15th annual Sam's 5K Road Race

Sat November 12 - Mon November 14 Greenville, NC 27858 US Directions RaceJoy Ready


11/12 10:00AM EST
1st street
Greenville, NC US 27858

Sam's 5k is held annually in memory of one of our sisters, Sam who lost her battle with cancer while she was still a student at ECU. Our mission as a sisterhood is to spread Sam's story and honor her while raising money for our beloved philanthropy, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Fundraising link: https://fundraising.stjude.org/site/Donation2?idb=385126457&df_id=4760&FR_ID=131130&mfc_pref=T&PROXY_ID=262969&PROXY_TYPE=22&4760.donation=form1&pw_id=3922

Registration/Check-in: 9:00am on 11/12/22

Race start time: 10:00am on 11/12/22

registration fees: $20
5 years old and under are free

ribbon for first place boy and girl

More about Epsilon Sigma Alpha: Being the Omega Pi chapter of the national service sorority, Epsilon Sigma Alpha has been a blessing to say the least. Nationwide, ESA is the third largest donor to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Our sisterhood comes together each year to not only better the community of Greenville, but to also raise as much money as we possibly can for the hospital. We live by the motto "for the kids!" Our goal is that one day these children will be able to cross the finish line with us. 

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for 15th annual Sam's 5K Road Race.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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Donate to St. Jude's

Donate to St. Jude's

To donate to St. Jude's, click the link above, then please click donate to this team and proceed from there.

5K Course Map
Virtual Race FAQs

How it Works
1.Sign up here (use the Sign Up button at the top of the page).
2.Print out your digital bib (from your Runsignup profile page) if you'd like.
3.Download the RaceJoy app for the best race experience.
4.Run your race at a place of your choosing (including a treadmill) before the deadline. If you use RaceJoy, it will automatically submit your results. If not, go to the results page and submit your time.

Virtual Race FAQs

What is a virtual run?

A virtual race is an event where you sign up and participate on a course of your choosing (or a treadmill). Without physical races going on right now, this is a great opportunity to work towards your running goals, stay healthy and support a great cause, while following social distancing guidelines!

The event will feature a leaderboard so you can still see how you stack up against your fellow competitors!


Where do I run?

You can run at a course of your choosing, including on a treadmill. Be sure to follow current CDC and local guidance and keep 6 feet away from anyone that you run around, or by, to keep as safe as possible.

When do I run?

You can run (or walk) anytime on November 12-14, 2022.

Will this race be timed?

The virtual run will not be officially timed, but by using the RaceJoy app, you can receive a GPS-based time which will automatically submit your time for you. There will be an online leaderboard showing everyone's times.

How do I post my results?

The easiest way is to use RaceJoy during the race! If you choose not to use RaceJoy, then you can visit the results page and click the "Submit Virtual Results" link at the top of the page.



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