Now in its 11th year, this race starts and finishes at the Bell Tower on the UNC Campus.
Shan Guo led the 65 finishers over the campus course last year in 19:05. Alley Meyer won the women’s title in 24:35.
The race is sponsored by Project AGE (Advancing Geriatric Education) of the Carolina Association of Pharmacy Students and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and benefits Senior PharmAssist in Durham
The entry fee is $25, but only $10 for those ages 65 and older on race day. On race day, the registration fee is $30.
Entrants have a choice of entering as a competitive or recreational entrant. Here is the difference. The competitive entrant will be receive an official time and be eligible for awards. The recreational entrant will not receive and official time nor be eligible for awards but will be able to see his finish time on a digital clock at the finish.
The entry fee includes a t-shirt, guaranteed to all entered by March 21. After that, it will be "as available."
Awards will be given to the top two male finishers overall, to the top two male finishers overall, and to the fastest finisher in each of the following age groups (both sexes); 24 and under, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-64, and 65-over.