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About the Event

What //

10K, 5K Run

When //

Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am

Where //

960 Gateway Commons Circle
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Overview

It's Race Week! The Frosty Run 10k starts at 8:00am on Saturday, December 7th. Frosty 5k follows at 8:15am.

Race Day Information:

We will see you all on Saturday at Gateway Commons Shopping Center
Packet Pickup Information
Course Maps - NOTE: As of 12/6 there is a modification to the 10k course. 
And most importantly, don't forget about the Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry food drive.
Find out what to bring here. We will be collecting Friday at the packet pickup and race day.

Read the race day email here for additional information.

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Why Run in the 2019 Frosty 10K/ 5K?

Where else can you find a cool 10k in Wake Forest? You can't! So come on out and warm up with a great, festive run. Enjoy a frosty 6.2 or 3.1 mile run that winds through Heritage neighborhoods.

** Both the 5k and 10k are stroller-friendly and dog-friendly (please keep your dogs on a leash) - don't leave your loved ones at home! **

In case you need another reason, this is one of the primary fundraising events benefitting the
Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry, and everyone who participates can make a difference by helping to provide food for families who might not otherwise have a meal on their table.

Join us Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 (start time 8:00am)

The FOURTH annual Frosty Run 10k and 5k is the fastest growing 10K in Wake Forest! This is the perfect winter run - a fun event made just for you. The course is perfect for all runners. It includes flat roads, trails, a few hills, pretty neighborhoods, and aid stations to keep you hydrated.

Course

Both courses are USATF Certified. The 5K course is an out-and-back on the first 1.55 miles of the 10K route. (Check out the course map here.)

The run starts and ends in front of Gatehouse Tavern in Gateway Commons and will conclude with a post-race party including a bounce house, coffee, and snacks for everyone.

On the route you will have three aid stations: at approximately miles 1.5, 3, and 4.7. 

 

Race Day Schedule of Events

 
  • 6:30am-7:45am Packet Pickup in front of Gatehouse Tavern, Wake Forest
  • 6:45am - 10:00am Food Drive
  • 8:00am: Start of 10K
  • 8:15am: Start of 5k
  • 9:30am: Awards
  • 10:00am: Finish Line Closes

Medals & Shirts

All pre-reistered participants get a long-sleeved 2019 Frosty Run tee-shirt and pre-registered finishers get a newly designed nice, shiny finisher's medal! 

Awards - 10k

The top three overall male and female winners will receive a special award. 

The top three overall male and female masters winners will receive a special award. 

The top three male and female athletes in the following age groups will also receive awards. 
12-14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+

Must be present to claim your award.

Awards - 5k

The top three overall male and female winners will receive a special award. (More information to follow)
The top three overall male and female masters winners will receive a special award. (More information to follow)

The top three male and female athletes in the following age groups will also receive awards.
8 and under; 9-11; 12-14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+

Must be present to claim your award. 

Please Donate During the Race Day Food Drive

The race benefits the Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry. They will bring their box truck and will be accepting donations. Please don't just clean out your pantry and bring all the things you don't want... old pickles and olives. The next time you are in the grocery store, just grab a can of pasta sauce and a box of noodles. 

See here for a list of food needed to feed local families and to keep the shelves stocked. Bring food on Friday to packet-pickup, or race morning where the Tri-Area Ministry truck will be set up for collection.