The 4th Annual Teacher Trot 5K and Fun Run is May 7th

By / Running News / Wednesday, 27 April 2016 04:00

Race Proceeds to Support District Wellness Programs

The 4th Annual Teacher Trot 5K Race and Fun Run, presented by Hendrick Toyota of Wilmington, is Saturday, May 7, 2016. The event will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will be held at Ashley High School. Proceeds raised from the event will help support NHCS staff wellness and student physical education programs. “The Teacher Trot is a great opportunity for New Hanover County Schools employees, students, parents and community members to run together in an effort to build our district’s wellness programs,” said Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley, an avid runner. “NHCS encourages both employees and students to make their physical wellness a priority. Healthy lifestyle habits are essential for learning.”
 Registration is officially open for the NHCS Teacher Trot. Registration costs are $25 for adults and $15 for students. Race day registration will be $30 and will begin at 7:00 a.m. at the Ashley track. To register online with credit card, visit To pre-register and pay with check, click here. Many schools will form teams and compete for awards that include “Most School Spirit” and “Most Participation.” In addition, awards will be given to the top three finishers in the following categories: Age Groups, Best Overall, and Teams.
The event is being sponsored by Hendrick Toyota, Ashton Farm, Corning Optical Communications, The Fresh Market, McDonald’s, Nutrition in Motion, Omega Sports, Pierce Group Benefits, Port City Java, Port City Jazzercise and other supporting community sponsors. If your business is interested in participating with this event, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (910) 254-4245.
 For additional information, visit the Teacher Trot website  or contact Beau McCaffray, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (910) 254-4209.


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