White Squirrel 5k and Fun Run

Sat May 25, 2019 Brevard, NC US 28712 Directions
Events

5k

8:00AM EDT

Fun Run

8:05AM EDT
Place
200 W Main St
Brevard, NC US 28712
Description

The White Squirrel Race is the kick-off event for the White Squirrel Festival. After the Race and Fun Run, music, food, dancing, children’s fun games, tours, crafts, art and much more fill the cool mountain air in one of the picturesque towns in western NC. For extra excursions to hiking, mountain biking, swimming, tubing, picnicking, cookouts and more, stop by our local Chamber on Main St. for more info.

The race course starts and finishes in downtown Brevard near the Post Office on West Main Street. The course will treat runners to a mix of historic homes, the railroad arts district, farm land and the scenic beauty of the Sylvan Valley and the surrounding mountains.

Race Contact Info

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PACKET PICKUP

Friday May 24, 2019 from 4:00 - 5:30 on the Plaza between the Aethelwold Building and Quixote restaurant (between 23 and 43 S. Broad Street in downtown Brevard).

Race day (Saturday May 25) - You will be able to register for the race up until 7:30am. After 7.30am you will be able to register for the race with cash - however, you will not be in the results system and will not be eligible for prizes. 

OVERVIEW

Race Director: Michael Dexter-Smith, Rotary Club of Brevard

Email: brevardrotarync@gmail.com or mds@xtremesoft.com

Phone and text: Mike’s phone 508-395-0224 (text to this phone) or 828-884-4184

Start times: The 5k will start at 8:00 am and the Fun Run will start at approximately 8:05 am.

NOTE: Please arrive by 6:45 am if not registered - 7:15 am if preregistered

RACE DETAILS

The 2019 White Squirrel Festival 5K Race and Fun Run coincides with the 2019 White Squirrel Festival in downtown Brevard, North Carolina. Brevard is 151 this year!

The race course starts and finishes in downtown Brevard near the Post Office on West Main Street. The course will treat runners to a mix of historic homes, the railroad arts district, farm land and the scenic beauty of the Sylvan Valley and the surrounding mountains.

The race begins on West Main Street near the Post Office. The race course is an out and back, with the starting line also serving as the finish line.

CASH PRIZES

Cash prizes will be awarded to the following finishers:

Women's 5K First Place: $75
Men's 5K First Place: $75
Women's 5K Second Place: $50
Men's 5K Second Place: $50
Women's 5K Third Place: $25
Men's 5K Third Place: $25

GOING SO SOON?

The White Squirrel Race is the kick-off event for the White Squirrel Festival. After the Race and Fun Run, music, food, dancing, children’s fun games, tours, crafts, art and much more fill the cool mountain air in one of the picturesque towns in western NC.

For extra excursions to hiking, mountain biking, swimming, tubing, picnicking, cookouts and more, stop by our local Chamber on Main St. for more info.

SPONSORS

Our sincere thanks to the following sponsors:

Gold Level: Pisgah Health Foundation

Silver Level: United Way of Transylvania County and The Rotary Club of Brevard

Bronze Level: Transylvania Vocational Services, Pardee UNC Health Care, City of Brevard, Sylvan Valley Family Dentistry, State Farm/Meredith Baldridge, Bluaxis/April Zeigler and the Dexter-Smith Family.

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