When & Where

Saturday, November 4, 2017

601 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403


5K Run  –  TIMED
1 Mile Fun Run  –  UNTIMED

Start Times

10:00 AM  –  5K Race Start
10:15 AM  –  1 Mile Fun Run Start

About the Race

Please join the UNCW Military Resource Center and paws4people foundation for their first ever Veterans Day Kick-Off 5K! The race and 1 Mile Fun Walk will take place on UNCW’s Campus on Saturday, November 4th starting at 10 AM. Come out to support two great resources that serve those who have served!

About the Cause

paws4people foundation is a Wilmington based non-profit that trains and places Assistance Dogs with children, civilians, active duty military, military dependents and veterans with different disabilities at no cost. Clients that receive an Assistance Dog through paws4people are able to regain a quality of life that they did not have before.


5K Awards
•Top 3 Overall Male and Female with Dog
•Top 3 Overall Male and Female without Dog

Race Swag

Participants who register by Wednesday, October 18, 2017 will be guaranteed a race shirt. The shirts are available in Youth S-L and Adult Unisex S-XXL cut sizes. The shirts are a Cotton/Polyester blend!

 Be sure to claim your shirt today!

About the Course

This course starts and finishes on UNCW’s beautiful campus. The courses are both on nice paved surfaces and take you through the whole of campus.

Schedule & Parking Info


Friday, November 3, 2017

3 PM  –  6 PM  –  Packet Pickup

Omega Sports
3501 Oleander Dr
Wilmington, NC 28403


Saturday, November 4, 2017

601 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

9:00 am  –  Registration Opens
9:50 am  –  Registration Closes
10:00 am  –  5K Starts
10:15 am  –  1 Mile Run/Walk Starts
11:15 am  –  Awards (Time Approximate)


Parking is available first come first serve and can be found in UNCW Lots E & M. Other spaces will be available throughout campus but may require payment.

Want to Volunteer?

Additional Information

This event is a Dog Friendly Race and participants are encouraged to bring out all of their Fur Babies to join in on the fun!

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Have Questions About the Event or Want to Sponsor?


Early Bird: Now through October 18   $30
October 19 through November 3   $35
Race Day   $40

1 Mile Fun Run
Early Bird: Now through October 18  — $20
October 19 through November 3  — $25
Race Day  — $30


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.