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7th Annual Race for Our Heroes 5K

Sat September 16 2017
Location: Cary, NC US 27519 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Event Time Price Details
9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
5K - Kids (12 & Under)
9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
1 Mile - Kids (12 Under)
9:45AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
1075 Residents Club Drive
Cary, NC US 27519

Presented by Amberly Master POA
Produced by Fit & Able Productions, Inc.

Every year Amberly hosts a 5K race to raise money to support a great cause. This year the race profits will support Operation Coming Home. To learn more about the organization, please visit OperationComingHome.com. Please invite your friends and family to enjoy this great event and to support this incredible organization.

Check out photos from last year's race to see how fun it was!

The Amberly Race for Our Heroes is part of Fit & Able's Free-for-All Race Series. Learn more about the series and sign up here!


Thursday September 14th, 2017

5:00 - 7:00 PM Packet Pickup (Location TBA)

Saturday September 16th, 2017

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


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

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!

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


Online registration closes on September 15th at 9 PM. Cash and checks are accepted at packet pick-up and race day.

5K Registration Fee: A t-shirt is included if registering before September 4th.

  • Until August 18th: $35
  • Until September 15th: $40
  • On Race Day September 16th: $45

Kids (12 & Under) 5K Registration Fee:

  • Until September 15th: $15
  • On Race Day September 16th: $20

* A t-shirt is included if registering before September 4th.
* 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 15th: $5
  • On Race Day September 16th: $10

* No t-shirt is included but can be purchased for an additional $5 through September 4th.


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.

Athletic Trainer: An athletic trainer will be available at the Amberly Club House.

Race Souvenirs: All participants who register for the 5K or Kids 5K by September 4th will receive a t-shirt. Kids 1 Mile participants can purchase a t-shirt for $5 until September 4th.

The Amberly Race for Our Heroes and all its participants are subject to these event policies.

We can't wait to see you again at the Amberly Race for Our Heroes 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.

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Operation: Coming Home video

To see the great work Operation: Coming Home does, please watch this video of one of the veterans they helped find a home and share with your friends and family!


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