SAVE THE DATE!
The 2014 Human Race will take place Saturday, March 29th 2014 at the Greensboro Coliseum!
It’s the Race’s 20th birthday- you don’t want to miss it!
The Human Race is a 5K charity walk and run that allows participants to raise money for their favorite non-profit (agency, church, school PTA, etc.).
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013
Location: The Greensboro Coliseum Complex, Greensboro, NC
Site Map (click to download; this map outlines important areas like handicap parking,
walker line-up, runner check-in, etc.)
Come out and join us for the Human Race in Rain or Shine! If there is rain on Saturday, we will still host the Human Race After Party inside of the Greensboro Coliseum Pavilion starting at 10am. We will only cancel the run in the case of severe weather. Please see the “Race Day” page for more information.
Race Day Schedule
- 9:00 am – Gates Open
- 9:00 - 9:50 am – Submit Donations, Walkers Line Up, RunnerRegistration/Check-in
- 9:50 am – Opening Ceremony
- 10:00 am – Race Start
- 10:30 – 11:45 am – After Party with food, fun, and live music
- 11:45 am – Awards Ceremony
- 12:00 noon – End of 2013 Human Race
Each participating nonprofit manages their agency’s fundraising campaign. The Volunteer Center of Greensboro plans and manages the overall Human Race fundraising campaign and event. The Volunteer Center has planned the Triad’s Human Race for the past 19 years. Please direct questions to Erin Kennedy, Director of Programs at 336-373-1633 or email@example.com.
Donors may submit their donation to a participating nonprofit or to The Volunteer Center’s office at 1500 Yanceyville St, Greensboro, NC 27405. If you are mailing your donation, please include attention “Human Race”; the name of the nonprofit you are supporting; and your name, address, and phone number.
What is special about The Human Race?
- You can support any nonprofit! Where else can you walk or run with more than 100 nonprofits and their supporters?
- FREE FOOD! LIVE MUSIC! PRIZES! FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
- Participation is easy!
- Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome. Owners must clean-up after their pets.
There will be prizes for the top 10 individual fundraisers and top three male and female runners. The first 1,200 individuals who raise $50 or more will receive one free Human Race shirt. See a full list of prizes at www. volunteergso.org.
2012 Human Race Stats
- 400 volunteers
- 115 nonprofits supported
- 25 walking teams
- 5,350 walkers
- 250 runners
- $200,000 raised for local nonprofits.
“Gateway Education Center serves students with severe mental and physical disabilities, and funds raised from The Human Race help us to purchase specialized equipment that allows our students to achieve their educational goals.” – Phyllis Page
“Bell House provides residential services to adults with physical disabilities and The Human Race gives us the ability to make improvements to their homes. Our residents take pride in raising funds through The Human Race and deciding as a group how the funds will be used.” – Carrie Cummings