Thank you to all the volunteers, runners, walkers, and all who attended the party in Morehead Park on the Downtown Greenway for the 8th Annual Run 4 the Greenway! There were some great costumes -- dogs, kids and adult! Local band from Westerwood Neighborhood- ToadFrogs rocked out the party in Morehead Park.
Click here for all the photos from the event. Special thanks to our title sponsor First Bank!
Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 28th for the 8th Annual Run 4 the Greenway.
2017 Race Details
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Location: Greensboro, NC/Downtown Greenway at Morehead Park (475 Spring Garden Street)- NEW LOCATION ON THE DOWNTOWN GREENWAY!
Race Distance: 1.25 Mile & 4 Mile
Race Start Time: 4:30 pm (1.25 Mile) and 5:00 pm (4 Mile)
Registration Closes: Thursday, October 26 at 9:00 pm
4 Mile Run (includes t-shirt and beverage coupon)
$25.00 Until October 15 (at 11:59 pm)
$20.00 for students until October 15 (at 11:59 pm)
$30.00 October 16 – 26 (9:00 pm)
$35.00 Packet pick up and Race Day
$80.00 4 Mile Family 4 pack
1.25 Mile Run (includes t-shirt and beverage coupon)
$15.00 NON-TIMED OPTION
$10.00NON-TIMED OPTION for students
$20.00 TIMED OPTION
$15.00 TIMED OPTION for students
$20.00 Dog Registration
$50.00 1 Mile Family 4 pack
Kids 6 and Under FREE
Click here to register for the run.
10:00 am- Show Wagon stage will be delivered and set-up
4:00-8:00pm- Live music, food and entertainment at Morehead Park/Morehead Foundry
3:00-4:15 pm – On-site Registration & Packet Pick Up at Downtown Greenway/Morehead Park
4:00-6:00 pm- Cookie Decorating for kids provided by Morehead Foundry
4:15-4:30 pm- Warm-up with FIT4MOM instructors
4:30-6:00 pm- Spiro the UNCG Spartan Mascot will greet attendees
4:30 pm – 1.25 Mile Costume Run/Walk and Doggie Jog begins
5:00 pm – 4 Mile Run begins
5:15-6:15 pm – Looney Laney the Balloon Guy
5:00-6:15pm- ToadFrogs -local band from Westerwood Neighborhood
6:15-6:45 pm – Projected awards ceremony (will be adjusted based on last finisher’s time)-UNCG Chancellor Frank Gilliam will hand out awards to the top runners; District 3 Councilman Justin Outling will hand our rest of awards.
Food & Entertainment: Morehead Foundry will have their Grill Truck on site and will offer hamburgergs, hotdogs, veggi burgers, chips & wraps for purchase and will have The Baker and The Bean Truck full of sweet treats for purchase. In addition, Four Flocks & Larder and Revolution Burger will be open for dinner. Preyer Brewing will have several beer options for purchase. Morehead Foundry will have a Halloween cookie decorating table for kids.
Costume Contest: Costumes will be given for best dog costume, children’s costume, and adult costume– start working on your costume now!
Parking: Click here for map of parking options for the event.
Friday, October 27
5:00 -7:00 pm
@ Fleet Feet Sports
3731 Lawndale Drive
Greensboro, NC 27455
Saturday, October 28
Downtown Greenway/Morehead Park, 475 Spring Garden Street
Not a Runner but would like to Volunteer? Click here to sign up!
Thank you to our Sponsors!
LoFi Park on the Downtown Greenway was dedicated on Saturday, September 23 with a short program with Mayor Nancy Vaughan, Home Sight bench artist Jeannette Brossart, and Councilman Justin Outling making remarks.
The News & Record featured LoFi Park on the front page of the newspaper on September 26th. If you missed it, Click here to read the article in the News & Record.
We are excited to announce that First Bank (formerly Carolina Bank) will be the title sponsor for the 8th Annual Run 4 the Greenway on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The run and party will be at a new location this year- Morehead Park on the Downtown Greenway located at 475 Spring Garden Street.
For more information about the run, click here. To register for the 4 mile run or 1.25 mile costume walk/run, go to the Jones Racing Company website.
50% Design Plans for Phase 1c from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to Gate City Blvd. are available for review and comments. Public meetings were held on August 22 for 50% design plans of Phase 1c on the Downtown Greenway. To review the plans presented by the City of Greensboro and watch the on-line meeting, go to the City's website. Please provide feedback and comments by taking the on-line survey. Deadline for comments is September 12, 2017.
Questions? Please contact:
Deniece Conway 336.373.4501
Dabney Sanders 336.387.8355
Join us for drop-in Public Meetings for Phase 4 on Tuesday, August 15 from 11:30-1 pm and 4:30-6 pm at The Public at Morehead Foundry located at 433-105 Spring Garden Street.
The focus of this meeting will be on the railroad corridor along the western edge of downtown heading northwest from Spring Garden Street to just north of Benjamin Parkway and the Mitchell Water Treatment Plant. The public is invited to review the designs at the 50% stage of completion. Representatives from Kimley-Horn, GDOT, and Action Greensboro will be present to explain, answer questions and receive comments. There will be no formal presentation.
Click here for flyer and map of the phase.
Public meetings to review 50% design of Phase 1c along Bragg Street have been set for Tuesday, August 22nd from 4:30-6 pm at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church located at 408 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Parking will be available in the church parking lot. Members of the project team will be available to answer questions and feedback received from the public will be used to fine-tune the design.
Questions? Contact Dabney Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The weather is getting warmer.... which means it is time for FREE Fitness on the Downtown Greenway!
We are partnering with Bryan YMCA for the 5th year to provide great instructors and classes for FREE on the Downtown Greenway.
Classes start on May 2 and run every Tuesday from 6:00 -7:00 pm May-June and August-October at Morehead Park Trailhead Parking Area (475 Spring Garden Street). No classes in July due to heat and vacations-- stay cool!
Click here for a complete list of classes and instructors.
Stop by Morehead Foundry located beside the Morehead Park trailhead parking area for a sweet treat or dinner after your class!
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In 2007, we moved into our building on the corner of Smith and Spring Streets, and we are excited that the Greenway will run directly beside our building. Over the past ten years we have enjoyed watching the Greenway become a reality and how it has helped increase foot traffic by our building - our dogs seem to enjoy this too. The Greenway has become a foundation for growth. The energy it has brought to downtown Greensboro has been contagious, and that's apparent in all the new projects that are taking shape downtown currently. We are proud to be a part of this project, and we look forward to the continued excitement the Greenway will bring to businesses and residents downtown and throughout our community.