Join us Saturday, August 24, 2019 for some family fun!

About the Race

The K5K is a family focused run/walk/push designed to get the entire community involved! Our flat course is nestled in the cozy, neighborhood streets of Kirkwood and promises to be a FAST, easy, and refreshing 5K. All proceeds for the 2019 K5K will benefit BackPack Beginnings

BackPack Beginnings

BackPack Beginnings mission is to deliver child-centric services to feed, comfort and clothe children in need.  Their vision is a community of healthy and well-nurtured children.  BackPack Beginnings is providing basic necessities to over 7,500 children annually!


About Charles Aris Inc.

Charles Aris Inc. is a full service, global executive search firm which has specialized in recruiting world-class talent for more than 40 years. A major sponsor of BackPack Beginnings, this is the 7th year Charles Aris has been the title sponsor for the Kirkwood 5K. Because of their donation, every race registration fee goes directly toward helping & feeding the children of Guilford County.