Ahoskie Heritage Day 5K and Children's Fun Run

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Vidant Wellness Center - Ahoskie - 117 Hertford County High Rd
See details below

5K/3.1 mile course within Ahoskie city limits.
Designed for runners and walkers ages 10 and older. 

Course has been certified by USA Track & Field.

     Children’s Fun Run $10
     Until September 1, 2017 $20
     Between September 2-23, 2017 $25

Children’s run
The Fun Run will begin at 9:00 am at the Ahoskie Amphitheater. Children 10 & under will run the circle (approximately 1/2 mile) and will be awarded a medal for completing the event. Registration for the fun run is $10 and includes a t-shirt.

Packet pick up
Packets include a bag, commemorative shirt and bib. Shirts are guaranteed to the first 100 to register. Packets can be picked up at Vidant Wellness Center- Ahoskie from noon - 8:00 pm on Friday, September 22nd or the morning of the race until 7:45 am.

Brackets of competition
Competition is divided into male and female of designated age brackets: 16 and under, 17-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ overall open.

Prizes will be awarded to division winners and top three in each age group. Open division winners will receive a *3-month membership certificate to Vidant Wellness Center. Age group winners will receive a one-month membership certificate to the Vidant Wellness Center. *Membership certificates are non-transferable.

Parking is recommended at the Ahoskie Creek Recreation area and taking the shuttle to Vidant Wellness Center. Event parking located at the corner of Camlin St. and Lakeview Dr.

Pre-Race shuttle bus
Shuttle service will be available to transport race participants from the finish line to the starting line. Shuttles begin at 7:00am and end at 7:45am. Shuttle loading area is located at the corner of Camlin St. and Lakeview Dr. near the parking area.

Child care
KidZone will be available to care for children age 3 months-12 years beginning at 7:30am. All children must be picked up by 10:00 am.

Check-in table will be located outside and in front of Vidant Wellness Center. Check-in will occur from 7:00am-7:45am.

Location and course
Race begins at Vidant Wellness Center with the finish at the Ahoskie Creek Amphitheater where all the Heritage Day festivities are held. A course map may be obtained at the Vidant Wellness Center Service Desk or by e-mail from the race director, Jonathon Unger, at jsunger@VidantHealth.com.

Water/ First Aid/Security
Checkpoints will be stationed along the route with water and first aid. EMTs with fully equipped rescue units will be on-site. Town of Ahoskie Police Department will patrol the course.

Race time: 8:00 am
The race is scheduled to begin promptly at 8:00am. Runners/walkers may begin line up at the starting line at 7:45am. Race will take place rain or shine.