Village of Flat Rock, NC

Fall Into Flat Rock 5K and Family Fun Day (Sept 22, 2015)


Flat Rock, North Carolina, September 22, 2015 – The Flat Rock Park and Recreation Foundation is pleased to announce the Fall Into Flat Rock 5K and Family Fun Day presented by Pardee UNC Health Care. The event will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at The Park at Flat Rock (55 Highland Golf Drive). The 5K race begins at 9am and the walk begins immediately after. The Family Fun Day kick-off is at 10:30am.

Race participants will enjoy a morning run (or walk--you can register for either) through the scenic Park at Flat Rock. After the race, refreshments will be provided, and awards will be given according to age group. T-shirts are free to registered runners only. To register, runners and walkers should visit

The Family Fun Day will have activities for the whole family, including:

  • Mini Flat Rock Farmers Market
  • Fitness Demos
  • Live music featuring the Junction 280 Band
  • Storytelling
  • Food, refreshments and Italian ice
  • Lawn games
  • Blind Ducky Derby

“We are excited to sponsor an event that promotes outdoor activity in such a beautiful location,” stated Elizabeth Moss, Director of Community Affairs and Outreach at Pardee UNC Health Care. “And it’s great there is something for every age.”

Complimentary shuttles will transport attendees from the Village of Flat Rock parking area on Highway 25 South to the Park. Admission is FREE.

The Flat Rock Park and Recreation Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2013 by the Village of Flat Rock, North Carolina to help raise the funds required to fulfill the vision of a signature municipal park for the community. That vision includes opportunities for recreation, health, and education for all generations while preserving the natural beauty that draws visitors from far and wide to Western North Carolina.

If you would like more information about the Fall Into Flat Rock event, please contact Maurean Adams at (828) 697-8100 or email at