Meet Me at the Fountain 5k

Forest City, NC, USA
27 Jul, 2024 (Sat)


0.5 mi, 5 km

About the event

The 2024 Meet Me at the Fountain 5K is July 27, 2024

Proceeds from the 11th running of the 5K will benefit Local Rutherford County Needs.


Friday - July 26th
4:00 - 6:00pm: Packet Pick Up and On-site Registration at Smith's Drugs of Forest City

Saturday - July 27th
7:00 - 8:00am: Packet Pick Up and Late On-site Registration
8:00am: 5K START
9:00am: Fun Run START


5K Run/Walk 
$25 if registered by July 15th (Shirt Guaranteed)
$30 if registered after July 15th & day of race (Shirts available while supplies last)
$15 Kids 12 & Under (Shirts available while supplies last)

Fun Run (ages 8 and under): FREE [While FREE we do ask that you register in advance] Shirts are available for $12.

$25 Registration through Sunday - July 28th.


DIY Anywhere 5K: Saturday July 20th > Sunday July 28th
This “Do It Yourself” Event will enable you to run/walk at any time and in any location that is convenient for you. Run around the block, on trails, go down to the track (12.5 laps = 5K), or even run on a treadmill. You don't even have to live in the Greater Forest City Metropolitan Area - so please invite friends and family both near and far to join the fun.
While not required – you can submit your time for inclusion in the online “Just For Fun” Results. We will collect times beginning Saturday July 20th until Monday July 28th. There will be No Overall or Age Group Awards.  Instructions on "How to submit your DIY times" are found under the "DIY 5K Info" tab above.

Awards & Age Groups:

5K: Top 3 Male/Female Overall. Top Male/Female Masters
5K: Top 3 finishers in each Age Group < 8, 9-11, 12-14, 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+ 

Course Map: 

Click HERE for a map of the 5K course

Races offered by this event

You have 4 weeks to prepare


27 Jul, 2024 (Sat) - 08:00
5 km
On site

Fun Run

27 Jul, 2024 (Sat) - 09:00
0.5 mi
On site


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