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Davidson Lands Conservancy’s 13th Annual “Run For Green”

by | Aug 27, 2018 | Davidson Lands Conservancy

Runners head up South Street at the start of a previous Run For Green. This year’s Run For Green will be held on Saturday, September 15.

Get ready to run through the beautiful town of Davidson and along its extensive network of greenways. The 13th Annual Run for Green, presented by MSC Industrial Supply of Davidson, will again feature a 5K, 10K, and our signature half-marathon race to support Davidson Lands Conservancy’s efforts to protect natural and open spaces.

After you finish your run, enjoy refreshments on the Village Green including BEER while you listen to the fantastic music from The Southern Style Band. And don’t forget to check out the sponsors’ tents; without them, this race would not be possible. Be sure to say hello to our friends from the Renaissance Festival.

Read the article in “Garden and Gun” Magazine to see why DLC’s Run for Green should be your next “runcation.” The charming town of

A runner receives his wood “medal” at the finish line of a previous Run For Green.

Davidson offers up a relaxing weekend coupled with reaching your running goals. You can carb up for your run at one of the many amazing restaurants from Flatiron to Carrburritos or have dinner on the water at the North Harbor Club, and many more. After you finish your run, whether it is the 5K, 10K, or the half marathon, you should bring your friends or family and take advantage of the wonderful shops, restaurants, and farmers’ market. There are so many good places to see and restaurants to try that you’ll want to stay the whole weekend!

Runners: Registration is available. The course has been recertified this year, so see the website for details!

Volunteers: Not a runner? There are lots of opportunities to help out as a volunteer. We need folks to work at packet pick up, race set up and take down. Our early risers are needed to work race day registration, water stations, course monitors, awards tent, and much more. Grab a friend or co-worker and email [email protected] if you are interested in volunteering on race day!

Sponsors: We are grateful to our many local sponsors who support the Run each year, including our title sponsor, MSC Industrial Supply. Other generous Gold sponsors of the race include: Davidson College, Burkert Fluid Control Systems, Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates, and Omega Sports.

Many thanks also to our Silver level sponsors: Davidson Day School, Ingersoll Rand, John Marshall Custom Homes, Lake Norman Realty, and Total Bond Veterinary Hospital of Davidson. We are so grateful to these sponsors and so many others who help make Race Day possible. To see a full list of our local sponsors, visit our website. And it’s never too late–if you are still interested in helping to sponsor the race, email [email protected].

Date: Saturday, September 15.

Location: Starts and ends in Davidson’s town center

Run start times: 7:30 a.m., Half-marathon; 7:40 a.m., 10K and 5K runs

Registration fees:

  • Half-marathon $75. Price increases to $90 after Sept. 12 at 11:59 p.m. EDT
  • 10K $55. Price increases to $60 after Sept. 12 at 11:59 p.m. EDT
  • 5K $35. Price increases to $40 after Sept. 12 at 11:59 p.m. EDT

Run for Green is the primary fundraiser for the Davidson Lands Conservancy, a non-profit based in Davidson, North Carolina, that helps to permanently protect land as well as provide nature-themed education for people of all ages. Your participation in Run for Green helps us to fulfill our mission.

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