Skip to main content

It Takes a Village 5K & 1 Mile Mutt Strut

DATE TBD Newton, NC 28658 US Directions



8:05AM EDT - 9:05AM EDT

1 Mile Mutt Strut

8:00AM EDT - 8:30AM EDT

Phantom Runner

8:00AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT


6:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT

COVID-19 - Event Postponement

New Date: DATE TBD

We hope this response finds you and your family safe during this time of unprecedented public health concerns and community gathering restrictions due to COVID-19. 

After conferring with United Church Homes & Services at Abernethy Laurels, the It Takes a Village 5K events have been rescheduled to a date TBD. Please note you may elect to transfer your registration to a date TBD (no action required for transfers), or receive a refund. If you elect to receive a refund, please email us at 

We appreciate your patience and understanding regarding this difficult decision.

Our Best,

The RunTimeRaces Team

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the new event date once it is set, and look forward to having you join us. Thanks for your patience!

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


102 Leonard Avenue
Newton, NC US 28658


On Saturday, May 16th, 2020 RunTimeRaces in partnership with Abernethy Laurels is hosting the 4th Annual It Takes a Village 5K & 1 Mile Mutt Strut (bring your four-legged friend for a mile strut!!!). This course will start and finish at Abernethy Laurels, and lead you through the Abernethy Laurels campus.  As a RunTimeRaces produced event, be assured this event will be well organized and leave you with an AWESOME RACE EXPERIENCE. Each participant will be treated to a post-race bistro available from the time you finish your run through the completion of the awards ceremony.


Phantom Runner

Can't participate and would still like to support our event and get a cool race shirt? Consider being a PHANTOM RUNNER (No participation required, shirts may be picked up at Packet Pick up or on-site Race Day.

Early Registration through 11:59 pm on Tuesday, April 28th includes a FREE RACE TEE. Race Day Registration opens from 6:45 am - 7:45 am (NO Race Tee with Late or Race Day Registration). 

Given to the top 3 male & female finishers, and top Overall Masters male and female. Awards will go to the top 3 male and female 5K finishers in the following age groups:

Age Divisions (Male & Female)
10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19,
20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 PLUS

Packet Pick Up for Friday, May 15th from 10am to 5pm 
Abernethy Laurels (More details to come)
102 Leonard Avenue
Newton, NC 28658
Phone: (877) 627-2066

Race Day Packet Pick Up & Race Day Registration at race between 6:45 am - 7:45 am


Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Refund Policy

I understand all sales are final. No refunds for this event due to all net proceeds go to charity. RunTimeRaces reserves the right to modify, change, reschedule, or cancel this event for any reason, to include, but not limited to COVID-19 community gathering restrictions.



Like this page and invite your friends on Facebook.

Race Participant Survey

Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.

Did you participate in the race?

Would you recommend this race to a friend?

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them by visiting our Privacy Policy.

If you continue to use this site, you consent to use all cookies.