Join us for the 1st annual Rise Up, 5K Ride & Run!
This community 5K will start at Old North Durham Park Gravel Parking lot and wind through Old North Durham to Duke Park and along the Ellerbe Creek Trail and continue south down Foster Street to finish at the CPSC Middle School Campus on Hunt Street.
Not running? We still need you! Sign up HERE TO VOLUNTEER!
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WHY WE RIDE/RUN: At Central Park School for Children we believe promoting wellness is also promoting high academic achievement, social growth, and emotional peace. In urban settings there are additional challenges to making sure our children have access to green spaces in order to play and work together with others. This is a first annual event to help form local relationships, community awareness, and support for our young middle school athletic program. To check out more about our growing sports program visit: www.riseupphoenix.org.
Rise up, Phoenix!
AWARDS: All participants will receive a commemorative race t-shirt featuring a student-designed graphic. Register by June 7th (LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!) to guarantee your t-shirt size! The design will be announced to the community following the middle school competition on May 7, 2018.
Participants who place in the following categories will be awarded student-crafted medals:
Biking Division (1st, 2nd, 3rd Place in the following)
9th & Up
Run Division (1st, 2nd, 3rd Place in the following)
45 & up
CPSC Families: Race bibs can be picked up after school at CPSC Middle School Campus On Friday Aug 10 after 2pm. .
Race Day Packet Pick-up & Registration ($30) is also available onsite at Old North Durham Park on Saturday, August 11 starting at 6:30AM-7:20AM.
Online registration opens 4/18/18 & closes 8/09/18 @ 11:59PM
Fees: $25 from 4/18-8/09. $30 on race day 8/11
PARKING is limited but here are a few good options:
1) Parking Lot, Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 (8 min walk)
2) CPSC Elementary School Parking lot off Foster (4 min walk)
3) Street parking on Madison Street (behind Fullsteam Brewery)
4) Behind Middle School 121 Hunt Street
POST-RACE: Race winners will receive their student-made medals.
The race ends steps away from our beloved Durham Farmer's market. We invite all participants to check out our many sponsors and partners' booths and learn more about their missions here in the triangle area all while enjoying the various food trucks and produce booths.