The 3rd annual Racin 4 Rescues 5k will be run as a 3 race series. At each event in addition to the 5k we will also have a Fun Run. All 3 races will start at 9:00 AM. We will have the first race in Charlotte on March 17, 2018. The second race will be in Statesville April 21, 2018 and the final race will take place in Mooresville May 19, 2018. We will have cash prizes for the overall winners of the series. We will also have custom medals for the individual race winners.
All three races are designed to be animal friendly. We encourage runners to bring their animals but it is not required. All three courses are relatively flat and will offer you a great opportunity for a personal best time. The first race will take place at McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte. The address for this race is 8711 Monroe Rd. Charlotte NC. The second race will be at Rescue Ranch in Statesville. The address is 1424 Turnersburg Hwy. Statesville NC. The final race will be at The War Memorial in Mooresville. The address is 220 N. Maple St. Mooresville NC.
We will be awarding cash prizes to our overall winners of the series. To determine our overall winners we will average your best 2 times in the series. In the event that we have a tie on time we will then average your best 2 race finishes to determine prizes. Please note that you will only be eligible for one cash award for the series winners. We will have cash awards for the top 3 overall in 5 different categories. The categories are top males and females overall, top masters males and female overall and the final category is the top 3 finishers running with an animal. We are offering $1,100 in total cash prizes. In addition to the cash prizes, our winners will receive custom trophies.
We will have custom medals for our individual race winners. These medals will be 5 inch wooden medals. It will be a award that will look good in any trophy case.
Everyone that registers for all three 5k races will receive a special award. In addition only those people will be entered into a drawing for 1 of 3 cash prizes. Everyone who enters all 3 races will be eligible even if they won a cash prize as a series winner.
This year we are offering a drifit unisex shirt to our participants. Each race will have the same shirt and design. You will receive one shirt for the entire series.
The cost of this series is $30 per race or $75 for all 3 races. For those that want to participate in the Fun Run the cost will be $10. We will have same day race registration available. Please note that the Fun Run will not be timed and you will not receive a race shirt. Everyone that participates in the Fun Run will receive a special award.
For those that may have a problem with transportation will are offering a shuttle service. For an additional cost of $7.00 per race you can leave the driving to us. We will have stops in Charlotte, Mooresville and Statesville. We will email times and locations once you sign up.
This year all proceeds will be split evenly between 3 great groups. The groups are Piedmont Animal Rescue, Rescue Ranch and The Spay and Neuter Clinic of Charlotte.
Please come out and support animal rescue. With your help and participation we can achieve our goals. You can participate in one race or all three.
Any questions please contact the Race Director Donald Gullett. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org . In addition you can text or call him at (704) 662-2904.