Run The Burg 5k, Fun Run & Health Expo

2024 Run the Burg Logo

17th Annual Run The Burg 5K

Harrisburg YMCA, Harrisburg Parks & Recreation and the Southwest Cabarrus Rotary partner to present The 17th Annual Run The Burg 5K. The goal of this joint effort is to promote recreation and local business in Harrisburg.

The Harrisburg 5K is a 3.1-mile course at Harrisburg Park.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024

Event Hours: 8am to 10:30am

Location: 191 Sims Pkwy Harrisburg, NC 28075

Parking for runners and visitor's the event: Grassy lots off Zmax Blvd.: 5249 Zmax Blvd. - once you turn on Zmax Blvd. park in the grassy lot on the left hand side of the road closest to the Harrisburg Park entrance

NO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC WILL BE ALLOWED INSIDE HARRISBURG PARK UNTIL 10:30AM. The 5K and Fun Run will take place inside Harrisburg Park. For the safety of our participants, no vehicular traffic will be allowed until 10:30am. 

Race Day Schedule:

8AM: 5K Start Time

9AM: Fun Run Start Time

9:30AM: Awards Presentation

8-10:30AM: Health Fair/Healthy Kids Day (vendors, inflatables and a Kid's Obstacle Course!)

Vendor Information

2024 Health Expo Vendor Application

Questions? Please email McKenzie Burleson at [email protected].

Participation in the 5K

For questions, contact Christine Boll at [email protected].

CLICK HERE to register.

Entry Fees:

5K Entry Fees:

$20: February 1-28

$25: March 1-31

$30: April 1-19

$35: Day of Race

Fun Run Entry Fees:  1-Mile Run Open to All Ages

$12:  Feb 1-Apr 28

$15:  Day of Race

Group Registration

Discount of $3 per participant is available for groups of 5 or more! How to register: 

  • One person will create a group name
  • Additional participants will search for the group name and register
  • Once the group reaches 5 participants, everyone will receive a $3 refund