|Date||March 7, 2015|
|Start Time||8:00am (both races start at same time)|
|Location||Ninth Street (700 block), Durham, NC 27701|
|Price||$35 for 10K; $25 for 5K until Jan 9, 2015
$40 for 10K; $30 for 5K from Jan 10 to Feb 6
$45 for 10K; $35 for 5K from Feb 7 to Mar 3
|T-shirts||Race tech t-shirts guaranteed for all runners registered by Feb 1.|
The Florence Forth courses will be the same as the 2014 race. Each course has been certified by USATF. NOTE: The 5K will be about 100 meters longer than the certified 5K to accommodate a shared starting line with the 10K. The start and finish lines will be on Ninth Street, Durham (in the 700 block).
10K Certified Course Map [#NC14011DF]
5K Certified Course Map [#NC14012DF]
Schedule of Events
Friday March 6:
|3pm – 6pm||Pre-race T-shirt and bib # pick up at location TBD|
Saturday March 7:
|6:30am – 7:45am||Race day T-shirt and bib # pick up [Race Day Registration provided if space still available]|
|7:45am||Line up for 10K and 5K races|
|7:55am||Welcome and announcements|
|8:00am||10K and 5K start|
|8:30am||After Party begins near finish area. (more info)|
|Kids’ activities begin|
|9:15am||1st Call for Kids’ Cape Dash|
|9:25am||Kids’ Cape Dash|
|9:30am||Finish line closes|
|11:00am||After party wraps up. See you in 2015!|
|Consider having brunch on Ninth Street after the race.|
|11:30am||Patient & Family lunch for autoimmune encephalitis patients and their family. For More Information|
After the race, join your friends, family, other runners and walkers and race volunteers on Ninth Street for food, music and kids’ activities.
Activities for kids will include
- Kids Cape Dash down main street
- Creative fun games such as hula hoops, bean bags and balls
- Art projects and letter writing for sick kids at Duke Children’s Hospital
- Florence Forth face painting
A block of rooms has been reserved at the new Hilton Garden Inn located just steps away from the Florence Forth starting line on Ninth Street. Below are additional details and a link to the group registration page.
Hilton Garden Inn Durham / University Medical Center
2102 W. Main Street, Durham, NC 27705
$109 / night until February 6th
NOTE: Florence Forth occurs on the same day as the Duke-UNC basketball game. We encourage all out-of-town runners to make reservations early.
Rooms can be reserved on-line or by calling the hotel at 919-286-0778. Use Group Code: FFRC to receive discounted rate.
Other Hotels in the area include:
King’s Daughters Inn (0.9 mile from Ninth Street – Start/Finish area)
Holiday Inn Express (1.6 miles from Ninth Street – Start/Finish area)
Hampton Inn and Suites (1.5 miles from Ninth Street – Start/Finish area)
NOTE: The approximate distances identified do not include distance to race day parking. The Hilton Garden Inn provides guest parking and ability to walk to start / finish area in 2-3 minutes.
INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE IN JANUARY
Please contact us if you or your company would like to become a community supporter of Florence Forth. Opportunities include race volunteers, food donations, children’s activities, etc.