North Carolina Spring Classic

Holly Springs, North Carolina

Holly Springs, North Carolina

Sat 27th April 2024

3 races

Organiser's Description

THANK YOU to ALL who joined us for the 2023 Spring Classic!  Wow...we sure got lucky with great weather, once again!  Rain the days before and rain the day after...but a GREAT Saturday!        We hope you had a great experience and we also able  to stick around for Springs Fest and celebrate!   
Our VOLUNTEERS were simply amazing!   Many thanks to them, the Holly Springs Police Department , and the Town of Holly Springs!   Also, be sure to show your support of the many businesses who sponsored our event!    We appreciate all of you!
2023 Race photos can be found here: https://vmastudiosnc.sproutstudio.com/gallery/spring-classic-2023_sp?fbclid=IwAR0_RLSHyy4FD8uwOAFGOU8aoYvxL6wexuFsOI62JwkGc8U2hjEkyaxav8Y
Thank you to VMA Studios for capturing all the fun!
2023 Results can be found here: https://runsignup.com/Race/Results/116162#resultSetId-377339;perpage:100           Congratulations to EVERYONE for getting after it!   
Stay tuned for details of 2024!  Registration will open soon!      We SOLD OUT this year, and would LOVE to see you back for next year!
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The race starts and finishes on Main St., in the heart of downtown Holly Springs!     
Note: the 8k is a solid pour!  -just like we fill your pint glass at the Runner's Clubhouse in Pace Yourself!    It measures just a hair over 5 miles...so, when your watch hits 4.9 miles, keep going...and know you're getting bonus steps!                                                                                                                                               
16 Note: From approximately miles 5.75 to 7.75, the surface is soft - a wide, compact mulch trail around BASS LAKE.
Registration closes on Wednesday, April 24th at 11:59pm. 
Are you active military, a military veteran, first responder or healthcare worker?  If so, as part of our appreciation of you, we'd like to provide you with a race discount of 20%.   Please mail:  [email protected].
Bib transfers and event distance changes must be complete by Wed, April 24th at 11:59pm.  See bottom of page for instruction links.      Unfortunately, there are NO REFUNDS or deferrals to a future race date for any circumstance - we will race rain or shine unless conditions are dangerous.               
SHIRT DEADLINE       ....to be announced in March 2024.
RACE DAY PHOTOS
Thank you to VMA Studios for capturing the excitement of race day and providing FREE race photos!
PACKET PICKUP
Packet pickup days and times:
Thursday, 4/25   5-8pm at Pace Yourself Run Co.Friday, 4/26   4-7pm at Pace Yourself Run Co.NOTE:   You may add-on race day packet pickup for an additional $5.                                                                                                                                                   
 Sat 4/27, Race Day Packet-pickup  is 6am-7am.  Must be pre-registered in advance.                                                                                                                             PLEASE allow yourself some time race morning and don't arrive at 6:55am for packet pickup.  It will close at 7am sharp.
    HOW TO VERIFY IF YOU SIGNED UP FOR RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP:                                                                                                                                     
 Log into your RunSignUp account --> click on your user profile circle in the upper right corner --> you will see your Upcoming Races --> find Spring Classic and click on MANAGE REGISTRATION.
START TIMES
16k - 7:15 am       8k - 7:25am       5k - 7:35am
Start and finish are on Main St., right in front of Pace Yourself Run Company.  Portable bathrooms are located in the rear parking lot of the car wash on Main St.Course maps can be found under the RACE INFO tab at the top of the page.                                                                                                                                Parking map can be found under the EVENT INFO tab at the top of the page.               
Strollers are allowed, but for safety, we do ask that you line up toward the rear at the start.                                                                                                                  As much as we love dogs and pups, sorry...they are not allowed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
COURSE LIMIT
This event will be capped at 500 participantsThe race will continue until 9:45 am. This will provide all runners a two 2.25+ hour time frame to complete the course. 
FINISH LINE FOOD
TBD  
BAG DROP
Bag drop will be located right outside of Pace Yourself.   Please bring your own bag, as they won't be provided, and pack lightly.   
AID STATIONS  (Water at all aid stations, and  both water & Skratch at Bass Lake)5k= 1 Aid station located at Womble Park, at approx mile 1.58k = 3 Aid stations.   1 located on School Days Lane, which will be visited twice (miles .7 and 2.4)                                                                                                         1 located at Womble Park (mile 3.5)16k = 4 Aid stations. 1 located on School Days Lane, which will be visited twice (miles .7 and 3.0)                                                                                                         1 located at Womble Park (mile 4) and 1 located in Bass Lake (mile 7 Bathrooms are located: at the start (Portable toilets at the rear parking of the Car Wash on Main St., at Jones Park, at Veteran's Park, at Womble Park and at Bass Lake)
PARKING
A parking map can be found at the top of this page under EVENT INFO.   We strongly encourage that race participants park at Womble Park, 1201 Grigsby Ave, and walk a short 1/2 mile to the start on Main St.     Due to Springs Fest, downtown parking will be extremely limited.     Bathrooms are available at Womble Park and at the start (portable toilets are located in the rear parking lot of the car wash on Main St.)                    Please note: Parking at the Library and Cultural Center will be unavailable due to the weekly Farmer's Market.
AWARDS
The overall 1st place winner will be awarded for both male & female runners in the 5k, 8k and 16k.     In addition, male and female overall 1st in age group awards for the 5k, 8k and 16k will be given in the following categories:
19 & Under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60 and Over 
BIB TRANSFERS & REFUNDS    
Bib transfers and event distance changes must be completed by 11:59pm on Wed, April 24th.
Unfortunately, there are no refunds or deferments for any circumstances - we will race rain or shine unless conditions are dangerous. 
Bib transfers and event distance changes can be managed via your RunSignUp profile.   Navigate to  PROFILE>UPCOMING EVENTS>MANAGE REGISTRATION.   Once there, you can select either "Transfer to another runner" or "Transfer to another event."
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