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RAH! represents the celebration of an annual event with hundreds of runners and thousands of fans in the beautiful, historic neighborhood of Ardmore in Winston-Salem.
RAH! stands for Run Against Hunger because it’s a food drive with all net proceeds benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC, which assists food insecure and at-risk families and children right in our own neighborhoods.
RAH! is the sound of an entire community coming together to do something really worth cheering for.
The 2021 RAH! features a fun run (1 mile), a 5K, and a 10K. This race is designed for everyone, from lightening-fast runners and avid athletes to power walkers and first-time participants. You can complete this in person or virtually!
• All runners, walkers and wheelchair racers are welcome.
• Strollers are permitted.
• Pets are not allowed on the race course.
The Ardmore RAH 5K and 10K races are sanctioned by USA Track & Field.
Looking for a bigger challenge? Sign up for the Second Helping Club by registering to run both the 5K and 10K race. A $15 discount is applied on the checkout page for participants who register for the 5K and 10K race.
This year's Ardmore RAH! Fun Run, 5K and 10K race will have an option for everyone. Sign up for an in person or virtual race!
Here's how it works...
Step 1. Register to run/walk the in person or virtual fun run, 5K or 10K and invite your friends to join!
Step 2. Pick up your race packet and t-shirt on Friday, October 15th at packet pick up - details to follow. Or pick it up on race day at Redeemer Presbyterian Church prior to 8am. Unfortunately, we are unable to ship packets/t-shirts if you are unable to come to the packet pick up/in person race.
Step 3. If you registered for an in person event, join us at Redeemer Presbyterian Church for our in person event on October 16, 2021. Race day registration will start at 7am with the Fun Run starting at 8am. If you signed up for a virtual event, run/walk the distance on our own and submit your time to be added to the Ardmore RAH results leader board. Post a picture of your run to Facebook or Instagram using #ardmorerah
Please note, virtual race results must be reported no later than midnight on Sunday, October 17th. You must be registered and have an assigned bib number to submit results. Look up your bib number on your registration confirmation email or on the Find A Participant link above after registering.
Fun Run Fee: $10
5K Race Fee: $25 before 08/15/2021, $30 before 09/19/2021, $35 after 09/20/2021
10K Race Fee: $35 before 08/15/2021, $40 before 09/19/2021, $45 after 09/20/2021
Please note, there is a small service fee for using this registration platform.
T-shirts are guaranteed to participants registered before September 20th. We hope to have enough shirts for all participants, but they will be given away on a first come basis at packet pick-up. Shirts not claimed by the start of the 5K will be sold for $10 each, with proceeds to be donated to the Food Bank.
Members of Redeemer Church and the Ardmore Neighborhood Association founded the Ardmore 5K in 2001. Our goal was to strengthen the community by uniting for a meaningful cause: fighting hunger. More than $234,000 has been donated to Second Harvest Food Bank — $25,000 last year alone – which has provided more than 1.5 MILLION meals to our neighbors. In 2013, the addition of a 10K led us to rename the Ardmore 5K to the Run Against Hunger – the RAH! The expanded event has drawn more participants, generated more excitement and raised more money and awareness of the fight against hunger.
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