Around the World Run

In Person
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Fayetteville, North Carolina

Virtually
September 16 - September 22
Anywhere in the World!

THE RACE


Around the World Run

The Friends of Civil Affairs (FOCA) Around the World Run is a running event dedicated to the global mission of Civil Affairs Soldiers and their Families.

The Around the World Run raises money for the FOCA Scholarship Fund that awards merit and needs-based scholarships to spouses and children.

The event will take place live and virtually. The live race (5K) will be on September 24th in conjunction with the Fayetteville International Folk Festival. The Virtual Race Participants can run and submit their results anytime and anywhere between September 17 and September 22.
Cape Fear Botanical Garden is offering a 50 percent discount for entry into the garden for participants and their families on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25 when they present their Around the World Run race entry confirmation.
Schedule of Events

COUNTDOWN TO RACE DAY

RACE SWAG

Design on 2022 Shirt

An Around the World Run shirt is guaranteed to participants who register by September 16, 2022.  Those who register after September 16 can choose from remaining sizes. 
 

RACE COURSE

 
Cape Fear Botanical Garden
536 N. Eastern Blvd.

Fayetteville, NC  28301
The Around the World Run course starts at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden and takes participants on a combination of road, the Cross Creek Linear Park Trail, and the Cape Fear River Trail. The trails are 8-10 feet wide with a few wooden bridges through a beautiful blend of trees, plants and wildlife with spectacular views of the river. 

 

Course Map

AWARDS


5K IN PERSON AWARDS
Top 3 Males
Top 3 Females
Top 3 in Age Group, Male & Female:
10 & Under, 11-14,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

5K VIRTUAL & 10K VIRTUAL AWARDS
Top 3 Males
Top 3 Females
Top 3 in Age Group, Male & Female:
10 & Under, 11-14,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

LARGEST TEAM

$500 Gaston Brewing Company Gift Card

FURTHEREST VIRTUAL RUNNER from FORT BRAGG

100th Anniversary Print

THE CAUSE


HOW YOUR REGISTRATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE
Friends of Civil Affairs (FOCA) is a 501(C)(19) Veterans Organization that supports the morale and welfare of the Soldiers and Families of the Active Component Civil Affairs Regiment. Support is provided through Scholarships, Soldier Programs, Family Programs, and a Memorial Fund. 

 

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