When & Where

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Burgaw Presbyterian Church
200 East Fremont St.
Burgaw, NC 28425


5K  –  TIMED
1 Mile  –  UNTIMED

Start Times

7:00 AM  –  5K Start
7:05 AM  –  1 Mile Start

2019 Blueberry Festival 5K Photos

2019 Blueberry Festival 5K Results

Come out and show your support for the North Carolina Blueberry Festival by participating in the 5K or 1 Mile. The race starts and ends in Historic Downtown Burgaw and provides runners a rare opportunity to enjoy the picturesque small town. A community favorite, this race has become a tradition for locals. Be sure to come dressed in your best shade of blue!

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.

For more festival info, head to the NC Blueberry Festival’s website.

About the Cause

The mission of Pender Alliance for Teen Health (PATH) is to provide access to an Integrated System of Care for Pender County youth, their families, teachers and staff. PATH operates two School Based Health Centers at Pender High School and Cape Fear Middle/Elementary Schools. At each of the PATH Health Centers children who are enrolled in the PATH program can seek medical attention right at school with our Family Nurse Practitioner or one of our Registered Nurses.  Mental Health and Counseling are provided in our centers by our partner Coastal Horizons. All other Pender County Schools are connected into the PATH TeleHealth Network utilizing the School Nurse at each school.

5K Awards
• Top 3 Overall, Male & Female

• Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female:
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,
40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 & 65+

Race Swag

 Race Shirts will be guaranteed to participants who register by 11:59 PM on Monday, June 3rd, 2019. The shirts are available in Youth S-M and Adult Unisex XS-XXL cut sizes, and are made of cotton.

 Be sure to claim your shirt today by registering!

Race starts and ends at the intersection of Walker and Fremont Streets, in front of Burgaw Presbyterian at 7:00 AM sharp! The course is flat and fast through neighborhoods of historic downtown Burgaw, the county seat of Pender County. There are a minimum number of turns throughout the course. Water will be available at the 1 Mile & 2 Mile marks. Water, fresh blueberries and other recovery fruits will be provided at the finish line. 

This course is also stroller and wheelchair friendly! However, dogs are not allowed on this course so please leave them at home or with a non-running spectator.

Schedule & Parking Info

Friday, June 14, 2019

Academy Sports + Outdoors
5309 Gingerwood Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405
12 PM – 2 PM – Packet Pickup

– OR –

Fitness Fusion
903 S. Walker St, Burgaw, NC 28425
5 PM – 7 PM – Packet Pickup

If you cannot make it, packets can also be picked up at the Race when Registration Opens. Please allow enough extra time before the race starts to pickup your packet.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Burgaw Presbyterian Church
200 East Fremont St.
Burgaw, NC 28425

6:00 AM  –  Registration Opens
6:45 AM  –  Registration Closes
7:00 AM  –  5K Start
7:05 AM  –  1 Mile Start
8:00 AM  –  Awards
9:00 AM  –  Blueberry Festival

Race Day Parking

Race starts & ends at the intersection of Walker & Fremont Streets, in front of Burgaw Presbyterian. Parking is available at the old rail road right of way.

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5K Race 
Through May 1  —  $30

May 2 through June 11  —  $35
June 12 through Race Day  —  $40

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Through May 1  —  $25
May 2 through June 11  —  $30
June 12 through Race Day  —  $35

5K or 1 Mile (Ages 18 & Under)
Through June 11  —  $20

June 12 through Race Day  —  $25


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: There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation.

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.