On Saturday, June 24, 2017, the Sappony Tribe along with th the Person County Tourism Development Authority and Person County Parks & Recreation Department will celebrate 6 years of trail running along the beautiful banks of Mayo Lake! This will be the 6th year for the trail run and special plans are underway to recognize and celebrate the day!
In 2016, this race drew over 250 registrants to Mayo Park Karson McKenzie took the overall title in 21:21. Dillon Kunz holds the course record of 19:35 set in 2012. Jordan Lee won the women’s title in 22:26. Allison Peters ran 20:39 in 2014 to set the course record for the women
As the name implies, this is a trail run, starting and finishing at the Educational Building in the Park. The address for your GPS is 599 Neal's Store Road, Roxboro, NC. The mile will start at 7:30, and the 5K will begin at 8 am.
to download a course map.
The entry fee for the 5K is $25 if received by June 11. After that date the fee is $30 up to and including race day. The entry fees for the mile are $10 and $15, respectively. The 5K entry fee includes a t-shirt, guaranteed to all those registered by June 11.
In the 5K, awards will be given to the first male finisher overall, the first female finisher overall, the first master finishers of each sex, and to the top three finishers in each of the following age groups: (both sexes) 9-under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70-over. In the mile, all finishers ages 12 and under will receive a medal.
Late entrants can register and pre-registered runners can pick up their packets at the race site on race day morning beginning at 6 am.
Profits from the race will benefit the Sappony Indian Heritage Program - a non-profit organization whose mission is to teach youth about their heritage and traditions while promoting healthy lifestyles and the importance of giving back to the community.
For more information, visit their web site at http://www.sapponytrailrun.org/