03/08/2014 @ 9:00 AM

Run for the Rockets

5K, 1 Mile Run

Clayton, NC

About the Event

What //

5K, 1 Mile Run

When //

Sat, March 8, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

Where //

849 North Mial Street
Clayton, NC 27520


Last year 138 runners and walkers registered for this event put on by Cooper Elementary PTA in Clayton.  Alex Roy led all runners across the finish line is 19:48. Karen Gardner led all the women in 24:56.  Timothy Holtzhauser (18:30) and Kaelin Amaya (22:21) hold the course records both set in 2012.

.The races all start and finish at the school which is located at 849 North Mial Street in Clayton. Click here to download a course map.

Late entrants can register and pre-registered entrants can pick up their packets beginning at 7:30 am on race day. The mile begins at 9 am followed by the start of the 5K Run/5K Walk at 9:30 am. The Kid’s Dash will start at 10:30 am.

Entry fees will be as follows: 5K Run - $20, 5K Walk - $15, Mile - $10. Kid’s Dash - $5. After February 26th, the fees for the 5K Run and 5K Walk will increase to $25 and $20, respectively. T-shirts are guaranteed to all those entered in the 5K run by February 16th. After that date, it will be “as supplies last.”

In the 5K run, awards will be presented to the first three males overall, to the first three females overall and to the first three finishers in each of the following age divisions (both sexes): 11-under, 12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50--over. In the mile, awards will be given to the first three finishers. All those who participate in the Kid’s Dash will receive a ribbon.

Proceeds from the race will be donated by the Cooper Elementary PTA to Cooper Elementary for the purchase of Smart Boards for the classrooms.

Click here to download a mail-in entry form.