Merry Go Run 10K, 5K, and 1 Mile

One Week of Fun (Sept. 11 - Sept. 18) Leland, NC 28451 US Directions
Events

Merry Go Run 10K

8:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Includes Race Shirt, Glow in the Dark Medal, Post Race Celebration
Open to ages 5 - 75.

Merry Go Run 5K

8:35AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Includes Race Shirt, Glow in the Dark Medal, Post Race Celebration

Merry Go Run 1 mile

8:40AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Includes Race Shirt, Glow in the Dark Medal, Post Race Celebration
Back Better than Ever in 2023

New Date: TBD

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Merry Go Run has been canceled for 2022.  However, the race will be back and better than ever in 2023.  

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the 2023 date once it is set, and look forward to having you join us. Thanks for your patience!

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Description

Welcome to the 5th Annual Merry-Go-Run 

From Kids and Kids at Heart from 2 to 92 we have a distance for you.  Run, walk, skip or shuffle your way through The beautiful  Brunswick Forrest neighborhood.  The Merry Go Run supports the Carousel Center.  Have fun while you run and put a smile on a kids face.

 

NEW FOR 2021

3 Distance Options 
  • 10K
  •  5K
  • 1 Mile

 

Registration for all events includes: 
  • Race Shirt
  • Glow in the Dark Medal
  • Post Race Celebration with Kid-Friendly Activities and Vendor Booths

  Race proceeds benefit The Carousel Center, a local non-profit helping sexually & physically abused children in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and surrounding counties.   

Place
Brunswick Forest Community- Blue Wave Dentistry
1300 S. Dickinson Drive
Leland, NC US 28451

The Carousel Center is a non-profit organization located in Wilmington, NC with a second location in Brunswick County that helps child victims of domestic and sexual abuse throughout Southeastern North Carolina. They provide medical exams, child-friendly forensic interviews as well as therapy.  The Carousel Center’s Vision: Build resiliency in children to strengthen the community. The Carousel Center’s Mission is to support healing, promote justice, and foster resilience in children victimized by physical or sexual abuse and to improve our community through education, prevention and advocacy

Finisher Medals

Every finisher will receive one of these unique medals

Run with Friends

Running is always more fun with friends!  Gather your friends and family and compete for team awards!  Largest Team. Fastest Team. 

Race Awards

10K Awards:

  • Overall Top 3 Males & Top 3 Females 

5K Awards

  • Top 3 Males and Top 3 Females
  • Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female:  18 & under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

1 Mile Awards:  

  • Overall Top 3 Males & Top 3 Females (kids only 12 & under) 

Team Awards:

  • Largest Team
  • Fastest Team 

 

Sponsors

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please use our contact form to share your interest.

Diamond: $1,000 includes company announced at event, logo on shirt & website, race day event table display (4 FREE registrations)

Gold: $750 includes company announced at event, logo on shirt & website and race day event table display (3 FREE registrations)

Silver: $550 includes company announced at event, logo on shirt & website (2 FREE registrations)

Bronze: $350 includes company announced at event and company name on shirt (1 Free registration)

Other Opportunities to show your support:   Host a water stop, donate race snacks and/or drinks, volunteer or make a donation of any amount 

 

Event put on by Port City Design Group

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