NC Blueberry Festival 5K

Burgaw, NC
June 18, 2022

When & Where

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Burgaw Presbyterian Church
200 East Fremont St.
Burgaw, NC 28425


5K  –  TIMED
1 Mile  –  UNTIMED

Start Times

7:00 AM  –  5K Start
7:05 AM  –  1 Mile Start

2019 Blueberry Festival 5K Photos

2019 Blueberry Festival 5K Results

A community favorite, this race has become a tradition for local runners and walkers. Come out and show your support for the North Carolina Blueberry Festival by participating in the Blueberry Run 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. The race starts and ends in Historic Downtown Burgaw and provides runners a rare opportunity to enjoy the picturesque small town and taste some delicious locally grown Blueberries at the Start/Finish line!

About the Cause

PATH (Pender Alliance for Teen Health) provides access to Primary and Mental Health Care in all Pender County Schools. Health kids are better learners and PATH works within the schools to help make sure Pender County kids are healthy. The NC Blueberry Festival 5K is the perfect way to promote healthy and fun activities for all ages!

5K Awards
• Top 3 Overall, Male & Female

• Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female:
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,
40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 & 65+

(2019 Shirt Design)

Race Swag

Shirts will be guaranteed to participants who register by 11:59 PM on Sunday, May 29, 2022. The shirts are available in Youth S-L and Adult Unisex XS-XXL cut sizes, and are made of cotton.

 Be sure to claim your shirt today by registering!

Race starts and ends at the intersection of Walker and Fremont Streets, in front of Burgaw Presbyterian at 7:00 AM sharp! The course is flat and fast through neighborhoods of historic downtown Burgaw, the county seat of Pender County. There are a minimum number of turns throughout the course. Water will be available at the 1 Mile & 2 Mile marks. Water, fresh blueberries and other recovery fruits will be provided at the finish line. 

This course is also stroller and wheelchair friendly!
However, dogs are not allowed on this course so please leave them at home or with a non-running spectator.

Schedule & Parking Info

Friday, June 17, 2022

Fitness Fusion
903 S Walker St.
Burgaw, NC 28425

5 PM – 7 PM – Packet Pickup

If you cannot make it, packets can also be picked up at the Race when Registration Opens. Please allow enough extra time before the race starts to pickup your packet.

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Burgaw Presbyterian Church
200 East Fremont St.
Burgaw, NC 28425

6:00 AM  –  Registration Opens
6:45 AM  –  Registration Closes
7:00 AM  –  5K Start
7:05 AM  –  1 Mile Start
8:00 AM  –  Awards
9:00 AM  –  Blueberry Festival

Race Day Parking

Race starts & ends at the intersection of Walker & Fremont Streets, in front of Burgaw Presbyterian. Parking is available at the old rail road right of way.

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5K or 1 Mile (Ages 19 & Over)
Through May 1  —  $25

May 2 through June 16  —  $30
June 17 & June 18  —  $35

5K or 1 Mile (Ages 18 & Under)
Through June 13  —  $20

June 14 through June 18  —  $25


Waiver: The Registration Agreement & Liability Waiver is linked to the Online Registration. This must be selected and approved during registration.

Packet Pick-Up: Family or Friends may pick-up your Race Packet at Packet Pick-Up.

On-Site Registration: Registration is available starting one hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start.

Timing: Jaguar Bib Chip Timing will be used to time this race

Weather: This race is rain or shine. It will be postponed, rescheduled or cancelled if a severe weather warning is in effect.

Refunds: There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation.

Entries are not transferable to other races Timed by Go Time as each race is organized by a different group.
We must stick to this policy as race items have been purchased based on current registrations and it is not fair to choose who receives a refund and who does not.