CHS Students for South Sudan 5K/Color Run


Event Date

Sat, Nov 15, 2014


Cary, NC

About This Activity

Cary High students have been working with the community to raise the funds needed to help start a world-class educational system in the world's newest country - South Sudan. Your participation in our Students for South Sudan 5K/Color Run will help us meet these needs. Proceeds from our event will be used to purchase student desks & library books for our partner school in South Sudan. These students are in desperate need of these resources and lack the basics in regards to educational materials. You can choose to participate in the competitive 5K or non-competitive 5K/Color Run that kicks off & ends at Cary High's Stadium. We hope you will join us!

Event details and schedule


If you would like an event t-shirt, please register by November 1st.

Event Schedule:

The events will be held at Cary High School in Cary, NC. The Competitive 5K starts at 8am at Cary High School's stadium. The non-competitive 5K/Color Run starts at 8:15 at the same location.

Course Info:

The race will take place in the residential neighborhoods surrounding Cary High School. The race starts & ends at Cary High's Stadium.

Arrival Info.:

On-site registration will start at 7:15 for the Competitive 5K & at 7:30 for the non-competitive 5K/Color Run. For Pre-Registrants, upon arriving, check in at our Check-In station to receive your bib and any other important information and updates.


Parking is available at Cary High's Stadium. If overfllow parking is necessary, directional signs & helpful volunteers will point you in the right direction.


Please bring identification with you. IDs should include your name, address, and an image of you. If you registered a child or minor (under 18), please provide documentation for them as well.

What to Bring?

Please bring your registration confirmation with you. This will make checking in a smooth & easy process.

What to Wear?

For the competitive 5K, please wear the running gear that suits your style. For the non-competitive 5K/Color Run, wear clothing that you feel comfortable having biodegradeable, non-toxic colors thrown at you while running. These colors come with the claim that they will come out in the wash. We cannot verify those claims.

Community Event:

As the inaugural 5K/Color Run benefitting the Cary High Students for South Sudan, we hope to have bands, community organizations, and other booths set up on site. After the race, hang around and join in the fun. There will also be donation jars on site in the event you would like to contribute additional funds to the organization.

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