Pirate Alumni Road Race- POSTPONED until 4/17/21

November 14, 2020 Greenville, NC US 27858 Directions
Events

5K

8:00AM EDT

Fun Run

8:05AM EDT
Race Postponed

New Date: November 14, 2020

In consideration of campus and local public health guidance regarding large gatherings, the ECU Alumni Association will cancel or postpone all events through April 30. Refunds will be made available for our ticketed events.

The ECU Alumni Association will postpone the Pirate Alumni Road Race until Nov. 14, 2020. While we are confident it was the best decision for the health of our community, we know our alumni and friends look forward to this race each spring. We hope you will join us on Nov. 14.

If you would like to keep your registration and run with in the fall, no further action is necessary. If you would like a refund, please contact the ECU Alumni Association by calling 252-328-4723.

Our highest priority is the health and wellbeing of Pirate Nation. Along with the entire university community, we are taking the necessary proactive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Check the ECU coronavirus website for regularly-updated guidance regarding this evolving situation.

Thank you for your support of the ECU Alumni Association. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

If you have any questions, please contact Shawn Moore at mooresh@ecu.edu.

Race Website
Place
100 East First Street
Town Common
Greenville, NC US 27858
Description

Postponed to 4/17/21.

Join us on Saturday, April 25, 2020 for the 13th Annual Pirate Alumni Road Race and Fun Run in Greenville, NC. Hit the pavement and make your footprint count as alumni and friends race to raise funds for ECU scholarships. This family-friendly race will provide fun for the whole family. 


In 2018, more than 300 runners and walkers gathered in downtown Greenville for a 5K and one mile fun run and raised over $5,800 for student scholarships. The alumni association annually awards scholarships to qualified undergraduate students for the following academic year. To date, the alumni association has awarded 318 scholarships totaling nearly $481,000. 

About Our Race
 

5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Race participants will receive an official racing bib, electronic timing chip, and enjoy a post race part with food and refreshments! Participants who purchase the premium registration option will also receive a Pirate Alumni Road Race T-Shirt! Awards will be presented to the first three male finishers, first three female finishers, and to the top three male and female finishers in each age group. 

 
 
Running for Scholarships
All proceeds from the Pirate Alumni Road Race and Fun Run benefit the ECU Alumni Association scholarship fund. The alumni association annually awards scholarships to qualified undergraduates for the following academic year. To date, the alumni association has awarded 297 scholarships totaling nearly $432,000. 

 
 
Course Map
Our custom race course is USATF certified and will begin on Reade Street near Chico's. Participants will race through ECU's campus, passing by the Cupola, Trustee's Fountain, and Wright Circle before crossing the finish line in Uptown Greenville. The One Mile Fun Run will race straight down 5th Street and turn around at the 1/2 mile mark. 

 
 
Sleep in for Scholarships
Not a morning person? Prefer to snooze rather than lace up your running shoes? Out of town on the day of the race? Sign up to Sleep in for Scholarships to help raise scholarship funds from home and receive a race T-Shirt though the mail! Support the alumni association scholarship program from the comfort of your own bed and still have an impact on ECU students.


Price:
Early Bird Pricing (Ends March 14): $15 Standard, $25 Premium
March 15 - April 23: $20 Standard, $30 Premium
Race Day Pricing: $35 Standard Only (No T-Shirt)

Standard Registration Includes:
Race entry fee (5K or fun run)
Race bib & electronic timing chip
Post race party, including food & refreshments
Chance to medal in your age group
Premium Registration Includes:
Race entry fee (5K or fun run)
Race bib & electronic timing chip
Post race party, including food & refreshments
Chance to medal in your age group
Race Day T-Shirt


 
 


When & Where
Date: Apr 25, 2020

 
Start Times:
7:15 a.m. - Packet Pickup & Day of Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. - 5K Road Race Start
8:05 a.m. - Fun Run Start

Location:
Corner of 1st & Reade Street
(Adjacent to Town Commons Playground)
Greenville, NC 27858
 


Contact Information
 
Shawn Moore
mooresh@ecu.edu
252-328-5775

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