Meet Me at the Fountain 5k

July 23, 2022 Forest City, NC 28043 US Directions
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Meet Me at the Fountain 5k

$25 07/23 8:00AM EDT Price increases after July 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Fun Run

$0 07/23 9:00AM EDT Registration ends July 23, 2022 at 9:30am EDT
Run Where You Are


$25 Registration ends July 17, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

The 2022 Meet Me at the Fountain 5K is July 23, 2022


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Friday - July 22rd
4:00 - 6:00pm
: Packet Pick Up and On-site Registration

Saturday - July 23th
7:00 - 8:00am: Packet Pick Up and Late On-site Registration
8:00am: 5K START
9:00am: Fun Run START


5K Run/Walk 
$25 if registered on or before July 10th (Shirt Guaranteed)
$30 if registered after July 10th & day of race (Shirts available while supplies last)
$15 Kids 12 & Under (Shirts available while supplies last)

Fun Run (ages 8 and under): FREE [While FREE we do ask that you register in advance] Shirts are available for $12.

$25 Registration through Sunday - July 24th.


DIY Anywhere 5K: Saturday July 16th > Sunday July 24th
This “Do It Yourself” Event will enable you to run/walk at any time and in any location that is convenient for you. Run around the block, on trails, go down to the track (12.5 laps = 5K), or even run on a treadmill. You don't even have to live in the Greater Forest City Metropolitan Area - so please invite friends and family both near and far to join the fun.
While not required – you can submit your time for inclusion in the online “Just For Fun” Results. We will collect times beginning Saturday July 17th until Monday July 25th. There will be No Overall or Age Group Awards.  Instructions on "How to submit your DIY times" are found under the "DIY 5K Info" tab above.

Awards & Age Groups:

5K: Top 3 Male/Female Overall. Top Male/Female Masters
5K: Top 3 finishers in each Age Group < 8, 9-11, 12-14, 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+ 

Course Map: 

Click HERE for a map of the 5K course

Run for Free!


Do you want a FREE ENTRY?  It's Simple - AFTER you’ve registered - a "Refer Your Friends!" pop-up will appear - Post, Tweet, and/or email the message to everyone you know.
OR Later -  share your unique link found in your RunSignUp Confirmation E-mail = "Remember to invite your friends..."
You'll be refunded $10 for the first three (3) friends who register for the 5K. For friends 4 & 5 receive $5 each - until your registration becomes FREE! [Free is Good!!]
Funds will be refunded, within 3-4 business day, to the credit card used for the initial registration.
Note: The intial registration processing fee will not be refunded, you can not go below $0, refunds will not apply to Add-Ons, Purchases, or Donations.

The Meet Me at the Fountain 5k is proud to be part of the Rutherford Outdoor Coalition Running Race Series
The 2022 Series has 11 events running from February to November. There are road races, trail runs, and even a hill climb. 
Series details and current standings can be found at the ROC website.

>> Don't miss the Leader of the Pack 5K - the 4th race in the Series -  May 14th - here in Forest City <<

Smith's Drugs of Forest City
139 E. Main Street
Forest City, NC US 28043
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