5K on the Greenway

1 Mile, 5 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Oct 10, 2015


Mount Airy, NC

About This Activity

Come visit Historic Mayberry and run our 11th Annual 5K and 1/2 Mile Fun Run co-hosted by Mount Airy Parks and Recreation and Mount Airy City Schools the weekend of the Mount Airy Autumn Leaves Festival.

The majority of the course is on the beautiful Emily B. Taylor Greenway and runs along Lovill's Creek. This is a FLAT, FAST COURSE. The 49th annual Downtown Mount Airy Autumn Leaves Festival is going on within walking distance all race weekend. This race is a very popular event year after year. Come see why!! Runners, walkers, and strollers are welcome.

Race time
5K Race/Walk 8:00AM
1/2 Mile Fun Run/Walk 8:45 AM

Registration Fee

5K Youth under 18yrs = $20
5K Adult by 9/25 = $25
5K Adult 9/26-10/10 = $30
Fun Run w/t-shirt = $10
Fun Run no shirt = FREE

Rubber Ducks = $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00

Register online or download a printable registraton form at http://5kotg.itsyourrace.com

Applicants registered by October 2nd are guaranteed a race shirt. Fees are non-refundable. Race runs rain or shine.

Early Packet Pickup
Packets may be picked up at Mount Airy Parks & Recreation/Reeves Community Center
Noon - 8PM
Friday, October 9
(336) 786-8313

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup
Intersection of Independence Blvd. and Emily B. Taylor Greenway
6:30-7:45 AM, Saturday October 10

Cash Prize for Overall Male/Female 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Age Divisions 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Age Divisions: 10 & Under, 11-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
* Race is chip-timed by Go! Sports Timing

Starting on the Emily B. Taylor Greenway beyond the horse farm near Independence Blvd. going toward West Lebanon Street/Veteran's Park, turn right off the Greenway onto West Lebanon Street.
Turn left on Howard Street, loop around Crescent, Park, and Marion,
Turn right on West Lebanon, left onto the Greenway, Finish behind Roses Department Store.

Note: Showers and dressing rooms are available at Mount Airy Parks and Recreation/Reeves Community Center at Intersection of Pine Street (Hwy 89) and Renfro Street (Business 52)

Rubber Duck Regatta
WIN prize money
$5 per duck or 5 for $20
Top three ducks will receive cash prizes of $200, $100 and $50!
Do not have to be present to win.
The ducks will “RACE” down Lovill’s Creek after the 5k
All proceeds of the Rubber Duck Regatta
benefit Friends of Mount Airy Parks and Greenways.

Title Sponsor: Renfro Corporation

For more information, call (336) 786-8313 or email dlewis@mountairy.org

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