Whistle Pig, January 31, 2015

 

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2015 RESULTS

Thank You for your Support

2015 Overall Results

2015 Age Group Results

2015 Photos

 

 

5K

Until 1/16: $25

1/17 – 1/30: $30

 

1 Mile

Until 1/16: $15

1/17-1/31: $20

 

Children 5 & Under

FREE with no beanie. To receive a beanie, child needs to be a paid registrant.

 

DOGS ENCOURAGED!

 


 

THE RACE

 

Saturday, January 31, 2015
9:00 AM
Westgate Park
1260 Westgate Drive
Leland, NC 28451

Dog Friendly!

This race is Wheelchair, Stroller, & Dog Friendly!

 


 

DISTANCES OFFERED

 

5Kmile

Participants may run or walk either course. The 5K is timed, while the 1 mile is not timed.

 


 

START TIMES

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9:00 AM – 5K Race
9:00 AM – 1 Mile Race

Please plan to be at the start line by 8:50 AM wearing your race number on the front of your shirt.  Walkers, strollers, and 1 Milers are asked to line up in the back.

 


 

ABOUT THE RACE

 

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The Town of Leland Parks and Recreation started the Whistle Pig 5K in 2013 in celebration of its newest park, The Westgate Park.  With such a great response from the community, the Whistle Pig has become a community tradition using the Whistle Pig as a motivator to keep New Year’s resolutions!

NEW FOR 2014 – Dog owners are encourage to run with their pooch and compete for Fastest Dog!

 


 

ABOUT THE CAUSE

 

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The Town of Leland Parks and Recreation have chosen Furever Friends Animal Rescue to be the benefactor of the Whistle Pig this year.   Furever Friends Animal Rescue is a nonprofit organization whose main focus is to provide veterinary medical care to abandoned animals in need… four paws at a time!

Furever Friends Animal Rescue takes abandoned animals into their care, see that they receive all of the appropriate medical treatment, rehabilitate them, foster them and then ensure they find the loving homes they so deserve… their second chance!

Please visit their webpage for more details.

 

 


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Friday, January 30
Leland Parks and Recreation Office
102 Town Hall Drive
Leland, NC 28451

4 PM – 6 PM:  Packet Pickup and On-Site Registration


Saturday, January 31
Race Site – Westgate Park, Leland
1260 Westgate Dr.
Leland, NC 28451

8:00 AM – Registration Opens
8:45 AM – Registration Closes
9:00 AM – 5K Begins
9:05 AM – 1 Mile Begins
10:00 AM – Awards (This time is approximate)

 


 

THE COURSE

 

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PARTICIPANT PERKS

 

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Participant Beanies are BACK!  Beanies are guaranteed to those who preregister by January 25, 2015. There are no shirts for this event.

Children 5 & under who registered for FREE will not receive a beanie.

 


 

AWARDS

 

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♦ Overall Top Three Male and Female Finishers

♦ Overall Top Male and Female Masters

♦ Top 3 in Male and Female Age Groups:  10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

♦ Fastest Dog

 


 

PACKET PICKUP & ONSITE REGISTRATION

 

 

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Friday, January 30, 2015
4 PM – 6 PM
Town of Leland Parks and Recreation Office
102 Town Hall Drive
Leland, NC 28451

 

Saturday, January 31, 2015
8:00 AM – 8:50 AM
Westgate Park
1260 Westgate Dr.
Leland, NC 28451

Preregistered participants may pick up their race numbers at the packet pickup listed above.  For those who wish to register in person, you may do so at any Packet Pickup.


 

ADDITIONAL RACE INFORMATION

 

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FASTEST DOG

Bring your pooch to compete in the fastest dog competition. All dogs must be on a leash and have their shots up to date.

PARKING

Participants may park along Westgate Park Drive across from the Park entrance. 

PAST RESULTS AND PHOTOS

2013 Results            2014 Results

 

For Questions Email Michelle@its-go-time.com

 


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 if the event is not sold out. For sold out races, individuals must pick-up their packet and show I.D.

On-Site Registration: Registration is available starting one hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start.

Timing: Jaguar 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:
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
Event cancelled due to severe weather: 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.