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About the Event

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What //

5K Run

When //

Saturday, March 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am

Where //

7705 Lead Mine Road
Raleigh, NC 27601

(map and directions)


Now in its fifth year, this race is part of the 2018 Second Empire Grand Prix – the third race in the 15-event year-long series.

The race is sponsored by Sola Coffee & Café, and the race starts and finishes at their store located at 7705 Lead Mine Road in North Raleigh.  Click here to download a course map.

Profits from the event will go to support Project ALS. For more information on this fine organization, go to

Entrants in the 5K have the option of being timed or not-timed.  The entry fees are the same for either option - $25 up to and including February 10, $30 from February 11-March 9, and $35 on race day.

T-shirts are guaranteed to all those registered by February 23rd.  After that date it will be "as available."  If there are no shirts for packet pickup and/or race day, the late entry fee will be $30.

Awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers overall and also to the top three finishers in each of the following age groups (both male and female): 12-under, 13-19, 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.

Pre-registered runners can pick up their packets and late entrants can register on Friday, March 9th, at Sola Cafe between 5pm and 7pm.  Pre-registered runners can also pickup their packets and late entrants can register on race day at Sola Cafe beginning at 7 am.