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Location: Morganton, NC US 28655 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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The 34th Annual Sunrise Run on the Greenway 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk kick off the Saturday schedule of the Historic Morganton Festival.

The Sunrise Run on the Greenway 5/10K courses are USATF certified - 5K [NC11083PH] and 10K [NC11084PH]. All three races will be professionally chip timed using state of the art ChronoTrack B-tag technology.

After the race, be sure to stop in Downtown Morganton and attend the Historic Morganton Festival where over 60,000 people experience a variety of arts, crafts, foods, and entertainment. Bring the whole family!

Details of the 2015 Sunrise Run on the Greenway 5K, 10K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk can be found on the event web site.


5K & 10

  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female
  • Top 3 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+

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk & Student Fitness Challenge:

  • Top 3 Age Group Male & Female
  • 5 & under, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11,12-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+


Event Price Details
5K Run $25.00 Registration ends September 10th, 2015 at 5:00pm EDT
10K Run $25.00 Registration ends September 10th, 2015 at 5:00pm EDT
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk $15.00 Registration ends September 9th, 2015 at 5:00pm EDT
Student Fitness Challenge

We welcome all Burke County Elementary and Middle Schools to join the 1 mile Student Fitness Challenge. Earn $$$ for your school's Physical Education program. Each school that has ten or more students finish the 1 mile Challenge will receive $200. The school with the most finishers will win an EXTRA $500!!

Registration for the 2015 Student Fitness Challenge is $5 and is only available via the PE teacher at each participating school. Please check with your school to ensure that they are sending a team to the Challenge! [If you are with a school and would like additioanal details - please contact the Historic Morganton Festival at or 828-438-5252 for additional information.]

The Student Fitness Challenge is held in conjuction with the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Both Start at 9:30am.

Catawba Meadows Park
701 Sanford Drive
Morganton, NC US 28655
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