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06/01/2019 @ 8:00 am
National Trails Day 5K
5K Run
Wake Forest, NC

About the Event

What //

5K Run

When //

Saturday, June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am

Where //

Joyner Park


The Town of Wake Forest’s Greenways Advisory Board invites you to join us for the 1st Wake Forest National Trails Day 5K. Wake Forest has been celebrating National Trails Day for the past 5 years and is now including a 5K race to the festivities! It will take place on June 1, 2019 at Joyner Park. Proceeds for the race will support the maintenance of current greenways and development of new greenways in the Town of Wake Forest.
Everyone is invited to attend National Trails Day festivities that is free and open to the public. This environmental education expo has attendees visiting stations throughout Joyner Park where you can interact animals and learn about trails, nature, stewardship and more! You can also win special prizes for visiting stations. There will be food trucks at this event. Visit https://www.wakeforestnc.gov/citizen-engagement/community-calendar/national-trails-day to learn more.
Race Location
Joyner Park
701 Harris Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Pre-race day Packet Pickup
Friday, May 31
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM – Packet Pick-up @ Run N Tri Outfitters
11831 Retail Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587
Race Day Schedule
Saturday, June 1 (Race Day)
7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Race Day Registration and packet pick-up
7:45 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. Warm-up
8:00 a.m.: Start of 5K Race
8:45 a.m. 5K Awards Ceremony
9:00 a.m. National Trails Day festivities begins
1:00 p.m. National Trails Day Festivities Conclude

Entry Fee:
Pre-register thru April 26th: $25
Pre-register thru May 24th: $30
Pre-register thru June 1st: $35
*registration includes t-shirt, guaranteed thru May 24.
Adult sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
Youth sizes: S, M, L
Course Description
The 5K course will be run entirely within Joyner Park. There will be water stations along the course. The course map is posted. Strollers are welcome but will be place at the back of the pack.
Top Three Overall Male/Female
Top Three Age Group Male/Female
10 & under
65 & over