Still time to register for Saturday’s National Trails Day 5K/3K at Joyner Park

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 10:00am

The Recreation Advisory Board will host a family-friendly 5K/3K walk/run as part of National Trails Day this Saturday, June 4, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Check-in on the day of the event starts at 7 a.m., and the race begins at 8 a.m. Online registration is available at

The entry fee for the 5K is $35 through June 2; and $40 the day before and day of the race, while the entry fee for the 3K is $30 through June 2; and $35 the day before and day of the race.

The National Trails Day 5K/3K is a timed walk/run for children and adults. Strollers are welcome but will be placed at the back of the pack to allow runners a clear start.

Funds raised through entry fees will be used to support the maintenance of current greenways and the development of new greenways throughout Wake Forest.

Awards will be presented to the top overall male and female finishers, along with the top three male and female finishers in several age categories.

A loop of the paved trails throughout Joyner Park will comprise the 3.1-mile course for the 5K and 1.8 mile course for the 3K. For more information, including maps of both courses, visit or contact Special Events Coordinator Suja Jacob at 919-435-9548 or

E. Carroll Joyner Park