19th Annual King of the Hill 5K/10K

King, NC

The Stokes Family YMCA invites you to the 19th Annual King of the Hill 5K/10K. The YMCA will provide a safe, quality event to accommodate the serious competitor as well as athletes of all levels. Our race gives back to our community by offering funding for our Livestrong Cancer Survivor program. If a challenge is what you are seeking, this race is for you! Will you take the crown this year?

Race Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Our race has been rescheduled from 9/15/18 to October 20, 2018 due to Hurricane Florence.  Please contact Tiffany Boyles at Stokes Family YMCA with any questions: t.boyles@ymcanwnc.org or 336-985-9622.

Location: Stokes Family YMCA, 105 Moore Road, King, NC 27021

Registration Fees

Early Registration thru 10/19/18
  • 5K - $25.00
  • 10K - $30.00
  • Sleep on the Hill - Virtual Runner:  $20
Race Day Registration:
  • 5K - $30.00
  • 10K - $35.00
Can't run or walk with us this year?  Choose the "Sleep on the Hill" virtual runner registration option. Your $20 donation will support Livestrong at the YMCA and you can sleep in on race morning!

This year's Healthy Kid's Fun Run Obstacle Course is a safe, quality event for athletes of pint-size proportion for Pre-K to 5th Grade (Ages 3-12).  The first 50 fun runners registered will receive a free YMCA drawstring bag!  For more fun run info contact Heather Adams at h.adams@ymcanwnc.org or 336-985-9622.

*Shirts are guaranteed to the first 300 5K/10K participants who register by October 5th.  Online registration ends Wednesday, October 17 at 6PM.

Race packets are available for early pick-up and walk-up registration is available on Friday, October 19th from 2-6 PM at Stokes Family YMCA, 105 Moore Road, King, NC.

Schedule of Events
6:30 AM - Registration/Packet Pick-up
7:30 AM - 10K Run starts
7:45 AM - 5K Run starts

Awards ceremony immediately following completion of the 10K run.

Trophies awarded to the Top 3 Male/Female Overall and Top Male and Female in each of the following categories:  10 and Under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Both the 5K and 10K courses are USATF certified. See course maps below:

5K Course Map USATF #NC16042DF
10K Course Map USATF #NC16044DF

Restrooms and Aid Stations
Restrooms, changing and shower facilities are available at the Stokes Family YMCA.  Childcare will be available from 7:15-11 AM the day of the race.  Aid stations will be located throughout the course.

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Proceeds benefit Livestrong at the YMCA, a physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors achieve their holistic health goals.  A 12-week research-based program offers people affected by cancer a safe, supportive environment to participate in physical and social activities focused on strengthening the whole person.  The program is no cost and includes a free YMCA membership for the session's duration.

When & Where

Oct 20, 2018


7:30 AM

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