Run the Valley 5K – 10K – 1/2 Marathon

Run the Valley 5k - 10k - 1/2 marathonThree Great Events!
Saturday, October 27, 2018

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One of the most scenic, challenging and economical races in the region.

Meagan Clavy of Massage 101 will be on hand for post-race massages.

Packet Pick-up:

Vac & Dash – 154 S. First St. Albemarle, NC

Thursday – 4:00 Pm – 7:00 PM     Friday – 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Across from the Badin Post Office: 1 Boyden St, Badin, NC 28009

Saturday 6:30 am to 7:45 am

Run the Valley started as a small 10K race in 1998. Since then, the small town race has grown into one of the regions top events. It’s a great family event with runners having a 5K, 10K & 1/2 Marathon to choose from.

The 1/2 Marathon takes runners through Morrow Mountain State Park to the top of the very scenic Morrow Mountain!

Registration information coming soon.

Information:

Half-Marathon Start Time: 7:30 am

Race Starts at 7:30 am in front of the Badin Post Office.  Runners will run to the top of Morrow Mountain and back.

Awards:

Finisher Medals  & Finisher Towels

Top Three Male and Female Overall

Top Three in following Age Groups: (Note that we balanced out the age group awards based on the entries of the participants.

Female  33 & Under, 34-37, 38-42, 43-49, 50-57, 58 Plus    Male  33 & Under, 34-38, 39-42, 43-49, 50-57, 58 Plus

10K Start Time: 8:00 am

Awards:

Top Three Male and Female Overall

Top Three in following Age Groups: (Note that we balanced out the age group awards based on the entries of the participants.

Female 29 & Under, 30-42, 43-57, 52-59, 60 plus       Male   29 & Under, 30-44, 45-52, 53-59, 60 plus

5K Start Time: 8:05 am

Top Three Male and Female

Age Group: Top Three

Female 13 & Under  14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 Plus

Male 13 & Under 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 Plus

Packet Pick-Up
Thurs 4:00 pm- 6:00  pm at Vac & Dash, Friday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Vac & Dash , 6:30 am- 7:45  am Race Day

Parking
Race day parking is available at Badin Elementary School or across the street from ERI.  Runners will walk approximately 1/10 of a mile to race start from either parking lot.

  • Badin Elementary: 47 Henderson St. Badin, NC 28009

  • ERI: 293 NC 740 Hwy., #134 Badin, NC 28009

Please do not park in the Post Office Parking Lot. Thank You.

Post Race Food Tents
Post race food tents will be available for the 5K and 10K and a separate one for the half marathon finishers. Half marathon tent will be located on the hill and will have massage therapist available. 5K and 10K food tent will be in the open field.

Award Info
We plan to start the 5K awards at 9:15 am, followed by 10K & 1/2.

Run the Valley Courses

Half Marathonview the map

10K
The 10K is a down-and-back course that begins at the Badin Post Office on the corner of Falls Road and Boyden Street. Runners follow Boyden Street to Valley Drive and run to Morrow Mountain Road where a left turn takes runners toward Morrow Mountain State Park. The turnaround is at the Baptist Church and runners return to Badin.

5K
This course follows the same route as the 10K but has a turn-around marked on Valley Drive.