Mineral CIty 5k Run: April 26, 2008


It’s Back!!
Mineral City 5K Run

March 19, 2016
Fun Runs Start At 5:00 p.m.
5K Run Starts at 2:00 p.m.

active.com logo Register Here


Course Records

  • MALE OVERALL:
    Job Gibson, 15:09 (2003)

  • FEMALE OVERALL:
    Danielle Deinnes, 19:18 (2006)

  • MALE MASTER:
    Phil Roberts, 17:09 (2004)

  • FEMALE MASTER:
    Pam Jezik, 21:19 (2005)

2009 Race Info

The 2009 Race Results are here.

2008 Race Info

The 2008 Race Results are here (PDF file).

2006 Race Info

The 2006 Race Results are here.

2005 Race Info

The 2005 Race Results are here.

2004 Race Info

The 2004 Race Results are here.

Photos from the 2004 Race are here.

2003 Race Info

A slide show of the 2003 Mineral City 5K Run & Fall Colors Walk is available here.

Complete statistics from the 2003 race are available here.


Info on Mitchell County Running


Get More Information:

About The Race

The Mineral City 5K is BACK!!!! March 19, 2016. Downtown Spruce Pine, North Carolina. An afternoon race, this popular run will please the elite racer and the casual runner. The course is outstanding and will include very few hills and plenty of open road racing. There will also be a 1K Kid’s Run at Riverside Park.

Course Description

You can view the course online here.

The 5k begins at 2:00 pm near First Baptist Church on Summit Avenue. Going west on Summit, turning right across bridge to Oak Avenue (right). Staying on Oak Avenue (Upper), just past The ’50’s Diner turn left onto Elm Street until Elm intersects with Oak Ave. Turn Right onto Oak (crossing to face traffic) then turn on Locust Street (Lower) to Oak briefly before turning left across bridge then left onto Summit. At church, turn left onto Tappan then to Riverside Park for finish.

The 1K Course will loop around the Riverside Park.

Age Divisions:

5k Run Age Divisions:

  • 14 & under
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70+

T Shirts/Door Prizes

All pre-registered runners will receive a t-shirt. Same-day registrants are NOT guaranteed a t-shirt.

Awards & Presentations

Awards will be presented as soon as results are calculated. Presentations will take place at the Riverside Park. Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners and top male and female masters. Awards will be presented to the first, second, and third place male and female in each age division.

General Info

Restrooms will be available. Water stations will be provided along both the run and walk courses.

Fees (non-refundable)

  • 5k Run:
    $15 per person
    ($20 on race day).

  • 1K:
    $15 per person (including race day)
    ($15 on race day).

Make checks payable to:
Mitchellraces Inc. MC5K

| RETURN TO TOP |

Race Information and Registration:

active.com logo Register Here

For more information or questions, please contact:

Registration Form By Mail

The Registration Form for the run and walk is available here (PDF file which requires the FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded here).

Mail your registration form & payment as soon as possible to:

Mitchell Races, Inc. MC5K
56 Southridge Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

Online Registration

You can also register for the Run/Walk at active.com here (registration opens in a new window, so have your pop-up blocker disabled).

Here are directions to First Baptist Church:


View Larger Map

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up is race day from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 125 Tappan Street, in Spruce Pine [directions].

Directions/Parking

Parking will be available at First Baptist Church, 125 Tappan Street in Spruce Pine [directions].

FROM ASHEVILLE, NC:

Get a map to Spruce Pine here.
To get to Spruce Pine, take U.S.19 north and follow U.S. 19-E when it begins in Yancey County. Turn left at the second red light on the Spruce Pine bypass (U.S. 19-E) onto Greenwood Road. Follow Greenwood Road to a red light and go straight to First Baptist.

FROM JOHNSON CITY, TN:

Get a map to Spruce Pine here.
To get to Spruce Pine, take TN 173 north from Unicoi until it turns into NC 226. Stay on NC 226 through Bakersville until it connects with the Spruce Pine bypass. At the light, turn left onto the Spruce Pine bypass (U.S. 19-E), then make a left at the next red light onto Greenwood Road. Follow Greenwood Road to a red light and go straight to First Baptist.

FROM CHARLOTTE/MORGANTON/HICKORY, NC:

Get a map to Spruce Pine here.
Take Interstate 40 west to Exit 86 (NC 226). Follow NC 226 north through Marion and on to the Woodlawn Community. Take the NC 226 turn-off to the left (at the red light) and follow NC 226 to Spruce Pine. When the road connects with the Spruce Pine bypass (at a red light), go through the red light, down the hill to a red light, turn right onto Summit Avenue, then take a left at Tappan Street (First Baptist Church is on your left, just off Summit).

FROM BOONE, NC:

Get a map to Spruce Pine here.
Take NC 105 south to US 221 at Linville. Turn right onto US 221 and follow US 221 south to its intersection with NC 194. Turn right onto NC 194 and follow it to its connection with US 19-E. Turn left onto US 19-E south and follow it to Spruce Pine. Go to the second stop light on the 4-lane Spruce Pine bypass. Turn right at the red light, go down the hill to a red light, turn right onto Summit Avenue, then take a left at Tappan Street (First Baptist Church is on your left, just off Summit).

Accomodations

Site design by Pegasus Creations, Spruce Pine, NC