Run for the Word 5K

Run for the Word 5K

Sep 10, 2022 - Sep 14, 2024

Race Distance



Course Profile

Mostly Flat

Course Type

Point to point

Event Details

COURSE - The Run for the Word 5K course will start on Zion Street, across Highway 153 from Trinity Lutheran Church (108 W. Rice Street, Landis NC  28088).  Turn right on Hoke Street, right again on Kimmons Street, and another right on Rice Street.  Continue to Highway 29 Business and turn left.  Follow for 1.1 miles to the turnaround in the parking lot at Hogan's Cabinetry.  Retrace the route back to Landis for 1 mile and turn right on Ridge Avenue and then left on Zion Street to finish beside Trinity Lutheran, the host facility.  This is a fast and flat course!!


All proceeds go to the South Rowan Public Schools Bible Teaching Association.


PRICE: 5k price through September 13 (online) - $30, Ages 18 & Under - $20
Race Day price - $35
1/2 Mile Fun Run price - $10


Race Day Registration & Check-In:  7:30 a.m.5K:  9:00 a.m.
Fun Run:  10:00 a.m.

Registration & Check-In will be at the Trinity Lutheran Church - 108 W. Rice Street, Landis, NC  28088


Virtual Option - $30 - all ages.  Want to support the race but would rather run or walk at a time of your own choosing?!  The virtual 5K is for you!  Virtual 5K runners and walkers will receive a shirt.  Shirts may be picked up in person the day of the race - September 14, 2024 - from 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church  - 108 W. Rice Street, Landis, NC  28088 or at an alternative location and time TBD.  Virtual participants not eligible for awards.


AWARDS - Immediately following the race:  Top 3 Overall Male and Female.  Overall Masters Male and Female.  5K Top 3 Male and Female participants in each age division.


1/2 Mile Fun-Run Top 3 Male and Female ages 12 and under.


AGE GROUPS 5K: 11 & under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.

1/2 Mile Fun Run: 12 & under


SHIRTS - 5K participants (in person and virtual) will receive a technical t-shirt. 


5K SPECIAL GUESTS - See below - Andy Taylor and Barney Fife!


For more information, please contact David Freeze at or 704-310-6741.


Timing and scoring for the 5K will be provided by Salisbury Rowan Runners.

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Run for the Word 5K

Landis, NC, USA

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