$15 – $45

Run Mount Holly 2017 5k Downtown Dash & 10k River Run

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Outside DiscoverYOU!

420 East Central Ave.

Mount Holly, NC 28120

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Compete in one of two races that make up Run Mount Holly 2017 - 5k Downtown Dash, through Historic Mount Holly, or 10k River Run, over the Catawba River. Regardless of your age or experience, we've got a race for you!

Schedule of Events:

Friday, April 28th - race packet pick up for pre-registered runners from 12:00noon-6:00pm

Saturday, April 29th

7:15am Onsite Registration & Runner's Check-In; Information Tents Open

7:30am Entertainment with MC DJ Groove Starts

8:00am 10k River Run Starts

8:30am 5k Downtown Dash Starts

10:00am Course Closes

10:15am Awards Ceremony with MC DJ Groove

11:00am Information Tents Close

Location: DiscoverYOU!, 420 East Central Ave., Mount Holly, NC

Course Details – Important!

  • Course run on public streets with rolling terrain and controlled traffic, 10k course crosses Catawba River bridge; 5k runs through historic Mount Holly
  • No animals allowed on course
  • Strollers allowed for runners only
  • Walkers on 5k course must move aside for 5k and 10k runners; slower groups cannot block course
  • No walkers allowed on 10k course

T-shirts guaranteed only for registrations received by April 15th. Limited number for sale on race day on a first come, first served basis. All sizes are adult.

Mail-In Registrations: Must be received by same dates as indicated for online registrants. Make check payable to “MHCDF” and include with completed and properly signed registration form. Mail to MHCDF, P.O. Box 93, Mount Holly, NC 28120

Waiver: All participants must sign a Waiver & Release form before being allowed on the race course. You can download from our website: www.MountHollyFoundation.org (link on main page), complete at race packet pick up on April 28th (see schedule above) or complete the morning of the race starting at 7:15am. Parent/guardian must sign for runner's under age 18 - no exceptions!


Early Race Packet Pick Up: Friday, April 28th from 12:00noon-6:00pm at DiscoverYOU!, 420 E. Central Ave., Mount Holly, NC.

Awards: In addition to Overall Male & Female Finisher, awards will be given for top finishers in each age group: Under 10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40+ Master, 50+ Grand Master, & 60+ Senior Grand Master.

Door Prizes: Drawings will be held throughout the morning. You must be present to win.

Entertainment & Information: Enjoy the musicof DJ Groove who will also serve as Master of Ceremony. Information tents will be set up outside of DiscoverYOU! Come by and learn more about the Foundation and other happenings in our community.

Runner's Nutrition Project: Registered runners will receive a ticket for a free smoothie complements of our partners at DiscoverYOU! Stop in to learn more about runner's nutrition including opportunities to ask the expert with renowned sports nutritionist Jennifer Brunelli. Information available for the whole family. Many thanks to our partners at DiscoverYOU! and the Mount Holly Community Impact Fund for sponsoring this project.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Participants under 12 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. All participants under the age of 18 must have their parent/guardian sign the waiver release form before the race.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is free public parking behind the Citizens Center (race location) and in downtown Mount Holly. Carpooling is encouraged.

What can I bring into the event?

No alcohol is allowed. Strollers are allowed on the courses for runners only. No animals are allowed on the course (service animals exempt) or in DiscoverYOU!

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email us at MountHollyFoundation@gmail.com

What's the refund policy?

Run Mount Holly 2017 is a fundraiser for the Mount Holly Community Development Foundation. The event is held rain or shine. Event registration is non-refundable.

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