Sat September 19 - Sat September 26 Lincolnton, NC 28092 US
Run the Rail Goes Virtual

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty that it offers Run the Rail 5k will be Virtual for 2020!  See more details on the race page!






Join us "IN SPIRIT" for the 11th Run the Rail "VIRTUAL 5K".



September 19th through September 26th. Run a 5k (3.1 Miles) anytime during this week and record your time under your profile at Run the Rail Virtual 5k (choose your date to run/walk, choose your time and route!)


Grab a partner, recruit a friend, take the family out and enjoy your favorite 5k course, while keeping social distancing practices in mind.


Runners, record your time under your profile and receive a FINISHER MEDAL!


Walkers will receive a finishers certificate for their participation.


T shirt deadline date: August 26, 2020 


Pick up times for shirts:

Thursday, Sept 17th,   7:30am - 10:30am

Friday, Sept 18th, 3:30pm - 5:30pm


Thank you for supporting the compassionate care services provided by:

Hospice & Palliative Care Lincoln County

900 Dontia Drive, Lincolnton 28092

Questions? Call 704.335-4312

Attn: Nancy Cole



Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


For more details, click blue link above on Event Web Site

Click on blue link above for Hospice & Palliative Care of Lincoln Co Web site

You choose your route, your finish line! However, one route you can choose is the route we ran last year:

The 5K route is as follows:

• Leave Betty Ross Park on Motz Avenue
• Travel 0.1 of a miles to rail trail entrance
• Continue on rail trail crossing the following streets
o Congress Street @ Government Street,
o Academy Street
o Sycamore Street
o Pine Street
o Dixon Street

• Runners will cross Dixon Street making a u turn on rail trail and returning to start/ finish line following the same route.

Curbside Sponsors and Friends:

Cathy & Jim Wilkinson

Cars, Trucks, Credit of Lincolnton

The Families of: Gene, Nancy and Betty Ross

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