New Sarum 39th Annual Winter Flight 8K & 5K

Sun January 30, 2022 Salisbury, NC 28144 US Directions
OLDEST 8K in the STATE
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Events

8K Run

$30 2:00PM EST Registration ends January 29, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

5K Health Run/Walk

$30 2:00PM EST Registration ends January 29, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

Fun Run - 1/2Mile

$0 1:30PM EST Registration ends January 29, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

Push Rim Wheelchair

$30 1:58PM EST Registration ends January 29, 2022 at 11:59pm EST
Race Website

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

Place
Corner of Yost Street and Summit Avenue
Salisbury, NC US 28144
Description

WHEN AND WHERE
Sunday, January 30, 2022 - 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 at the Catawba gymnasium  

1:30 pm - 1/2 Mile Fun Run
1:58 pm - Push Rim Wheelchair / Ainsley's Angels
2:00 pm - 5K - Run/Walk (Course & Elevation Map Posted Below)
2:00 pm - 8K Run - open to all runners and will also serve as the RRCA 8K NC State Championship (Course & Elevation Maps Posted Below)

PASTA DINNER - Saturday evening, January 29, 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 at david.freeze@ctc.net or 704-310-6741

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 (open to all runners and will also serve as the 2021 RRCA 8K NC State Championship)
Certified Course starts near the Catawba College gym and ends in Catawba’s Shuford Stadium.  8K map attached below.  State Champions will be the overall winners, masters, grand masters and senior grand masters winners, male and female. Winners do not have to live in NC to be the State Champion.  The State Championship applies to the 8K race only (not the 5K).

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 Long-Sleeve Commemorative Sweatshirt Hoodie for all 8K and 5K participants (see photo 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 
HANS KOELEMAN - 23:35 (1988)
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

COVID-19 Safety Precautions:

-       All current Covid-19 NC guildelines are in place.

-       If you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days, have a pending COVID test or positive test in the last 14 days, have experienced symptoms related to COVID-19 (sore throat, fever, lost of taste/smell, shortness of breath) or are in quarantine for COVID-19 then you cannot attend or run in the race.

Please remember that all walkers should be registered in the 5K. No walkers are allowed in the 8K due to a strict time limit of 90 minutes. We must stay on time for road openings, fire department release and timely awards ceremonies. Thank you for your cooperation. 

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 2021 Winter Flight race earned over $11,000 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.

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Winter Flight Hoodie
8K COURSE MAP 2022 (Catawba College Course)
8K COURSE ELEVATION MAP 2022 (Catawba College Course)

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5K COURSE & ELEVATION MAP 2022 (Catawba College Course)

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