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The 2017 Human Race is Coming on April 1, 2017!


The Human Race is a 5k walk/run that allows participants to raise money for their favorite nonprofit (agency, school PTA, church, etc.). The Volunteer Center has managed the race since 1994!

The Human Race is a unique way for our community to come together:

  • About 100 different nonprofits form teams and recruit members to fundraise for their missions
  •  Dozens of companies form teams and their employees can choose the cause they are most passionate about
  • About 250 runners (including running clubs and school athletic teams) run the competitive 5K, also a part of the Greensboro Race Series
9:00am-9:50am: Gates open, Walkers find teams, turn in last minute donations, and line up
9:50am: Opening Ceremony
10am: Runners start, immediately followed by the walkers
10:30am: The AFTERPARTY begins
11:45am: Awards Ceremony
Awards for Top Fundraising Nonprofit, Top 10 Individual Fundraisers, Top Corporate Team