Run for the River 5K

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2015 RACE RESULTS

 

Thank You for Your Support!

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THE RACE

 

Saturday, April 11, 2015
8:30 a.m.
Waterfront Park, Elizabeth City, NC

 


 

DISTANCES OFFERED

 

5K    half mile

 

Participants may choose to run or walk this TIMED 5K mile course. See course description below. The “Angus Dash” 1/2 Miler is NOT TIMED. All courses are stroller and wheelchair friendly.

 


 

START TIMES

 

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8:15 a.m. – “Angus Dash” Kids 1/2 Miler starts
8:30 a.m. – 5K Race starts

 

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

 


 

ABOUT THE RACE

 

PD Earth Day Festival

Kick off your Earth Day with Port Discover science center’s 1st “Run for the River 5K.” Enjoy the cool spring breeze coming off the Pasquotank River as you wind through the historical Riverside neighborhood. Cross the finish line and come celebrate Earth Day at Mariner’s Wharf right next door for more live music, entertainment and Earth Day festivities!

 


 

ABOUT THE CAUSE

 

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Port Discover is Northeastern North Carolina’s premiere Science Education venue. Come support our mission of “enhancing youth science understanding through interactive and guided discovery” and celebrate Earth Day after your finish. Port Discover- where kids are the scientists!

 


 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Friday, April 10, 2015
Port Discover Science Center
611 E. Main St
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

12 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Packet Pickup & Onsite Registration

 

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Waterfront Park- Across from Museum of the Albemarle
South Water Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

7:00 a.m. – Packet Pickup and Registration Open
8:15 a.m. – Packet Pick Up and Onsite Registration Close
8:15 a.m. – 1/2 Mile Starts
8:30 a.m. – 5K Starts (Time is approximate)
9:45 a.m. – Awards Begin (This time is approximate and may vary)

 


 

THE COURSE

 

A certified 5K course is an “out and back” open road route through the Riverside Historical District in downtown Elizabeth City, NC. Enjoy the run alongside the banks of the scenic Pasquotank River. The race will start in front of Waterfront Park and continue eastward following the river to a turnaround point.

 

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PARTICIPANT PERKS

 

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RACE SHIRTS:
Shirts are made of cotton and come available in Adult unisex sizes S-XXL and Youth sizes S-L. Register before April 1, 2015 to be guaranteed a shirt.

 


 

AWARDS

 

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  • Top overall male and female
  • Top male and female in age groups: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40+
  • Team and family awards

 


 

PACKET PICKUP & ONSITE REGISTRATION

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Friday, April 10, 2015
12 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Packet Pickup & Onsite Registration

Port Discover Science Center
611 E. Main St
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

 

Saturday, April 11, 2015
7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Waterfront Park- Across from Museum of the Albemarle
South Water Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

 

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.

 


 

PARTICIPANT FEES

 

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5K General Admission

$26 (Timed) $24 (Untimed)

 

Student/Military

$24 (timed) $22 (untimed)

 

Ages 10-17

$20 (timed) $17 (untimed)

 

1/2 Mile

$10 (Untimed)

 

Online registration closes at midnight on April 9, 2015

There is a $3 online credit card processing fee.

 

 


 

REGISTRATION

 

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ADDITIONAL RACE INFORMATION

 

Thanks to our sponsors

 

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Earth Day Celebration

Port Discover’s 4th annual Earth Day celebration will be occurring in the Mariner’s Wharf park, immediately adjacent to the start/finish line following the conclusion of the race. Live music environmental booths, and crafts, raffles, food, and bike rides round out this event. Celebrate Earth Day with us while learning about the environment in a creative, fun, family-friendly atmosphere.

 


 

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.