The Big Run

Wilmington, NC

When & Where

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Shelter #6 at Hugh MacRae Park
314 Pine Grove Drive
Wilmington, NC 28409

Distances

5K  – TIMED

Start Times

6:00 PM  –  5K Race Start

Last year, 12,000 runners across the country participated in the first-ever Fleet Feet nationwide 5K on Global Running Day. In 2018, The Big Run is back and bigger than ever. We are celebrating Global Running Day. We will be competing against other Fleet Feet locations across the country. All results from will funnel up into a national leader board to determine and reward the overall fastest runners and age groupers in the country with some pretty cool cash prizes. And since this is Fleet Feet, and we celebrate and welcome runners of all abilities and levels, we will also recognize runners with some truly unique awards!

About the Cause

The Big Run here in Wilmington, NC will benefit the Without Limits Youth Cross Country Camp scholarship fund to send kids to camp. The camp is based out of Banner Elk, NC and is a week full of adventure, friendship, and running. #MakeMemories

Click Here to find out more about WOL Youth Cross Country Camp.

Wilmington 5K Awards
•Top 3 Overall Male and Female Finishers
•Top Overall Masters (40 years and older) Male and Female Finishers
•Top 3 Finishers in Male and Female Age Groups:
9 & Under, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Social Butterflies: We’ll thank the two people with the most-engaged social media posts from The Big Run with some pretty sweet prizes.

National Awards
And since this is Fleet Feet, and we celebrate and welcome runners of all abilities and levels, we will also recognize runners with some truly unique awards, including:
•FASTEST MALE & FEMALE in the Country:
The fastest female and male in the land will each receive $500
•FASTEST AGE GROUPER, MALE & FEMALE in the Country:
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL:
The Male & Female who finish in the exact middle of all finishers in the country in the gender receive $500
•COMMON GROUND:
We will enter each person who finishes at the most common time across the country into a drawing for $500

Race Swag

Participants who register by Thursday, May 11, 2018 will be guaranteed a Race Shirt. The shirts are made of Cotton/Polyester Blend and are available in Youth XS-L and Adult S-XXL cuts sizes.

 Be sure to claim your sweet Race Swag today!

Starting at Shelter #6 in Hugh MacRae Park. The Hunger Run 5K will be a marked, open, mostly flat course, with volunteer crossing guards placed at select intersections. The course follows the walking path through Hugh MacRae Park, and will give beautiful sighting of the spring flowers in bloom and the park’s ponds. It is also very flat, fast, and stroller friendly.

Schedule & Parking Info

Tuesday

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

4  –  7 PM  – Packet Pickup & Registration

Fleet Feet Wilmington
1125 Military Cutoff Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405

Wednesday

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Shelter #6 at Hugh MacRae Park
314 Pine Grove Drive
Wilmington, NC 28409

5:00 PM  – On-site Registration Opens
5:50 PM  –  On-site Registration Closes
6:00 PM  –  5K Race Starts
7:10 PM  –  Awards Start (Time Approximate)

Parking

Parking will be all over Hugh MacRae Park in the vast parking lots.

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Additional Information

And since this is Fleet Feet, and we celebrate and welcome runners of all abilities and levels, we will also recognize runners with some truly unique awards, including:

Common Ground: Finish at the most common finish time for The Big Run, and we’ll enter you into a drawing for something BIG!
•Middle of the Pack: We’ll recognize the male and female who finish in the exact middle of all The Big Run results.
•Social Butterflies: We’ll thank the two people with the most-engaged social media posts from The Big Run with some pretty sweet prizes.

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REGISTRATION

Event Pricing

5K (Adults over 18)
Now Through Race Day – $20

5K (Under 18)
Now Through Race Day – $15

**Race Shirts are available for purchase for $6 and are not included in the race fee above**

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:
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.

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