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14th Annual Good Samaritan Cross Training 5K Race - Oct 10, 2020 - 8am

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Get excited as our 14th Annual Ministry Fundraiser offers Greenville their 6th Annual Cross Training 5K Race!!  Hope of Glory and CrossFit Greenville are proud to partner and offer the cross training 5K to benefit those in need throughout Pitt County. Please join us as we blend our Annual 5K race with Cross Training exercises into a beautiful course beginning at Uptown Greenville, towards the Town Common and back up 5th Street, running by East Carolina University.

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Our race offers the option to runners to run a regular 5K, for families to walk a 5K together, or those who like to step up their fitness level can participate in the 6 cross training stations guided by coaches from CrossFit Greenville. These stations are placed throughout the 5K run and require a completion of specific exercises with multiple repetitions. Any weight exercises will be adjusted based on fitness level and weight requirements. Heats will be used to separate beginner, intermediate, and advance cross training levels.

We are going for an in person race, with a virtual option. We will also offer a 100% virtual race if Covid-19 does not allow us to run in October.

Covid-19 Precautions:

  • Volunteers will wear face masks.
  • Volunteer temperatures taken upon arrival
  • Hand Sanitizer Stations throughout registration area
  • Contactless distribution of all water and food

Flexible Race Option:

Once a participant registers, they have the flexibility to switch their race option, “In person vs Virtual” which can be done by participant on the RunSignup website.

  • Deadline to sign up and or switch is Wednesday, October 7th at, 11:59pm

Virtual Option:

If you choose to run the race virtually, you will have a timed window starting at 8:00am, Saturday, Oct 10th until Sunday Oct 11th. Virtual runners are asked to use the Joy race app. Crosstraining runners will use a runsignup to log their exercises which will be announced prior to race day. We will encourage runners to take photos wearing their race shirt to post online!

If Virtual runners sign up before September 11th they will receive a race bag and race t-shirt, however will not qualify for race prizes or finished timed recognition. Registration after September 12th does not guarantee t-shirt size.

Virtual Only:

If in person race is cancelled completely, we will continue virtual option described above. Prizes with will be distributed within one week after race.  We will encourage runners to take photos wearing their race shirt to post online!

Race Bag Pick Up:

All racers (In person and Virtual) who register by Wednesday, October 7th will be asked to come by Hope of Glory on Friday October 9th from 10am- 6:30pm to pick up race bag.

T-Shirts:

All participants will receive a quality moisture wicking race t-shirt! Those who pre-registered by Sept. 11th are guaranteed their size. Those who register after Sept. 12th are not guaranteed their size.

Times:

  • Race Day Registration/Check In: 6:30am-7:45am
  • 5K Run/Cross Training 5K/Walk: All Begin at 8am
  • UBE Post-race party: 10 AM - 12 PM

Proceeds will help Hope of Glory Ministries in their mission to relieve burdens, empower families, and proclaim Christ throughout our community!

Hope of Glory Ministries was founded in 2001 as a 501 (c)(3) Christ‐centered community outreach ministry. A large focus of our ministry is helping those in Pitt County who live at or beneath the level of poverty. It is estimated that 21.4% of Pitt County residents live beneath the poverty level ($25,715 for household of 4). Based on US Census 2018 estimates, this translates into about 39,000 people. Our Community Food Co-op Program is moving families towards financial stability by providing healthy fresh and non-perishable foods twice a month. With an estimated $270 savings each month, families are paired with mentors and set goals to redistribute the saved money towards debts, an emergency fund or savings account.

Average household income of our Community Co-op families is $24,000. In 2019, The Community Co-op Program served 31 families and relieved $56,192 in grocery savings.

Our 2019 Impact Report:
• 431 mentor/education hours
• $12,490 invested by families into program
• $42,429 placed into savings accounts by families
• $56,883 was paid on debts by families

During the race, we will also be holding a food drive.  Each participant that brings 5 non-perishable food items will receive a FREE gift from our ministry.

Suggested Items:

  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Wheat pasta
  • Bagged rice
  • Dried beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Cooking oil / Olive oil
  • Canned vegetables, fruits & meats
  • Corn tortilla flour (Maseca)

We are excited to announce our fourth year at Uptown Greenville!  Race Headquarters will be held at University Book Exchange, located at 516 Cotanche St, Greenville, NC 27858.

Race-day registration and check-in will be set up under the tent at Race Headquarters at UBE’s back parking lot off Evans St. Registration will be held from 6:30 AM until 7:45 AM. Race starts at 8 AM.

Race day parking will be available in the public lot across from UBE, parking decks, and public spots on side streets. No parking in UBE parking lot, please.

The run will begin at Uptown Greenville on Evans Street near The Scullery, head towards the Town Commons, travel down 1st St., back up 5th Street, running by East Carolina University and finishing at Uptown. Six Cross Training Stations will be located shortly before each mile split. Water will be supplied at each mile marker.  The course is USATF certified.

Timing of the race will be provided by Run the East Event Timing and Management. Each participant will be supplied a race bib with a computerized chip attached. Results will be posted below after the race you can visit www.runtheeast.com.

5K Run: Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female overall finishers and the top 3 male and female age group finishers.

  • Age groups are as follows: 6-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (top overall finishers are not eligible for age group awards).

5K Cross Training: Race Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female overall finishers and the top 2 male and female age group finishers.  

  • Age groups are as follows: 13-15, 16-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51+ (top overall finishers not eligible for age group awards).

Sponsored by The Scullery

You’ve finished the race, so let’s celebrate!  Join us back at U.B.E. from 10AM-12PM for awards! Then, head over to The Scullery and receive 20% OFF your meal purchase when you show your race bib! Valid October 10th ONLY.  Bring your friends and family for what’s sure to be a great time!

Our Initiative

Hope of Glory Ministries was founded in 2001 as a 501 (c)(3) Christ‐centered community outreach ministry. A large focus of our ministry is helping those in Pitt County who live at or beneath the level of poverty. It is estimated that 21.7% of Pitt County residents live beneath the poverty level ($25,715 for household of 4). Based on US Census 2018 estimates, this translates into about 39,000 people. Our Community Food Co-op Program is moving families towards financial stability by providing healthy fresh and non-perishable foods twice a month. With an estimated $270 savings each month, families are paired with mentors and set goals to redistribute the saved money towards debts, an emergency fund or savings account.

Our 2018 Impact Report:
• Average household income of our Community Co-op families is $23,560.
• In 2018, The Community Co-op Program served 36 families and relieved $62,900 in grocery savings.
• 760 mentor/education hours attended by families
• $13,340 invested by families into program
• $19,433 placed into savings accounts by families
• $38,328 was paid on debts by families

Food Drive

During the race, we will also be holding a food drive.  Each participant that brings 5 non-perishable food items will receive a FREE gift from our ministry.

Suggested Items:

  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Wheat pasta
  • Bagged rice
  • Dried beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Cooking oil / Olive oil
  • Canned vegetables, fruits & meats
  • Corn tortilla flour (Maseca)
Location

We are excited to announce our fourth year at Uptown Greenville!  Race Headquarters will be held at University Book Exchange, located at 516 Cotanche St, Greenville, NC 27858.

Race-day registration and check-in will be set up under the tent at Race Headquarters at UBE’s back parking lot off Evans St. Registration will be held from 6:30 AM until 7:45 AM. Race starts at 8 AM.

Race Day Parking

Race day parking will be available in the public lot across from UBE, parking decks, and public spots on side streets. No parking in UBE parking lot, please.

Course Description & Map

The run will begin at Uptown Greenville on Evans Street near The Scullery, head towards the Town Commons, travel down 1st St., back up 5th Street, running by East Carolina University and finishing at Uptown. Six Cross Training Stations will be located shortly before each mile split. Water will be supplied at each mile marker.  The course is USATF certified.

Chip Timing

Timing of the race will be provided by Run the East Event Timing and Management. Each participant will be supplied a computerized chip that will be attached to their running shoe. It is very important the chip be on the shoe at the start and finish of the race to ensure accurate race time. Timing chips must be collected at the finish line for accurate race results. Results will be posted below after the race you can visit www.runtheeast.com.

Awards

5K Run: Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female overall finishers and the top 3 male and female age group finishers.

  • Age groups are as follows: 6-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (top overall finishers are not eligible for age group awards).

5K Cross Training: Race Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female overall finishers and the top 2 male and female age group finishers.  

  • Age groups are as follows: 13-15, 16-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51+ (top overall finishers not eligible for age group awards).
U.B.E. Post Race Party

Sponsored by The Scullery

You’ve finished the race, so let’s celebrate!  Join us back at U.B.E. from 10AM-12PM for awards! Then, head over to The Scullery and receive 20% OFF your meal purchase when you show your race bib! Valid October 12th ONLY.  Bring your friends and family for what’s sure to be a great time!

Race Registration Tent UBE Parking Lot

Race Registration Tent Race Headquarters at UBE’s back parking lot off Evans St. Registration will be held from 6:30 AM until 7:45 AM

Race Start

Race Start The run will begin at Uptown Greenville on Evans Street near The Scullery, and head towards the Town Commons.

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Event Details

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