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Fill My Backpack 5K

September 28, 2013 - Durham, NC

Sorry, but the online registration is no longer available for this event.

The North Carolina Central University School of Education invites you to run or walk in the Fill My Backpack 5K.  With cheering zones and music throughout the course, this will be a fun race for everyone.

The event benefits the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Backpack Buddies program.


Sorry, but the online registration is no longer available for this event.


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Start Date: Sep 28, 2013 9:00 am
End Date: Sep 28, 2013
Activity: Running, Walking
URL: http://www.nccu.edu/soe
Location: Alfonso Elder Student Union - North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville Rd
Durham, NC 27707
Distance: 5K

The Fill My Backpack 5K is hosted by the North Carolina Central University School of Education.

The 5K race starts at the North Carolina Central University's Alfonso Elder Student Union at 1801 Fayetteville Rd in Durham.

Participants are encouraged to decorate an empty backpack to wear in the race in support of our cause.

You may create or join a team when you register. Get all of your friends and family to run with you!

Event Highlights:

All participants registered by September 18 receive a drawstring backpack.

A DJ will entertain participants and spectators at the start/finish

There will be cheering sections throughout the course staffed by different schools, members of the North Carolina Central University band, mascot. student groups, and middle school bands.

Water donated by Pepsi

Schedule of Events:

Advanced Check-In: Friday, 9/27 from 4-7pm at Omega Sports, Renaissance at South Point, 8200 Renaissance Pkw, Durham.

Race Day 9/28:

  • 8 am: Registration/Check-In starts.
  • 8:30 am: First time runners station tips
  • 9 am: 5K Race Start
  • 10 am: Awards
Awards & Prizes:

Prizes will be awarded for:

  • Most creative backpack (wear an empty backpack that you decorate)
  • Biggest team
  • Best dressed team

Top Overall Male and Female receive an award

Top Male/Female Finisher in each age group receive an award

(Age groups: 12 & Under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)


Throughout the school year, the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle (IFFS) assures that children go home with something to eat through the weekend by filling their backpacks with six balanced meals and two healthy snacks.

As educators and future educators, and as an extension of our community engagement and service to local public schools, the North Carolina Central University School of Education is committed to assist in this cause.

The Fill My Backpack 5k Run/Walk will benefit the IFFS Backpack Buddies Program. (See www.foodshuttle.org for more details.)

Contact: Cheresa Clemons
Contact E-mail: cclemons@nccu.edu
Contact Phone: 9195307842
Contact State: NC
Contact Country: United States
Timing Company Name: Precision Race, LLC
Timing Company Email: info@precisionrace.com

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