10th Annual Block Party & Run 4 the Greenway

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Mark your calendar for a new date and location and BIG block party to celebrate the 10th Annual Block Party & Run 4 the Greenway on Saturday, September 14th from 4-8pm in LoFi (lower Fisher) Park on the Downtown Greenway. The event consists of a 4 mile run, 1 mile walk/run, and a big party in LoFi Park, 500 North Eugene Street. The 10th Annual Block Party & Run 4 the Greenway is in a new location this year with a new race route on the northern section of the Downtown Greenway & in the Westerwood neighborhood.  The block party will expand from LoFi Park, along Eugene into Deep Roots Parking lot with good food available for purchase from Crafted Art of Street Food, Kono Pizza, Kona Ice & Deep Roots Market and beer from Preyer Brewing.  Kids’ activities and lots of new vendors/organizations will participate in the block party.  Local band Gipsy Danger will provide live music. Click here for the schedule and more details. Click here to register for the 1 mile or 4 mile run.

Not a runner and would like to volunteer?  Click here to sign-up!

Schedule and Activities:

3:00-4:15 pm – On-site Race Registration & Packet Pick Up at Downtown Greenway/LoFi Park

4:00-8:00pm- Live music, food & entertainment at LoFi Park/N. Eugene St/Deep Roots Parking Lot; Food available for purchase from Crafted Art of Street Food, Deep Roots Market, Kono Pizza, and Kona Ice.  Block Party with vendor tents: First Bank, NCA&T, NCA&T Student Health Center, GDOT, Parks & Recreation, Fleet Feet, Deep Roots, Preyer Brewing, The Shoe Bus, Greenway at Fisher Park/Stadium Park, Title Boxing, Bikesboro/TAP, Carolina Kettle Chips, Mati Energy Drinks, Toshi Sushi, Paleo Love Granola, Home State Apparel, The Natural Dog, Ruff Love Rescue, ASPCA, and Red Dog Farm. Children’s activities: NCA&T Innovation Station RV, canvas painting with old tennis shoes, bubbles, & temporary tattoos.

4:00-4:15 pm- Warm-up with The Shoe Bus, Mobile Fitness Boutique in LoFi Park

4:30 pm – 1 Mile Run/Walk and Doggie Jog begins

5:00 pm – 4 Mile Run begins

5:30-7:30 pm—Sergeant Swarm from the Greensboro Swarm will greet participants

6:00-8:00 pm –Gypsy Danger Band

6:15 pm – Projected awards ceremony announced by NCA&T & Councilman Justin Outling (adjusted based on last finisher’s time)

Questions? Contact Laura Lorenz, Race Director, at llorenz@actiongreensboro.org 336.387.8355.

Special thanks to our title sponsor First Bank and to all our sponsors! Glad to have WGHP Fox 8 on board as our exclusive TV sponsor this year and Aleksandra Bush, weekend news anchor will be our emcee for the event!



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