All proceeds from this event will benefit Kids First, Inc. Child Abuse Treatment Center, a nonprofit agency which serves over 200 abused children each year in Northeastern North Carolina. Kids First provides therapy services, forensic interviews, medical evaluations, and advocacy services for children who have been victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, or witness to domestic violence. Our mission is to provide “Help, Healing, & Hope” to these children at our child-friendly center located in Elizabeth City.
5K Start: 9:00 AM
5K: $25 (by 11/17), $30 (after 11/17)
T-shirts will be provided to 5K participants. T-shirt pickup will be 11/20 from 2:00pm-7:00pm and 11/21 from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Kids First offices - 1825 West City Drive. No shipping is available.
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female 5K finishers overall and in the following age categories: under 18, 18-29, 30-44, 45-59, and 60+.
Both the 5K and one-mile courses begin in front of Waterfront Park. The 5K is a USATF-certified, flat course that loops through the Riverside Ave. area. The “Gobble Wobble” Family Fun Mile is an out-and-back course. Please note that only the road at the starting area is closed to vehicle traffic. Please be aware of cars on the race course and exercise caution.
Parking is available at the public lot between Church and Ehringhaus Streets. Parking will not be available at Waterfront Park due to road closure. Please do not park at the Museum of the Albemarle.