Pharr Family YMCA
Inaugural ChristmasTown 5K & 1 Mile Race
Race Results here
Celebrate the kick off of ChristmasTown USA with a festive 5K under the lights. Co-organized with the McAdenville Women’s Club, the race will start at the J.M. Carstarphen Bridge and end at Legacy Park in McAdenville. Proceeds benefit the Pharr Family YMCA & McAdenville Women’s Club.
Saturday, November 30th @ 6:30 PM 1 mile fun walk scheduled for 6:00 PM.
The ChristmasTown 5K & 1 mile walk registration is officially FULL . The wait lists have been capped as well.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers.
Will there be an early packet pickup?
Yes, and this is encouraged. Early packet pick up will be Wednesday, November 27th from 10am – 3pm, Friday, November 29th from 10am-6pm at Walk& Run Belmont, 200 Main Street. Packet pickup on race day will also be at Walk & Run Belmont from 9:30am-1:00pm. A limited packet pick up at Legacy Park will be held from 4-5:15pm on Race Day. You can pick up your friends bibs but must sign off.
Can I walk the 5K?
The 5K is open to walkers and runners alike. However, be mindful of runners competing. There will be a one hour limit for walkers to complete the race.
Will the ChristmasTown Lights be on?
The lights will be on for the runners and walkers to enjoy. However, they will be turned off after the race has been completed, except in the area of the post party. The official ChristmasTown Lighting will be December 2nd.
I see registration is full. Is there ANY way I can run the 5K?
We have reached the capacity. This number was based on the recommendation by the experts from US Track & Field, Cramerton Police, and race committee approval. The 1 mile walk is still open.
Where should I park?
The town of McAdenville will be closed for traffic around 5PM on race day with limited local parking available. We recommend everyone park at Cramer High School at 100 Lakewood Road in Cramerton by the football field from 4pm-8:30pm and take the shuttle buses to and from the race. additional parking before 5:30pm includes lots by the YMCA, McAdenville Elementary, Pharr Yarns, and Lakeview Baptist Church.
I am unable to attend the race? What should I do?
Cancellations and refunds will accepted until November 15th. You can transfer your bib to a friend and inform us from November 16th-25th. We will need their birth date and shirt size. No transfers or refunds will be accepted after these dates.
Can I wear headphones, run with my pet or push a baby stroller?
Headphones and strollers are allowed, but please be aware and cautious of your surroundings. Pets are prohibited this year.
How many water stops are there?
There will be at least two water stops for the 5K.
What awards can I expect for my fantastic performance?
Medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd per gender and in increments of five year age groups will be awarded. In addition, all finishers of the 5K will get a ChristmasTown 5k ornament.
Where can I find information on course layout and elevation?
See link here, from MapMyRun.com. The tentative directions are: Begins at Hickory Grove Road Bridge, goes up Wesleyan Dr and turns around at McAdenville Elementary School, goes left on Main Street, left on Ford Rd, turns around on Ford Rd, right on Main Street, finishes near Legacy Park.
My family wants to volunteer. How can they?
Please have them contact Kelly Jones at email@example.com. Volunteers will a receive t-shirt, snacks, and lots of love from the YMCA.
Where does my hard earned money go for this race?
Your fees support the Pharr YMCA Believe in Potential Campaign and the McAdenville Women’s Club.
Need more info? Feel free to conatct Race Director Steve D’Avria at firstname.lastname@example.org
Awards for the 5K given in five year increments for male and female runners. **NEW** Costume contest. Female receives a $50 gift card to Dean and Delucas and male receives a $50 PNC bank Visa gift card.
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