Acorn 5k Race Overview

WHEN

Sun, November 3, 2019
Race Starts: 7:20 AM

WHERE

2100 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607

*Please Note: Daylight saving time changes at 2:00am ET on Sunday, November 3. Be sure to set your clocks back one hour to be on time for the start!

Start & Finish Location

All distances will start and finish on Hillsborough Street at the historic NC State University Bell Tower. The best GPS address to use is:  2100 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Directions

From RDU airport, follow signs for I-40 East toward Raleigh. Once on I-40 East, drive 5 miles to Wade Avenue/North Raleigh and take the right-hand exit (right two lanes). Remain in the right lane and take the third exit onto South 440/Hillsborough Street. Take South 440 to exit for Hillsborough/N.C. State University. Go east on Hillsborough to the NC State University Campus.

Timing

The Acorn 5k will utilize chip timing.

Packet Pick-Up

  • Packet Pick-Up will be held November 2 from 10 AM – 6 PM at Martin Middle School. There will be no Race Day Packet Pick-Up!
  • Make sure you get your bib, 2019 participant shirt and a gear check bag.
  • More information about the expo/packet pick-up can be found here.

Awards Info

View all the awards categories here!

Course Info

View all course information (including aid station information) and course maps here!

Click here for more information on race day road closures.