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Count Down to the Scrub Run and Fun Fest

We’re only two days away from the first WakeMed Scrub Run and Fun Fest.  And, there is still time to register and to plan to come out for the fun!

WakeMed’s Scrub Run offers events for both running enthusiasts and families. Featuring competitive 5K and 10K races that accommodate both runners and walkers, along with a 100-Yard Kids Dash, this event is designed to involve our entire community.

Scrub Run Start Times & Entry Fees
• 10K – Starts at 8:30 am – $30
• 100-Yard Kids Dash – Starts at 9:45 am – $5
• 5K – Starts at 10 am – $25

Awards will be presented to the Top Three Overall Men & Women, the Top Three Masters Male & Female, and Top Three in male & female age divisions. Course maps are online at or

Race packet & shirt pick-up
• Friday, September 30 from 4 to 6 pm at Marbles IMAX Theatre, 201 E. Hargett Street, Raleigh
• Saturday, October 1 from 7 to 9 am at Moore Square

Register Today!
Register online at By entering one of the Scrub Run races, you will support WakeMed Children’s and the children of our community.

Fun Fest – 9 am to 2 pm
In addition to the race, WakeMed and its community partners will continue the celebration with a free Fun Fest event in Moore Square. Racers, their family and friends, and all members of the community will enjoy a variety of activities, including:

• Games & activities
• Live music from Bull City Syndicate
• Entertainment
• Face painting
• Arts & crafts
• Mascots, including Twinkle, WakeMed Children’s mascot

Come help us celebrate our 50th year of service to the community!