Someone Special Like Me 5K
Start: Saturday, May 25, 2013 @ 8:30 AM (EDT)
Cary , NC 27511
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)
On May 25th, 2013, we are having our 2nd Annual Someone Special Like Me 5K. The race will benefit “Someone Special Like Me”,an organization created to provide a recreational activity center for children with special needs. All proceeds will be used to build a Fun Center that will serve all children with special needs from birth to 17, and to aid in other SSLM events. The 5K is a run and a walk, so runners and walkers of all skill levels are invited to take part in the event.
The Kid's dash starts at 8:00 am and the 5K begins at 8:30 am.
The entry fee for the 5K is $20 on or before May 18th, $25 from May 19th - May 24th, and $30 on race day. The fee for the Kid’s Dash is $10. A tech T-shirt for either race can be ordered for an additional $10.T-shirts are only guaranteed if registration is dated on or before May 18th.
Competitive vs Recreational
Registrants in the 5K 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 given to the top three men overall, to the top three women overall, and to the top three finishers in each of the following age divisions 12-under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over. In the Kid's Dash, all finishers will receive an award. A special trophy will be given to the top High School runner in both the male and female categories.
Late Registration/Packet Pickup
Late entrants can register and pre-registered entrants can pick up their packets at Omega Sports in Cary on Friday, May 24 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Late entrants can register and pre-registered entrants can also pick up their packets on race day at WakeMed Soccer Park beginning at 7:00 am.