19th Annual Son Run 5K

Wrightsville Beach, NC


When & Where

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Wrightsville Beach Park
1 Bob Sawyer Dr.
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480



1 Mile Kid’s Fun Run  –  UNTIMED


Start Times

1:00 PM  –  1 Mile Kid’s Fun Run Start

1:30 PM  –  5K 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  if registered, however we ask that athletes walking the 5K  line up at the back of the starting area.

About the Race

The 19th Annual Son Run race takes participants from the Wrightsville Beach Park and Recreation Center along flat surface scenic loop course around Wrightsville Beach. The race benefits 2 charities with primary focus on children; Methodist Home for Children & Congregations for Children (C4C). The race takes place on October 28, 2017. The finish line consists of a celebration with awards including Gift Certificates for Top Overall Finisher (male/female) and coveted Son Run Pies for Top Finishers in designated age groups. Ribbons will be awarded to all Kids’ Fun Run Race Finishers.

About the Cause

2 Causes
Methodist Home for Children – Works to build strong families, protect children who’ve been through revolving short-term placements, who were born addicted to drugs, who’ve suffered abuse and neglect. The Methodist Home for Children helps stabilize their families and open kids’ futures to new opportunities through higher education grants and vocational training.

2nd Charity Congregations for Children (C4C) – partners churches with public schools in the community with focus on improving K-3 Literacy, providing for basic needs (food, clothing etc), helping schools increase parent/adult role model involvement, increasing awareness of child poverty


> Top Finishers in Age Groups Male & Female receive a Pie: 15 & Under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 +

> Gift Certificates for top Male and Female finisher

> Ribbons for all Kids’ Fun Race finishers

Race Swag

Participants who register by Monday, September 25, 2017 are guaranteed a race shirt. Sizes include Adult Unisex S – XL, and are made of Cotton/Polyester Blend. Be sure to claim your shirt today!

About the Course

Course begins in front of Wrightsville Beach Park and Recreation. Flat surface scenic loop course around Wrightsville Beach. Automobile traffic will not be excluded. Intersections will be manned for participant’s safety. Course is both wheelchair and stroller friendly.


Schedule of Events

Friday, October 27, 2017

5 PM  –  7 PM  — Packet Pickup & On-site Registration
Wine & Design (Landfall Shopping Center)
1319 Military Cutoff Road
Wilmington, NC

Saturday, October 28, 2017

12:00 PM   – On-site Registration Opens  (Cash or Check Only Day of Race)
12:50 PM  –  On-site Registration Closes
1:00 PM  –  1 Mile Kid’s Fun Run Race Starts
1:30 PM  –  5K Race Starts
2:30 PM  –  Awards Start (Time Approximate)


Participants can park at the Parks and Recreation area.

To Become A Sponsor & For More Information On The Race

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Now through October 9 — $25.00
October 10 through Race Day — $30.00

Kids 1 Mile Run
Now through Race Day — $5.00

Family or Group of 3
Now through Race Day — $75.00


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 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.

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