Early Bird

Thu November 26, 2020 Lexington, NC US 27292 Directions

5k Run Walk

8:30AM EST
Events: 5k Run/Walk 5k Run/Walk (not timed, NO Shirt. Must bring food or pet food donation)

3k Run/Walk

8:38AM EST
Events: 3k Run/Walk 3k Run/Walk (not timed, NO Shirt. Must bring food or pet food donation)
913 Greensboro St.
Lexington, NC US 27292
Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pickup Tuesday 11/24 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Wednesday 11/25 3:00-6:30 p.m.

Race Day Packet Pickup begins at 7:30 a.m.


We are disappointed to announce this year's race will not be held due to Covid-19.  We look forward to celebrating the 10th race in 2021!

2020 is the 10th anniversary of the Early Bird 5k/3k and we're offering a special HOODIE option during registration for either the 5k or 3k timed events.  These are available for a $5 upcharge during registration when you select the HOODIE size you want for your giveaway.  Please note, these are only available for pre-order until November 1st and NO extras will be ordered.  Make sure you get your registration in and enjoy the commemorative sweatshirt after you finish race morning!

Online and mail-in registration open on May 30th, so mark your calendars and make plans on signing up!

7:30 a.m. Packet Pick-Up & Registration

8:15 a.m. Registration Closes

8:30 a.m. 5k Run Begins

8:38 a.m. 3k Run/Walk Begins

All festivities will conclude by 10:30 a.m.

Event will begin and end at the Davidson County Governmental Center located at 913 Greensboro St., Lexington, N.C.

Presented by Davidson County Government Employees in cooperation with the United Way of Davidson County
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Mail-in Registration

Rather not register online?  Print, fill out, and mail in the entry form!  Registering race morning, or at packet pickup?  Save some time and fill this out ahead of time.

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Race Contact Info

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Sorry, but for safety reasons, we do not allow dogs, bicycles, inline skates or any means of transportation other than running, walking, or wheelchairs.  Running baby strollers are allowed but must have a minimum of 6" wheels.  Race Director reserves the right to reject any entry or to remove any participant from the race course without explanation.

Cancellation Policy

In the event the race should be cancelled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions, local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined.


This race will be chip timed.  Your race bib will contain a timing chip (DO NOT REMOVE IT.)  Wear your race bib on the front pinned to your outer most clothing.  Do not cover with water belt or jacket.

Awards will be presented to the following categories:

  • Top 3 Males/Females in the 3k and 5k
  • Top 3 Age groups in the 3k and 5k
    • 5k age groups: Under 13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
    • 3k age groups: Under 6, 7-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
  • Race Director reserves the right to combine age groups.

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