One of the area’s oldest continuously run road races, this event, now in its 34rd
year, is part of the East Carolina Corporate Road Race series.
In 2016 over 300 runners and walkers registered for the 5K. They were led by Ethan Frye, who finished in 18:09. Alicia Rider led the women across the finish line in 20:26.
The 5K Run and the 5K Health Walk both begin at 9 am, and the 1/10-mile Tot Trot starts at 9:45 am. The 5K starts on 111 East 2nd
Street at the Clayton Center and finishes on Horne Street behind the Town Hall. The Tot Trot starts and finishes on Horne Street and will start as soon as the 5K is finished.
to download the course map.
The entry fee for the 5K Run and the 5K Health Walk is $25, if postmarked NLT April 22. After that date, the fee is $35, increasing to $40 on race day. The Tot Trot fee is $5. T-shirts are guaranteed to all those entered in the 5K by April 22..
In the 5K Race, trophies will be awarded to the top three male runners, to the top three female runners and to the top three finishers in each of the following age groups (both sexes): 11-under,12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60-over. In the Health Walk the first three finishers will receive awards. In the Tot Trot, all finishers will receive ribbons.