Now in its third year, this race again will be part of the 2016 Second Empire Grand Prix
Last year over 230 registered for the race. Matthew Loeffler (16:29) and Brianne Gaal (19:13) won the awards for top male and top female overall. Both are the course records.
The race is sponsored by Sola Coffee & Café, and the race starts and finishes at their store located at 7705 Lead Mine Road in North Raleigh. Click here to download a course map.
Entrants in the 5K have the option of being timed or not-timed. The entry fees are the same for either option - $25 up to and including February 12, $30 from February 13-March 11, and $35 on race day.
T-shirts are guaranteed to all those registered by March 1st. After that date it will be "as available."
Awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers overall and also to the top three finishers in each of the following age groups (both male and female): 12-under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80-over.
Profits from the event will go to support the United States Military Veterans Foundation. To learn more about the Foundation and the work they do, go to usmvfoundation.org.