Event

11/13/2021 @ 11:00 am

Carry the Water 5K and 10K

10K, 5K Run

Morrisville Community Park

About the Event

What //

10K, 5K Run

When //

Sat, November 13, 2021 @ 11:00 am

Where //

Morrisville Community Park

Overview

Come run the beautiful greenways of Wake County and help raise funds for education, healthcare, and village development projects in India! Carry the Water events, previously, have helped raise over $500,000 for water development projects in India!

In its third year in 2019, over 200 runners and walkers signed up for this event. Austin Spence led all finishers in 20:13. Savannah Thompson was the fastest woman in the field with a 21:40 clocking.  The 2020 race was cancelled due to the pandemic.

In past years​, the race has been held at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, but this year it will be moving to the Morrisville Community Park located at 1520 Morrisville Parkway in Morrisville.

A 10K has also been added to the event.  Both races begin at 11 am.

​The entry fee for either race is $20 up to and including September 24, $25 through October 24, $30 up to November 10, and $40 thereafter up to and including race day.  The fee includes a t-shirt, guaranteed to the first 300 paid entrants. 

Kids ages 12 and under are free with no shirt. 

​​In both the 5K and 10K awards will be given to the top three male finishers, to the top three female finishers and to the top finishers in each of the following age groups (both sexes): 17-under, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60-over.

The races of the Morrisville Family Fun Fest which will include a family picnic, a craft show with 40 local artisans, a field of family activities, and a sunset luminary send off. Bring your own picnic blanket or lawn chairs.

Come for the RUN stay for the FUN! Let's help our friends in India!