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* Final race day information and updates will be emailed to all registered participants and volunteers the week prior to the in-person race. Additional updates may be sent up to the morning of the in-person race. Any emailed information supersedes information on this site.
* Start times subject to change due to weather or safety
Race Location: WakeMed Soccer Park (201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary, NC 27511). (Venue subject to change as permitted by local officials.)
Course Information: The course is on WakeMed Soccer Park cross country course with dirty, grass, and natural trails; conditions depend on the weather prior to the event. The course is NOT USATF certified. GPS tracking apps are not suitable for measuring course distances accurately.
Events: Everyone is welcome to participate! All participants will have chip-timed results that will be posted online. All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age, skill-level, or ability can participate in any race!
* No bikes permitted in the race.
* Dogs are ONLY allowed in the Doggie Dash 5K and Doggie Dash 6.5 Mile. All dogs must be signed up using the Doggie Dash add-on during registration.
* Spectators' dogs and any other dogs that are not registered to participate are NOT allowed in the event venue.
* Kids 12 & Younger are NOT allowed to participate in the Doggie Dash 5K or Doggie Dash 6.5 Mile.
* We strongly discourage participants wearing headphones of any sort while racing for their own safety and so they can properly hear instructions on the course.
* Kids in strollers must be registered and be with a parent registered in either the 5K, 6.5 Mile, or Fun Run. Kids in strollers must be numbered, properly buckled into the stroller, and we strongly encourage them to wear a helmet.
* Kids in Strollers are NOT allowed to participate in the Doggie Dash 5K or Doggie Dash 6.5 Mile.
* If you or one of your party have a physical or developmental need that may require special accommodation please contact us at least one month prior to the event to discuss reasonable accommodations that may be available.
Course Aid: An athletic trainer will be available at a medical tent located near the finish line. There will be a water station on the course and near the finish line. Water is also available at the registration and refreshment area.
Packet Pick-up: All participants must show a photo ID or be with a guardian with a photo ID in order to pick up their race packets. Participants may pickup packets for others if they have a screenshot or photocopy of their photo ID.
Volunteers: We need your help! If you're available to assist us with registration, handing out water, and cheering on runners please sign up to volunteer between 7:00 AM -11:00 AM. Sign up through the link in the menu!
Race Souvenirs: All 5K and 6.5 Mile finishers will receive a Pups & Pastries shirt and finishers medal guaranteed if registered by September 10th (then while supplies last). Fun Run participants will receive a medal and can purchase a shirt separately. Pups & Pastries shirts, medals, and dog collar 'medals' are also available separately. * In-person race packets will not be shipped and will only be available on race day!
Awards: Awards are provided by Omega Sports and Fit & Able Productions. All awards will be mailed or emailed to their recipients the week after the race. Save your Pups & Pastries bib number to get 20% off in store at Omega Sports!
Online registration closes on September 21st at 9 PM. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at packet pick-up and race day.