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High Country Cool Down 5K & 10K Run

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Saturday, August 3, 2019
Boone, NC




Escape the summer heat and run with us in the cool North Carolina Mountains!


The 1st Annual High Country Cool Down 5K & 10K will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2019 in Boone, NC. The races are designed for the casual jogger (or walker) or the competitive runner. There will also be a FREE 1 Mile Fun Run for kids 9 and younger.

The 10K will start at 9AM and the 5K will start at 9:15AM. Both races will start and end at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex. The course map uses much of the Greenway Trail near the fields.



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Race registration includes a race t-shirt (guaranteed if registered by July 28) and post-race bananas and waters.

Other activities such as small-sided pickup soccer games for kids will be offered throughout the morning and we will have concessions and coffee for sale.

ADDITIONAL HIGH COUNTRY COOL DOWN 5K & 10K INFORMATION

Where: Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex at 574 Brookshire Road in Boone, NC. There is plenty of parking and bathrooms.

Race Day Packet Pickup: Check-in tables will be located in the center parking lot between the two main soccer fields. Check-in will begin at 7:30AM.

Event Timeline:

  • 8AM – Check-in and race day packet pickup.
  • 8:30AM – Kids 1 Mile Fun Run
  • 9AM – 10K begins
  • 9:15AM – 5K begins
  • 9:45AM – Awards Presentation begins

Awards: First, Second, and Third Place

  • Overall Male & Female and Overall Master (40+) Male & Female
  • Age groups (Male & Female): 9 & under, 10-14,15-19, 20-29, 30-49, 50-64, 65+

Entry Fees for 5K
Online before July 10 = $25 (t-shirt guaranteed)
Online July 10-Aug. 2 = $30 (t-shirt guaranteed until July 18, probable after)
Race Day Registration = $35 (only leftover t-shirts available)
*Special rate for HCSA players: Must register through the HCSA office

Entry Fees for 10K
Online by July 10 = $30 (t-shirt guaranteed)
Online July 10-Aug. 2 = $35 (t-shirt guaranteed until July 18, probable after)
Race Day Registration = $40 (only leftover t-shirts available)
*Special rate for HCSA players: Must register through the HCSA office

*Pay by cash or check; must be received by the above deadline dates at the High Country Soccer office.
*Make checks payable to and drop off and/or mail to: High Country Soccer, c/o Cool Down Race, 805 State Farm Road, Ste. 302, Boone, NC 28607
*Include shirt size with mailed or dropped off payments: YS, YM, YL, AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL
*If you are paying on Race Day, please arrive by 8am.
*1-Mile Fun Run (9yo and younger): FREE (does not include t-shirt)
*Leftover T-shirts will be available for purchase
*No dogs, skateboards, or bicycles allowed on race course
*Walkers welcome!

Weather: The High Country Cool Down 5K & 10K will be held rain or shine. Remember, the weather in the North Carolina mountains can be unpredictable and can change quickly, so dress accordingly and bring extra attire.

Contact: For questions, email [email protected].

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

Click here to download, print, and mail your registration


  
   
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