This year we are celebrating the 10th running of Le Tour de Carrboro -- come run with us to support our community!
And more great news -- the jacket is back for the 10th anniversary! Thanks to UNC Health Care - Carolina Therapy Services, we will be able to offer a logoed jacket to all finishers of the 2014 Le Tour de Carrboro.
The Carrboro 10K is the second race of Le Tour de Carrboro and will be held on Saturday, October 4. The race starts at 8 a.m. at McDougle Middle School, 900 Old Fayetteville Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.
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A reduced rate is available if you want to register for both the Carrboro 10K and Gallop & Gorge 8K.
Click here to download a paper, mail-in registration form.
Registration and packet pickup will be available at Fleet Feet Sports in Carrboro on Friday, October 3, 10 am - 7 pm, and race day morning at McDougle, 6:30-7:45. Race entries are not transferable, i.e., you cannot give your bib number to someone else.
Please carpool and arrive early for parking. There are 3 lots in front of McDougle and a fourth lot behind the school (off of Hillsborough, and the lot to use if you are later than 7:50 am, since Old Fayetteville will be closed).
There is additional parking available at Hank Anderson Community Park, located off of Highway 54.
A course map is available here, and a PDF version is here. The race begins in front of McDougle, winds through downtown Carrboro and its neighborhoods, and finishes on the McDougle track. 2 water stops will be available at approximately 2 and 4 miles.
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female winners in the following categories: Open and Masters (40+), 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-55, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. Open and Masters winners are not eligible for age group awards. As always, our unique pottery awards are crafted by local artist, Janet Resnik. Overall and top age group winners will also receive specially blended coffee from Carrboro Coffee Roasters.
Standing prize money for course records (male and female) is $50. Current course records are 30:14 for overall male (George Misoi, 2005), and 35:59 for overall female (Becki Marshall, 2005). Records for all age groups and Le Tour races can be found at Results.
The Carrboro Kids Classic races are FREE for children aged 2-9 and will be held after the race at approximately 9:30 (after the awards ceremony). Participants will be divided into age groups 2-3 (50 yards), 4-5 (100 yards), and 6-7, 8-9 (200 yards) and will race on the McDougle Track. All kids will receive finisher ribbons.
There is no pre-registration, but parents must sign a release form before the events. Also, join us before or during the race at the family activity area and enjoy chalk drawing, jump ropes, hula hoops and an inflatable obstacle course!
We encourage everyone to join us at our events. If you want to walk the course, that's great. However, if the trailing police car passes you, you must follow normal pedestrian rules -- move to the sidewalk or side of the road. Our timing service tries to capture the time for everyone who crosses the finish line, so even if the police close the course, you should receive a finish time.
Net proceeds from our races are distributed to our Community Partners. For 2013, we donated $45,000 among our Community Partners.