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Sunrise Run on the Greenway 5K 10K

Sat September 9 2017
Location: Morganton, NC US 28655 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk

The 36th 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 by Event Mercenaries.

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 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, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk & Student Fitness Challenge:

  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female
  • Top 3 Age Group Male & Female
  • 5 & under, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11,12-13, 14+


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 [10+] students finish the 1 mile Challenge will receive $150. The school with the most finishers will win an EXTRA $300!!

Registration for the 2017 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 additional details - please contact the Historic Morganton Festival at info@morgantonfest.org 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.

Event Time Price Details
5K Run
8:00AM EDT
10K Run
8:00AM EDT
Student Run
9:30AM EDT
Catawba Meadows Park
701 Sanford Drive
Morganton, NC US 28655
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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://morgantonfest.org/festival/sunrise-run/.

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