Fort Bragg's Premiere 10K

 

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Greetings and welcome!
Greetings and welcome to the Joint Special Operations 10K Run / 5K Walk page, sponsored by the Special Operations Communicators Association. The JSO 10K is now in its 18th running and we look forward to another great year. This 10K is the only one of its kind in the Fayetteville area. This off-road course is a very challenging dirt, mud, gravel and sand trail. There is a 1,000 limit for registered participants. Last year at the 17th Annual JSO 10K we had 801 participants, thanks to all who came out and ran/walked last year. The race is open to all ages and abilities. The race is open to everyone. While the majority of our participants come from the Fort Bragg and surrounding community area, we have had folks come from out of state to join in the fun. It is a great time for all, bring your friends and family and enjoy a great event that you just cannot find anywhere else in this area. For any questions related to the race, please send your questions to events@thesoca.org

 - 2014 event is on Saturday November 8, 2014 starting at 8:00 am

 - What a better way to start of the Veterans Day weekend, please join us in saluting our military and their families

 - The course is USA Track and Field certified #NC-10102-PH

 - The race will feature state-or-the-art disposable bib-chip timing by Precision Race

 - Absolutely  no pets on the course, we ask that you please leave them at home

- Off-road jogging strollers are acceptable on the course. The course is a trail run with sand and possible mud

- A standard sidewalk stroller will not make it though the course

- Packet pick-up and day of race registration on race day at McKellars Lodge on Fort Bragg between 6:00-7:30 am

- Pre-Race packet pick-up with t-shirts will be available on November 6th at Sports USA between 3:00-7:00 pm and the following day November 7th at Dicks Sporting Goods on Skibo Road between 12:00-3:00 pm. We will also be accepting late registrations between during these times, remember registration cost at that time will be $30.  

- During the awards ceremony, we will raffle off prizes and have breakfast items and beverages available after the race 

- All children, regardless of age, must be registered unless being carried or in a stroller

- Top 3 Male & Female runners in each age group will receive a 1st gold, 2nd silver or 3rd bronze medal. The one overall male and female will recieve the appropriate trophy

- The 5K for runners or walkers will not be officially timed

- All runners and walkers will all receive a commemorative finnishers chip at the finish line

- Appropriate attire required, this is a family event

- We have been asked about vibrim 5 finger shoes, these are perfectly acceptable, but be advised of the potential for the course to be wet, nasty, rocky and muddy

- We do not accept team entries

- Please send your completed registration and a check or money order to the below address

- 5K runners and walkers will be issued a bib number without a timing chip, only 10K runners are timed

SOCA
P.O. Box 73409
Fort Bragg, NC 28307-5002.
(Please make checks payable to "SOCA")