09/20/2014 @ 8:00 am

28th Annual Warren Rives 5K

5K, 1 Mile Run

High Point, NC

About the Event

What //

5K, 1 Mile Run

When //

Sat, September 20, 2014 @ 8:00 am

Where //

601 North Elm Street
High Point, NC 27261

Event Overview

One of the Triad's most popular races, this event drew a crowd of over 450 entries in 2013. Stephen Stiegel (18:25) and Vivian Chalco-Dinan (20:03) were the overall winners. Scott Dvorak (14:29) and Vicki Mitchell (16:40) hold the course records.

Both courses start and finish at the Millis Regional Health Education Center across the street from the High Point Regional Hospital in downtown High Point.

Click here to download a course map.

The entry fees are $20 for the 5K and $5 for the one-mile Fun Run. After September 1, the fee for the 5K increases to $25 up to and including race day. T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 450 entrants.

In the 5K, awards will be given to the first three finishers overall, to the first three master finishers overall and to the first three grandmaster finishers overall – both male and female. Awards are also presented to the first three finishers in each of the following age divisions: (both sexes) 10-under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74. 75-79, and 80-over.

Late entrants can register and pre-registered runners can pick up their packets either on race day beginning at 6 am or at Omega Sports in High Point on Friday evening, the 19th, from 5-8 pm.

The race is named in honor of Warren Rives, Jr,, a hospital board member who died of a heart attack at the age of 41. All proceeds benefit the Heart Strides Scholarship Fund

The fun run, for which no official times are taken, begins at 8:00 a.m. and the 5K starts at 8:30 a.m.