MEET ME AT THE FOUNTAIN 5K Register Online!

JULY 23, 2022

Meet Me at the Fountain 5K is what the name implies; a quick 5K through downtown Forest City starting and finishing beside the famous town fountain. The event is produced by Smith’s Drugs in Forest City. Each year they select several local nonprofits to benefit from the race. Based on race histories this would be the fastest 5K course in the race series. They offer a lot of age groups and age group prizes.

Awards & Age Groups:

Top 3 Male/Female Overall. Top Male/Female Masters

Top 3 finishers in each age group < 8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Proceeds from the event go to :

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Yokefellow Service Center
  • Chase Corner Ministries

 

COURSE RECORDS

Male – Josh Stone – 15:29.9

Female – Jennifer Fisher – 19:50.5

Click here for Age group records

 

Course Map below…

 

WHEN: July 22, 2023

WHERE:Smith's Drugs - Forest City, NC

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MORE INFO: Saturday - July 23rd 7:00 - 8:00: Packet Pick Up and Late Registration Race starts at 8 AM Registration: 5k Run/Walk $25 if registered on or before July 10th (Shirt Guaranteed) $30 if registered after July 10th & day of race (Shirts available while supplies last) Kids 12 and under Registration through race day (Shirts available while supplies last) - $15

 

CHECKOUT EVENT PHOTOS

Fountain 2021

TIPS & TRICKS

Always Bring a Compass

Hopefully you won’t ever need to use it, but what happens if the batteries in your GPS are dead?