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UNC Asheville

1 University Heights

Asheville, NC 28804

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Time to celebrate the greatest number in the universe: Pi!

In honor of Pi Day, UNC Asheville is hosting a community fun-run. Run or walk (or skip or trot) the 3.14 mile distance, which celebrates Pi’s value. The event is open to the public and has a nominal registration fee of $15.00, which includes a t-shirt and swag bag.

There will also be a Pi(e) Baking Contest! Bring your homemade pies to be judged and eaten by runners, and win a prize! Be sure to let us know when you register if you're bringing a pie for the contest.

Proceeds will benefit the Asheville Initiative for Math at UNC Asheville and its Marvelous Math Club at Pisgah View Apartments. Marvelous Math Club uses math as a catalyst to build leadership skills, create community and provide a space where elementary school students can grow academically and socially.

The Pi Day Run is a chance to show your support for math literacy, which enhances our ability to solve problems, understand statistical concepts like risk, and to communicate effectively with numbers. Math literacy is an essential skill in our current workforce environment and will continue to grow in importance for personal economic success.


Onsite check-in and registration begin at 2 p.m.

Race start time is at 3:14 p.m.


Where will the race be held?

The race will be held at UNCA on The Karl Straus Track and adjancent soccer fields.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

You may park in the parking deck (P4) along Field Drive and in the parking lots below Field Drive (P1 and P2). (Campus Map)

Will the race be timed?

As this is a fun run, the Pi Run will not be timed.

Can I register the day of the event?

For the Pi Run, in-person registrations will begin at 2 p.m. To secure your spot, advanced registration is strongly encouraged.

Can I run with my dog?

No, animals are not allowed on the track.

Are strollers allowed?

Yes. Runners with strollers must stay in the right lane for safety reasons.

What if there is inclement weather on the race date?

The race will be held on March 17 regardless of weather. If weather is unfavorable it will be moved to the indoor track.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact Evie Giaconia, evgiaconia@gmail.com.

What is the refund policy?

As this is a fundraiser, we cannot offer refunds for non-attendance or if the event is canceled. Your donation to UNC Asheville's Asheville Initiative for Math is greatly appreciated!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Geraldines Bakery

Asheville Pizza and Brewing

Standard Pizza

Mellow Mushroom

Asheville Rotary Club South

Also sponsoring our run: Trader Joe's

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Asheville, NC 28804

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