The Leprechaun Leap 5k &10k, the first yearly footrace sponsored by the City of Lenoir, is next month. Registration is open for the race, so sign up soon to get the early bird rate.
The Leprechaun Leap will be Saturday, March 18, 2023. Both the 5k and 10k races start and finish at the Lenoir Rotary Soccer Complex, located off Zacks Fork Road. The route follows the City of Lenoir Greenway. A 5k run covers 3.10 miles and a 10k run is 6.21 miles.
Every runner that signs up and finishes the race will receive a medal. Awards will be given to the top three male and female overall winners in the 5k and 10k run. Age group winners will be announced after everyone crosses the finish line.
The cost to participate is $25.00 for the 5k and $35.00 for the 10k, which includes a t-shirt. The registration fee increases after March 8, 2023.
Click the following link for more information and to sign up for the Leprechaun Leap, https://bit.ly/3I3bMG5.
The next City-sponsored race will be the Firecracker 5k, 10k, and Kids Fun Run held Saturday, July 1. For more information about the Firecracker Run, click https://bit.ly/3l9BnEe.
The City of Lenoir Greenway offers more than 9 miles of paths and trails for outdoor activities including running, walking, cycling, and mountain biking. These trails include the main greenway, the T.H. Broyhill Walking Park, and the greenway on Morganton Boulevard. Click the following link to learn more about the greenway, www.cityoflenoir.com/greenway.
Downtown Lenoir is a short seven minute drive from the Lenoir Rotary Soccer Complex. Visitors can enjoy local art and sculptures; restaurants, breweries, and meaderies; boutique shops, and more. Visit www.DowntownLenoirNC.com to learn more about the heart of the city. #DoMoreInLenoir
Runners cross the finish line during the Firecracker Run June 30, 2018.
The Leprechaun Leap route follows the Lenoir Greenway south from the Lenoir Rotary Soccer Complex. The races starts and finish at the soccer complex. The 5k route is shown in pink and the 10k route is in green.