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Fourth Annual MAD DASH 5K & Fun Run

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Fourth Annual MAD DASH 5K & Fun Run

Renfro is a proud sponsor of the Fourth Annual MAD (Making A Difference) Dash 5K & Fun Run, which is an event to benefit the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation. The 5K event will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 8:00 AM in Pilot Mountain, NC. A Fun Run will be held at 9:00 AM for children under 12.

The Educational Foundation for Surry County Schools was created by a group of local business leaders who are passionate about education and the future of Surry County. Board members believe investing in children’s education will impact the future of Surry County’s economy. All students deserve additional learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom. These learning experiences can change a student’s life. The commitment of time, talent, and resources, along with your support, will help fulfill the Educational Foundation’s mission. It will help increase the level of education in our county and help students pursue higher education. Together, we will “make a difference” in Surry County…one child at a time.

The Surry County Schools Educational Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 organization created to improve the educational level of our county, enhancing our ability to further education for competition in the global market.

Learn more about the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation here: http://www.surry.k12.nc.us/pages/Surry_County_Schools/District/Departments/Surry_Educational_Foundation.

Event Date:
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Start Time:
5K: 8:00 AM
Fun Run: 9:00 AM

Pilot Mountain, NC
East Surry High Football Stadium Track

Register Online:

Register in Person with Cash, Check or Credit Card:
367 S. Andy Griffith Pkwy
Mount Airy, NC

* Online registration ends April 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM
** Entry fees are non-refundable

Registration Information:
5K Participants – $25.00
Surry County Schools students – $20.00
Fun Run – $15.00

Registration Fees (after April 8, 2016):
5K Participants – $30.00
Surry County Schools students – $20.00
Fun Run – $15.00

***5K and Fun Run participants registered by April 9, 2016 will receive a short-sleeved, dri-fit event t-shirt***

Additional Event Information:
Early race packet pick up is available at Surry County Schools Administrative Offices (209 N. Crutchfield Street, Dobson, NC) Friday, April 29, 2016 from noon until 5 PM.

Race day packet pick up available at East Surry High School stadium entrance

Awards for the 5K will be presented after the fun run. Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female runners. Awards will also be given to the top three male and female runners in the following age divisions: 10 years and under; 11-13 years; 14-16 years; 17-19 years; 20-29 years; 30-39 years; 40-49 years, 50-59 years and 60 years and older.

The 5K Course is USATF certified. Click the Course Map link on the right to view the current map, or for the course map with elevation, go to http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/616560004.


April 30
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration Website:


SCS Foundation
336-386-8211 ext 121


East Surry High School
801 West Main Street, Pilot Mountain, NC United States
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