Registration from 6:30-8:00am on race day
1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8:00am, 5k starts at 8:30am
Run or walk in honor of our dedicated Military Personnel & Veterans. Deck yourself out in a patriotic costume and show off your American spirit! Prize will be awarded to the best dressed! Remember to register early, and we welcome all sponsors. PRIZES INCLUDE Durham Bulls tickets, 1 free year of LowesToGo, and North Carolina FC soccer tickets! Brueggers Bagels is giving away free bagels and North Carolina FC will have wrist bands and other gear at their team booth. Let's get running!
LAST YEAR Now in its fifth year, this event had a record field of 297 entrants last year. Omar Wiggan set a new course record for the event finishing first in 16:40. Anna Armfield also set a new record for the women with a 20:19 clocking.
The trail at Wake Med Soccer Park has a smooth running surface with grass and gravel and follows a partially shaded trail through a wooded area. A water station will be at the halfway point. The 1-Mile Fun Run starts at 8:00am and the 5k starts at 8:30am. This is a sanctioned USA Track & Field event with chip timing provided.
All runners are welcome, amputees race free! 5k registration is $25. Teams of four or more get a $5 discount per runner. 1-Mile Fun Run registration is $10. T-shirts are included in registration fee (T-shirt not guaranteed for registrations after 6/15/17). A late fee of $5 applies for any registrations after 6/24/2017.
Medals and prizes will be awarded in the 5k to the top 3 males overall, top 3 females overall and top 3 amputees as well as to the top finishers, both male and female, in the following age categories: 11-under,12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-over.
SECOND EMPIRE GRAND PRIX
Once again, the race is part of the Second Empire Grand Prix Series – the 8th race in fifteen race Series. Runners who participate in these races accumulate points and are awarded prizes at an awards banquet held at the Second Empire Restaurant at the conclusion of the Series
Del Bianco Prosthetics and Orthotics is a locally owned and operated prosthetic and orthotic clinic with Wake County locations. We are committed to caring for our patients by providing superior prosthetic and orthotic services and helping them return to the lifestyle and activities they enjoy.
WHY WE RACE
All profits go directly to Amputee Coalition of America, a national non-profit organization. Amputee Coalition is the nation’s leading organization on limb loss. With the generous support of the public, they are helping amputees live well with limb loss, raising awareness about limb loss prevention and ensuring amputees have a voice in matters affecting their ability to live full, thriving lives.
More race details, volunteer information and sponsorships available at www.delbiancopo.com. Click here to download a mail-in entry form.