The Flatwoods 5K is run just after sunrise on a natural, scenic limerock loop road around the Austin Cary Forest. The race is chip timed and the course is acuratley measured, with mile markers. There is a water station at halfway, and post-race refreshments.
If you register online, the cost is $10 (for the race) plus $10 (if you want a shirt). Online registered runners 14 years of age or younger race for free, but the shirt costs $10 (sizes down to adult XS). If you register late in person, the cost is $20 (for the race), and no shirts will be available.
T-shirts are synthetic nylon with long leaf pine artwork. This year's color is forest green.
Pine cone trophies to top male and female open and masters runners, and top 3 in all age groups. All runners 14 years or younger will recieve an award.