Rosy Cheeks Virtual 5K

Mount Airy, NC

Join the 12th Annual Rosy Cheeks 5K and Mount Airy Police Department Toy Drive sponsored by Mount Airy Parks and Recreation! This year's race will be a Virtual 5K. Just complete the 5K (3.1 miles) anytime between November 30th and December 6th. You can run/walk the Rosy 
Cheeks 5K course or complete the 3.1 mile distance at your own time and location - even on your treadmill! Be sure to download the ITS YOUR VIRTUAL RACE app to automatically track and upload your finish time and snap a selfie when you're done!

Date, Time and Place  

Anytime, Anywhere November 30th - December 6th

Registration fee is 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!

You may purchase a 2020 Rosy Cheeks 5K commemorative long-sleeve performance t-shirt for just $20 for adults or $15 for youth sizes.

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Toys may be dropped off and ordered t-shirts picked up from November 30 - December 6th at Reeves Community Center, 113 S. Renfro Street, Mount Airy.

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!

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Win an award for the best holiday running outfit!
Snap a photo of yourself in your holiday costume before or after your run at the holiday display in front of Reeves Community Center. Share your photo on Facebook and Instagram and tag #RosyCheeks5K for your chance to win some great prizes sponsored by Food Lion Mount Airy!
  • 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 
Course Route
The Rosy Cheeks 5K course runs along the Ararat River Greenway and will be decorated for the holidays. 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 a course map with elevation.

Click the button below for full instructions on running or walking the Rosy Cheeks Virtual 5K Run/Walk and automatically uploading your finish time using the IYR Virtual app or manually entering your finish time.

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*Because we cannot verify race distances, courses, and times for the Rosy Cheeks 5K, awards will not be available for this event.

When & Where

Nov 30, 2020 - Dec 6, 2020


12:00 AM

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Mount Airy, NC

Riverside Park


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