Enjoy a scenic view while supporting the youth of Pamlico County as this course takes you through the community and around the beautiful harbor at River Dunes. Proceeds will benefit the Girls on the Run and the Pamlico Partnership for Children.
The Pamlico Partnership for Children has a passion to enhance childhood education and support families in Pamlico County. They strive to bring together the whole community, as well as parents, teachers, and child care providers to create positive change for their children.
Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-5th grade. They teach life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.
1 Mile- $15
Price will increase $5 for both beginning August 20th
There will be three overall winners for both male and female categories in the 5k. The top three male and female finishers in each age group will also be awarded. The age groups are as follows, ages 1-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.
The top three male and female runners will be awarded in the 1 mile.
Both events will start and finish at the Harbor Club.
The 1 mile will be a straight out and back around Grace Harbor.
The 5k will turn left out of the Harbor Club parking lot and follow the channel on Harborside Road, wrapping around Jayne Point, and continuing back around the harbor. Runners will make a loop around Boathouse Row before continuing back towards the entrance on Old Lighthouse Road. The turnaround on Old Lighthouse Road will be shortly after the two mile marker. Runners will then head straight back to the Harbor Club.
Water stands will be located at the 1 mile turnaround and every mile marker on the 5k course.