Run for the Park 5K 2016


Event Date

Sat, May 28, 2016


Highlands, NC


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Running-5K - Adult (21 and over)

$30 $30 Closed

Student (13-20) - Student(13-20)

$20 $20 Closed

child(0-12) - child(0-12)

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

Pre Race-Day Registration: Adults - $30, Students age 15 and older - $20, 12 and Under - $10

 Race-Day Registration: Adults - $35, Students age 15 and older - $25, 12 and Under - $15

 Awards: Presented to first-place overall male and female finishers, and to Masters male and female first-place winners. All others judged by five-year groups, with awards going to top three male and female finishers in each group (13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over. All youngsters under age 15 receive a participant medallion. Youngsters who place first in the one-year age group will receive a special winner’s medallion.

Event details and schedule

Name: Run for the Park

 Date: Saturday May 30

 Co-sponsors: Mountaintop Rotary, Founders Park Coalition, Highlands Roadrunners Club

 Registration: 7:45-8:45 a.m. at under the entrance way to the park

 Start Time: 9 a.m.

 Awards Presentation: 10:30 a.m. in the main park pavilion

 Chip Timing

 Race Route: Start on Pine Street, Turn left onto 5th Street, Right onto Chestnut, Left onto Sixth Street, Cross Horse Cove Road, Right on Smallwood, Left onto Leonard/Wilson/Pierson/ Fifth Street (around by school), right on Smallwood, left onto Sixth Street, Cross Horse Cove, left onto Chestnut, left onto 5th Street, Right onto Oak Street (alley), right onto Pine Street Alley, Right onto Pine Street to finish line (in the park). US 64 will not be affected.

 Traffic and Security: The Highlands Police and Fire Departments will provide safety and traffic control at major intersections. Experienced volunteers will provide traffic control at other intersections.

 Proceeds Go To:  The bulk of proceeds from the race will go toward Phase II of the park. $1000 will go to the Highlands Roadrunners Club Scholarship fund for local athletes attending college or university who continue in sports (two current recipients from Highlands School).

 Race Director: Skip Taylor


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