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North Carolina Blueberry Festival 5K

Saturday, June 15, 2024

Burgaw, North Carolina


North Carolina Blueberry Festival 5K Run
 The NC Blueberry Festival 5K kicks of a full Saturday of events during the 21st Annual North Carolina Blueberry Festival featuring live music, craft vendors, a car and truck show, a pie-eating contest, and of course, lots of fresh blueberries. Runners experience the picturesque small-town charm of historic downtown Burgaw during the town's premier event of the year. The festival also hosts a non-competitive bicycle ride on Saturday morning - the Tour de Blueberry. There's nothing like finishing a brisk run or ride with some fresh, locally grown blueberries!

Stay for the NC Blueberry Festival
As the race finishes, the NC Blueberry Festival kicks off and provides participants with an array of music and attractions to enjoy all day long!
Schedule of Events NC Blueberry Festival Website




Register by May 14, 2024, and attend packet pickup or the race, and you will receive a NC Blueberry Festival 5K shirt in your size.
If you register register after May 14th, you can choose from remaining sizes during online registration while supplies last. 



In Front of Burgaw Presbyterian Church
200 E Fremont Street
Burgaw, NC  28425

The NC Blueberry Festival 5K and 1 Mile start/finish at the intersection of Walker and Fremont Street.
The course is flat and paved. It runs through downtown and residential areas of Burgaw on both streets and sidewalks. A portion of the course runs along the beautiful Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail! Water, fresh blueberries, and other recovery fruits will be provided at the finish line. 
The course is stroller and wheelchair-friendly. Dogs are not allowed on this course so please leave them at home or with a non-running spectator.
Course Map



Top 3 Overall Males

Top 3 Overall Females

Top 3 Males & Females in Age Groups:
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+


How Your Registration Makes a Difference

The NC Blueberry Festival 5K Run benefits PATH.  
PATH (Pender Alliance for Total Health) provides access to primary and mental health care in all Pender County Schools. Healthy kids thrive! PATH works within the schools to promote wellness for all children and teens in Pender County. The NC Blueberry Festival 5K is the perfect way to promote healthy and fun activities for all ages!
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Register Before the Next Price Increase


Next price increase is Saturday, May 11, 2024 Register Now! $30


Next price increase is Saturday, May 11, 2024 Register Now! $30

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