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The 16th Annual 5k and 10k proceeds benefit the New Century Scholarship Program of Communities In Schools. This program provides services for students in 6th-12th grades in order to ensure they graduate high school and attend college.
Saturday - May 11th:
6:30am-7:30 am: Packet Pick Up & On-site Registration @ the Doc & Merle Watson Theatre
Awards: Top 3 M&F Overall ¦ Top 3 M&F Masters [40+] ¦ Top 3 M&F Age Groups
Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, & 70+
Wilkes Community College Student? Use coupon code "WCCStudent" to receive a $5.00 discount. Must present student ID at race day registration.
K-12 Student Price: $10.00
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5K and 10K proceeds benefit the New Century Scholars Program of Communities in Schools of Northwest North Carolina. The program awards 2 year scholarships to selected 6th grade students upon completion of 10 community service hours every school year until graduation. The amount of support provided to the students throughout their middle and high school years goes far beyond the community service opportunities. The NCS Program Director monitors, tracks and guides the students throughout their education, leading them in the right to direction to achieve and succeed in life.
The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
By running in the Headed to College race, you are helping keep our students motivated, focused and ready to succeed!