The City of Concord Parks and Recreation Department’s 5 Alarm 5K will take place on Saturday, November 7 at 9:30 am in beautiful Historic Downtown Concord. The 5K will start/finish in Downtown Concord on Means Avenue and will run through the McEachern Greenway and continue on the Downtown Connector Greenway to the finish. This course is a USAT&F Certified Course. The 5 Alarm 5K will also feature a children’s area, complete with inflatables, and an interactive DJ. The 5 Alarm 5K welcomes families to enjoy music, games and inflatables for children, a 1 Mile Fun Run, and of course a 5K. This event will be fun for every family member whether they are running in the race or cheering their favorite runner to cross the finish line!  All pre-registered runners will receive a goodie bag and T-shirt. Pre-registration will close on October 30. Race Day Registration begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, November 7. Goodie bags and T-shirts are not guaranteed on race day. The 1 Mile Fun Run kicks of the day’s events at 9:00 am while the 5 Alarm 5K starts at 9:30 am. Registration is required for the FREE 1 Mile Fun Run. The 5 Alarm 5K is $15 until October 30 and $20 on race day.

Registration is available at www.concordparksandrec.org or by walk in registration at 147 Academy Ave. NW, Concord, NC 28026. For more information please contact Sara Rodgers, Athletic Supervisor, 704-920-5619, rodgerss@concordnc.gov.