Cleft Palate Gallop 5K and Fun Walk

5K, Other

Event Date

Sat, Nov 21, 2015


Chapel Hill, NC

About This Activity

The 8th annual Cleft Palate Gallop 5K run/walk is scheduled for Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at 9 AM.

WHERE: The race start location is the Old Well on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. An approximate address is: 180 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC 27514.

DISTANCES: 5K Run and 1.2 Mile Family Fun Walk

REGISTRATION: The cost for pre-registration is $25 for the 5K and $15 for the fun walk. Online pre-registration will end on Novemeber 20th at 5PM. In- person registration will be available at 8:00AM the morning of the race. The cost for registering on race day will be an additional $5 ($30 for 5K and $20 for fun walk).

RACE: The running route will be the Franklin 5K, a USATF-certified course. Click here to view course map.   Electronic chip timing will be used. Strollers, wagons, and friendly pets welcome! Pets must be on a leash at all times.

T-SHIRT: Participates that pre-register for the 5K or Fun Walk will be guaranteed a T-shirt. Those who sign up on race day will receive a t-shirt as available.

AWARDS: Awards will be given to the overall first, second, and third place male and female runners as well as the top male and female runners in each age group: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.

The Cleft Palate Gallop is organized by students of the UNC School of Dentistry. All profits from the race will be donated to the UNC Craniofacial Center to help cover the treatment costs of children with cleft lip or cleft palate. For more information, visit our website at

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