Run The Rail 5k

Event Date

Sat, Sep 28, 2019


Lincolnton, NC

About This Activity

Race begins and ends at:

The Betty Ross Park


Join us for the 10th annual Run the Rail 5K. This family-friendly event begins and ends at the Betty Ross Park on Saturday, Sept 28th, with the race taking place on the historic Marcia H. Cloninger Rail-Trail (named in memory of the late Mayor Pro Tem Marcia Cloninger). Marcia was instrumental in securing funds to build the trail and was its true champion. We hope you will join us as we Run the Rail – and remember.

Saturday, Sept 28th, 2019
7:30-8:30 Registrations & Check-in
9:00am 5K Run (Timed)
9:05am 5K Memorial Walk (Non Timed)
9:50am Kids Fun Run

Your participation in Run the Rail 5K supports the services and programs offered by Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County. If you have ever needed hospice care for a loved one or know anyone who has, you understand why our services are so extraordinary. Our goal is to care for those facing serious or terminal illness, helping them make the most of every day. Your participation and generous support helps us provide care for patients without insurance, specialized services for children, grief care for anyone who has experienced loss, and community education initiatives that help individuals in our community reach important end-of-life decisions. 

Registration Options:

On Line  Wednesday By Mid-Night week of the event!

In person, by noon, Friday, Sept 27th, at:

Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County

900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton 28092

Monday through Friday, 10am-5pm

Questions? Call 704.732.6146


By mail, postmarked by Sept 21st, to

Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County

Attn: Nancy Cole

900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton 28092

On event day, at:

Betty G. Ross Park, 7:30-8:30am

Finisher medals award to all.

T-shirts guaranteed for those registered by Sept 13th. They will be provided while supplies last for registrations received after that date. Sizes offered: YL, S, M, L, XL

Most of the race route is on the Rail Trail.

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