Amberly Race for Our Heroes 5K

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Sep 20, 2014


Cary, NC

About This Activity

Every year Amberly hosts a 5K race to raise money to support a great cause.  This year the race profits will support Operation Coming Home.  To learn more about the organization, please visit  Please invite your friends and family to enjoy this great event and to support this incredible organization.

Operation Coming Home Logo (1)

Event details and schedule


September 20, 2014

8:00 - 8:30 AM Race Day Registration & Check-in
9:00 AM 5K Start
9:45 AM Fun Run Start
*Start times subject to change

Race Location: Amberly Subdivision

Course Information: The course is around the roads and trails of Amberly and Carolina Preserve neighborhoods.
Amberly 5K & Kids Run Course Map

Events: Youth, Juniors, Adults, Novices, and Families are welcome.  This is event has both competitive and recreational categories.  Competitive participants will have chip-timed results.  Recreational participants will have have a digital clock only with unofficial times.  All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age or skill-level can participate in any race course!

Awards: Awards will be provided for top male and female overall finishers and top finishers by gender age group.


5K Competitive Registration Fee:

    • Until August 22nd: $25
      * A Sport-Tex t-shirt is included if registering before August 22nd.  A cotton t-shirt is included if registering after August 22nd.  There is no guarantee of receiving a t-shirt after August 30th.
    • Until September 19th: $30
    • On Race Day September 20th: $35

5K Recreational Registration Fee:

    • Until August 22nd: $20
      * A cotton t-shirt is included if registering before September 7th.  There is no guarantee of receiving a t-shirt after September 7th.
    • Until September 19th: $25
    • On Race Day September 20th: $30

Kids (12 & Under) 5K Recreational Registration Fee: $15
* A t-shirt is included if registering before September 1st.  There is no guarantee of receiving a t-shirt after September 1st.
* Kids (12 & Under) signed up for the 5K Recreational race have the option of participating in the 1 Mile Fun Run for free.

Kids (12 & Under) 1 Mile Registration Fee: $5
* A t-shirt can be purchased for $5.

Register Online at
* Online Registration closes on Friday September 19 at 10 PM

NOTE: NO REFUNDS, TRANSFERS, or EXCHANGES are available for any Fit & Able events.

Packet Pick-Up: Saturday September 20th at 8:00 - 8:45 AM at the Amberly Club House.

NOTE: All participants must show a photo ID in order to pick up their race packets.  All participants must pick up their own race packet and sign the Fit & Able and USATF waivers.  Minors must be with a guardian to pick up their race packet.

Athletic Trainer: An athletic trainer will be available at the Amberly Club House.  Local emergency response services will be alerted to the event.

Pre-race Preparation: Please hydrate properly and visit the restrooms in the Amberly Club House before heading to the start line.

Race Souvenirs: All participants who register for the competitive 5K race by August 22nd will receive a free event Sport-Tek t-shirt.  All recreational participants, and any competitive participants registering by September 7th, will get free event cotton t-shirts.  There is no guarantee of getting an event t-shirt after September 7th.  Event t-shirts can be purchased with the kids 1 mile fun run registration.

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