19th Annual 5K Run for Life

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Starting Times

The mile run begins at 8 am, and the 5K starts at 8:30 am. Both race are timed with the ChampionChip.

Entry Fees

The entry fees are $25 for the 5K and $20 for the mile. After August 18, both fees increase by $5. T-shirts are guaranteed to all those entered by August 18th.

Competitive vs Recreational

Registrants in the 5K and mile can register either as a competitive or recreational entry. Competitive entrants will be issued a chip, will receive an official time, and be eligible for awards. Recreational entrants will not receive an official time, but they will be able to see their finishing times on a digital clock at the finish line.


In the 5K awards will be presented to the top three women overall, to the top three men overall,and to the top three finishers in each age groups. In the mile, the top three male and female finishers in each age group will receive awards. The age groups are as follows: Mile (both sexes): 8-under, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14 5K (both sexes): 14-under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70-over.

Late Registration/Packet Pickup

Race packets can be picked up and late entrants can register at Capital RunWalk in Cameron Village on Thursday, August 22, from 5-7 pm or on race day at the WakeMed Soccer Park beginning at 7 am. All those stopping by to either pick up their packet or to register at Capital RunWalk during those hours will be entered into drawing for a $25 gift certificate to the store.

Benefitting Charity

Proceeds from the race will benefit Birthchoice, a pregnancy help medical clinic that has been serving the women of Wake County and the surrounding counties for over 40 years. For more information on Birthchoice, go to www.birthchoicewake.org

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