NC Blueberry Festival 5K, June 18, 2016

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Saturday, June 18, 2016
7 a.m.

Historic Downtown Burgaw
200 East Fremont St
Burgaw, NC 28425

 


 

REGISTRATION

Online Registration is Closed. You can register in-person at:

Friday, June 17, 2016
5p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Fitness Fusion
901 S Walker St.
Burgaw, NC, 28425

Saturday, June 18, 2016
6:00 a.m. – 6:45 a.m.
Burgaw Presbyterian Church
200 East Fremont Street
Burgaw, NC 28425

5K Registration Fee: $40
Children 18 & Under: $30


 

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Participants may choose to run or walk this TIMED 5K course. See course description below. This course is stroller and wheelchair friendly.

 


 

 

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7:00 a.m. – 5K Race Starts

 

Please plan to be at the start line 10 minutes prior to the start of the race wearing your race number on the front of your shirt. Walkers and strollers are asked to line up in the back.

 


 

 

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The race is the unofficial start of the 13th Annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival. Runners will be delighted to see they beat the crowds that gather for the event that brings people from all over the state to Burgaw. A community favorite, this race has become a tradition for local runners and walkers. Professional chip timing will be provided. Awards are given after the race at the finish line. Water and fresh blueberries and other recovery fruits will be provided at the finish line. A water stop will be provided.

Come out and show your support for the North Carolina Blueberry Festival by participating in the 5K Blueberry Run / Walk. The race starts and ends in Historic Downtown Burgaw and provides runners a rare opportunity to enjoy the picturesque small town.

 


 

 

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Come out and show your support for the North Carolina Blueberry Festival by participating in the 5K Blueberry Run and Walk. The Festival is a non-profit civic organization that provides post high school academic scholarships to North Carolina students.

 


 

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Friday, June 17, 2016
Fitness Fusion
901 S Walker St.
Burgaw, NC, 28425

5 – 7:00 p.m. – Packet Pickup & Onsite Registration

 

Saturday, June 18, 2016
Burgaw Presbyterian Church
200 East Fremont Street
Burgaw, NC 28425

6:00 a.m. – On-site Registration/Packet Pickup opens
6:45 a.m. – On-site Registration/Packet Pickup closes
7:00 a.m. – 5K Starts
8:00 a.m. – Awards (this time is approximate)

 


 

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Blueberry Festival 5K map

The course is flat and fast through historic Burgaw, the county seat of Pender County. The course will have a minimum number of turns throughout the course.


 

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RACE SHIRTS:
Participants who register by June 6th, 2016 will be guaranteed a race shirt. The shirts are made of Dri Fit/Sport Tek and are available in UNISEX cuts sizes XS-XXL.

 


 

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  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female Finishers
  • Top 3 Age Group finishers will receive a medal: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

 


 

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Friday, June 17, 2016
5p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Packet Pickup & Onsite Registration

Fitness Fusion
901 S Walker St.
Burgaw, NC, 28425

 

Saturday, June 18, 2016
6:00 a.m. – 6:45 a.m.

Burgaw Presbyterian Church
200 East Fremont Street
Burgaw, NC 28425

 

Pre-registered participants may pick up their race numbers and shirts at packet pick up listed above. For those who wish to register in person, you may do so at any Packet Pickup listed above.

 


 

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PARKING & OTHER ACTIVITES
The race is the unofficial start of the 13th Annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival. Runners will be delighted to see they beat the crowds that gather for the event that brings people from all over the state to Burgaw.

After the race stay to enjoy all-day live entertainment on the Festival Stage, lots of blueberries, blueberry baked goods, blueberry education, children’s activities, arts & crafts vendors from across the state, the best food vendors the region has to offer including Southeastern North Carolina Barbecue, Beer Tent, Wine Garden, car show, and antique show and sale.

 


 PAST RESULTS

2015 Overall Results

2015 Age Group Results

2015 Finish Line Video


FAQ & GUIDELINES
Waiver: The Registration Agreement & Liability Waiver is linked to the Online Registration. This must be selected and approved during registration.

Packet Pick-Up: Family or Friends may pick-up your Race Packet at Packet Pick-Up.

On-Site Registration: Registration is available starting one hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start.

Timing: Jaguar Bib Chip Timing will be used to time this race

Weather: This race is rain or shine. It will be postponed, rescheduled or cancelled if a severe weather warning is in effect.

Refunds:
Refunds requested by participant are as follows (minus credit card processing fee):
More than 60 days from event: Full Refund
Less than 60 days, but more than 30 days from event: 50% Refund
Less than 30 days, but more than two weeks from event: 25% Refund
Less than two weeks from event: No Refund
Entries are not transferable to other races Timed by Go Time as each race is organized by a different group. We must stick to this policy as race items have been purchased based on current registrations and it is not fair to choose who receives a refund and who does not.