Kilometers For The Kids 10K, 5K and Fun Run

Fri October 1 - Sun October 3 Chapel Hill, NC 27517 US
UNC Campus / Old Well
Chapel Hill, NC US 27517

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 October 1-3, 2021! All proceeds will directly benefit the patients and families of UNC Children’s.

In-Person 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run - October 3rd

The in-person race will be on October 3rd at 8:00 am during UNC’s Family Weekend. You will have the choice of either running, jogging, or walking the one-mile fun run or 5k. The race will take place by the Old Well on UNC’s campus. 

Old Well Location: East Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Virtual Events - 10K, 5K, 1 Miler, 10K Bike - October 1-3

The virtual race can be completed any time between October 1-3. Unlike previous years, there are four options. 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 either of the races, you have the choice of receiving a race packet! All packets will contain a KFTK shirt, various coupons, 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 sticker.

Racer Packet Pick-Up will take place from September 29th to October 1st at multiple locations in Chapel Hill. The schedule is as follows:

September 29th in the Pit from 11am to 3pm
September 30th at Fleet Feet in Carrboro from 5 to 7pm
October 1st at Brandwein’s Bagels from 9am to 2pm

Don’t forget to stop into Brandwein’s anytime from 6:30am to 3:30pm to purchase a bagel as a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Carolina For The Kids Foundation!

Mail My Packet Option for Virtual Events

If you would like a race packet and you are not in the Chapel Hill area to pick it up, you can pay a small $3 shipping fee! All packets will include a KFTK shirt. In addition 10k/5k packets will include an exclusive sticker. Furthermore, everyone will receive a virtual For The Kids story and various coupons.



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