Run for Hope 5K

In- Person 5K: April 22, 2023 Elizabeth City, NC 27909 US Directions



$30 9:00AM EDT Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT


Charles Creek Park
719 Riverside Avenue
Elizabeth City, NC US 27909


Enjoy a flat, scenic course through the Riverside Area of Elizabeth City with views of the Pasquotank River. All proceeds from this event will provide services for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence through Albemarle Hopeline, Inc. Hopeline has been serving survivors in northeast North Carolina for 40 years. Learn more about the mission at .


In-person race: $30 through March 31st - includes a free t-shirt

$35 after March 31st - registrants do not receive a t-shirt


For in-person race:
Overall male and female (first through third)
The top 2 male and female finishers in the following categories will also receive awards:
Under 18, 18-34, 35-49, 50-64, 65+


Please note that the 2023 race will not be chip-timed. 

Race Contact Info

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General Event FAQ

Can children participate?

All children ages 12 and under must be accompanied on the racecourse at all times by a registered adult. Please note that the race course is not closed to vehicular traffic.


Can I run with my dog?

Well-mannered dogs on leash are welcome. Dogs displaying aggressive or disruptive behavior will not be permitted, and no refunds will be issued to the owners in this circumstance.


Can I run with a stroller?

Absolutely, but please be advised that there are not sidewalks on the entirety of the course, and the course is not closed to vehicular traffic. Participants who choose to run with strollers should know that they will be running, at times, in an active roadway open to cars.


Can I walk?

Sure! Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome to participate.


What if it rains?

This event is rain or shine, and no refunds will be given due to inclement weather. Only extreme weather which could impact the safety of runners and volunteers will result in cancellation of the event.


Where should I park?

Please note that there will be NO parking available at Charles Creek Park. Participants can park at Dog Corner Park, Waterfront Park (NOT in the boat trailer parking), or in the large public lot at the corner of Ehringhaus Street and McMorrinne Street. Please do not park at the Museum of the Albemarle.

Is this event chip-timed?

For 2023, the event will not offer chip-timing, but finishing times will be recorded by race volunteers and medals awarded accordingly. 


All proceeds from this event will raise funds to support survivors of intimate partner violence in our community. Click on the file below to learn about our sponsorship levels and benefits. Commitment forms can be e-mailed to . Feel free to contact us with any questions at 252-338-5338.

2023 Sponsors: 

Perry Auto Group

Christ Episcopal Church

W.T. Francis Electric 

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