Spring 2020 Virtual 5k

Fri April 24 - Sun April 26 Sylva, NC US 28779 Directions
Spring 2020 Virtual 5k AKA Greening Up the Mountain

After much thought, deliberation and out of an abundance of caution Greening Up the Mountain 2020 has changed gears and will host a VIRTUAL 5K RUN this Year. The health and safety of our community, families and runners must be our first priority. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you but We look forward to hosting our first SPRING 2020 VIRTUAL 5k on  April 24th-26th 2020.

How this will work, Run your own 5k (3.1 Miles) Track your route/time within 48 hrs from our Kick off at 9 am on April 24th-26th and submit your results.Your results submission will guarantee you a Race T shirt!

We will set up a time/location for locals to pick up T shirt and other race items.  Stay tuned for guidance!

Please indicate if you are not local and need us to  mail these items. Include best mailing address.

Here Are Your Options:

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own, and report your results - we’ll send you instructions.

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Place
86 Mark Watson Park
Sylva, NC US 28779
Description

After much thought, deliberation and out of an abundance of caution Greening Up the Mountain 2020 has changed gears and will host a VIRTUAL 5K RUN this Year.

 

The health and safety of our community, families and runners must be our first priority. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you but We look forward to hosting our first SPRING 2020 VIRTUAL 5k on  April 24th-26th 2020.

 

How this will work, Run your own 5k (3.1 Miles) Track your route/time within 48 hrs from our Kick off at 9 am on April 24th-26th and submit your results.Your results submission will guarantee you a Race T shirt!

 

You are guaranteed a race t shirt and long as you sign up before April 26th at 9am and submit your 5k time.

 

We will set up a time/location for locals to pick up T shirt and other race items.  Stay tuned for guidance!

 

Please indicate if you are not local and need us to  mail these items. Include best mailing address.

 

 

Disregard below this line: We will keep this data for 2021Event!

Greening Up the Mountains Annual 5k will be held, Saturday, April 25th, 2020

8:00am Registration

9:00am Race Starts!

10:00am Awards Ceremony

Mark Watson Park
86 Mark Watson Park
Sylva, NC 28779

All Proceeds support the Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department!

Awards:

OVERALL MALE and FEMALE

Top 3 in each age group! 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

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Course:

Course begins at Mark Watson Park in downtown Sylva, crosses Business 23 onto Old Dillsboro Road, loops into Monteith Park and returns on the same route back to Mark Watson Park. This is a relatively flat course with both paved and graveled road sections.

 

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