2013 5K Race for the Planet
Official Timing by Brunswick Timing
The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher brings you the fifth annual 5K Race for the Planet on Sunday, April 21, 2013. Celebrate your health and Earth Day by running or walking the greenest race around.
Organic t-shirts (guaranteed for the first 300)
FREE admission to the Aquarium on race day
Reusable shopping bags
Wildflower bib numbers ready for planting
Overall and age group winners go home with eco-friendly medals and prizes
The 5K Race for the Planet welcomes racers of all skill levels-first time racers, children, elite athletes andwalkers. Serious runners take advantage of the flat course for a fast pace. First-timers appreciate the easy registration, cool t-shirts and on-course encouragement. The fun, no pressure atmosphere make it a great choice for families and walkers. The seaside portions of the course offer everyone sweeping views of the ocean and Cape Fear River .
Our goal for this race is to plant the seed for eco-conscious living and raise funds for the Aquarium’s educational programs and green initiatives.
Count on us to walk the talk, too, by reducing the race’s waste stream in as many ways as possible. A festive event atmosphere gives friends and family much to do during the race.
The 5K Race for the Planet starts and ends at the Aquarium. The flat, mostly asphalt course runs through scenic Fort Fisher with amazing views of the ocean, maritime forest and historic Fort Fisher Civil War site.