So Fay 10k & 1k

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Event Information

Head down to the south part of town and race on the greenway in So Fay! The So Fay 10k will celebrate Kessler Mountain Regional Park and the paved trail system in South Fayetteville. This out and back course is mostly flat and is entirely on paved trail. A 1k race will take place within the park, and pancakes will be served at the finish! 

When: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Where: The start/finish will be at Kessler Mountain Regional Park. The course will use the Cato Springs and Town Branch sections of paved trail.
Who: Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. Wheelchairs and hand-cycles welcomed.
What: The So Fay 10k is a chance for runners and walkers to show their support for the City of Fayetteville parks and trails!   


Day Prior Packet Pick Up: Friday, October 25, 4:00pm-6:00pm at Academy Sports+Outdoors (3864 N Steele Blvd)
Race Day Packet Pick Up: Saturday, October 26, 6:45-7:45am at Kessler Mountain Regional Park (2600 W Judge Cummings Rd)
1k Fun Run: Starts at 8:00am
10k Race: Starts at 8:30am
Post-Race activities and pancake breakfast will take place until 10:30am.


The 1k course map can be viewed here: 1k Course Map
The 10k race course map can be viewed here10k Course Map
Site Map for So Fay 10k & 1k: General Site Map


10k race and 1k fun run registration is now available online!
$30 for the 10k
$10 for the 1k
Both events include a long-sleeve participant shirt, finisher medals, and post-race pancakes!


Prizes will be awarded in the 10k race to the Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Male and Female finishers and to the top three male and female finishers of each age group. Age groups: <12, 12-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+


If you are looking to get involved, we have plenty of opportunities for you! Volunteers will receive a t-shirt and duties will vary from event set up, participant check in, water stations, course monitors, and more. Contact if interested. You can also find volunteer registration on


The Fayetteville Race Series would not be successful with out support from our event sponsors. For information on sponsorship opportunities, please refer to our Fayetteville Race Series Sponsorship Packet and contact Fayetteville Parks & Recreation. Thank you to those who have contributed!

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