5K Run & 1 Mile Walk

A community favorite, this race has become a tradition for local runners and walkers.

Come out and show your support for the North Carolina Blueberry Festival by participating in the 5K Blueberry Run & 1 Mile Walk. The race starts and ends in Historic Downtown Burgaw and provides runners a rare opportunity to enjoy the picturesque small town.



  • Professional chip timing
  • Port-a-Johns
  • Water stop at two mile mark
  • Mile markers and time splits available along course
  • Water, fresh blueberries and other recovery fruits provided at finish line


  • T-Shirts available to participants who register before 11:59pm on Monday, June 3rd.

Packet Pick-up will be on Friday, June 14th

Burgaw: Fitness Fusion, 903 S. Walker Street – 5:00-7:00PM

Wilmington: Academy Sports, 5309 Gingerwood Drive – 12:00-2:00PM

If you are unable to pick up your packet on Friday, you can pick it up at the registration table on the morning of the run. Registration and packet pickup begins at 6:15am, prior to race start.

Race starts at 7am.

This is a Rain or Shine Event!

Thank you to all 5K race sponsors for making this event possible!