Soar to your new personal best at 65-feet in the air!

On your mark, get ready, set, GO! The 2012 Neuse River Bridge Run is proud to announce: THE BRIDGE IS BACK and better than ever! Our new Half-marathon and 10K routes will take runners across the 65-foot high Neuse River Bridge before bringing racers through the streets of historic and scenic New Bern, North Carolina.

Don’t feel slighted if you’re a 5K racer – you’ll be racing the drawbridge and through downtown New Bern.

Walkers are welcome 5K race, but due to the 3-hour time limit, we cannot register walkers for the 10k or Half.

All race routes finish in the waterfront Union Point Park and are USATF certified – in fact last year we had a state record set in our 5K.  We mean it when we say we have fast routes!

Start your Neuse River Bridge Run race experience with the Pasta Push-off Dinner Friday evening and finish with the post-race celebration complete with runners’ massages, music and refreshment – and not just water and nutrition bars! Experience all this race event offers participants.

Plus you can bring your young racers for the SuperKids Fun Run on Friday evening as well as enjoy the BeActive, BeHealthy Expo Friday and Saturday.

Early registration is encouraged to guarantee your t-shirt size and to save some of your treasured cash with the early registration discount.

For more information on the race including the eight non-profit beneficiaries, the race routes, race times, and to register, please visit the Bridge Run website at www.bridgerun.org. Hurry; early registration ends, October 1, 2012.

Start training today!

Submitted by: Ann Jones, Impact Communications

About New Bern Now
Editor-in-Chief, Wendy Card, founded New Bern Now in April 2009. There were a number of reasons she developed the website. While stationed in Washington DC, she had 30 days to transfer to Naval Hospital Cherry Point and didn’t know much about the area. She was frustrated because there wasn’t a central location on the Internet for information about New Bern. Wendy retired from the Navy in Oct 2007. When our economy dived, she was trying to find her way in life and decided to give back to the community by creating a website that provided a “One Stop, Information Shop” to help people find out what’s happening in our community along with creating a free business listing to help business owners who couldn’t afford to advertise.

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