the little bank-Pride of Kinston 8000
Run for the River

10th Anniversary of the Run for the River!

Run for the River 2007 8 Kilometer,
5 Kilometer &
1 Mile Fun Run

March 28, 2015

Starting Point

Race operations near Kinston-Lenoir Farmers Market @ 100 N. Herritage Street
• The 1 Mile Fun Run will begin and end on a designated Herritage Street Route.
• The 5K and 8K races will begin and end on designated locations near the Farmers Market on Herritage Street.
• Finish line services will be conducted by Young and Associates of Raleigh, NC


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;
40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+

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.

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.

Click here for 2014 Results!

Race results for all years run...


Pride of Kinston


Online registration is not yet open for 2015. Please check back soon.,

Registration will be available at the Runner's Welcome Party Friday night at the Community Council for the Arts, and you can sign up on site in the morning from 7:00am to 8:30am at the Lenoir Co. Farmers Market. Have fun!

2014's Race Sponsored by...

In Cooperation with Kinston-Lenoir County Parks & Recreation

Run for the River

the little bank

Kinston Public Safety

Tourism Development Authority

Eastern Outdoor
Development, Inc.

White & Allen

Good Health Sponsors

Affordable Care


Buy Local

Eastern Radiologists
Eastern Radiologists, Inc.

Lenoir Memorial Hospital
Lenoir Memorial Hospital

Lenox China

Perry Management


Fleet of Foot Sponsors

Albritton Company


CDS Networks & Services
CDS - Networks & Services

Carolina Wild Mscadine Juice
Carolina Wild Muscadine Juice

CDS Networks & Services
Cherry Energy


Consigned Designs

Contract Flooring & Design

Corporate Resources
Corporate Resources

Discovery Insurance
Discovery Insurance

CDS Networks & Services
Down East Protection Systems

Harvey & Associates Family Denistry

WELS Radio Classics
Classic Hits 102.9 WELS

Kinston Dental Associates

Kinston Head & Neck Physicians

m3 Consulting & Services

Minges Bottling Group/Pepsi

Mother Earth Brewing

Wallace Morris Barwick Landis & Stroud

Self-Help Credit Union

State Farm Insurance Agencies


Pat on the Back Sponsors

Law Offices of Rudolph Mintz III

Dr. Charles Classen

Evans & Associates

Dr. & Ms. Michel Haddad

Riverside Bicycles and Outdoor Sports

WA Moore & Company

Sammy Aiken

Connie & Rudy Mintz, Jr,



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