3-Race Series: 10K, 15K, Half Marathon!
Sunday, 30 April 2017 08:30
The series is a 10K, then a 15k and winding up with the Battleship Half Marathon on November 5, 2017. Athletes who complete all (3) series races will receive custom "28.6" Finisher Medals. Each race is an awesome stand-alone event but the Series allows you to work up to the Half Marathon distance while building strength and confidence as you increase race distances.
Visit this link for all 3-race Series information.
10K Series Options:
April 30, 2017: Hound Hustle 10K.
Start/Finish at Brunswick Forest Veterinary Hospital. Flat, picturesque courses including a loop through a park beside a small lake.
August 6, 2017: Summer Sizzler 10K at Greenfield Lake.
Start on Lake Shore Drive and travel over the paved, mostly shaded running trail around beautiful Greenfield Lake. Post race awards and party take place near the amphitheatre with lots of cold drinks, fruit and bagels, with prize drawings and the telling of race war stories - Bake on the run, cool off ibeside the lake.
September 24, 2017: Oktoberfest 15K takes place on a picturesque, flat and fast course. You'll love the Oktoberfest themed 15K Finisher Medals with integral beer bottle opener included! The course is flat and fast through one the country's (yes, countries!) fastest growing, most beautiful planned communities.
Best 15K Finisher Medal ever!!
Half Marathon - November 5, 2017: Port City Orthopaedics Battleship Half Marathon, the premier Half Marathon in the Carolinas.
NOTE: All Series events have a 5K option so fans and friends can run the event if they are not up for the longer distances.
Visit the 3-Race Series pages from this link for further 5 SRP 3-race Series information. You can also find race pages for each series event from the home page of this website.
About 5 SRP
Sunday, 01 January 2017 08:00
5 Star Race Productions was established in 2009 by Ed Fore & Janice McSweeney. The company came about because the Battleship Half Marathon & 5k had reached 1,800 runners that year and it was obvious that the amount of time and energy involved with producing the event, and the ideas we had for other races required that we form an entity to organize and control the business side of things - and 5 Star Race Productions was the answer.
Ed retired from Duke Energy in 2004 after a 25 year career primarily as a Sr Reactor Operator supervising the operation and testing of a 2-unit nuclear power plant. Ed was qualified as the plant Fire Brigade Commander, Hazmat Incident Commander and has strong skills in project management. These project management skills come into play in race organization and development. Ed has completed (8) marathons and has placed in his age group in such races as the Savannah River Bridge Run double-pump ("the South's toughest bridge run") and the YMCA Wrightsville Beach Triathlon. He is now a fitness runner who enjoyes any day he can go for a run, bike ride or visit the weight room for a workout.
Janice has owned businesses in Kalispell Montana, Chapel Hill NC and Wilmington and is currently the ESL Director for the Cape Fear Literacy Council in her day job. She handles the business side of 5 SRP and co-race directs with Ed on race weekends. Janice is a 3-time marathoner and has won her age group in such races as the Savannah River Bridge Run 10K "the South's toughest Bridge Run", the YMCA Tri-span 10K, as well as some local triathlons and road races. Today she works to stay strong and enjoys each run or ride and the feeling of accomplishment she and Ed feel after each workout. We treasure our good health and greatly enjoy seeing athletes of all levels compete and participate in the events we produce.