Battle of the Blues 5K Fundraiser

Saturday, November 12, 2016

CM Herndon Park, 511 Scott King Road Durham, NC

Who has the fastest runner...Duke fan or UNC fan? Let's find out at the 2nd annual Battle of the Blues 5K Fundraiser and 1 mile walk! The run will take place at 9:00 am on the American Tobacco Trail at CM Herndon Park in Durham. It benefits the family advisory groups for the Newborn Intensive Care Units at Duke Children's and UNC Children's Hospitals. Race for your NICU baby or in memory of a loved one and raise money for a good cause!

Sybil the Clown will be doing free face painting with tips being donated back to the fundraiser. Master Chang's Martial Arts will have a live karate demonstration, Hendrick Auto will have a car on display, Kid 2 Kid will be making crafts, the Mad Popper has free popcorn and Cut Bait will have breakfast and lunch items in their food truck. So bring the whole family for a morning of fun!

Packet pick up will take place at the event and from 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Friday, November 11th at Fleet Feet Durham (6807 Fayetteville Rd, Suite 105 - across from the Streets of Southpoint, behind PF Chang's). Prizes will be awarded to the fastest Duke fan and fastest UNC fan then second and third place winners of fastest female and fastest male. Prizes include a free massage from Bella Trio, gift certificate to Fleet Feet, Omega Sports, Rise Biscuits. We will also have prizes drawn at random for our walkers!

The advisory groups are raising money to support the families that currently have a baby in the NICU. They provide meals for families; offer input and feedback on policies and procedures to doctors, nurses and support staff; host special events on holidays; provide supplies and gifts; and so much more!

If you've had a baby in the NICU or know someone who has, this event is for you! Join us for the 5K face or the 1 mile fun walk where strollers are welcome.

Current Sponsors

Shiki Sushi
Cut Bait Cafe Food Truck
Rise Biscuits and Donuts
Hendrick GM Southpoint
Kid to Kid Southpoint
Fleet Feet Sports
BAYADA Home Health Care
Bull City Running Co.
Sybil the Clown
The Mad Popper
Omega Sports
Renaissance Family Dentistry
Bella Trio Day Spa & Salon