Princeton Volunteer Fire Department, NC

"Volunteers in Service" - Serving our community since 1939

Princeton's Annual "Feel the Burn" 5K & 10K and "American Hero Challenge" Obstacle Course

On October 9, 2010, Princeton Fire Department hosted our first annual "Feel the Burn" 5K Run/Walk. We had 53 entries for this inaugural event. Below, you will find more details about our certified course, including a map of the route. You can also view results from previous events.

For more information or questions concerning this year's event, you can also contact the Road Race Coordinator at [email protected].

Photos from previous races can be viewed in the photo gallery.  

Course Information

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5K certified by USA Track & Field (USATF) as course NC10087PH.

The 10K course will consist of running the entire certified 5K course twice.


Official Finish Line display clock with bib pull numbers.

Mostly residential with slight elevation changes.

Traffic will be controlled at all intersections.

Water/aid stations will be placed at two locations on the course.  

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2016 - Top Five Male and Female Finishers

Top Five Male Runners
5K RESULTS
Name                       Time   
Jose Aguillon              17:34.1
Luke Brush                 20:44.6
Kule Balageo               21:11.7
Makie McPowwel             24:04.6
Stuart Coffman             24:37.1
10K RESULTS
Name                       Time   
Michael Lee                41:57.4
Rodney Gilmore             43:34.7
Rusty Anderson             44:33.5
Mark Anderson              46:45.4
Ben Hoffman                49:43.2

Top Five Female Runners

5K RESULTS
Name                       Time   
Erica Johnson              26:03.8
Tara Fries                 30:50.4
Alaina Johnson             37:19.1
Jesse Rowe                 38:42.0
Tammy Cook                 38:45.6
10K RESULTS
Name                        Time   
Bethany Dale                52:51.4
Ashley Slate                55:02.4
Stephanie Hoffman           55:45.6
Christian Price             57:28.3
Jennifer Ward             1:08:06.0

Saturday, Oct 14 All Day
Saturday, Oct 14 at 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday, Oct 21 All Day
Tuesday, Oct 24 at 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM