5K Relay 3-Person Team or Individual Participant 5K Running Event
Race Day Registrations @ 8:30am
Starter Gun @ 9:15amA Relay 5k run for individual runners and/or teams of 3 persons. Relay 5k is a themed run based on Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville theme. Participants are encouraged to dress in ParrotHead garb - awards will be provided
The Relay 5k is a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life event in Wake Forest, NC. Net proceeds from the event will be donated to the Relay For Life.
The run will be on a certified course starting and finishing in Downtown Wake Forest. Runner bags with great prizes will be provided to each participant including a themed Runner Shirt.
Runner Awards, Refreshments, and Music will be provided.
Join Us in the FIGHT against cancer and have fun at the same time.
High School Athletes - Please Note the following rule pertaining to gifts you may or may not receive. Marga-RELAY-ville 5k will abide by this rule:
1.1.13 Amateur Rule: Money or awards having utilitarian value (Example: golf balls, clubs, tennis balls, racket, etc.) may not be given to students for participation in athletics except as noted in the following paragraphs.
(a) A student may receive merchandise, etc., if it does not exceed $20 value per season.
(b) Students may not accept items by virtue of being on a “free list” or “loan list.” Enforcement of this rule by the NCHSAA begins with a student’s entry in the ninth grade, so to participate as a member of a high school tennis team, for example, an athlete may not receive racquets, warm-ups, etc., by virtue of being on a free list or loan list.
(c) A player may accept a gift provided it meets each of these conditions: is available to every member of the team, is totally consumable and nontransferable (e.g., meals, trips, etc.) or is labeled in a permanent manner (i.e., monogrammed, engraved, etc.) and is approved by the local principal and superintendent.
(d) A student may accept a medal, trophy, ribbon, pin, high school letter, sweater, jacket, blazer or blanket. Sweaters, jackets, blazers, and blankets must carry the high school letter or other appropriate school emblem. None of the approved awards shall be accepted from an individual or non-school organization unless the giving of such an award has been approved by the principal and superintendent of the school the athlete attends.
(e) Acceptance of money or a forbidden award will cause an athlete to lose athletic eligibility in that particular sport for a period of time to be determined by the Board of Directors.
(f) A member school which has any connection with the presentation of a forbidden award, such as assisting in the selection of the person to receive the award, permitting the award to be given at a school function, or holding the award for a student until he has graduated, shall be subject to penalty.
(g) Accepting a nominal, standard fee or salary for instructing, supervising, or officiating in an organized youth sports program or recreation, playground, or camp activities shall not jeopardize amateur status. “Organized youth sports program “includes both school and non-school programs.
(h) A student is entitled to receive “essential expenses” for any particular game, or games, in which he participates as a player that is meals, lodging and transportation for each particular game. Any remuneration beyond these essential expenses shall debar a student from future contests.
(i) No student shall be eligible for any contest if he competes under a false name.