12th Annual 5K Road Race at the Factory

About This Activity

The Rotary Club of Wake Forest is proud to present the 12th Annual 5K Road Race @ The Factory. The event is held this year to raise money fo rour Million Meals project and to provide scholarships to students in our community. The 5K course is USTAF certified for state rankings.

Last year's results

Over 140 runners and walkers participated in this event last year with Phil Molloy the winner with a time of 19:55. Celeste Keri ran 20:28 in winning the women’s title.

Course Map

The races start and finishes at the Factory located on at 1839 South Main Street in Wake Forest. To download a course map, go to http://www.usatf.org/events/courses/search/ and enter NC05021PH when it asks for course number.

Entry Fees

The entry fees for the 5K are $18 through April 23, $20 from April 24 to May 17, and $25 on race day. The fee for the mile is $10 with no late fees..

Starting Times

Official times will be taken both for the mile and the 5K. The 5K starts at 8:30 am and the mile begins at 9:30 am.


In the 5K, awards will be presented to the first three males overall, to the first three females overall, and to the first three finishers in each of the following age groups (both sexes): 12-under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60-over. All children who finish the mile fun run will receive medals.

Late Registration/Packet Pickup

Late entrants can register and pre-registered entrants can pick up their race packets on Friday, May 17 at The Factory from 6-8 pm or on race day beginning at 7 am.

Other activities

The Factory will have their Factory Family Fun Day starting at 10 am which includes many free activities for the children to enjoy.

Additional Date Information
5K 8:30 A.M. & One Mile Fun Run 9:30 A.M.

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