The Mineral City 5K is BACK!!!! March 19, 2016. Downtown Spruce Pine, North Carolina. An afternoon race, this popular race will please the elite racer and the casual runner. The course is outstanding and will include very few hills and plenty of open road racing. There will also be a 1K Kid’s Run at Riverside Park.
Event details and schedule
RACE SCHEDULE: Bib and t-shirt pick up is from 11:30 until 1:30 at Riverside Park. Race begins at 2:00. The Kid’s Run will be held right after the 5K.
You can view the course here: http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=550288
The 5k begins at 2:00 pm near First Baptist Church on Summit Avenue. Going west on Summit, turning right across bridge to Oak Avenue (right). Staying on Oak Avenue (Upper), just past The ’50’s Diner turn left onto Elm Street until Elm intersects with Oak Ave. Turn Right onto Oak (crossing to face traffic) then turn on Locust Street (Lower) to Oak briefly before turning left across bridge then left onto Summit. At church, turn left onto Tappan then to Riverside Park for finish.