the little bank-Pride of Kinston 8000 Run for the River
10th Anniversary of the Run for the River!
8 Kilometer, 5 Kilometer &
March 28, 2015
Race operations near Kinston-Lenoir Farmers Market @ 100 N. Herritage Street
The awards ceremony will begin immediately after results are tabulated. Cash awards will be made to the top male and female winners in both the 8K and 5K races.
8K: 1st place $500; 2nd place $300; 3rd place $150. Note: If the 1st place male and female 8K runners break previous course records in their respective categories, they will receive an additional $100!
5K: 1st place $200; 2nd place $100; 3rd place $50.
Lenoir County Runners: The top three male and female finishers in the 8K and 5K races from Lenoir County will each receive a $50 award courtesy of the WHITE&ALLEN.
The top two male and female runners in each age category will also receive medals. No duplication of awards.
1 mile run: Each finisher in the 1 Mile Fun Run will receive a medal.
8K & 5K Age Brackets: 15 & under, 16-19; 20-29; 30-39;
Races/Courses: The 8K & 5K courses are semi-loop, fast, mostly flat asphalt courses through commercial and residential areas of Kinston. The courses are USAT&F certified. 8K and 5K runners will take their places at 8:45am. Splits will be called at each mile interval. Refreshment centers will be located at strategic points along the route.
The 1 mile course is an out-and-back flat asphalt course. The runners will take position at 8:30 am. Security, safety and medical services will be provided. Maps of the race courses on back of this brochure.
Pre-race: A “welcome to the races” party for runners, volunteers and sponsors will be held at 6:00 pm Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Community Council for the Arts, 400 N. Queen Street. Registration and race day packets will be available.
Post-Race: Post-race party with entertainment will commence after awards are distributed.
Information: Contact Kinston-Lenoir Parks & Recreation: 252-939-3336.
The Race Course
More Information: Contact Adrian King, Pride of Kinston, (252) 522-8003.
Race Director: Kinston/Lenoir County Parks & Recreation Department. Office: 252-939-3336.
Run for the River Historic Profile 2006 - 2012
Pride of Kinston • 327 North Queen Street • Kinston, NC 28501• (252)