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07/23/2016 @ 8:00 am
3rd Annual Cantaloupe 5K
5K Run
Ridgeway, NC
3rd Annual Cantaloupe 5K
Last year, this race, which also had a 10K, had over 70 entrants.  Pete Gibson (18:22) and Tina Walkowski (18:55) were the overall winners.  Both were new course records.records. 

The race starts and finishes at the Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Department located at 654 US Highway 1 in Ridgeway.   The out-and-back courses is USAT&F- certified.

Click here to download the 5K course map. 

The entry fee is $25 and includes a dri-wick technical shirt to all those entered by July 1.  After that date, some shirts will still be available, but not guaranteed.

Participants have a choice of competing as a recreational or competitive entrant. Competitive entrants will be issued a chip, will receive an official time, and be eligible for awards. Recreational entrants will not receive an official time, but they will be able to see their finishing times on a digital clock at the finish line.

Awards will be presented to the first three males overall, to the first three females overall and to the top finishers in each of the following age groups (both sexes) 12-under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70-over.

Late entrants can register and pre-registered entrants can pick up their packets at the fire house on race day beginning at 6:30 am.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Department and the Ridgeway Historical Association. 

Click here to download a mail-in entry form.