THE RACE


The Run for Carly Rae is in honor of the life of Carly Rae Baron, who lost her life to gun violence in 2020.
Carly Rae was a beautiful person, who enjoyed basketball, modeling and spending time with her family and friends. Carly Rae was a graduate of Ashley High School and good friends with Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith.
The Alex Highsmith Family Foundation has created a scholarship to keep Carly Rae's memory alive. 
The Foundation is also raffling 2 tickets to the Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers game in Charlotte on December 18, 2022! 
Enter Raffle for Steelers vs Panthers Tickets Event Schedule

COUNTDOWN TO RACE DAY

RACE SWAG


RACE SHIRT

Registered participants will receive an event shirt.  Shirts are available while supplies last.  Don't wait.
(shirt design coming soon)

SILICONE WRISTBANDS
Participants will also get a wristband in honor of Carly Rae.

THE COURSE

Ashley High School Stadium / Veterans Park
555 Halyburton Memorial Parkway
Wilmington, NC 28412

Your race will start in Ashley High School Stadium on the visitors side. Take one lap around the stadium, then outside to the left. Follow Stadium Drive to Halyburton Memorial Parkway. Right on Halyburton Memorial Parkway to the left side of Anderson Elementary School. Follow the road until turning left on the trail around the retention pond. Back to the stadium to the finish line.

Course Map Coming Soon

AWARDS


5K AWARDS

Top 3 Males
Top 3 Females
Top 3 Males & Females in following Age Groups:
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

RAFFLE PRIZE
2 tickets to the Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers game in Charlotte on December 18, 2022! 

 

THE CAUSE

 
The Alex Highsmith Family Foundation strives to make a positive impact on the lives of our youth in the Wilmington and Pittsburgh communities. Our 5 pillars, known as the Highsmith High 5, are: Physical Fitness and Nutrition, Athletic Participation, Academic Support, Social/Emotional Support, and Family Involvement.

ALL proceeds from the event fund academic scholarships to seniors in New Hanover County Schools. The Run for Carly Rae 5K race will also help raise awareness of the need to end gun violence in our community.
More Info

Register Before Prices Increase

5K

Next price increase is Sunday, October 9, 2022 Register Now! $35

1 Mile

Next price increase is Sunday, October 9, 2022 Register Now! $20

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