.Last year over 1,000 runners finished this event with Jacob Gonzalez winning in 17:59. Caroline Yell won the women’s competition in 23:05. Luis Vargas (15:01) and Alice Kassers (19:24) hold the course records, both set in 2018.
The event is held on the Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh – 300 North Salisbury Street for your GPS. Click here to download a course map.
The 5K begins at 9 am while the mile starts at 9:30 am.
Participants in the 5K can register as either a Competitive (timed) entrant or a Recreational (non-timed entrant). Competitive entrants will be listed in the official results and be eligible for awards. However, all participants will be able to see their finishing times on a digital clock by the finish line.
The registration fees are $25 for the mile and 5K and $5.00 for the Kid's Dash. One must be registered by September 6 to guarantee your size shirt. Registration for the event closes on Wednesday, October 5th, at noon. There is no race day registration.
Pre-registered entrants can pick up their packets the Autism Society of NC offices on Thursday, October 6, between 8:30 am and 1pm OR on Friday, October, 7, from 9 am to 12 noon. Pre-registered entrants can also pick up their packets at Halifax Mall on race day beginning at 7:30 am.
In the 5K awards will be presented to the top three male finishers overall, to the top three female finishers overall, and to the top three finishers in each of the following age groups (both sexes): 12-under, 13-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 4044, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80-over.
For more information on the Triangle Run/Walk for Autism and to register, go to http://www.trianglerunwalkforautism.org/