Run For Joy

Thursday, April 13, 2017


Run For Joy Registration

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2017 Run For Joy Results

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Isaiah 40: 30-31
Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

When & Where

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Halyburton Park
4099 S 17th Street
Wilmington, NC  28412


5K Run  –  TIMED
1 Mile Walk  –  UNTIMED

Start Times

6:00 PM  –  5K Race Start
6:05 PM  –  1 Mile Fun Run Start

Please plan to be at the starting line 10 minutes prior to the start of the race wearing your race number on the front of your shirt. You may walk the 5K race if registered, however we ask that athletes walking the 5K race line up at the back of the starting area.

About the Race

Run for Joy is in honor of Connor Vogel who passed away in 2016 at the age of 22.  Connor, who was loved and admired by many, was a UNCW student and graduate of Coastal Christian High School.

About the Cause

Proceeds from Run for Joy benefit the Connor Vogel Scholarship at Coastal Christian High School
The event also raises awareness of organ donation in honor of Connor whose organs have given the gift of life to others.


5K Awards
•Top 3 Overall Finishers

1 Mile Fun Run Awards
•Top Male and Female Finisher

Race Swag

Participants who register by Thursday, March 23, 2017 will be guaranteed a race shirt. The shirts are available in Youth S-L, Female S-XXL & Male S-XXL cut sizes, and are made of Cotton.

 Be sure to claim your shirt today!

About the Course

The start and finish will be at the beautiful Halyburton Park and will take you around the Cross City Trail through Wilmington.

5K & 1 Mile Course Map

Schedule & Packet Pickup Info

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Halyburton Park
4099 S 17th Street
Wilmington, NC  28412

5:00 p.m. – On-site Registration Opens
5:45 p.m. – On-site Registration Closes
6:00 p.m. – 5K Run Starts
6:05 p.m. – 1 Mile Run Starts
7:00 p.m. – Awards Starts (Approximate Time)

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


•Participants will be able to park anywhere inside Halyburton Park and walk to the Start/Finish Area.

Additional Information

More information to come for after race activities!

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Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on April10, 2017

Event Pricing

March 9 through April 10 — $30
Day of Registration — $35
Student Pricing — $10 Off

1 Mile
March 9 through April 10 — $15
Day of Registration — $20


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.

There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation to paws4people.

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.


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