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When is the Road Scholars 5K this year?
The Wake Tech Road Scholars 5K will be held on Saturday morning, March 15th, 2014.
What races will you have this year?
We are expanding! This year, there will be a 1-mile fun run in addition to the 5K race.
When will the races take place?
The 1-mile run will take place at 8:30 am, and the 5K will start at 9:00 am.
Where is the race?
Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus: 6600 Louisburg Road, Raleigh, NC 27616. Get Directions.
How many participants are expected?
We expect between 300 and 400. Urge your colleagues and friends to run or walk with you!
Will refreshments and restrooms be provided?
Yes. The route will include a water station, and refreshments will be provided at the start/finish line. Port-a-johns will also be available near the starting line.
How do I register?
Registration is done for us by Active.com. [Register online…]
Race-day registration will be available at 7:00 am for both the 1-mile fun run and the 5K run or walk. On0site registration for the 1-mile will end at 8:00am, and on-site registration for the 5K will end at 8:30 am. [Mail in registration..]
Will there be prizes?
Although there are no cash prizes, awards will be giving to the top three male and female runners and top 2 runners in every age group.
Can I run with headphones?
In the interest of safety, we do NOT recommend the use of headphones on the course.
Where can I park?
Parking is free and will be available in the Parking Lot “B” adjacent to US 401. Overflow parking will be available in lots, “A”, D”D, and the parking deck. Parking lots are labeled on the campus map.
Who can participate in the race?
Whether you are an avid runner, beginner, or first timer our race is perfect everyone. We invite participants to race for Wake Tech!
What is the course like?
The course is flat asphalt and concrete. Water will be available along the course, food and drinks will be available sat the finish line. You will hear split times at miles 1, 2, and 3. Official route
How can I register?
Early bird registration is October 15 - March 2. [Register online…] or mail your form and payment to:
The Wake Tech Foundation
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Will I receive a race packet?
On Friday March 14th, packets can be picked up from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the lobby of Building D at Wake Tech's Northern Wake Campus (where the race will be held). Packet pickup and late registration will start at 6:30 am on the day of the race. Get Directions. | Campus Map.
What is the race schedule?
- 7:30 am Registration opens on race day
- 8:00 am Registration for 1-mile fun run ends
- 8:30 am 1-Mile Fun Run
- 8:30 am Registration for 5K ends
- 9:00 am 5k Run/Walk begins
- 10:30 am Awards Ceremony
What happens if there is inclement weather?
In the case of an event cancellation, due to conditions beyond the control of Wake Tech, refunds will not be made. These funds will be used for Scholarships and other notable efforts by the Wake Tech Foundation.