PARKING and EVENT near:
6000 Reedy Creek Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
Enjoy a great day on park trails with a 4-mile walk/run or 4, 7 or 12-mile bike tour. Our annual event includes runners, walkers, babies in strollers and pets on leashes.
Participants are serenaded along the route by supporters and musicians and greeted at the finish with great snacks and acoustic music from the stage.
There are children's activities, a silent auction, food trucks and more. All funds raised are used for the benefit of Umstead State Park. Registration, waiver and fee must be completed to officially register for the event.REGISTRATION
Official race timing for the 4-mile race will be provided by Carolina Godiva Track Club for 1 hour. Self-timing will continue until 1.5 hours after walk/run start. To get a race chip and be eligible for an official race time, you must register before midnight on Thursday, April 20. Prizes will be awarded to fastest finishers (male and female) in these age groups:
You can view the 4-mile race results for previous years here.VIEW ROUTE
Triangle Off-Road Bike Club (TORC) will provide guided rides within the Park. This is not a race. You must provide your own bike. Trails are gravel, so mountain or hybrid bike is recommended. Helmets are required. The number of participants on the bike tours are capped at 100 for trail safety. Route mapsVIEW ROUTES
Silent Auction items announced in March
8am-9am Registration and Packet pickup
8am Silent Auction begins
8am-1:30pm Craft vendors, children activities, exhibits
8am-9am Bruce Emery, Guitar concert, Main Stage
9am-9:30am Bett Padgett, MC and Music and Door Prizes, Main Stage
9:30am Tour de TORC. Guided 4-mile beginner and 7-mile intermediate mountain bike tour on Park trails (route maps are in your packet and signs will be at each turn. Feel free to ride a different distance then you signed up for -- just have fun in your Park. Route maps
9:45am Walk/Run (4-mile) start with live music on Park trails (Saint Francis Brass Quintet, Woodland Pipers) Route map
Immediate Walk/Run race results at: https://umstead.run/
10:15am-1:30pm Main stage concert (Nixon, Blevins and Gage; Bett Padgett)
10:45am Approx time), 4-mile winners announced from the stage; awards given
noon Silent Auction ends
You'll receive a free Walk/Run/Bike for Umstead short-sleeve t-shirt with registration. This year's t-shirt features an original art piece to be announced soon. Shirt image to the right is the 2022 Neuse Riverdog and is still available at our on-line shop and at the Park Visitor Center.
Interested in Volunteering?
VOLUNTEER SIGNUP Will open soon
Interested in being a musician on the Park trails?
6000 Reedy Creek Rd
Raleigh, NC 27607