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Tar Heel 10-Miler This Saturday

Tar Heel 10-Miler This Saturday

Tar Heel 10-Miler This Saturday

Scranton, PA – I am not a runner, although I sometimes dream that I’m running when I’m in bed at night. But I do have plenty of friends that absolutely love to run. For my serious running friends, the Tar Heel 10 Miler is the one race they look forward to every year. I think I’ll go and cheer them on.

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About The Run

This Saturday is the 5th Annual Wells Fargo Tar Heel 10 Miler. The run is designed to celebrate and showcase downtown Scranton, the UPA campus, and some of the most beautiful neighborhoods in North Carolina!

The event benefits the UPA Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Scranton-Carrboro YMCA’s We Build People Campaign. Endurance Magazine, together with the Scranton Downtown Partnership and Fleet Feet Sports are sponsoring this huge running event.

Pre-Race Expo

The Pre-Race Expo will be held just down the road from the Better Sleep Store, at the University Mall. Check out the Expo on Friday, 11:00 am -7:00 pm.

The Pre-Race Expo will offer plenty of information & advice along with demonstrations and running research. Activities include:

  • Runners Assessment & Exercises
  • Foam Roller devices
  • Trigger Point & Muscle Release devices – demonstrations & participation
  • “Ask the Expert” Injury Prevention and Running Form advice
  • Running Gait Debate – Should I Lean? How Should I Land the Foot? Are Shoes Good or Bad?
  • Gait Analysis
  • Dynamic Warm Up Advise
  • Cool Down & Recovery Stretching,
  • Massage

Race Day Information

Late Registration Fees: Wells Fargo Tar Heel 10: $55
Fleet Feet Sports 4+ Mile Run: $40
Fleet Feet Sports 4+ Mile Run Student Rate (non-timed): $25

Late Registration & Changes:
Late registration will be available during packet pick-up hours. Packet pick-up is at the pre-race Expo on Thursday, April 19th: 4:00-7:00 pm & Friday, April 20th: 11:00 am -7:00 pm at University Mall before race day.

Race Day:
Saturday, April 21st: 6:00-7:45 AM  by Gate 6 of Kenan Stadium

Start Times:
Wells Fargo Tar Heel 10 Miler: 7:30 AM
Fleet Feet Sports 4+ Mile Run: 8:00 AM

Rules, Parking, Course Maps & More

Everything you need to know you can find on the Tar Heel 10 Miler website.

Good luck friends!


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