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We're proud to bring back one of Fit & Able's newest holiday races: the Fortnight Before Christmas! The Fortnight Before Christmas is part of Fit & Able's Holiday race series.
Choose between a 1, 2, or 3 lap race (overall and age group awards for each) and of course young kids are welcome to participate with parents too! Each lap is approximately 1 mile.
All finishers will get a great Fortnight Brewery pint glass and the first 100 to register (for those 21+) will get their first pint on us! Fortnight is also running a special for this event so all other pints are just $4! *Only one drink ticket per adult participant!
Sunday December 15th
*Start times subject to change due to weather or safety
Race Location: Fortnight Brewery (1006 SW Maynard Rd., Cary, NC 27511)
Course Information: The course is on a partially closed, paved road. Course conditions depend on the weather prior to the event.
Events: Everyone is welcome to participate! All participants will have chip-timed results that will be posted online. All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age, skill-level, or ability can participate in any race! No dogs, bikes, or strollers permitted in race!
First Aid: First Aid is available at the registration tent located near the finish line.
Water Stations: There will be two water stations on the course: one at the turn around and one at the finish line. Water is also available at the registration and refreshment area. The water stations are marked on the map.
Packet Pick-up: All participants must show a photo ID or be with a guardian with a photo ID in order to pick up their race packets and can only pick up their own race packet. Early packet pickup will be announced race week.
Awards: Top 3 Male/Female Overall and Top Male/Female Age Group for all distances Prize for best holiday costume.
Race Souvenirs: All finishers will receive an embroidered Fortnight Before Christmas knit hat and a Fortnight Brewery souvenir pint glass. Long-sleeve tech shirts can be purchased separately for $15 each.
Online pre-registration closes on December 14th at 9 PM. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at packet pick-up and race day.
Kids 5 & Under: $5
* Small children must be registered and numbered and with a parent registered in a regular event.
The Fortnight Before Christmas and all participants are subject to these event polices.
Fit & Able Productions is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting community and family fitness in Cary since 1997 through organizing creative events and training programs. We also support many programs, such as swim safety lessons for underprivileged children and adults, youth fitness programs, and health education run by our community partners including the Cary Family YMCA, Triangle Aquatic Center, and Town of Cary. Proceeds from our events that aren't designated to support other organizations go to support the event and other Fit & Able nonprofit activities.
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Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Fortnight Before Christmas.
Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:
The Fortnight Before Christmas is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).
The Fortnight Before Christmas has course maps available.
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