5K on the Greenway

Mount Airy, NC

Come visit Historic Mayberry and run our 14th Annual 5K and 1/2 Mile Fun Run co-hosted by Mount Airy Parks and Recreation and Mount Airy City Schools the weekend of the 52nd Annual Mount Airy Autumn Leaves Festival!

The majority of the course is on the beautiful Emily B. Taylor Greenway and runs along Lovill's Creek. This is a FLAT, FAST COURSE. The 52nd Annual Downtown Mount Airy Autumn Leaves Festival is within walking distance in Historic Mount Airy, NC on race weekend. This race is a very popular event year after year.  Come see why!!  Runners, walkers, and strollers are welcome.

Race Date: October 13, 2018

Race times
5K Race/Walk  8:00AM
1/2 Mile Fun Run/Walk 8:45 AM

Registration Fees
5K Adult by 9/23:   $30
5K Adult 9/24-10/13:  $35
5K Youth under 18: $25
1/2 Mile Fun Run w/shirt: $15
1/2 Mile Fun Run no shirt: FREE

Register online here or download our printable registration form.

Applicants registered by October 1st are guaranteed a long-sleeve performance race shirt.  
Fees are non-refundable.  Race runs rain or shine.

  Staff, Students, and Family of Mount Airy City Schools  
Show your BEAR pride and help your school win additional prizes by selecting the Mount Airy City School you are representing when you register!

Early Packet Pickup
Mount Airy Parks & Recreation/Reeves Community Center
Friday, October 12th 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Phone:  (336) 786-8313

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup
Intersection of Independence Blvd. and Emily B. Taylor Greenway
Behind Roses and Choice Physical Therapy
Saturday October 13th 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Cash Prize for Overall Male/Female 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Male/Female Age Divisions 1st, 2nd, 3rd
10 & Under, 11-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
* Race is chip-timed by Go! Sports Timing.  Awards will be based on gun time.  Gun time and chip time results will be posted.

Course Records - Male
 Year Name Location Finish Time   Pace
2017  Justin Pfruender Winston-Salem, NC 15:38.97   5:02
2015  Andris Goncarovs Greensboro, NC 15:58.64   5:09
2008 Aaron Bowman Greensboro, NC 16:08   5:12

Course Records - Female
 Year Name Location Finish Time   Pace
2012 Natalie Lawrence Walkertown, NC 17:54   5:45
2008  Allison Peters Kernersville, NC 19:55   6:25

Course Route
Click here for 5KOTG course map with elevation

Starting on the Emily B. Taylor section of the greenway walk approximately .50 mile from Independence Blvd. toward West Lebanon Street and Veteran's Park'
Turn right off the Greenway onto West Lebanon Street.
Cross the intersection and turn left on Howard Street
Loop around Crescent Drive, Park Avenue, and down Marion Street
Turn right onto West Lebanon, turn left onto the Greenway, and finish behind Choice Physical Therapy.

Note:  Showers and dressing rooms are available at Mount Airy Parks and Recreation/Reeves Community Center at Intersection of Pine Street (Hwy 89) and Renfro Street (Business 52)

Rubber Duck Regatta

WIN prize money
$5 per duck or 5 for $20
Top three ducks will receive cash prizes of $200, $100 and $50!
Do not have to be present to win.
The ducks will “RACE” down Lovill’s Creek after the 5k
All proceeds of the Rubber Duck Regatta
benefit the Mount Airy High School Swim Team.

Title Sponsor
Renfro Corporation

Our area has many things to offer.  www.visitmayberry.com

For more information, call (336) 786-8313 or email dlewis@mountairy.org

When & Where

Oct 13, 2018


8:00 AM

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