When & Where

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Coastline Conference Center
501 Nutt St.
Wilmington, NC 28401


5K  –  TIMED
1 Mile  –  TIMED

Start Times

10:00 AM – Wellness Expo
12:00 PM  –  1 Mile Start
1:00 PM  –  5K Start


FREE Wellness Expo on Race Day from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Coastline Conference Center.
Join us for entertainment, demonstrations, and to meet local health professionals!
Perfect for race participants to attend before or after their run/walk.
Did we mention the Expo is FREE!

2020 WECT Get Fit With 6 Photos

2020 WECT Get Fit With 6 Results

Need a jump start to your New Year’s Resolution? Get Fit with 6 is the Cape Fear’s ONLY Race and Wellness Expo! Race alongside WECT News talent, then bring your family and friends to join us for the FREE WECT Wellness Expo at the Coastline Conference Center for entertainment, and presentations on how you can stay fit for the rest of the year! The race will benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, so you can feel even better about getting fit!

So enjoy the Holidays. Eat that extra cookie. Then Get Fit with 6!

About the Cause

The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is a nonprofit organization that has provided food for our friends and neighbors facing hunger in 34 counties in central and eastern North Carolina for nearly 40 years. The Food Bank is an affiliate member of Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger relief charity. In terms of total food distributed, the Food Bank ranks in the top 15 nationally among 200 Feeding America food banks and first in North Carolina.

5K Awards
• Top 3 Overall, Male & Female

• Top Overall Masters (40+), Male & Female
• Top 3 in Age Groups, Male & Female:
10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

1 Mile Awards (for Kids)
• Top 3 Overall, Boy & Girl
• Top 3 in Age Groups, Boy & Girl:
5 & Under, 6-9, 10-12


Race Swag

 Shirts will be guaranteed to participants who register by 11:59 PM on Monday, December 30, 2019. The long-sleeve shirts are available in Youth S-M & Adult S-XXL sizes, and are made of cotton.

Be sure to claim your shirt today by registering!

MEDALS: All race participants will receive one at the finish line!

This race will start outside the Coastline Conference Center, then take you through beautiful downtown Wilmington before returning to the Convention Center to enjoy the Wellness Expo!

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

Packet Pickup

There is is NO pre-race day Packet Pickup for this race. All bibs & swag items must be picked up on race morning during registration.

Please allow enough extra time to pickup your packet before the race starts. Races will start promptly at their designated start times.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Coastline Conference Center
501 Nutt St.
Wilmington, NC 28401

10:00 AM  –  Wellness Expo Starts
10:00 AM   Registration Opens
12:00 PM  –  1 Mile Start
12:45 PM   Registration Closes
1:00 PM  –  5K Start
2:30 PM  –  Awards
3:00 PM  –  Wellness Expo Ends

Race Day Parking

Parking will be available at the two lots at the Conference Center, 1 at the main entrance and 1 located on the back side of the building. There is also Metered Parking and Pay Lots/Garages available in close proximity to the Conference Center.

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5K Race
Through December 17  —  $19

December 18 through January 10  —  $25
January 11 through January 24  —  $29
Race Day: January 25  —  $30

1 Mile Race
Through December 17  —  $15
December 18 through January 25  —  $20


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.