Amberly Charity 5K

Sat September 14, 2019 Cary, NC US 27519 Directions RaceJoy Ready
1075 Residents Club Drive
Cary, NC US 27519

Every year Amberly hosts a 5K race to raise money to support a new local nonprofit organization. This year the race will benefit the Horse & Buddy.

The mission of Horse & Buddy is to:

Enrich the lives of children and adults with special needs through equine assisted therapies and activities in a safe and caring environment.

Horse & Buddy is a nonprofit organization that helps people with special needs improve balance, muscle tone, motor skills, and self-esteem. They have lessons scheduled seven days per week and are a member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International. (

Please invite your friends and family to enjoy this great event and to support this incredible organization.

The Amberly Charity 5K is part of Fit & Able's Free-for-All Race Series.


Saturday September 14th

  • 7:30 - 8:45 AM Registration & Check-in at Amberly Clubhouse
  • 9:00 AM 5K Start
  • 9:45 AM Fun Run Start

*Start times subject to change due to weather.


Race Location: Amberly Subdivisions

Course Information: The course is around the roads and trails of Amberly subdivisions and greenways.

Amberly 5K & Kids Run Course Map

Amberly Venue Site Map

Events: Youth, Juniors, Adults, Novices, and Families are welcome. All participants will have official chip-recorded times with posted results. All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age or skill-level can participate in any race course! USATF Rules: No dogs, bikes, or strollers permitted in race!

Awards: Awards will be provided for top male and female overall finishers and top finishers by gender age group.


Online registration closes on September 13th at 9 PM. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at packet pick-up and race day.

5K Registration Fee: A t-shirt is included if registering before September 2nd.

  • Until August 15th: $35
  • Until September 13th: $40
  • On Race Day September 14th: $45

Kids (12 & Under) 5K Registration Fee:

  • Until September 13th: $15
  • On Race Day September 14th: $20

* A t-shirt is included if registering before September 2nd.
* Kids (12 & Under) signed up for the 5K race may run the 1 Mile Fun Run for free.

Kids (12 & Under) 1 Mile Registration Fee:

  • Until September 13th: $5
  • On Race Day September 14th $10

* No t-shirt is included but can be purchased for an additional $5 through September 2nd.

Kids 5 & Under: $5
* Small children must be registered and numbered and with a parent in a regular event. 


Packet Pick-Up: All participants must show a photo ID in order to pick up their race packets. All participants must pick up their own race packet and sign the Fit & Able and USATF waivers. Minors must be with a guardian to pick up their race packet. Early packet pickup will be announced race week. 

Athletic Trainer: First Aid will be located near the Amberly Club House.

Race Souvenirs: All participants who register for the 5K or Kids 5K by September 2nd will receive a t-shirt. Kids 1 Mile participants can purchase a t-shirt for $5 until September 2nd.

The Amberly Charity 5K and all its participants are subject to these event policies.

We can't wait to see you again at the Amberly Charity 5K!


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.

Race Contact Info

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Amberly Charity 5K.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Amberly Charity 5K is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Map

The Amberly Charity 5K has a course map available.

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