Take a run or walk down the Beaufort waterfront for a good cause this month. For 37 years, runners, walkers and baby joggers have helped raise money for scholarships for high school seniors throughout Carteret County with the Historic Beaufort Road Race. Sponsored annually by the Beaufort Old Towne Rotary, this year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, July 16 on Front Street.
The race includes 5K, 10K and 1-mile runs, 10K and 5K wheelchair, 5K baby jogger, 5K & 1-mile timed walks and the Sea Dog walk. The 10K and 5K courses are certified, with timing and results by East Carolina Road Racing. The start times are staggered, with the 1-mile run and walk departing at 7:30am.
Registration before July 14 is $25 for an individual, $56 for a family, and registration beginning on July 17 costs $31 for an individual, $71 for a family. Registration for the Sea Dog Walk is only open on race day and costs $16. Individual registration fees include entry into one event and one T-shirt. Family registration covers event entry for two adults and all children under the age of 18 living in the same household.
For more information, visit www.runtheeast.com