Highlands Twilight 5K and 10K August 2021

483 Pine Street
Highlands, NC 28741

Running > 10k, 5k

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Event Description

Come join us for the 9th annual Rotary Club of Highlands Twilight 5K & 10K, Highland's Funnest 5K and 10K! Fun for the whole family, strollers welcome, walkers welcome, yet will be challenging for experienced runners. T-shirt guaranteed if registered by July 14th, 2021. We will order extra shirts after that date, which will be first come first serve. Concert after the race by Tea 4 Three. Glow sticks for the kids. Everyone crossing the finish line gets a beer from the Ugly Dog Pub. Awards presented to overall top male and female, top Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters and top 3 finishers in each 5 yr age division. We are awarding $50.00 for a new course record in any age division. $100.00 for anyone setting the new overall course record(16:59)! Kids under 5 run for free. Kids under 10 are $10.00. This is the premier 5K and 10K event in beautiful Highlands NC.  Come race and spend the weekend in our beautiful town.  5K IS A USATF CERTIFIED COURSE.  USATF COURSE NC16004DW.  Early packet pickup Friday August 13th from 4-6 PM at Highlands Recreation Park.

Event details and schedule

Race is on August 14th 2021 starting at 6 PM at the Kelsey Hutchinson Founders Park. The 5K course is undulating, beginners or walkers will find it friendly, yet the faster runners will be challenged. Registration and check-in will start at 7:30 AM.  10K course is challenging and will go up Bear Pen Mtn here in town. "Will you eat the Bear or will the Bear eat you!" 10K is restricted to age 15 years and up.  Please allow enough time to get checked in. Parking will be available around the park, Highlands Recreation Park, Highlands Ballfield and Community Center, Highlands Post Office.   Kids under 5 run 5K for free. Kids 5 to 9 $10.00 in the 5K.  10K is restricted to age 15 and over due to less course monitoring.  Day of race price will be $40.00 for 5K and $50 for 10K. 

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