White Squirrel 5K and Fun Run

Michael Dexter-Smith, Rotary Club of Brevard
5K and Fun Run
5/25/2019 8:00 am
Downtown Brevard near the Post office Brevard, NC Location Map

NOTE: Pre-Race Day Packet Pick Up on Friday May 24, 2019 from 4:00 - 5:30 on the Plaza between the Aethelwold Building and Quixote restaurant (between 23 and 43 S. Broad Street in downtown Brevard).

Race day - After 7.30am you will be able to register for the race with cash - however, you will not be in the results system and will not be eligible for prizes. You will probably have to wait for a shirt as well.

May 15,2019: Is the cut-off date for some registration options and prices rise. Shirts have already been ordered so it will be first come first served


Race Director: Michael Dexter-Smith, Rotary Club of Brevard

Email: brevardrotarync@gmail.com or mds@xtremesoft.com

Phone and text: Mike’s phone 508-395-0224 (text to this phone) or 828-884-4184

When: 5/25/2019 8:00 am - arrive by 6.45 if not registered - 7.15 if preregistered

Distances: 5K Race Starts at 8.00 am & Fun Run Starts at approx. 8.05

Where: 200 W Main St, Brevard, NC 28712, USA - Downtown Brevard near the Post Office in Brevard, NC

Pricing: NOTE CHANGES ON MAY 15 - After this date shirt sizes or even shirts may not be available on race day.

5K $30 (includes shirt) _ After May 15, 2019 - $35

Fun Run - short $10 (Families and children - short fun run - includes tee shirt for Child)

5K - Under 18 Years Old $25 (Runners under the age of 18 only, please) - After May 15, 2019 - $30

5K - Over 65 Years Old $25 (Runners over the age of 65 only, please)

5K - Run 3 Pay For 2 $20 (Sign-up for all three races at the same time - pay for two) - only available until May 15 - not allowable on race day

5K - Active Military $15 – (Shirt included)

Family plan - 2 adults/ & 2 children $50 (One adult pays $50) - race director will send you a discount code for the other adult and 2 children. _ available until May 15 online only.

Shirts are $25.00 each

Goodie bags: Goodie bags will be filled with giveaways and vouchers. Please contact April Zeigler - use email above

Publicity: Peter Mumola - use email above

EVENT DETAILS AND SCHEDULE: The 2019 White Squirrel Festival 5K Race and Fun Run coincides with the 2019 White Squirrel Festival in downtown Brevard, North Carolina. Brevard is 151 this year!

The race course starts and finishes in downtown Brevard near the Post Office on West Main Street. The course will treat runners to a mix of historic homes, the railroad arts district, farm land and the scenic beauty of the Sylvan Valley and the surrounding mountains.

The 2019 White Squirrel Festival Race and Fun Run begins at 8am. Same day registration begins at 6.30 am.

There will be a packet pick up the day before.

To ensure a t-shirt online registration must be completed by May 17.

The race begins on West Main Street near the Post Office. The race course is an out and back, with the starting line also serving as the finish line.


Women's 5K First Place: $75
Men's 5K First Place: $75
Women's 5K Second Place: $50
Men's 5K Second Place: $50
Women's 5K Third Place: $25
Men's 5K Third Place: $25

Come Early to avoid long lines. After the race, join in the fun of the all-day White Squirrel Festival for food, music and culture.


Our thanks to the following sponsors:

Gold Level: Pisgah Health Foundation

Silver level: United Way of Transylvania County and The Rotary Club of Brevard

Bronze level: Transylvania Vocational Services, Pardee UNC Health Care, City of Brevard, Sylvan Valley Family Dentistry, State Farm/Meredith Baldridge, Bluaxis/April Zeigler and the Dexter-Smith Family.

After the Race and Fun Run:

The White Squirrel Race is the kick-off event for the White Squirrel Festival. After the Race and Fun Run, music, food, dancing, children’s fun games, tours, crafts, art and much more fill the cool mountain air in one of the picturesque towns in western NC. For extra excursions to hiking, mountain biking, swimming, tubing, picnicking, cookouts and more, stop by our local Chamber on Main St. for more info.

The Brevard Rotary thanks everyone who supports our races.