Emergency Chaplains

2020 5K & 10K Run

Our 2020 Run has gone virtual!

Below you can sign up, sponsor, and find updates about the run.

basic info about this year's run...

As of now, our 5K & 10K will be completely virtual. If State & City restrictions are lifted, we may be able to host an in-person run on November 14th like originally planned, but with unpredictability due to Covid-19, for now we are choosing to pursue a virtual-only run.

What is a Virtual Run?

A virtual run is similar to a regular run, except rather than having everyone run on the same day/time, we are allowing everyone to run the race any time during the month of November (Nov. 1st - 30th). This helps us comply with the guidelines set in place for gatherings and social distancing. What does that mean?

  • There is a pre-set course that you can choose to run (we have a 5K & 10K option).

  • Your time can still be tracked! We will be using the RaceJoy app to track timing. This means that we will still be awarding medals for best times. You can run the pre-set course at any time during the month of November to be eligible.

    • We will be giving out medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place times in Male & Female Divisions ​for each race.

    • In order to be eligible for the best time awards, you must run the pre-set course

  • ​You can still run with those in your household if multiple people are running. You can also run with friends, as long as you comply with the guidelines for social distancing.​ Times are recorded for individuals only (not counted as a group).

The Deadline to Sign up is November 13th

Ready to Run??


Frequently Asked Questions about this year's Run

2020 Run

Where is the Pre-Set Course?

We will still be running on the American Tobacco Trail. Although, we will be starting in a new location. We've chosen a location with public parking access. Parking is available at the intersection of Morehead Avenue and Blackwell Street. The race will start and finish at this intersection to provide easy access to parking. You can view the race maps here: 5K Map 10K Map

If I run the Pre-Set Course, how will I know where to turn around?

We will be using the RaceJoy app to track time and participation. The app will have the 5K and 10K maps, and will notify you when you are at the "turn around point."

Do I Have to Run the Pre-Set Course?

No! You can choose to run the 5K or 10K wherever you'd like. But, if you choose to not run the pre-set course, your time will NOT be counted for the Best Time awards.

Will I get a T-Shirt?

Yes! We will have a 2020 Run T-Shirt. Pickup for T-Shirts and prizes will take place at our office from December 4th-11th. Our office is located at Braggtown Baptist Church (3218 N. Roxboro St. Durham, NC 27704). When you arrive, come to the back of the building and ring the bell. Our office hours are Monday-Thursday (9:00am-3:00pm). T-Shirt Sample:

Can I Run with a Team?

Right now we are not registering teams. If this changes, we will update that information here.

What is the RaceJoy App and how does it work?

RaceJoy is an app designed by RunSignup (the registration service we use for our Run). It works by using your phone's built-in GPS to track your location and time for the run. When you sign up for the run, you will receive instructions on how to install and set up RaceJoy to track your time for the run. You can contact us if you have any questions! Email Run@EChap.org



Mailing Address (USPS):

PO Box 14762

RTP, NC 27709


5116 Huxey Glenn Court

Durham, NC 27703

Office Ph: 919-399-9468


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