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Leader of the Pack 5K & Fun Run

Join us in celebration of the 10th Annual Leader of the Pack 5K & Fun Run – Saturday May 18th at the McNair Stadium in Forest City, NC. Hosted by the Rutherford County Schools Education Foundation the 5K run/walk and Free 1/2 mile Fun Run is a benefit for the RCSEF initiatives. 

**If you sign up after 5/4/2019 you will not be guaranteed a shirt on Race Day. You can still log in your shirt size, however, as we may have some left over after the race.**
Registration info:
Feb 1st – May 17th: Adults: $20, Students [Age 18 & under]: $15
Race Day May 18th: Adults: $25, Students [Age 18 & under]: $15

Special pricing:

  • 5K Family Four Pack >> Four (4) runners for a $60 flat rate.  [To qualify – the four (4) runners must be signed up with the same registration/payment. This discount will end on May 15th and will not be available on Race Day]
  • Gift Certificates >> Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite runner? Sign them up for the Leader of the Pack 5K. Click on the “Gift Certificate” button above. They love the surprise and you’ll be supporting a great cause too.

Top Overall Male/Female (1st, 2nd, & 3rd) 
Top Master Male/Female (1st & 2nd) 
Age Group Awards (1st, 2nd,& 3rd)  Male/Female in the following age groups: 
0-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Top participation awards: Trophies will be  awarded to the elementary, middle and high schools with the highest participation – School participation is based on runners present and checked in on the day of the race. Family members, staff, community members, etc. (not only students) count toward school participation if registered and checked in with their school affiliation. No school level awards will be determined by race times. 

The Leader of the Pack 5K is part of the Rutherford Outdoor Coalition – Rutherford Race Series