One of the oldest 5Ks in the Triangle, the Run for the Roses (where all female 5K finishers receive a rose) offers a fun-filled afternoon for the family to raise money to benefit Canines for Service, an organization which trains service dog for people with limited mobility and Team Red, White and Blue NC,
an organization with the mission to enrich the lives of Americas
veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and
The course is a USAT&F certified 5K loop at the lovely and scenic Dorothea Dix Campus.
This 3.1 mile course will take you around beautiful open fields and
through the former occupied buildings of NCs first Psychiatric
Hospital. There is plenty of parking available on campus for all race