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2017 Fruit of the Spirit 5K
Sat, October 14, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
Join us for the forth annual Fruit of the Spirit 5K presented by The Town of Red Oak and Red Oak United Methodist Church. We are excited to continue this 5k held entirely throughout the beautiful streets of Red Oak, NC.
ABOUT: The Fruit of the Spirit 5K race is accurately measured and chip timed. 100% of the race proceeds stays in the Red Oak Community to support local reading summer camps for children that need a little extra help in maintain their reading levels over the summer.
THE RACE: The 5K starts and finishes at Red Oak United Methodist Church and takes you down senic streets in Red Oak. The race follows Red Oak Battleboro Road to the beautiful Plantation Sub Division and circles back to the church. The roads that we will use throughout the 5K will be closed to traffic.
FACEBOOK: Follow the race on facebook.
THE COURSE: The 5k course will start and finish at Red Oak United Methodist Church.
T-SHIRTS: T-Shirts will be given to race participants who register before September 10, 2016. Anyone who registers after this date is not guaranteed a shirt. We will pass out any extra shirts on a first come first serve bases.
AID STATION: We will have one aid station that you hit twice offering only water on the course. If you feel you need more than this, please carry a bottle.
PACKET PICKUP: We will have race packets available starting at 3pm the day before the race (Friday October 7) at Red Oak United Methodist Church.
AWARDS: We will present custom Fruit of the Spirit 5K medals to the overall Top 3 Male and Female Finishers Top 3 Male and Females in each Age Group category. Age Groups are as follows: Under 13; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60+
POST RACE: We will have fresh juices, water, fruits and some other snacks at the finish.
OTHER RACES: The Fruit of the Spirit 5K is proud to be a participating member of the Down East 5K Series. Be sure to check out other races in the Down East 5K Series. http://www.downeastraceseries.com/
Thanks to RoadID for providing the race bibs for our event!