In 2013 this race had a field of over 200 entrants. Ryan Kaat won the race in 17:22.. Debra Combos won the women’s competition 27:08. Kaat holds the event course record of 16:46 run in 2012. Meghan Hegarty and Jennifer Curtin share the women’s course record of 20:23 set in 2009.
Once again, the race will be run on the cross-country course at WakeMed Soccer Park located at 201 Soccer Park Drive in Cary.
The entry fee is $25 increasing to $30 after April 1st. The fee includes a t-shirt guaranteed to all those registered by April 1st. After that, it will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Participants in the 5K can either register as a “competitive” or a “recreational” participant. The competitive runners will be issued chips, will receive official times, and be eligible for awards. The recreational runner/walker will not receive an official time but will be able to see his/her finishing time in a digital clock at the finish line.
Late entrants can register and pre-registered runners can pick up their packets either at Omega Sports located at 4120 Main at North Hills on Friday, April 11th , from 5-7 pm or on race day at start/finish area beginning at 7:30 am.
Awards will be presented to the first three males overall, to the first three females overall, and to the first-place finisher in each of the following age groups: (both sexes) 13-under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, and 70-over.
Profits from the race will benefit the Greater Raleigh Young Life, a non-denominational Christian outreach.
to download a mail-in entry form.