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About the Event

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Saturday, April 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am

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Dorothea Dix Park/2105 Umstead Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603



Experience one of North Carolina’s most beautiful parks while you and your family walk and run a beautiful 5K course at Dorothea Dix Park. A 1-mile walk/run event is also available. This fun family event features special family pricing and focuses on building strong and healthy families which makes it one of the most impactful family events  in Raleigh!

Registration includes a soft cotton t-shirt as well as a Pinwheel Temporary Tattoo as part of the Pinwheels for Prevention® national campaign to raise awareness for child abuse prevention efforts. Sign up now and come to Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up.

Online Registration closes Wednesday, April 10th, however registrations received after April 1 may not receive a t-shirt.

Both 5K and 1-Mile courses take place on the beautiful Dorothea Dix Park and feature downhill finishes.

Post-race refreshments will be available for runners as well as vendors, exhibitors and games for kids.



Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

6:30am — Race Site opens for parking.

6:30am — Race Day Packet Pick-Up opens at Race Site (Harvey Hill).

7:30am — Race Day Packet Pick-Up closes.

7:30am — Road Closures begin.

7:30am — Race Expo at Harvey Hill officially opens with sponsor and exhibitor booths and activities for families and children.

7:30 am --- Raleigh Group Fitness leads pre-race stretching for 5k participants

7:45am — All Race Course and associated roads closed.

7:45am. — President & CEO of Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina, Sharon Hirsch welcomes participants and introduces Guest Speaker

7:50am — Guest speaker, Kristin O’Connor, Section Chief Child Welfare Policy and Programs North Carolina Division of Social Services delivers Opening Remarks.

7:55am — Safety Briefing.

7:58am — National Anthem.

8:00am — 5K Race Starts.

8:10 am - Raleigh Group Fitness leads pre-race stretching for 1 mile participants

8:20 am — 1-Mile Race Starts.

9:30am — Awards Ceremony.

10:30am — Race and Race Expo with sponsor and exhibitor booths and activities for families and officially ends.

11:00am — All Race Course and associated roads now open.



In addition to hosting packet pick-up, Fleet Feet Raleigh/Morrisville is our proud Awards Sponsor. Awesome Fleet Feet Sports Gift Cards will be awarded to the Top three Men and Women Finishers.  The winner of the 1 miler will also receive an award. 

1st Place Men - $50
1st Place Women - $50
2nd Place Men - $35
2nd Place Women - $35
3rd Place Men- $25
3rd Place Women - $25
1st Place 1-Mile - $10