High Country Cool Down 5K & 10K

Director:
Rick Suyao, High Country Soccer Association
Phone:
704-968-7573
Distance:
5K, 10K, 1 mile Fun Run
When:
8/8/2020 9:00 am
Where:
Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex Boone, NC Location Map

Escape the summer heat and run with us in the cool North Carolina Mountains!
For more information, go to www.hcsoccer.com/5K10Krun


The 1st Annual High Country Cool Down 5K & 10K will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 in Boone, NC. The races are designed for the casual jogger (or walker) or the competitive runner. There will also be a FREE 1 Mile Fun Run for kids 9 and younger.

The 10K will start at 9AM and the 5K will start at 9:15AM. Both races will start and end at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex. The course uses much of the Greenway Trail and the Watauga High School property.

Race registration includes a race t-shirt (guaranteed if registered by July 29, 2020), as well as post-race bananas and waters.

Other activities such as small-sided pickup soccer games for kids will be offered throughout the morning and we will have concessions and coffee for sale.

ADDITIONAL HIGH COUNTRY COOL DOWN 5K & 10K INFORMATION

Where:
Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex at 574 Brookshire Road in Boone, NC. There is plenty of parking and bathrooms.

Race Day Packet Pickup:
Check-in tables will be located in the center parking lot between the two main soccer fields. Check-in will begin at 8AM.

Event Timeline:

  • 8AM – Check-in and race day packet pickup.
  • 8:30AM – Kids 1 Mile Fun Run
  • 9AM – 10K begins
  • 9:15AM – 5K begins
  • 9:45AM – Awards Presentation begins

Awards: First, Second, and Third Place

  • Overall Male & Female and Overall Master (40+) Male & Female
  • Age groups (Male & Female): 9 & under, 10-14,15-19, 20-29, 30-49, 50-64, 65+

Entry Fees for 5K
Online before July 10 = $25 (t-shirt guaranteed)
Online July 10-Aug. 7 = $30 (t-shirt not guaranteed but probable)
Race Day Registration = $35 (only leftover t-shirts available)

Entry Fees for 10K
Online by July 10 = $30 (t-shirt guaranteed)
Online July 10-Aug. 7 = $35 (t-shirt not guaranteed but probable)
Race Day Registration = $40 (only leftover t-shirts available)

*Registration can be made online at www.hcsoccer.com/5K10Krun
*If registering by cash or check; payment must be received by the above deadline dates at the High Country Soccer office.
*Make checks payable to and drop off and/or mail to: High Country Soccer, c/o Cool Down Race, 805 State Farm Road, Ste. 302, Boone, NC 28607
*Include shirt size with mailed or dropped off payments: YS, YM, YL, AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL
*If you are paying on Race Day, please arrive by 8am.
*1-Mile Fun Run (9yo and younger): FREE (does not include t-shirt)
*Leftover T-shirts will be available for purchase
*No dogs, skateboards, or bicycles allowed on race course
*Walkers welcome!

Weather:
The High Country Cool Down 5K & 10K will be held rain or shine. Remember, the weather in the North Carolina mountains can be unpredictable and can change quickly, so dress accordingly and bring extra attire.

Contact:
For questions, email rick@hcsoccer.com.

For more information, go to www.hcsoccer.com/5K10Krun

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