Highlands Twilight 5K 2018

Saturday 18th August 2018

Kelsey Hutchinson Park: 483 Pine Street, Highlands, United States

Running, Distance running, 5K


  • Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Running-5K - Kids under 5
  • Running-5K - Kids 5 to 9


Come join us for the fifth annual Rotary Club of Highlands Twilight 5K. (Formerly Twilight Rock n Roll 5k.) Fun for the whole family,strollers welcome, walkers welcome, yet will be challenging for experienced runners. T-shirt guaranteed if registered by July 18, 2018. We will order extra shirts after that date, which will be first come first serve. Glow sticks for the kids. Everyone crossing the finish line gets a beer from the Ugly Dog Pub. There will be a Rock n Roll concert by High Five, Highlands own rock n roll band during and after the race 6-10 PM. Awards presented to overall top male and female, top Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Grand Masters and top 3 finishers in each 5 yr age division. This year we are awarding $50.00 for a new course record in any age division. $100.00 for anyone setting the new overall course record! Kids under 5 run for free. Kids under 10 are $10.00 shirt not included. This is the premier 5k event in beautiful Highlands NC.  Come race and spend the weekend in our beautiful town.  USATF CERTIFIED COURSE.  We are also excited to be part of the Black Bag Race Series. www.blackbagraceseries.com/.  USATF COURSE NC16004DW.  Early packet pickup Friday August 17th from 4-7 at Highlands Recreation Park.

Event details and schedule

Race is on August 18th starting at 6PM at the Kelsey Hutchinson Founders Park. The course is undulating, beginners or walkers will find it friendly, yet the faster runners will be challenged. Registration and check-in will start at 4PM.  Please allow enough time to get checked in. Parking will be available around the park, Highlands Recreation Park, Highlands Ballfield and Community Center, Highlands Post Office.  Bring chairs, coolers, refreshments, blankets to join us for the evening music, starting around 7:30PM, it is going to be a blast!!! Glow sticks for the kids. Rarely above 80 degrees in summer. Always cool in the evening.  Get out of the heat!  This is your opportunity to come to "cool" Highlands NC and run on the plateau.Kids under 5 run for free.Kids 5 to 9 $10.00. Day of race price will be $40.00.  Free photography this year by True Speed Photo.

Organised by

Rotary Club of Highlands

PO Box 1741, Highlands

Phone: 8282009226

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