The sixth annual Canes 5k presented by UNC REX Healthcare and assisted by Raleigh Orthopaedic will take place at PNC Arena on Sunday, Sept. 9 at 9:30 a.m. The event includes a 5k race, 100- and 200-yard kids dashes, multiple inflatables, and appearances by the Carolina Hurricanes, team staff, alumni, Stormy and the Pepsi Storm Squad.
Race registration includes:
All proceeds will benefit the Carolina Hurricanes Kids 'N Community Foundation, which provides much-needed funding to children's charities and education programs throughout North Carolina. In the 2017-18 season, the Kids 'N Community Foundation donated $495,000 to 24 different nonprofit organizations and local youth hockey teams, bringing the team and Foundation's donation total to over $14.5 million in cash and in-kind services since 1997.
Canes 5k Pricing
After Sept. 3, participants can register at PNC Arena during packet pick-ups on Sept. 6-7 as well as the morning of the race on Sept. 9.
Caniac Kids Dash Pricing
Full Season Ticket Members have the opportunity to pay a discounted price for the Canes 5k if they do not wish to receive the ticket voucher. Flex Plan Season Ticket Members will have to pay the regular Canes 5k price.
Each 5k participant (excludes Caniac Kids Dash participants) will receive one upper-level ticket to a pre-selected 2018-19 Hurricanes home game. Upgrades to lower-level seats will be available for a small fee, and additional tickets at a special rate will also be available (pricing TBD). Available games will be announced once the 2018-19 NHL schedule is released this summer. Tickets will be redeemed online, and redemption information will be sent at a later date.
To guarantee your shirt size and customized bib, you must register no later than Monday, Aug. 27. We will strive to have extra shirts available, but we cannot guarantee your correct size.
If you aren't ready to take on the full course but still want to be a part of the day and support the Kids 'N Community Foundation, we invite fans to sign up and walk or run the first portion of the course (one-mile loop around PNC Arena).
Race Day Schedule
Two practice runs will be held at PNC Arena beginning in May leading up to the Canes 5k.
Runners will meet on the PNC Arena's South Plaza, and water will be provided to all attendees. You do not have to be registered for the Canes 5k to participate in the practice run! This is an open event for new runners, experienced runners, friends and family. All attendees will be required to sign a waiver on the day of the run.
Race Awards and Prizes
Team Fundraising Prize
Teams can be created and joined when registering for the Canes 5k or through the "My Fundraising Page" on the Canes 5k RaceReach website. The top fundraising team will receive a 10-person suite for a mutually agreed upon game.
Individual Fundraising Prize
The top individual fundraiser will receive a Hurricanes prize pack, including a team-signed jersey, a player-signed replica hockey stick anda a player-signed puck