NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED
As our NC Governor has asked for all assemblies of 100 or more to be postponed or canceled we are hereby postponing the World Water Day 5k until our next 5k in the Fall of 2020. We regret any inconvenienced incurred. We sincerely appreciate every runner, volunteer, and sponsor for your investment in clean water for India. As a local nonprofit charity we have already incurred expenses toward the event. It would be a great support to not refund registrations. Soon we will announce opportunities for runners to pickup their t-shirts and metals at a local merchant as these have been dated for March 21, 2020. We would love for everyone registered to receive one! We are also offering runners the opportunity to hold their registrations until the Fall 5k (Date TBA). Thank you for your continued support as together we raise funds and awareness for clean water for India. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone effected by the Coronavirus.
Come run and help India Carry the Water:
Join us in transforming thirsty villages in India with clean water solutions. All money raised provide funds for clean water projects in india that enable women to pursue job and educational opportunities instead of having to walk for miles to fetch water; insure men have reliable water sources for their crops and livestock; allow children to enjoy the sweetness of a good bath and clean water so they can grow up healthy and strong.
519 Conference Center
1100 Perimeter Park
Participants can register to race as a Timed Entrant or register to run for fun as an Untimed Entrants. All finishers in both categories will be able to see their finishing times on a digital clock at the finish line, but only those registered as Timed Entrants will be eligible for prizes.
-$20 through January 1st
-$25 through February 1st
-$30 through March 1st
-$35 through March 20th
-$40 day of the race
A free t-shirt is guaranteed to all those registered by March 1st, after which date t-shirts will be provided to entrants as available.
Gift certificates from sponsors will be given to the top three males overall, to the top three females overall, and to the top finishers in each of the following age groups (both sexes): 17 & under, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 & over.
Click here to download a 5K course map.
There will be two opportunities for pre-registered entrants to pick up their packets and late entrants to register. The first will be on Thursday, March 19th, from 5-7 pm at Fleet Feet in Morrisville. The street is located at 3027 Village Market Place.
For those not able to get by on Thursday, pre-registered entrants to pick up their packets and late entrants to register. at the race site on race day beginning at 9 am. The 5K race begins at 10 am.
Optional– Help Carry the Water:
Throughout the race, there will be gallons of water stationed at the start/finish line and the water stations for you to grab to symbolize those who carry the water miles and miles each day back to their villages. This part of the race is optional but we hope it provides a picture of what our Indian friends endure each day.
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