties. We offer easy financing options with great low rates and can arrange pickup at Asheville airport for our out of town customers. we also have sources for out of town delivery nationwide. So come by ,call or click for a great deal today!!!

TP Howard's Plumbing

Howard's Plumbing 
828-779-1002; 90 Number 9 Road, Fairview NC 28730

Since being established in 1983 T.P. Howard's Plumbing has prided itself on excellence. We maintain an office and field staff of 30 or more to assure our clients of timely bidding, excellent site supervision, and a on schedule jobsite performance by some of the areas best mechanics. We do not hire short term staff to sustain contracts, we hire well qualified people and keep them working. Our average employee has been working with us for seven years. We serve the greater Asheville area and all surrounding locations. We are licensed in North Carolina and South Carolina. T.P. Howard's Plumbing has 6 N.C. licensed plumbers on staff, three in the leadership team and 3 in the field to assure clients of excellent supervision, and proper job schedule performance.

Jackson Electrical ContractorsJackson Electrical Contractors 
828-891-4335; 57 Hunters Ridge Road, Mills River NC 28759

Jackson Electrical Contractors, Inc. is focused on quality and value. We believe that we offer the highest level of service available to customers in the WNC region and beyond. From residential to commercial and industrial jobs of all types and size, we can provide a quality solution to your electrical needs at a competitive price. At JEC we understand that relationships are the backbone of business. We know that being prompt and dependable in our service will bring repeat business. So we strive to build lasting relationships based on positive experiences with all of our clients. We are licensed in both North and South Carolina, and can serve any client in this region. We look forward to serving your electrical needs.

Meineke Car CareMeineke Car Care 
828-707-7458; 801 Fairview Road, Suite 14, Asheville NC 28803
Since our first Houston, TX, location got up and running in 1972, we’ve worked to create a network of friendly, locally-owned shops led by true car care pros. Today, we’ve got a line-up of over 900 shops from coast-to-coast all working hard to accomplish the same goal: helping you drive a little smarter. Complete automotive services from oil changes to advanced repairs. Visit our premier Asheville location at 801 Fairview Road for the best in service for your car.


Outback Steakhouse 
828-252-4510; 30 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805
Outback Steakhouse is an Australian themed steakhouse restaurant. Although beef and steak items make up a good portion of the menu, the concept offers a variety of chicken, ribs, seafood, and pasta dishes. The Company's strategy is to differentiate its restaurants by emphasizing consistently high-quality food and service, generous portions at moderate prices and a casual atmosphere suggestive of the Australian Outback.

Ramada River Ridge 
828-298-9141; 148 River Ford Pkwy, Asheville, NC 28803
Contact Sandy Gonzalez at 828-298-9141 for group sales & team discounts
Welcome to the Ramada River Ridge, located in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. We are a 174-room property located on seven acres of rolling hills with lots of grass & trees. We offer clean comfortable accommodations at affordable prices. Conveniently located off of Interstate 40 and Interstate 240 at the River Ridge Marketplace, we have over 25 shops and restaurants within walking distance. The Asheville Ramada is located 3 miles from the world famous Biltmore Estate ,and 3 miles from downtown Asheville, NC. The Blue Ridge Parkway is less than 2 miles from our entrance. Asheville offers an exciting array of activities and destinations in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Come up and stay awhile.

Sports Outreach 
828-301-0477; PO Box 7043, Asheville NC 28802
A Christian ministry of well-known Asheville residents Jack and Diana Brinkley, Sports Outreach shares the message of Jesus Christ in sports settings, helping student/athletes and coaches to integrate their faith with their sport, and to help motivate them to play well. Bible studies with athletic teams and devotional messages to athletes are keynotes of their approach to reaching others.

Tammy Murphy Insurance Agency, Inc. Asheville NCTammy Murphy Insurance Agency, Inc.
828-299-4522; 135 Charlotte Highway, Suite B, Asheville NC 28803
Conveniently located on Charlotte Highway near Reynolds High School, the Tammy Murphy Insurance Agency represents State Farm Insurance, one of America's premier insurance companies.  From community involvement to disaster response, State Farm is committed to supporting the neighborhoods it serves and the neighborhoods our associates call home by helping to build safer, stronger and better educated communities. State Farm means people who care, with unparalleled experience in getting back on your feet and we've been putting the needs of our policyholders first and making decisions that are in their best interest since our founding in 1922.


Twardon Family Care
-575-0792; 135 Charlotte Highway, Suite E, Asheville NC 28803
At Twardon Family Care, we take the time to listen because we care about your health. We offer complete preventive and outpatient primary health care for all ages and stages. Feel like family when you join Twardon Family Care, located nearby on Charlotte Hwy in Asheville