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

Sat April 17, 2021 Greenville, NC 27858 US Directions
Events

5K

8:00AM EDT

Fun Run

8:05AM EDT
Race Website
Place
100 East First Street
Town Common
Greenville, NC US 27858
Description

Join us on Saturday, April 17, 2021 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 16: $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 17, 2021

 
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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