Kettle Krush 5K and Fun Run- Sanford

Sanford, NC

Thank you for your interest in our second annual Kettle Krush 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, April 13th at 8am in Downtown Sanford!  At this time online registration is now closed.  You may still register for the race on-site during one of the following times:

Friday, April 12th (4:00 PM- 6:00 PM)- 507 North Steele St. Sanford (The Mann Center)- when you arrive look for The Salvation Army event signs directing you to the correct entrance- Parking is available on-site.

Saturday, April 13th (6:45 AM- 7:45 AM)- 229 Wicker St. Sanford (near Hugger Mugger Brewing Co. and Sandra’s Bakery)-  Parking for this time and the race will be available at these locations in downtown Sanford-

On-Site Registration Prices:

5K Race- $35

Fun Run- $10

*The race will go on rain or shine.  

If you have questions, please email Chris Kelley at

While the Salvation Army's 2nd Annual Kettle Krush 5K and Fun Run is in a "Different Season" than Christmas, the purpose is for the "Same Reason."   

Through this event, The Salvation Army is raising money and awareness to "krush" poverty and to provide the resources that people need to become self-sufficient and productive members of our community.

What is better than beautiful springtime in Downtown Sanford?  Enjoying a fun 5K run/walk that winds through our downtown streets without 
vehicle traffic!  Runners and walkers will start and finish on Wicker St. near Hugger Mugger Brewing Co.  Running strollers are welcome, though we ask that you start toward the back of the race.


Can't make it to the event?  Support The Salvation Army
 of Lee County by registering as a "Virtual Runner".

In addition to the 5K, there will be a short-distance Kids' Fun Run (ages 5-12).  

Post Race Festival

Nothing is better than a race with a great after-party... except a race with a great after-FESTIVAL, Run the Kettle Krush 5K and stay for the Sanford Streetfest starting at Noon.  Shop at local stores and bring the entire famiy!  This day-long street festival features be food trucks, musical bands, crafts, and activities throughout the day.  The fun will conclude with fireworks at dark.  

Registration prices:

  • 5K Race: $30 (All fees are non-refundable) $35 On-Site Registration (April 12 &13)
  • Virtual 5K:  $10 
  • Kids Fun Run:  $10

T-shirts are included with registration only while supplies last, and a very limited quantity are still available.  Once a size is sold out, shirts will no longer be available in that size. so register soon!

Packet Pick-Up:

  • Friday, April 12, 2019 from 4-6 pm at the Mann Center 507 N Steele St, Sanford.
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019 6:45-7:45 am-  229 Wicker St. Sanford (between Hugger Mugger Brewing Co. and Sandra's Bakery)
  • Register by Sunday, April 7th to get a Kettle Krush 5K T-Shirt                                                                                                                                                             

Free Parking- Click HERE

Race Timing by Rogue Alpha Athletics- Elite Race Timing


Race Awards
The top male and female overall 5K winner will receive an award.  The top male and female masters (40+) winners in the 5K will receive a trophy.   In addition, there will be awards for top male and female per each age division.  The Fun Run participants will also receive a small token upon completion of the race.

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When & Where

Apr 13, 2019


7:00 AM

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