The Carolina For The Kids' race series, Kilometers For The Kids, is hybrid this year, meaning that there is an in-person and virtual option! Join us for an interactive weekend on November 17-19, 2023! All proceeds will directly benefit the patients and families of UNC Children's Hospital.
In-Person 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run - November 19
The in-person race will take place on November 19th at 7:30 am during UNC's Homecoming Weekend. You will have the choice of either running, jogging, or walking the one-mile Fun Run or 5K. The race will begin at the Old Well on UNC's campus and take place throughout the University's campus.
Old Well Location: East Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Virtual Events - 10K, 5K, 1 Miler, 10K Bike - November 17-19
The virtual race can be completed any time between November 17-19. You can run a 10K, 5K, one-mile Fun Run, or bike a 10K! By participating in a virtual race, you get to run, jog, walk, or bike anywhere you would like. Also you get to time it yourself and submit your results online! Whether you live in Chapel Hill or several states away, you are welcome to participate!
In-Person & Virtual Participant Packet Pick-Up
By participating in any of the races, you have the choice of receiving a race packet! All packets will contain a KFTK shirt, various coupons for community businesses, snacks, and a For The Kids story. In addition, Fun Run packets will have a themed activity, and 10K/5K packets will include an exclusive KFTK sticker.
The packet pick-up schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, November 14th, 2023, in The Pit on UNC's Campus from 11AM-1PM
Wednesday, November 15th, 2023, in The Pit on UNC's Campus from 11AM-1PM
Thursday, November 16th, 2023, in The Pit on UNC's Campus from 11AM-1PM and 5-6PM
Friday, November 17th, 2023, at Brandwein's Bagel Company in Chapel Hill from 10AM-1PM
If you are unable to attend any of these dates, you will be able to pick up your packet materials on the morning of the race. If you will be picking up your packet on race day, please prepare to arrive at the Old Well at 7am, 30 minutes prior to the start of the race.
Mail My Packet Option for Virtual Events
If you would like a race packet and are not currently in the Chapel Hill area to pick it up, you can pay a small shipping fee! All packets will include a KFTK shirt. In addition 10K and 5K packets will include an exclusive sticker. Furthermore, everyone will receive a virtual For The Kids story and various coupons.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Additional race information can be found at http://www.carolinaftk.org/kilometers-for-the-kids.html.