Mills River Brewing 5k & Fun Run

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Join us for an exhilarating day of fitness and fun at the Mills River Brewery annual 5K Race and Family Fun Run! Whether you’re a seasoned runner aiming for a new personal record or a family looking for a lively and healthy way to spend the day together, this event is perfect for all ages and abilities. Set in a beautiful, community-friendly location, our 5K race offers a well-marked, scenic course suitable for competitive runners, while the Family Fun Run provides a relaxed and joyful atmosphere for families and children to jog, walk, or even skip their way to the finish line. Enjoy a day filled with energy, laughter, and the spirit of community as we come together to celebrate fitness, family, and fun!

Event Date
Saturday, April 20, 2024
Registration Deadline
You can register online until 4:59pm on April 19th. After which point, you can register at packet pickup, or in person the morning of the event.
5k Start Time
10:00am
Fun Run Start
10:45am
Awards
11:00am
Packet Pickup
Packet pickup is at Mills River Brewery on April 19th, 2024 from 4:00pm-7:00pm or the day of the race from 8:00am until the race starts
Event Location
Mills River Brewery
336 Banner Farm Rd, Mills River, NC 28759
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Questions?
If you have questions or concerns, please contact Riannon McNeil the Race and Event Coordinator at 828-489-9948 or ri4mcneil@gmail.com
The Swag
  • One FREE beverage included with every entry
  • The top three overall male and female finishers receive awards from Foot Rx
  • MRB is donating gift card awards for the top three male and female finishers in each age group
  • Free Race T-Shirt (You must register by April 1 to guarantee a T-shirt)
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Scenic Mills River North Carolina

The Course

Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Mills River North Carolina offers a scenic backdrop for runners and families to enjoy a day of healthy competition and outdoor fun. This event promises an exhilarating experience with a mix of challenging terrain and breathtaking views. Join us as we lace up our running shoes and embrace the spirit of community and wellness in the beautiful Mills River!

Mills River Brewing

Mills River Brewing

The Venue

Known for its exceptional craft beers and inviting atmosphere, Mills River Brewery is not just a brewery, but a destination where the charm of Southern hospitality meets the passion for quality brewing. As runners cross the finish line, they’ll be greeted by the warm, rustic ambiance of the brewery, offering a delightful setting to relax and celebrate their achievements. With a wide selection of locally brewed beers and a menu of delicious, hearty fare by Toasted and Sauced, the Mills River Brewery is the ideal spot to unwind, socialize, and enjoy the fruits of your hard work in the company of fellow runners and supporters. Join us for a post-race experience that’s as refreshing and rewarding as the run itself!

A BIG THANK YOU TO

Our Sponsors

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the sponsors of the Mills River Brewery 5K for their generous support and contribution to this special event. We are especially thankful for your support in aiding our efforts to benefit The Blue Ridge Humane Society, an organization dedicated to the welfare and protection of animals in our community. Your sponsorship has not only enhanced the event but also significantly contributed to the humane society’s mission, helping to provide shelter, care, and love to countless animals in need. 

BENEFITING

Presenting Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

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GOLD
SPONSORS

$500.00

  • Individual Logo signs (minimum of 5 locations along race course)
  • Larger logo on back of race shirts, (vector logo must be submitted to orders@TCS printing.com)
  • Five complimentary race entries with race t shirt
  • 100 sponsor stickers for hand out
  • Vender space in racer support area to display swag on table and advertise business (swag supplied by sponsor)
  • VIP Sponsor reserved space at Mills River Brewery on race day with appetizers supplied by Craft Cookery and cold beverages from Mills River Brewery
  • Advertisement on our website and all social media!
Silver SPONSORS

$250.00

  • Logo appears on minimum of one sponsor sign
  • logo to appear on back of race shirts, (vector logo must be submitted to orders@TCS printing.com)
  • Two complimentary race entries with race t shirt.
  • Vender space in racer support area to display swag on table and advertise business (swag supplied by sponsor)
  • VIP Sponsor reserved space at Mills River Brewery on race day with appetizers supplied by Craft Cookery and cold beverages from Mills River Brewery.
  • Advertisement on our website and all social media!

Bronze
SPONSORS

$100.00

  • Name listed in type (no logos) on banners
  • Vender space in racer support area to display swag on table and advertise business (swag supplied by sponsor)
  • name announced during race day
  • VIP Sponsor reserved space at Mills River Brewery on race day with appetizers supplied by Craft Cookery and cold beverages from Mills River Brewery.
  • Advertisement on our website and all social media!

I WANT TO BE A SPONSOR!

We will contact you to coordinate signing the sponsorship agreement and getting your logo. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Riannon McNeil the Race and Event Coordinator at 828-489-9948 or ri4mcneil@gmail.com

All proceeds benefit the Blue Ridge Humane Society.