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Azalea Big Buddy 5K/10K/Fun Walk

Event Phone: 910.392.8180

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Mar 01, 2015

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  • Azalea 2015 Big Buddy 5K/10K/Fun Walk
    April 4, 2015
    6:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

If you are a business or an individual that is interested in sponsoring the 2015 Azalea Big Buddy 5K/10K/Fun Walk, please fill out this >>Sponsor Form<< and a member of our staff will be in touch with you as soon as possible.


The sixth annual Azalea Festival Big Buddy 5k, 10K and Fun Walk will again take place at the Mayfaire Town Center TrySports Field on Saturday, April 4th, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Save money, register early! Entry fees are $30 for each registration until March 1st. After March 1st the fee increases to $35. Online registration will close on April 3rd but registration will be available at packet pick-up on April 4th and on race day between 6:30 and 7:30 am. T-SHIRTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED IF YOU REGISTER AFTER MARCH 1st. We always order a limited quantity of extra shirts but they go fast and will be handed out race morning on a first come, first served basis.

Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome. The course is also well suited for jogging strollers.

The race features first place male and female awards in 5 year age groups and top three overall male and female runners for each race distance. The awards will be presented at the TRYSPORTS field after the race.

The Big Buddy 5k/10k/Fun Walk is part of the NC Azalea Festival. Visit for more information.


The race will benefit the Cape Fear Volunteer Center’s Big Buddy Program. The Big Buddy program is a, one-on-one mentoring program that matches “at-risk” youth ages 6-18 in New Hanover County with positive adult role models. Youth are identified as “at-risk” due to the following circumstances: involvement with the Juvenile Justice system, excessive in-school and out of school suspensions, poor academic performance, and lack of a positive role model. The Cape Fear Volunteer Center works to recruit and train volunteers, matches volunteers with youth, offers support and guidance through case management, and provides monthly group activities. If you are interested in learning more about the Big Buddy program or CFVC please visit our main web-page,


Pick up your race packets on Friday, April 3rd at the Hilton Garden Inn Wilmington Mayfaire Town Center from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Race Day packet pickup is at the race site 6:30 until 7:30 am.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Cape Fear Volunteer Center at 910.392.8180.

Event Location


Venue Phone: 910.256.2395

925 Town Center Drive, Wilmington, NC, US, 28405

Mayfaire is located between Highway 74/Eastwood Road and Highway 76/Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington. Just 1.5 miles west of Wrightsville. From Jacksonville, NC:Take US-17 S/Wilmington Merge onto Wilmington Hwy Wilmington Hwy becomes US-17 S. Take the US-17-BR S ramp toward Wilmington Merge onto Market St/US-17 BR. Turn left onto Military Cutoff Rd Turn Right onto Main Street into Mayfaire Town Center From Myrtle BeachTake US-17 N (crossing into North Carolina) Merge onto US-17 N/US-74 D/ Andrew Jackson Hwy toward Wilmington Merge onto US-17 N/ US-421 N/ US-74 N/NC-133N toward I-40/Jacksonville/Wrightsville Beach/Clinton Turn right onto NC-133 Merge onto US-74 E/Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy toward the Airport/Wrightsville Beach/Burgaw Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy turns into Eastwood Rd. Continue on Eastwood Rd. Turn left onto Military Cutoff Rd. Turn left onto Main Street into Mayfaire Town Center. From Raleigh, NCTake I-40 E to US-117 N Take the NC-132 N/US-117 N exit, EXIT 420 Turn Right onto Gordon Rd Turn Right onto Military Cutoff Rd Turn right onto Main Street into Mayfaire Town Center.

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