Cantaloupe 5k

Sat July 25, 2020 Norlina, NC 27563 US Directions


8:00AM EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

101 Ridgeway - Drewry Road
Norlina, NC US 27563

Updated plan:  We are going to delay the race 2 weeks, until July 25th and plan on having it then.  We'll continue to monitor state-wide and local restrictions, but at a minimum, the steps we will take are as follows:

  • Online registration:
    • will open on July 2nd at 12:00 p.m.
    • will be limited to 100 participants
    • will be the only way to register (no race day sign ups)
  • Race day:
    • Refreshments *may be* provided, but race parking is at the finish, so bring your favorite post-race food/drink
    • Results will be based on net (chip start to chip finish) time
    • Runners will start in groups of 10 or less at intervals sufficient to space out on the course
    • We hope to have T-shirts available for pick-up at the race, but if we can't, we'll send an email out
    • As in previous years, bib numbers will have disposable timing chips affixed to the back of them (do not remove this)
    • The festival has been cancelled for this year, so the race is the only event
    • At this time, face coverings will be required pre- and post- event should social distancing not be possible, in accordance with prevailing direction

Join us for the 7th anniversary of this summer-time classic.  The rural and flat 5k route, a USAT&F certified course, starts and ends near the Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Department.  

Late Registration and Packet Pick-up:  As noted above, there will be no race-day registration and packet pickup will only be Saturday morning beginning at 6:30 a.m.

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We hope all runners and spectators will stay after the race and enjoy the Ridgeway Cantaloupe Festival from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. sponsored by the Ridgeway Historical Society!

Cantaloupe, Brunswick Stew, Hot Dogs, Festival Refreshments and Foods. Historical Displays, Kiddie Rides, Horse back rides, and Arts and Crafts vendors.  Local Entertainment!


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