Memorial Day Trail Race

Choose between a 5-mile and 8-mile trail race to kick off your Memorial Day celebration on Sunday, May 25. Both races will take place on the USNWC trail system and will be followed by a day of live music, food, drink and fireworks over our man-made whitewater river during the USNWC’s Memorial Day Festival.

 

Event Details:
  • Date - Sunday, May 25, 2014
  • Distance - 5-mile and 8-mile options
  • Time - 9:00 a.m.

Registration:
  • $30 – Pre-registration (either distance) through May 22
  • $37 – Race day registration (either distance if available)
  • *Note: Recover race shirts are only guaranteed to those who pre-register by May 15.
  • *Note: This race is part of the 2014 Coca-Cola GET ACTIVE CHALLENGE
Schedule:

Friday, May 23

  • 5 – 7 p.m. – Packet pick-up at NoDa Brewing Company
  • *Note: We encourage pre-registered runners to participate in the early packet pick-up to decrease race day lines

Sunday, May 25

  • 7:30 a.m. – Race day registration and packet pick-up begins
  • 8:30 a.m. – Race day registration and packet pick-up ends
  • 9:00 a.m. – Memorial Day 8-mile race begins
  • 9:15 a.m. – Memorial Day 5-mile race begins
  • Time TBD – 5-mile and 8-mile awards ceremony
  • 11:00 a.m. – Course closes (runners may finish the course however official times may not be recorded)
Post-Race:

Be sure to stick around for food, drinks, raffle prizes, awards and the USNWC’s Memorial Day Festival.

Awards:

Will be given out for both the 5-mi and 8-mi distances. Overall Male/Female finishers will receive a pair of Montrail Trail Running shoes. TrySports gift certificates will be given to top three Male/Female finishers ($30/$20/$10) in the following categories:

  • 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 and better

Various bibs will also be randomly tagged with Mountain Khakis stickers for additional raffle prizes.

Course Map:

2014_MemorialDay_CourseMap

Volunteering:

Interested in volunteering? Please contact the Race Director at racedirector@usnwc.org.

Photos:
  • Race photos available here.
2014 Results:

5-mile:

  • Overall (PDF)
  • Age Group Results (PDF)

8-mile:

  • Overall (PDF)
  • Age Group Results (PDF)
2013 Results:

5-mile:

  • Overall (PDF)
  • Age Group Results (PDF)

8-mile:

  • Overall (PDF)
  • Age Group Results (PDF)
Sponsors:

TRYSPORT LOGO-2-fin-MAY1612 OrthoCarolina noda recover2 dicks_colorWeb 1065_Logo.jpg Salomon Mountain Khakis cross-fit phrs urc Belmont.jpg omni

Additional Race Info:
  • Recover race shirts are only guaranteed to those who register by May 15
  • Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable
  • All participants must sign the USNWC waiver before participating
  • Race bib must be visible and worn on the front of shirt to receive an accurate time
  • See Course Map for water stop locations
  • Participants must be present to accept awards. Awards will not be mailed
  • Locker rooms are located at the main USNWC River Center
  • There will be no gear/bag check at the start/finish for this race
  • Event will proceed rain or shine unless conditions are deemed unsafe by the Race Director
  • All guests are required to pay a $5 parking fee at the USNWC unless guest has an annual parking pass. Annual parking passes are available through the USNWC for $40
  • Headphones, iPods, MP3 players, etc are discouraged for the safety of all participants
  • Remain attentive and courteous at all times, trails will be open to other runners, hikers and bikers
  • No pets allowed on the course
  • The USNWC does not conduct trail rescues in the event of an emergency. Participants are encouraged to call 911 THEN notify event staff if an emergency is encountered

Questions / Comments

  1. Charlie Veronee May 25, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    A great race at a great venue as usual. See you for some more races this summer.

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