37th Annual Winter Flight 8K & 5K

Sat January 25 - Sun January 26 Salisbury, NC US 28144 Directions RaceJoy Ready
OLDEST 8K in the STATE - All proceeds benefit Rowan Helping Ministries!
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.salisburyrowanrunners.org.

Place
Catawba College Gymnasium
Corner of Summit and Yost Streets
Salisbury, NC US 28144
Description

WHEN AND WHERE
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - at Catawba College Gymnasium, Salisbury, NC. The Gymnasium is on the corner of Summit & Yost.

12:00 pm - 1:45 pm - Registration and packet pickup in the Catawba gymnasium  

1:30 pm - 1/2 Mile Fun Run
1:58 pm - Push Rim Wheelchair
2:00 pm - 5K - Run/Walk (Course & Elevation Map Posted Below)
2:00 pm - 8K Run (Course & Elevation Maps Posted Below)

PASTA DINNER - Saturday evening, January 25, at 6:00 p.m. 
Pasta, bread, desserts and drink will be available for $10 per person at City Park Recreation Center, 316 Lake Drive, Salisbury, NC  28145. Late registration and packet pickup will also be available during that time.  Non-race participants welcomed.

RSVP to David Freeze
david.freeze@ctc.net

HEAD PHONES ARE DISCOURAGED / NO DOGS ALLOWED

In case of inclement weather on race day, visit our website for information about delays, postponement, etc. - www.salisburyrowanrunners.org

RACE COURSE 8K USATF
Certified Course starts near the Catawba College gym and ends in Catawba’s Shuford Stadium.  8K map attached below.

TIMING
5K & 8K races will use chip timing.  All participants will be able to get their finishing time immediately and will also have access to a personalized finish video, both linked to their bib number.

SHIRTS
Great looking Lightweight, Long-Sleeve Commemorative Hoodie for all 8K and 5K participants.  Picture attached below.

AWARDS
8K RUN
Top 3 Overall Male & Female Runners
Top Male & Female Masters, Grandmasters, & Senior Grandmasters Runners
3 Deep Age Group Awards, Male & Female

5K RUN / WALK
Top Overall Male & Female Runners
3 Deep Age Group Awards, Male & Female

1/2 MILE FUN RUN
Top 3 Overall, Ages 12 and Under
Medals to all other Fun Run Finishers Ages 12 and Under

Overall Winners not eligible for Age Group Awards.
Awards will not be mailed. Please make arrangements to pick up.

AGES
8K RUN
14 & under, 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 & over

5K RUN / WALK
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

CASH PRIZE 8K
$750 BONUS FOR NEW 8K WF RECORDS
ELIUD NGETICH - 23:07 (2015)
JOAN NESBIT - 26:48 (1992)
$100 to First Male & Female Finisher
$25 to First Male & Female at One Mile Mark (must finish race)
$25 to First Male & Female Rowan County Finisher

BENEFICIARY

All proceeds go to ROWAN HELPING MINISTRIES

Mission Statement:  The mission of ROWAN HELPING MINISTRIES
is to serve, through cooperative community action, our neighbors
in Rowan County who are in crisis, by providing essential life needs
and educating and empowering them to break the cycle of crisis.

The 2019 Winter Flight race earned $12,000 for these families and individuals, and it is our goal to exceed that
amount this year!!

For more information about Rowan Helping Ministries, please visit www.rowanhelpingministries.org.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

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8K COURSE MAP
8K COURSE ELEVATION MAP

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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5K COURSE & ELEVATION MAP

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

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RaceJoy

Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the 37th Annual Winter Flight 8K & 5K.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The 37th Annual Winter Flight 8K & 5K is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

Note:
- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
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