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Power of Pink 5K

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Power Of Pink Logo

Welcome to the 14th Power of Pink 5K.  After missing last year, we are so excited to be back in Frog Level and welcome you all for a fun morning of running, walking and raising money for this important cause.

Race Date: September 25 – 9:00 AM


Online registration opens on Tuesday, May 4 at 9:00 AM EDT


September 25
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Frog Level In Downtown Waynesville, NC
Commerce St
Waynesville, 28786 United States
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Race Information

Entry Fees

Regular Entry (May 4-August 31) – $25
Late entry (September 1-Race Day) – $30
Add $10 for your dog

Groups of 5+ are encouraged and will get a discount on registration fees for the 5K. The group rate is $20 per person, groups must register under one “Team Name”. The group leader should register first, pick the team name and then group members may register under that same team name. There is no limit to the total amount of group members, the more the merrier!

Packet Pickup/Late Registration

Friday, September 24 – 4:00-6:00 p.m. – Frog Level Brewing Company (56 Commerce Street)

Saturday, September 25 – 7:00-8:45 a.m. – Commerce Street – Frog Level in Waynesville, NC


Our course in Frog Level will take runners from the start in front of Panacea and Frog Level Brewing on a lollipop shaped course along Sulphur Springs Road. This course is super flat with only 77 feet of elevation gain along the course.

Course Map/Elevation Chart

Additional Info.


All participants will receive a short-sleeve race shirt along with goodies from a variety of sponsors and supporters.

Gift Basket Raffle

Departments from Haywood Regional Hospital will be donating gift baskets containing a variety of goodies.  Tickets are available (12 for $20) during online registration and on site on race day (12 for $20 or $2 each).


We have two great parking options for you: the Haywood County Parking Deck on Branner Avenue or Haywood Builders Supply (100 Charles Street).  Both are .25 mile from the race site.

There is no parking on Commerce Street during the event.

Donate to Power of Pink
If you would like to contribute to the Power of Pink, please call 828-452-8343 or go to the Foundation’s website and click on the Donate tab: Haywood Health Care Foundation

Tobacco Prohibition
The Town of Waynesville has an ordinance prohibiting the use of tobacco and e-cigarettes in business districts, which includes the venue where this event will take place.

Post Race

Following the race, participants may enjoy food and music, take part in the gift basket raffle and watch the awards ceremony.

Beginning at 12:00 PM, those 21 and older may receive a beer inside Frog Level Brewing by showing your race bib.  Due to Waynesville ordinances, the beer must be consumed inside the brewery or on their back patio.


Awards will be given to the top overall male and female, the top masters male and female and the top 3 male/female in the following age groups: 14&Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70&Over.

We will also award a prize for the first dog/person team to cross the finish line.


The race will utilize chip timing. Chips are located on your race bib which must be worn on the front of your race clothes.


Well behaved dogs who have current vaccinations and tags are welcome.  If you plan to run/walk with them, please make sure you register them during the online process.


We have two great parking options for you: the Haywood County Parking Deck on Branner Avenue or Haywood Builders Supply (100 Charles Street). Both are .25 mile from the race site.

There is no parking on Commerce Street during the event.

Cancellations & Transfers

The event has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discounts for those canceling during our cancellation periods.

If the event is NOT sold out, a discount code for 50% of your race registration fee will be offered until 7 days days prior to the race date.

Partial discount codes are only available for cancellations of completed registrations. A registration is considered incomplete if payment was mailed in and has not yet been received. Discount codes can be used to register for the 2020 event and will be valid for 12 months after the event date.

This policy only applies to the Power of Pink 5K.  Discount codes from the previous year may not be used for any other events owned or managed by Glory Hound Events or its partnerships.


We are need of volunteers to staff course marshal positions and finish line.  To help us, please email Marge Stiles at marge.stiles@haymed.org.

Please email general race questions to greg@gloryhoundevents.com