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Our 5K and 10K route is perfect for families, strollers, leashed dogs, and competitive runners. Both the 5K and 10K are open to timed. Our 1 mile fun run is perfect for adults looking for a smooth stroll and for kids to dash away! Team and student discounts are available. Due to Covid, Coastal Women's Shelter is offering the option to participate virtually in 2021. We will offer both 5K and 10K race options. The 1 mile fun run will not be offered virtually. We will offer race t-shirts to virtual runners. IN-PERSON EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE RAIN OR SHINE. In the case of thunder, the in-person event will be rescheduled. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS. In the event that we are unable to hold the in-person race because of COVID restrictions, all in-person participants will be transferred to the virtual race.
SATURDAY JUNE 19, 2021
Race starts at 8 AM
**Check in and same day registration starts at 7 AM and will end at 7:45 AM. Packet pick up and T-shirt pick up will occur during this time. CWS will offer additional packet pickup events the week before the race for virtual runners to pick up their t-shirts. Participants will be notified of packet pick up locations and times.
PARTICIPANTS OF THE RACE WILL ENJOY:
There will be EMT on site in the case of any emergency. This is not a closed course, so be aware of traffic around you.
USATF CERTIFIED COURSE
5 K OUT AND BACK
10 K OUT, LOOP, AND BACK
1 MILE FUN RUN (UN-TIMED)
After the race, there will be a selection of goodies to refill your tanks. Please enjoy bagels from Carolina Bagel Company, bananas, coffee, and bottled water.
Awards will be given (5K & 10 K only) to the overall male and female winners, as well as to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place males and females in each age group.
Age groups are:
14 and under
80 and above
Coastal Women’s Shelter, the bridge to empower survivors in their journey to safety and security, is the sole provider of no-cost comprehensive domestic violence services in Craven, Jones, and Pamlico counties. Our services include a 24-hour crisis line, court advocacy, monthly support groups for women and children, transportation, tuition assistance, clothing, food, employment resources, housing assistance, and inter-agency information and referrals. We also provide some employability services through a grant from the North Carolina Council for Women.
Want to support Coastal Women's Shelter but not run? We have you covered! T-Shirts can be purchased separately for $12.00 on site. Ever thought about volunteering? If interest in volunteering at this or other events? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up!
VISIT WWW.COASTALWOMENSSHELTER.ORG FOR MORE INFO
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Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!
We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the CarolinaEast Health System Run for Shelter.
Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!
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