Rosy Cheeks 5K

Mount Airy, NC

Join the 16th Annual Rosy Cheeks 5K and Mount Airy Police Department Toy Drive sponsored by Mount Airy Parks and Recreation!

RunnersSaturday, December 9th @ 9:00 AM
Riverside Park - 350 Riverside Drive, Mount Airy, NC

Kid's Fun Run immediately after the 5K

5K: $15 + Toy Donation
Fun Run: FREE
T-Shirt Only Purchase + Toy Donation: $15 (available thru December 5th)*

The 5K registration includes a Rosy Cheeks long-sleeve, performance race t-shirt*

Fun Run t-shirts may be purchased for $15*

*T-shirts available while supplies last - **ALL T-SHIRTS ARE SOLD OUT!**

All participants are asked to bring an unwrapped toy, gift, or gift card for an elementary school-age, middle school-age, or high school-age child for our Mount Airy Police Department Toy Drive!

Toys will be collected at the race or may be dropped off November 27 - December 8th at Reeves Community Center, 113 S. Renfro Street, Mount Airy.

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If you can't participate, we will be glad to purchase a toy or gift card on your behalf. Enter a donation in any amount and we'll do the shopping for you!

Make a Donation
Win an award for the best holiday running outfit sponsored by Food Lion of Mount Airy! Costume Contest
  • Adult Male - $50 Food Lion gift card
  • Adult Female - $50 Food Lion gift card
  • Child Male - Food Lion Gift Bag
  • Child Female - Food Lion Gift Bag
5K Awards
  • Top 3 Male and Female Overall Winners
  • Age Groups: Top 3 Male and Female - 10 and Under, 11-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Course Route
The Rosy Cheeks 5K course runs along the Ararat River Greenway. Start just past the Riverside Park trailhead to the 5K turnaround just before the Hwy 89 Business overpass (1.65 miles out). There will signs directing your way along the course. 

*Click here for course map with elevation*

Contact Peter Raymer, Director - Mount Airy Parks and Recreation at or (336) 786-8313 with any questions.

When & Where

Dec 9, 2023


9:00 AM

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Early Packet Pickup
Friday, December 8th
12:00 Noon - 8:00 PM
Reeves Community Center

113 S. Renfro Street
Mount Airy, NC

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup
Saturday, December 9th
7:30 - 8:30 AM
Riverside Park
350 Riverside Drive
Mount Airy, NC
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