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H.O.P. 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile Family Fun Run

Saturday October 5, 2013
Morganton, NC US 28655
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Events for this Race:

5K Run

Start Time: 8:45am
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Event Information
New for 2013: ChampionChip timing! Race day registration is available on site from 7:15am to 8:15am.

10K Run

Start Time: 8:45am
Online Registration is Closed
Online Registration has Ended.
Event Information
New for 2013: ChampionChip timing! Race day registration is available on site from 7:15am to 8:15am.

1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk

Start Time: 8:00am
Online Registration is Closed
Online Registration has Ended.
Event Information
Family Registration is available to participants in the 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk. Family registration caps the family's total entry fee to $40 pre-registered, or $45 on the day of the race. Please download the pdf entry form and complete the form for each family member. Day of race registration is available from 7:15am until 7:50am.
Place
200 Collett Street
Morganton, NC US 28655
Description

WELCOME to the H.O.P. (Help Our Project) 10k, 5k and 1 mile Family fun run, hosted by and benefiting the projects of the Morganton Service League. In past years, our proceeds have contributed to the major renovation of Martha’s Park, an innovative play set in Freedom Park and the “Adventure Playground” in Catawba Meadows Park.

WHO: This year's title sponsors are to be announced. Stay tuned!

WHAT: 12th Annual HOP Race = 5k, 10k and 1 mile family fun run/walk. Coffee, drinks, fresh fruit and granola will be available at Martha's Park; a light lunch will be provided to all participants after the race. Water stations are provided along the route. Many door prizes given out during the awards presentation.

WHERE: Downtown Morganton, NC. The race begins and ends at Martha’s Park, 200 Collett St.

WHEN: Saturday, October 5, 2013. The 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 8:00am, and the 5k and 10k start together at 8:45am. Day of race registration opens at 7:15am.

HOW: The race is put on by many volunteers from the Morganton Service League and many generous, local sponsors. The local high school key and anchor clubs also send volunteers to help along the race course providing mile splits and enthusiastic cheering. To enter, print out a copy of the race registration and mail it to the address provided. Chip timing is provided by Lee Timing (www.leetiming.com). The 5K and 10K courses are USATF certified.

WHY: To raise money for projects of the Morganton Service League. Our proceeds have benefited the parks of Burke County for the past 11 years and will do so again this year, continuing our tradition of supporting the community projects of the MSL. Donations are collected on race day to benefit a local charity. This year we are collecting non-perishable food items to donate to Burke United Christian Ministries. Every item donated will be an entry into a raffle for a fabulous piece of furniture! The raffle will take place at the end of the awards presentation and you must be present to win.

AWARDS: 5k & 10k: TOP 3 male and female finishers and top masters male and female receive awards. Medals are given to top 3 male and female in each category:

5-and under, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-and over

Awards will not duplicate overall winners. 
All Family Fun Run/Walk participants receive a ribbon.
Awards must be picked up Race Day.

A special family discount is available for families participating in the 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk. The maximum charge for families is $40 for entries received by August 4, 2013, $45 for entries received by October 3, 2013 or $50 on the day of the race. To take advantage of this discount, please download the paper entry form and complete one form for each participant. Mail all forms together with your entry fee to the address provided.

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