Three days and five events, packed into one September 2015 weekend in downtown Asheville.
Newspaper publisher Dave Neill said the 14-year-old half-marathon and 1-year-old full marathon didn't make enough money to pay participating nonprofits.
Dozens of local charities that manned aid stations in return for donated cash from the Lend-A-Hand organization are up in arms about the delayed payment.
This follows recent news of a half-Ironman coming to Lake Logan next year.
More big races for a race-hungry community.