Village of Flat Rock, NC

The Park at Flat Rock and Pardee UNC Health Care announce inaugural 5K race (August 13, 2015)


August 13, 2015, Flat Rock, NC -- Registration is now open for the Fall Into Flat Rock 5K sponsored by Pardee UNC Health Care. The race will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at The Park at Flat Rock (55 Highland Golf Drive, Flat Rock) and is limited to the first 150 registrants.

Cost for the 5K run is $30 and the walk is $10. All proceeds benefit park development. 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.

“We are very pleased to be such an integral part of this exciting event,” stated Elizabeth Moss, Director of Community Affairs and Outreach at Pardee UNC Health Care. “Part of our mission at Pardee UNC Health Care is to support events that promote healthy lifestyles in our community. The Park at Flat Rock definitely does just that.”

To register, runners and walkers should visit

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