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Blue Diamond Sponsors
Southeastern Sports Medicine

Gold Sponsors
AC Reynolds High School
Outback Steakhouse

Silver Sponsors
12 Bones Smokehouse
Copiers Plus, Inc
Dick's Sporting Goods
Gothberg Grant

Bronze Sponsors
Bojangles of WNC
Classic Event Rental
Dunkin' Donuts
Ramada River Ridge

Event Sponsors
Abbott Construction Company
Asheville Track Club
Fleet Feet Sports
FootRx Running
Grey Beard Realty
HealthRidge Pharmacy
High Country Truck & Van
Howard's Plumbing
Jackson Electrical Contractors
Jus Running
Meineke Car Care
Parisi Speed School
Sports Outreach
TE Connectivity

 

Friends of the
Blue Ridge Classic

Advanced Bodywork Wellness Group
Applebee's
Anders Rice Funeral Home
Asheville Communications
Asheville Pizza & Brewing
Beaucatcher Cinemas 7
Biltmore Estate
Brueggers Bagels
Chick-fil-A
Corporate Apparel Branding
Creekside Taphouse
Discount Shoes
Fast Signs
Food Lion
Franks Roman Pizza
Groce Funeral Home
Henco Reprographics

Home Depot
IHOP
Ingles
McDonalds
Nachos & Beer
Mountain Medicinal Massage

Olive Garden
Pepsi of WNC
Red Lobster
Ruth & Ranshaw
Sachi Massage and Wellness
Serenity Wellness

Shimano
Showtime Sports
Stress Rescue Massage -Cecelia Meredith
The Local Joint
Whole Foods Market
 
 

Hospitality Sponsors
Annie's Bakery
Buffalo Wild Wings
Cracker Barrel
J&S Cafeteria
Longhorn Steakhouse
Marcos Pizza
O'Charley's
Texas Roadhouse
T.G.I Friday's

Festival Name Sponsors
TS Orthodontics

Race Name Sponsors
Asheville Lightning
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue
Girls on the Run
Jaguar Land Rover Asheville
Paramount KIA of Asheville
Western North Carolina Nature Center
YMCA of Western North Carolina

Race Partners
Allstate Insurance -Gloria Berlin
Fairview Chiropractic Center
Family Care of Fairview
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.

Advanced Bodywork Wellness Group
828-329-7047
Advanced Bodywork Wellness Group are Medical Massage Practitioners, trained in several modalities, including Swedish, Thai, Therapeutic and Sports Massage

 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.

Annie's Bakery 
828-505-8350; 128 Bingham Rd, Asheville, NC 28806
Annie's Wholesale Bakery, located in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina is committed to crafting high quality artisan and sandwich breads.We use wholesome, organic and all natural ingredients. Made the old-world way, with a long fermentation process using no preservatives or chemical additives and lots of love.

Applebee's
828-251-9195; 115 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28803

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 Lightning Junior Olympics Team
828-834-6695
The premier summer track and field team for youth ages 6 to 19, the Asheville Lightning is staffed by over 20 volunteers coaches and team administrators. All Olympic track and field events are contested, including hammer throw, race walk and javelin. In the twenty years the team has been in existence over 2000 athletes have been members of the team. Practices are held at AC Reynolds High School in Asheville from May to the end of July.

Asheville Pizza & Brewing
828-254-5339; 675 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville NC 28804
Voted first place as Best In WNC and we're fortunate to have such great friends and customers who support us. We've been awarded the Best Pizza, Kid Friendly Restaurant, Best Local Dark Beer Ninja Porter, Second Place Local IPA, Shiva, and even a 2nd place finish in Rainy Day Destination!

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.

Beaucatcher Cinemas 7 
828-298-7642;
 321 Haw Creek Lane,Asheville, NC 28805
Located across from the Asheville Mall, UA Beaucatcher Cinemas 7 is one of Asheville's most popular movie theatres offering the latest movies in regular and enhanced formats.

Biltmore Estate   
800-411-3812; Biltmore – One Lodge Street – Asheville, NC 28803
Asheville's premier destination -House, Winery and Gardens! Explore our 8,000-acre Blue Ridge Mountain backyard and create memories to last a lifetime. Savor exceptional dining with the freshest ingredients from our fields to our tables. Enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, horseback riding, and much more!
 

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!"



 

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue 
828-505-3440: 31 Glendale Avenue, Asheville NC 28803
Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, located in Asheville, North Carolina, was founded in 2007 to provide the resources and life-saving programs to build a No-Kill community. As a grass roots organization, BWAR operates an adoption center that is open to the public 365 days a year making it easy to adopt, volunteer, and become involved in our No-Kill mission. Mountain Xpress Best Of WNC Awards include: “Best Animal Shelter”, “Best Nonprofit”, “Best Kids Day Camp” and “Best Place to  Volunteer”.

Brueggers Bagels 
828-277-1070; 160-A Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28803
With over 300 bakeries in 26 states, we’re a place where authentic bagel tradition is taken seriously and using the same time-honored methods of New York bagel bakeries is a must.

Buffalo Wild Wings 
828-251-7384; 4 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28803
It all started in 1982 with one restaurant in Columbus, OH. Since then we’ve grown to have a store in every state in the U.S. and continue to open B-Dubs® around the world (you’re welcome, Earth). But really, all you need to know “About Us” is these three things: Wings. Beer. Sports.™ Why do those three things matter to us so much? Because that’s what our fans want, and that’s what we’re all about—making our fans happy. Buffalo Wild Wings® is the ultimate place to get together with your friends, watch sports, drink beer and eat wings.

Carter Accounting & Consulting  
828-259-9900; 48 Patton Ave #400, Asheville, NC 28801

We are a full-service accounting firm dedicated to providing our clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs. Providing vital financial information to our clients in a timely and accurate manner is a commitment that we feel cannot be compromised. We use remote access capabilities to deliver a real-time data sharing model providing the ultimate in convenience for clients and staff. We prefer to take a proactive vs. reactive approach to tax services. By keeping current on new tax laws and legislation, we are in a position to identify key tax planning opportunities that minimize both your current and future tax liabilities.

Chick-fil-A 
828-298-2571; 40 South Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805
Chick-fil-A is an American fast food restaurant chain headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of College
Park, Georgia, specializing in chicken sandwiches. Founded in 1946, it is associated with the
Southern United States.


Classic Event Rental 
828-255-2230; 537-A Hazel Mill Road, Asheville NC 28806
Located in Asheville we offer pole, frame, high peak, clearspan, clear top and amphitheater tents. We are dedicated to making your event go smoothly and are happy to answer any questions you may have in the planning process. We cater to some of the largest companies in the area and can provide you with a detailed list of recent references. Our inventory is always expanding so if you do not see something that you would like to rent, we encourage you to call, write or email us today.

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.

Corporate Apparel Branding 
828-681-8288; 44 Buck Shoals Road, Unit A7, Arden NC 28704
Located in Arden NC, Corporate Apparel Branding offers custom embroidery on all sorts of materials, including shirts, caps and sporting apparel.

Cracker Barrel
Asheville Locations: 34 Tunnel Road, 828-350-7531; 5 Crowell Road, 828-665-2221; 344 Rockwood Road (Arden), 828-684-2740
Some companies pride themselves on long-winded and complicated mission statements, but that’s just not our way. In fact, since the very first Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® opened back in 1969 in Lebanon, Tennessee, we've kept things pretty simple. The way we see it, our mission is to please people. Nothing more. Nothing less. And if we do that, we have more than a fair chance of success. If everyone who walks in our front door gets a warm welcome and a good meal at a fair price.

Creekside Taphouse  
828-575-2880; 8 Beverly Road, Asheville NC 28803
A Neighborhood Joint! We like parties, catering, music, creeks, kids, dogs, volleyball, pinball, cornhole, arcade games, craft beer, football, community, and of course BBQ


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.
 

 

Discount Shoes
828-667-0085; 1282 Brevard Road Asheville, NC 28806
Great discount store located on Brevard Road in Asheville. Huge selection of quality adult and child shoes of all kinds.

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).

Family Care of FairviewFamily Care of Fairview
828-296-0880; 136 Charlotte Highway, Asheville NC 28803
Accredited Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home. Proud to be a part of our community. Ready to be a part of your family. Family Care of Fairview is committed to providing compassionate care to patients in a timely manner. Our health professionals are dedicated to helping people realize their full potential with their health, lifestyle and attitude. We provide you a healthcare team to support to you in the journey to reaching your optimum health. Services include primary care, internal medicine and weight loss. We also offer onsite screening mammograms and ultrasound services! Let us be your partner in health, and your resource for the information you need to make your best health choices.

Fast Signs of Asheville 
828-251-2211; 1202 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806
FASTSIGNS® of Asheville, NC is more than ready to help you solve your visual communications challenges — large and small. With our marketing and sign knowledge, state-of-the-art technology and project management processes, we craft the right message and deliver the right mix of signs and graphics that will help raise your business visibility while making you look great. Whether you need a single building sign or a thousand banners, our marketing-savvy experts are more than ready for the challenge.

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.

Food Lion of Fairview and Candler  
828-628-2283; 1350 Charlotte Hwy, Fairview, NC 28730; 828-667-8785; 35 Westridge Market Pl, Candler, NC 28715
Food Lion has a long-standing heritage of low prices and convenient locations. Today, Food Lion operates more than 1,100 supermarkets in 10 stores, including Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Food Lion employs more than 62,000 associates, with 31,000 in North Carolina, the home of its corporate offices and more than 500 stores. Food Lion is committed to the communities, in which it operates, focusing on hunger relief and ending food insecurity. In 2013, Food Lion donated more than 44 million pounds of product to food banks and feeding agencies in the communities it serves, among other philanthropic contributions.

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.

Frank's Roman Pizza 
Asheville Locations:
90 South Tunnel Road, 828-298-5855; 339 Sardis Road, 828-667-0225
At Frank's we serve hand made NY Style Pizza, generously loaded with fresh ingredients and then baked in Brick Ovens since 1977. That's why they taste so good. In addition to pizza we also offer Italian Specialties such as Lasagna and Eggplant Parmesan as well as delicious fresh salads and subs. Fresh Bread is made every day. We also offer a fine selection of draft beers and wine.

Friends of the WNC Nature Center
PO Box 19151; 828-259-8092
The Friends of the WNC Nature Center is a nonprofit organization that creates awareness and provides financial resources in support of the WNC Nature Center, whose mission is to connect people with animals and plants of the Southern Appalachian Mountains by inspiring appreciation, nurturing understanding, and advancing conservation of the region's rich biodiversity.

Girls on the Run 
828-713-4290; 50 South French Broad Avenue, Suite 249, Asheville NC 28801
Girls on the Run is a life-changing, non-profit program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. Our mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The 24-lesson Girls on the Run curriculum combines training for a 5K (3.1 miles) running event with lessons that inspire girls to become independent thinkers, enhance their problem solving skills and make healthy decisions. All of this is accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff, and the community.

Gothberg Grant 
The two educational scholarships awarded each year at the Blue Ridge Classic are funded by Todd Gothberg, in honor of his three daughters: Emily, Alissa, and Caroline. Todd, an author,  blogger and Ironman Triathlete and Marathoner has a passion for life and for changing lives. "My faith is my foundation and I hope it guides me in all that I think, say, and do." Creator of the blog, "Believe," http://toddgothberg.blogspot.com/

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!
Henco Reprographics 
828-253-0449: 54 Broadway Street, Asheville NC 28801

 Appreciating and valuing customer relationships has been the core principle principle at Henco. We strive to provide the best customer service and is what differentiates us from our competition. Henco has grown into a complete digital print shop capable of producing the largest volume of plans and specs in WNC. Additional capabilities include an extensive graphics department producing marketing materials including banners, posters, brochures and flyers.

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!!!

Home Depot
795 Fairview Road, Asheville NC 28803; 828-274-5400

Major retailer of all your home improvement products, includingappliances, bathroom decorating ideas, kitchen remodeling, patio furniture, power tools, carpeting and more.

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.


IHOP
828-255-8601; 245 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805
Since 1958, IHOP® has been the place where people connect over breakfast, enjoy study breaks, grab a bite before or after sporting events, and so much more. And no matter what menu items they order, there’s one ingredient that’s always constant — a smile. We’ve seen millions of smiles over the years in our restaurants, and now shared in photos across our social properties. In fact, smiles are so much a part of our culture that we changed our logo to include one.

Ingles  
828-298-2160; 225 Charlotte Hwy, Asheville, NC 28803

Ingles Markets, Inc. is an American regional supermarket chain based in Black Mountain, North Carolina. As of January 2011, The company operates over 200 supermarkets in the Southeastern United States.

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.

Jaguar Land Rover Asheville
828-890-5524 (Jaguar), 828-891-7493 (Land Rover)
Jaguar Land Rover Asheville, 496 Cardinal Rd, Mills River, NC 28759
Jaguar Land Rover Asheville in Mills River, NC treats the needs of each individual customer with paramount concern. We understand that you have high expectations, and as a Jaguar and Land Rover dealer we enjoy the challenge of meeting and exceeding those standards each and every time. Allow us to demonstrate our commitment to excellence!
J&S Cafeteria 
Asheville Locations (3):
800 Fairview Road (nearest to Blue Ridge Classic), 828-298-1209
J & S Cafeterias is a third generation family-owned business with locations throughout North Carolina. Our "home office" is located at 110 Westover Drive, High Point, North Carolina. J & S opened its first unit at River Ridge Market Place in Asheville, N.C. on September 4, 1984 with sixty-five employees and over twenty of the original employees are still with us today.

Jus' Running  Blue Ridge Classic SponsorJus Running
828-252-7867; 523 Merrimon Ave. Asheville, NC 28804
Western North Carolina's running headquarters, Jus Running is one of the premier running stores in the mountains. We are here to assist you in achieving your running and walking goals by providing a professional fitting process that matches biomechanical needs with appropriate support and cushioning. Whether your goal is a new PR or conquering a new exercise program, we invite you to come by for your free biomechanical analysis and let us help you get started on the right foot!


 

LongHorn Steakhouse 
828-225-2838; 3 Restaurant Court, Asheville NC 28805
Born of fire, tested by ice, confirmed by legions of loyal guests each day, LongHorn Steakhouse® has grown to become the undisputed home for great steak done right. Founded in 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia by George McKerrow, Jr., the restaurant began with one man’s passion for perfect steak, Today, LongHorn welcomes diners to a modern, relaxing dining experience, with knowledgeable servers offering the finest fresh, never frozen steaks, chicken and seafood expertly prepared as only LongHorn can.

Marco's Pizza 
Asheville Locations: 946 Merrimon Avenue,  828-285-0709; 1854 Hendersonville Road, 828-277-0004
Our pizza is a family tradition. In 1933, Marco’s Great Uncle Patsy started the family’s first pizzeria when he expanded the offerings of his ice cream parlor to include the uniquely New York-Italian dish. Patsy’s Pizzeria in Harlem originally used a coal-fired oven to create a crust that is thin and crisp on the outside. Today, the fourth generation of pizza-makers in Marco’s family continues to use Patsy’s recipe and methods to create a dish that is unlike anything else available outside New York.

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.
 

McDonalds 
Asheville Locations (13):  800 Fairview Road (Nearest to Blue Ridge Classic); 828-298-8616
You told us you're trying harder to be more nutrition-minded for yourself and for your family. We listened. That's why we have been accelerating our efforts to serve food you feel better about eating and to help you make informed nutrition choices. And that's just the beginning. We believe continuous improvement is a journey, not a destination. For more than 55 years, we've evolved our menu to meet the changing needs of our customers. We're committed to giving you more delicious choices to feel good about now and in the months and years to come. Because we all have the same goal: making sure the food you and your family love is something you can feel good about.

Mountain Medicinal Massage 
1509 Charlotte Highway,Suite B, Fairview, NC 28730; 828-333-0089
Kelly Hoffman over 12 years experience practicing Neuromuscular Massage Therapy and is a Nationally Certified Massage/Bodywork Therapist and a Certified Neuromuscular Therapist since 2004. She is trained in Thai Yoga Bodywork, Sports Massage, CranioSacral Therapy, Quantum Touch, Lymph Drainage, Muscle Meridian Sedation, Qi Gong, Prenatal Massage, and other disciplines

Nachos and Beer
230 Charlotte Highway, Asheville NC 28803; 828-298-2280
Great Cal-Mex restaturant conveniently located right across from Reynolds High Schoool

O'Charley's
828-281-0540; 2 Kenilworth Knolls, Asheville NC 28805
O'Charley's is a casual dining restaurants chain in the United States, with more than 230+ company-owned locations in 17 Southern and Midwestern states. Come enjoy good food and good times at O'Charley's. We have endless menu choices ranging from steak, grill, and brunch menu items. Whether you're looking for a place for Sunday brunch or lunch and dinner any day of the week, you can find what you're looking for on O'Charley's restaurant menu.

Olive Garden 
828-255-9887; 121 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805
We are a family of more than 800 local restaurants guided by a simple truth – life is better when we’re together. And what better way for us to celebrate togetherness than sharing Italian generosity with you, your family, and your friends who feel like family? From heartwarming Italian classics, to Lighter Italian Fare, to our unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks, we serve our guests delicious food that feeds everyone’s appetite. We invite you to pull up a chair and let the sharing, the passing, and the laughter begin. Because, like Italians, we believe that things like joy, laughter, and love, have no limits.

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.

Paramount Kia of Asheville 
828-333-5293; 1000 Ridgefield Blvd, Asheville NC 28806  
Paramount Kia Asheville in Asheville, NC, also serving Hickory and Waynesville is proud to be an automotive leader in our area. Since opening our doors, Paramount Kia Asheville has kept a firm commitment to our customers. We offer a wide selection of vehicles and hope to make the car buying process as quick and hassle free as possible. If you would like financing options and you are in the market to purchase a new Kia or used car or truck, we will provide assistance to help you find financing options that fit your needs! Whatever your credit history, or even if you are a first time car buyer, you can trust that Paramount Kia Asheville will get you into the car or truck you choose with professionalism and attention to your needs.

Parisi Speed School at Xcel Sportsplex
828-684-7898; 37 Maxwell Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28791
Parisi Speed School offers comprehensive training from speed and performance enhancement  based on proven world class training systems. At the Parisi Speed School we specialize in building athletes from the ground up. Our focus is on building the athlete's foundation - increasing speed, strength, flexibility, endurance, and most importantly decreasing the risk for injury.

Pepsi 
828-650-7800;  Pepsi Bottling Group, 200 Fanning Fields Road, Mills River NC 28759
Pepsi is one of the world's most iconic and recognized consumer brands globally. Today, the Pepsi portfolio includes three products - Pepsi, Diet Pepsi and Pepsi MAX. We have a complementary food and beverage portfolio that enables us to provide more choices for our customers, and drives lower costs, productivity enhancements and new capabilities. Our products are available around the world and our portfolio includes 22 brands that each generates more than $1 billion in estimated annual retail sales.

Ramada River Ridge 
828-298-9141; 800 Fairview Road, Asheville NC 28805
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.

Red Lobster
828-350-7773; 139 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805
Here at Red Lobster we’re passionate about serving our guests great seafood. It’s why we go the extra mile to bring you the best dining experience possible. Our fishermen take pride in catching only the highest quality seafood, and the freshest fish. Our grill masters expertly perfect flavors, cooking seafood and steak over a wood fire grill. And our servers pull out all the stops to make every dining experience feel extra special. It’s our passion. It’s our pride. Because at Red Lobster, we Sea Food Differently®.

Ruth & Ranshaw
828-338-9854; 1207 Charlotte Highway, Fairview NC 28730

At Ruth & Ranshaw's we love to cater to those might want to think out of the "cake box" and provide interesting, and delicious desert choices for their guests. Out desert tables are a great addition to weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, shower, or any other festivities that you are looking to host. Of course, we also create customized wedding cakes for the big day, or simpler discount versions if you hosting something small or working with a budget. Let us help you plan everyone's favorite part of the mean and we promise we'll have all of your guest leaving with a sweet memory that will be just a little different!

Sara Lee Thrift Store 
828-687-0202; 2579 Hendersonville Road, Arden NC 28704
With so many kinds of bread, you're sure to find a variety to meet your family's tastes and nutritional needs, no matter what they are. All of our bread has one thing in common: it tastes so good, that before you know it, it's gone.

Sachi Massage and Wellness
828-575-9166:  211 Merrimon Avenue, Suite 201, Asheville NC 28801
S
achi is dedicated to enhancing the health, wellness, and relaxation of our clients which is reflected in the time we take with each individual and the personal care you receive. We take pride in offering Asheville massage services at affordable prices. Our highly trained and attentive therapists provide therapeutic techniques to reduce stress, relieve muscle pain, and promote deep relaxation to support optimal health and wellness.

Serenity Wellness
828-237-1987:  204 Charlotte Highway, Asheville NC 28803
.Established in May of 2011, Serenity Wellness offers a variety of services to meet your relaxation needs. It is our mission to make you feel relaxed and at home. We believe that health and wellness are the center of beauty. Locally owned and operated, we aim to be an intricate part of our community. Being a part of beautiful Western North Carolina we know how amazing it can be living in the best part of these mountains! Let us make your time here, whether it be permanent, semi-permanent, or just a visit, a little more blissful.

Shimano   
828-277-2404; Liberty Bicycles, 1378 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28803
Shimano product sales constitute 50% of the global bicycle component market. Its products include drivetrain, brake, wheel and pedal components for road, mountain, and hybrid bikes.

Showtime Sports and Trophies 

828-298-4808; 105 Charlotte Highway, Asheville NC 28803
Showtime Sports and Trophies is located in Asheville, NC and has been in business since 1995. Our in-house printing and embroidery team allows for a one-stop shop for your school, team or organization. Showtime Sports and trophies strives to be the number one resource for print-wear, uniforms and athletic equipment. Our goal is to provide the best in quality, service and price. We try to accomplish this by delivering "beyond exceptional" customer service.

Southeastern Sports Medicine
Asheville: 21 Turtle Creek Drive, Asheville NC 28803; 828-274-4555
Arden: 2775 Hendersonville Rd, Arden, NC 28704; 828.209.0925
Hendersonville:
• 212 Thompson Street, Hendersonville NC 28792; 828-233-2929 and
• 2315 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville NC 28791; 828-692-4356
Waynesville: 35 Valley View Terrace, Waynesville NC 28786; 828-454-9816
Southeastern Sports Medicine -a Department of Pardee Hospital which offices in Asheville, Arden, Hendersonville and Waynesville provides comprehensive sports medicine and general orthopedic care for the athletes, students, and families of Asheville and Western North Carolina. The physicians and staff of Southeastern Sports Medicine, a Department of Pardee Hospital, are proud to provide orthopedic care to athletes and anyone wishing to lead an active lifestyle, whether at home, at work, or on the playing field. Our Sports Medicine team is comprised of medical professionals specializing in the treatment and care of bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints. Stop living with foot, ankle, hip, knee, hand, elbow, shoulder, and spinal pain, and drop in today!
 

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.

Stress Rescue Massage -Cecelia Meredith
828-675-7176; 234B Reine Lane, Swannanoa NC 28778
A highly popular Asheville-based massage therapist and personal trainer, Cecelia Meredith brings a wealth of experience and hands-on knowledge to her personal massage and training sessions. An official massage therapist for the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics Track & Field Teams and the 1995-2000 Lipton Tennis Championships, she has had also over 1000 hours of continuing education and is certified for a wide-range of therapeutic applications, including medical, sports, Swedish, pre and post natal massage, active isolated stretching, palliative cancer care and on-site pre and post event therapy with chair massage.



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.

 

TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity
828-338-1000, 1396 Charlotte Highway, Fairview NC 28730
TE designs, manufactures and delivers products, systems and solutions in over 150 countries. This global reach enables us to work closely with our customers and identify and act on local needs quickly. By leveraging our global scale we can deliver the highest levels of quality, innovation and service at a local level. We believe there is more to building a great company than strong performance. It takes an unwavering commitment to core values and the highest standards of ethics and integrity. At TE Connectivity, we are dedicated to four key values: Integrity, accountability, teamwork and innovation.
 

T.G.I. Friday's 
828-277-4080; 115 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28803
TGI Fridays offers great food and amazing drinks at our locations nationwide. From burgers to steak and beer to mixed drinks, you don't have to wait till Friday to enjoy great food in a relaxed fun atmosphere. The chain is known not only for its great food but also for its appearance, with red-striped canopies, brass railings, Tiffany lamps, and frequent use of antiques as decor.

The Local Joint  
828-338-0469; 1985B Charlotte Highway, Fairview NC 28730
Great little mountain restaurant that rivals any in downtown Asheville. Healthy, local food and a menu that includes french toast, pancakes, eggs benedict, biscuits and gravy, huevos rancheros, Reuben sandwich, Cuban delights, chicken Philly, burgers, housemade potato chips and pickles, shrimps and grits, Cajun fried chicken, BBQ salmon, and beers, wine and Mimosas.

Texas Roadhouse  
828-274-4311; 230 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28803
Legendary Food, Legendary Service®, and Legendary Fun! At Texas Roadhouse, we take pride in everything we do from hand-cut steaks and fall-off-the-bone ribs, to some pretty sweet margaritas. And we do it all with one goal — to give your family a place to go for great food and good times at a fantastic price.

TS Orthodontics
828-254-4602; 4 Vanderbilt Park Dr #110, Asheville, NC 28803
Dr. Tim Scanlan and the exceptional orthodontic team at TS Orthodontics Asheville love to help our patients achieve the perfect smile. We provide gentle, proven orthodontic treatments in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Offering state-of-the-art orthodontic processes with a friendly, human touch, we enjoy getting to know each patient as an individual, speaking with him or her about orthodontic goals and then arranging individual treatment plans that work for the patient. Our orthodontic patients range from children to adults. We specialize in working with especially timid patients who are anxious about receiving orthodontic care. We spend time with each patient in a discussion of orthodontic treatments — how they work, why they are needed, and what the end result will be — to ensure that every person understands what is going to happen and what to expect.

Twardon Family Care
828
-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




Whittington Chiropractic  
828
-231-7176;
801 Fairview Road, Asheville NC 28803
Dr. Whittington has been a practicing chiropractor in  Asheville, NC  for over 2 decades. He graduated with honors from Life University School of Chiropractic in Atlanta, GA 1994. Dr Whittington offers each patient a unique approach to their particular problem or concern. Techniques ranging from traditional chiropractic adjustments (diversified) to more gentle approaches like Activator, SOT or “Network” are all available at Whittington Chiropractic. We have found over the years that there is no one “size” that fits all.  We do our best to tailor your care to an approach that will best help your body to connect and get well.

Western North Carolina Nature Center
828-259-8080; 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville NC 28805

The Western North Carolina Nature Center in Asheville, NC provides a one-of-a-kind adventure where guests can experience animals and plants native to the Southern Appalachian region. Featuring over 60 species of animals including river otters, black bear, red wolves and cougars, the Center welcomes over 100,000 visitors annually.
30,000 of these visitors were school children attending the Nature Center in conjunction with their classroom curriculum. In fact, the Nature Center is one of the primary facilities in Western North Carolina offering school children opportunities to learn about and develop an understanding of their responsibility for this area’s native wildlife and habitats.

Whole Foods Market
828-
239-9604; 4 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805
We seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries.

YMCA of Western North Carolina
The mission of the YMCA is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The most important measure of the YMCA is the impact it has on the lives of the people and communities it serves. Together, these diverse groups find a place of welcome and belonging at the YMCA of Western North Carolina- an organization that builds strong kids, strong families and strong communities. Through our five centers, 23 childcare sites and 200-plus programs throughout the community, the YMCA positively impacts people of all ages, races, faiths and economic backgrounds.