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

10th Anniversary of the Run for the River!

Run for the River 20078 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

Awards

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.

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.

Click here for 2014 Results!

Race results for all years run...

 

Pride of Kinston

Registration

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
Sponsors


the little bank

Kinston Public Safety


Tourism Development Authority


Eastern Outdoor
Development, Inc.

Tands/Bojangles
White & Allen


Good Health Sponsors


Affordable Care

Tands/Bojangles
Bojangles/Tands

Buy Local

Eastern Radiologists
Eastern Radiologists, Inc.

Lenoir Memorial Hospital
Lenoir Memorial Hospital

Lenox
Lenox China

Lenox
Perry Management

 


Fleet of Foot Sponsors

Albritton Company

BB&T
BB&T

CDS Networks & Services
CDS - Networks & Services

Carolina Wild Mscadine Juice
Carolina Wild Muscadine Juice

CDS Networks & Services
Cherry Energy


Chick-fil-A


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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