Upcoming Races – October – December

Lots of races coming up…mark your calendars! MRC members – keep your eyes on your email for news of carpooling…

10/11 New Millenium Triathlon – Mebane, NC

Ever considered competing in a Triathlon? Want a local option to get started with?

Check out the New Millennium Fitness Tri – October 11th, 2009 at 8am in Mebane.

  • 300 yard pool swim
  • 9 mile bike ride
  • 2 mile road run

Full information and registration information is available here.

Registration is available through active.com. No day of registration is available.

10/17 Legs for Life 5K – Burlington, NC

When: Saturday, October 17th

Time: Registration Starts at 8:15am, Race Starts at 9am, Fun Run Starts at 9:05am

Distance: 5K, One mile fun run / walk

Race info: 3rd annual Legs for Life 5K Begins at Grand Oaks Center, ARMC Campus in Burlington, NC, Cash prizes to overall M&F finishers – $200, $100, $75, Other prizes awarded to the top three finishers in each age division,

Fee: $15 before October 6th, $20 after October 6th

Click HERE to download the registration form.

11/7 Graham 5K – Graham, NC

When: Saturday, November 7th

Time: Registration opens at 6:30am, Race starts at 8am, Fun Walk at 8:05am

Distance: 5K, 1 mile fun walk through historic downtown Graham to benefit the Haw River Trail and Mercy Ships

Race Info: Course start and finish at the Graham Middle School Athletic complex and winds through historic downtown Graham. Course is mainly flat with a few gradual hills. Prizes will be awarded to the top M&F finishers overall and by age category.

Fee: $20 before October 23rd, $25 after October 23rd and day of

MRC Note – This appears to be the same course as the Run for Haw 5K in June, at which many MRC members set new PRs! This is a flat, fast course at a location only 10 minutes from Mebane. Plan to join us for this event!

Click HERE to register online or to download the race application

11/14 – Husky Challenge 5K / 1 Mile Fun Run – Mebane, NC

When: Saturday, November 14th

Time: Fun Run 9:30am  5K 10:00am

Details: To benefit the Hawfields Middle School basketball program

Fee: $3.00 Race only, $10 Entry with T-shirt before 10/28, $5.00 Race only, $15 Entry with T-shirt after 10/28

Click HERE for more information and to download the race application

11/21 – Marcy Speer 5K – Durham, NC

When: November 21st, 2009

Time: Registration opens at 7:30am, Race starts at 9am

Distance: 5K trail run on the Al Buehler Trail in Duke Forest. Traffic will be monitored and volunteers will be stationed along the entire course. Water and aid stations will be available. Proceeds benefit the Marcy Speer Memorial Science Fund at Triangle Day and a memorial garden at the Duke Center for Human Genetics on the Duke campus.

Fee: Adults $25, Teens 11 – 19 $15, Children 5 – 10 $10, Under 5 – free (T-shirts to all participants, $5 for kids under 5)

Click HERE to register online or to download the race application

12/5 Run at the Rock – Burlington, NC

When: Saturday, December 5th (always the first Saturday in December)

Time: Mass Start at 9am

Location: Cedarock Park in Burlington, NC, take I 85/40 to exit #145. Go south on Hwy 49 towards Liberty (6 miles), follow the signs

Distance: 7mile and 14 mile (2 loop) trail run, this is a somewhat challenging loop complete with rocks, mud, short rolling hills, one very short and steep hill, waterfall, 1/4 mile of asphalt, some open field, etc. The course is extremely well marked, making it nearly impossible to get lost. (Plus all of the people who are there with you…). Average temps low 35 – high 55. Aid stations at 1.5, 4 and 6 mile markers. Awards – awesome pottery from the Mad Platter. Post-race refreshments and door prizes.

Fee: 7 mile $35, 14 mile $45. NO DAY OF REGISTRATION!!!

MRC Note – This is an awesome event that we’ve participated in for several years. It fills up fast!!! Register now as it is already 50% full. Post-race food and camaraderie makes it all worth it…donuts, soup, fruit, oreos, you name it. We can do some fall trail runs at Lake Michael and Cedarock to prep for this! New runners – challenge yourselves to do this!!!!

Click HERE for more information and to register online.

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