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Coastal Women's Shelter's 2024 Run for Shelter

Virtual Event

Fri 14th June 2024 - Sun 16th June 2024

7 races

Organiser's Description

Coastal Women's Shelter would like to invite you to celebrate our Run for Shelter 5K, 10K, & 1 Mile race/walk fundraiser Saturday, June 15, 2024, at Creekside Park!  
Multiple options for 2024
In Person 5K (with safety precautions in place)In Person 10K (with safety precautions in place)Virtual 5K (You can submit your run anytime between June 14-16)Virtual 10K (You can submit your run anytime between June 14-16)In Person 1 mile (with safety precautions in place)
Our 5K and 10K route is perfect for families, strollers, leashed dogs, and competitive runners. Both the 5K and 10K are open to timed.  Our 1-mile fun run is perfect for adults looking for a smooth stroll and for kids to dash away!  Team and student discounts are available.  Coastal Women's Shelter is continuing to offer the option to participate virtually in 2024. We will offer both 5K and 10K race options.  The 1-mile fun run will not be offered virtually.  We will offer race t-shirts to virtual runners.  IN-PERSON EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE RAIN OR SHINE.  In the case of thunder, the in-person event will be rescheduled.  THERE ARE NO REFUNDS.  In the event that we are unable to hold the in-person race because of COVID restrictions, all in-person participants will be transferred to the virtual race.
SATURDAY JUNE 15, 2024CREEKSIDE PARKRace starts at 8 AM**Check in and same day registration starts at 7 AM and will end at 7:45 AM. Packet and T-shirt pick up will occur during this time.  Runners must register by May 31st to secure their shirt. CWS will offer additional packet pickup events the week before the race for virtual runners to pick up their t-shirts.  Participants will be notified of packet pick up locations and times.  
Running on a USATF Certified CourseProfessional race timing provided by Run The East.Inflatable start/finish line arch to enhance the look of you running over the finish lineLive results TV with scrolling results, providing instant results to you the runnerElectronic timing Shoe TagsAwards list and posting results on-site, as well as onlineRunners can receive results via e-mail and/or text messagingRace is Stroller Friendly & Family Friendly run/walkT-Shirt is included with registration, if registered by May 31, 2024.
There will be EMT on site in the case of any emergency.  This is not a closed course, so be aware of traffic around you.
After the race, there will be a selection of goodies to refill your tanks. 
Awards/Categories:Awards will be given (5K & 10 K only) to the overall male and female winners, as well as to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place males and females in each age group.
Age groups are:
14 and under15-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960-6970-7980 and above
Coastal Women’s Shelter, the bridge to empower survivors in their journey to safety and security, is the sole provider of no-cost comprehensive abuse and sexual violence services in Craven, Jones, and Pamlico counties.  Our services include a 24-hour crisis line, court advocacy, monthly support groups, transportation assistance, tuition assistance, clothing, food, employment resources, housing assistance, and inter-agency information and referrals. We also provide some employability services through a grant from the North Carolina Council for Women.
Want to support Coastal Women's Shelter but not run?  We have you covered! T-Shirts can be purchased separately for $12.00 on site, while supplies last.  Ever thought about volunteering?  If interest in volunteering at this or other events?  Please email to sign up! 


  • 10k

    Sat 15th June 2024

  • 5k

    Sat 15th June 2024

  • 1 Mile Fun Run

    Sat 15th June 2024

  • CEC Students

    Sat 15th June 2024

  • Student Registration

    Sat 15th June 2024

  • Virtual 10K

  • Virtual 5K



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