The East Carolina Alumni Association presents the seventh annual Pirate Alumni Road Race and Fun Run! Join fellow alumni and friends as we race to raise funds for ECU scholarships. Runners of all ages will enjoy the 5K road race or one-mile fun run.
This year, our road race goes PURPLE
! We’re bringing a whole new meaning to wearing your school colors. Runners will be dusted with PURPLE
powder along the course. By the end of the race, your T-Shirt will become a work of art and a sign of purple and gold pride! Be sure to read the FAQs
to appropriately prepare!
About Our Race
All proceeds from the Pirate Alumni 5K Road Race and One-Mile Fun Run benefit East Carolina Alumni Association scholarships. The Alumni Association annually awards scholarships to qualified undergraduates for the following academic year. To date, the Alumni Association has awarded 179 scholarships.
Date & Time
Saturday, April 12, 2014. The road race begins at 9:00 a.m.; the one-mile fun run begins immediately following the start of the 5K.
The start area is located at U.B.E. at the corner of Cotanche Street and Reade Circle.
The 5K race begins on Reade Circle adjacent to West End Dining Hall in uptown Greenville. It then turns east on Fifth Street and travels next to campus to just before Village Glen Apartments. Purple and gold haze dustings will be at the one-, two-, and three-mile marks. Timing and chip scoring by East Carolina Road Racing. The fun run follows part of the same route. 5K results will be available at www.ecrr.us.
The entry fee for the road race or fun run is $15 until April 11 and $20 on race day.
*Proceeds fund annual scholarships with any balance supporting the scholarship endowment.
Each participant will receive a packet containing an event T-shirt and number bib with timing chip at check-in, which will begin at 7:30 a.m. on race day. Check-in can also be completed the day before the race (April 11) from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. at U.B.E.
Awards will be presented to the first three male finishers overall, to the first three female finishers overall, and the top three male and female finishers in each of the age groups below. No awards will be presented to fun run participants.
Age Categories for Both Sexes
15 and under
70 and over
For more information, call the Alumni Center at 252-ECU-GRAD (328-4723) or 800-ECU-GRAD.
requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
(ADA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at
least 48 hours prior to the event at 252-737-1016 (Voice/TTY).