Race to the Cove 5K TEMPLATE


What: Come on out and join us at Hickory Cove Bible Camp (170 Ferguson Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681) located on beautiful Lake Hickory for our second annual Race to the Cove 5K trail run/walk fundraiser. Following the awards ceremony at the lake, registered racers can enjoy popular camp activities FREE of charge like ziplining, canoeing, and of course hot dogs & s’mores over the campfire! All proceeds from the race benefit Hickory Cove Bible Camp in support of it’s mission to minister to children from all walks of life. Register today and help make a difference!

Sponsored By: Presenting Sponsor – HICKORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY, BB&T Insurance Services, Grace Covenant Church, Emmaus Bible College, Carotek, Cartridge World, Catawba Radiological Associates, Inc., Hands On Originals, Main Avenue Chiropractic, Pro IT, Cooper Southern Properties, Crossroads Grill, Fox Surveying Company, Harvest Community Church, Irresistible Portraits, Peoples Drug Store, Statesville Christian School, and The Software Builders.

When: 9:00AM, SATURDAY, NOV 1, 2014

All of the following take place on-site at Hickory Cove Bible Camp on Saturday, Nov 1, 2014

  • 7:00AM – Packet Pick-Up & Day of Registration
  • 9:00AM – Race Start
  • 10:30AM – Awards Ceremony (at the lake)
  • 11:30AM – Zip Lining, Canoeing, and Hot Dogs/S’mores Over the Campfire

Where: Hickory Cove Bible Camp, 170 Ferguson Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681

Fundraising Cause: All proceeds from the race benefit Hickory Cove Bible Camp in support of it’s mission to minister to children from all walks of life.

Awards: Awards will be given to the top two overall male and female finishers, and to the top two male and top two female finishers in each of the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over. Additional award categories: most creative outfit, youngest & oldest finisher, and middle-of-the-pack finisher (individual finishing exactly middle-of-the-pack of all racers).

Course: The Race to the Cove will be timed by Finish Well Timing. If you do not complete the entire course, please do not enter through the finish line chute. The race is a trail course that travels along the trail system on Hickory Cove Bible Camp’s property*. Course includes hills, trails varying in size & terrain, stream crossings, a water station and volunteers along route. *NOTE – Racers will briefly cross a paved road (which is not closed off to traffic). Though the paved road will be monitored by volunteers, please be aware of potential vehicle traffic as you cross.

Click on course map below to enlarge. *Please call office (828-632-2987) or email info@hickorycove.org if you’d like to walk/run course prior to Nov 1 race.*

2014 5K Trail Map 10-09-2014







By Oct 18 (race t-shirt included) $20
Oct 19–27 $25
Oct 28-31 Registration closed until Nov 1
Day of Race (Nov 1) $30 Cash or Check Only
Virtual Runner* (race t‐shirt not included) $20
Virtual Runner* (race t‐shirt included) $25

*Virtual Runner denotes individuals who would like to support the race/cause virtually

T-Shirts: A race t‐shirt, in the size requested is guaranteed to all entries received by 10/18 (Virtual Runners included). Online entries received after 10/18 and mail‐in entries postmarked after 10/18 are NOT guaranteed requested size OR a t‐shirt*. *Entry fee price will not be reduced if t‐shirts are gone for late entries.

Contact: Micah Chin at micah@hickorycove.org or 828-632-2987

Additional Race Info: Click here


  • BY MAIL (must be received by 10/15): Click here for downloadable sponsorship info and registration.
  • ONLINE (must be submitted by 10/15): Click here to register online.


  • BY MAIL (must be postmarked by 10/18): Click here for downloadable race registration form.
  • ONLINE BELOW (deadline 10/27):

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