Run Valley of the Lilies

Registration is now open for the eighth annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5K, slated for Saturday, April 7, in Cullowhee. 

The half marathon will start at 8 a.m., taking runners on a scenic 13.1-mile journey through the Western Carolina University campus and along the Tuckaseigee River. The 5K run/walk will begin at 8:15 a.m.

Fees are $40 for the half marathon and $20 for 5K through March 9, increasing to $60 and $25, respectively, through April 7 and to $80 and $30 for day-of registration. Sign up at

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