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Rotary District 7710 8th Annual GlobalRun4Water

Sat November 9, 2019 Cary, NC 27511 US Directions


201 Soccer Park Dr.
Cary, NC US 27511


District 7710 Mission: Our mission is to help needy people in the world have clean drinking water, because safe water helps to liberate people so they can live healthier, fuller, and more productive lives. At the same time we are going to raise awareness among Rotarians of the worldwide water crisis and improve Rotary's public image as a major player in the water and sanitation cause.

How Past Proceeds were Used:

  • Over the 7 years of this race, we have raised over $70,000. Using these proceeds in combination with matching funds from District 7710 and The Rotary Foundation, we have been able to provide clean water, hygiene training, and in some cases modern sanitation facilities to villages and schools in Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Lebanon, Peru, Tanzania, and Uganda.

    Clean water, hygiene training, and adequate sanitation facilities are much needed components for disease prevention, good health, and quality of life that the residents of these communities lacked due to their extreme poverty.

New Project - Proceeds from the 8th Annual District 7710 GlobalRun4Water will be used to help fund projects in Peru and other areas currently being evaluated.


Saturday November 9th

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Race Day Registration & Check-in
  • 9:30 AM 5K Run/Walk Start
  • 9:45 AM 1 Mile Water Carry Relay Start
  • 10:45 AM Awards Ceremony


Race Location: WakeMed Soccer Park (201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary, NC 27511)

Course Information: The 5K course is the traditional WakeMed cross-country 5K course. No dogs are permitted to participate! 

GlobalRun4Water 5K Map

Events: Kids, adults, novices, and experts are all welcome! The 5K race will be fully timed, so whether you run, walk, or stroll everyone will have official chip-recorded times with posted results. All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age or skill-level can participate! No dogs, bikes, or strollers permitted in race!

Awards: Awards are provided by Omega Sports of Cary for Top 3 Overall Men and Women and Top Age Group winners: 14 & Under, 15 - 19, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 - 69, and 70 & Over.

Donations: Participants can make donations to GlobalRun4Water's mission projects when they sign up online. Anyone can make a quick and easy donation online too! You can also mail your donation by making the check out to the Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club Foundation and putting GR4W on the memo line and mailing to:

Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club
P. O. Drawer 1406
Cary, NC 27512

NOTE: According to USA Track & Field rules all participants must show a photo ID in order to pick up their race packets. All participants must pick up their own race packet and sign both the Fit & Able and USATF waivers. Adults may not pick up the race packet for other adults. Minors must be with a legal guardian (with a photo ID) who can sign the waivers to pick up their race packet.

First Aid: First Aid is available at the registration tent located near the finish line.

Race Souvenirs: Short-sleeve tech t-shirts for $15 and cotton long-sleeve shirts for $20 are available while supplies last. All proceeds go to support the race and the GlobalRun4Water mission projects.


Online registration closes on November 8th at 9 PM. Cash, checks, and credit card are accepted at packet pick-up and race day.

5K Registration Fee:

  • Until September 26th: $25
  • Until November 7th: $30
  • Until Race Day November 9th: $35

5K Registration Fee (Kids 12 & Under):

  • Until September 26th: $15
  • Until November 7th: $20
  • Until Race Day November 9th: $25

1 Mile Water Carry Relay Registration Fee (Rotarians Only):

  • Until September 26th: $15 per team member
  • Until November 7th: $20 per team member
  • Until Race Day November 9th: $25 per team member

Kids 5 & Under: $5
* Must be with a parent registered in a regular event. 


We can't wait to see you again at the Rotary GlobalRun4Water!

Fit & Able Productions is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting community and family fitness in Cary since 1997 through organizing creative events and training programs. We also support many programs, such as swim safety lessons for underprivileged children and adults, youth fitness programs, and health education run by our community partners including the Cary Family YMCA, Triangle Aquatic Center, and Town of Cary. Proceeds from our events that aren't designated to support other organizations go to support the event and other Fit & Able nonprofit activities.

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Water Carry Demo

Hey Rotarians! Watch this demo of the 1 Mile Water Carry Relay to see how you can support water projects around the world. Now go get your team together!



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