Beethoven 15K & 5K

  • Wilmington Symphony Orchestra's Beethoven 15K & 5K
    Wilmington Symphony Orchestra's Beethoven 15K & 5K
    • Date: Sunday, 13 January 2019
    • Time:

      9 am:        15K Run & 5K Run or Walk



You'll love this 15K perfect middle distance event or the flat and fast 5K. Travel over picturesque courses on paved running trails, across a 1/3 mile elevated boardwalk through a nature area and around a picturesque lake on a paved trail by the shore! The post race party and awards ceremony take palce inside Brunswick Forest's state of the art Fitness Center wtih inside bathrooms and locker rooms for runners pre and post race - Yeah! 


Title Sponsor for the race is Josh London, State Farm Insurance.

Visit Josh's website to to see his top quality insurance products.


Visit this link to sign up!


  • Collectable 15K Finisher Medals                                                           


  • Individual and a 4-person (up to 8 people) 15K team entry categories


  • Inside bathrooms and locker rooms available before and after the race.


  • Costume contest. Those carrying a musical instrument also eligible - serious prizes!


  • Zorrel (or like) long sleeved dry-fit 15K shirts and long sleeved 5K heavy cotton shirts - guaranteed if you register by January 6th. We will order extra shirts but they are not guaranteed after the 6th. Note: Shirts are unisex and run toward men's sizes. 


  • Discount hotel rate ($90) at the new Holiday Inn Express in Leland. Visit this link for all race hotel information. It's a runner friendly hotel only 8 minutes from race start.


Visit this link for race registration


The Post race party and awards ceremony takes place in the Fitness Center with adult beverages, good snacks, fun award presentation and prize drawings thorught out the morning. Costume Contest winners will be selected by race participants and short skits are encouraged by contestants to drum up support. Winners are picked based on the volume of cheers from the audience. The prizes are very nice and include a trophy, free race entry and a gift certificate to one of our running store sponsors.


All race proceeds go to the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra.


Awesome custom 15K Finisher Medals!


Team Entry for 4 up to 8 Person Teams (15K only)

Team entries require a minimum of (4) people to qualify as a team. There is a maximum of (8) people on a team but only the first 4 athlete's times will count toward the cumulative team time for awards.

Team entries are also eligible for individual awards. Awards go 2-deep in team categories with (4) awards per team.



Costume and Musical Instrument Runner Prizes

Run in your best Beethoven costume or any style costume and have a chance to win a costume prize.

Prize award categories: Best Beethoven costume, best overall costume, most original costume. 

Costume winners receive a trophy, free race entry and a running store gift card.

This is a serious contest!

Skits are encouraged to drum up support for winners. Last year the skits were awesome so practice up and go nuts'o! It will be fun for everyone and the prizes are well worth it.


Packet Pickup - Saturday and Race Day

Saturday, January 12th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Omega Sports in Hanover Center. Saturday again at the Fitness Center in Brunswick Forest from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.


Race Day in the Fitness Center from 7:30 - 8:45 am.


Race Timing

Timing will be done using the ChronoTag timing system provided by Brunswick Timing Servies. Timing Tags are attached to your race number and remain there. Bibs/race Numbers MUST be worn on the front of the body.

Instant text message of results - enter your cell carrier and cell number when you register for instant text message

Instant results available at the finish line on a 50" screen.

Printable instant results at the finish line.



Margaret B. Hunter CPA

Catlin Engineering and Scinetists

RexroadLoweth Wealth Management

Apple Annie's 

Hampton Inn

Planet Fitness  


Contact Information

5 Star Race Productions This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Hard copy entry form available on request.   


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