The Kinston 8000:

Run for the River Profile

Run for the River 20072006-2011

We thought you would like to see a profile of the 1st five years of the event, information shared with the Outdoor Events Team yesterday. The aim is to build opportunities to bring people to our downtown...and it would seem we are achieving that goal with the help of a lot of people: runners, sponsors, volunteers, City of Kinston Public Safety and Public Services and Parks & Recreation.

A. Registered runners 1,376

B. Total budget $84,003.30

C. Total sponsor income $63,141.00

D. Sponsors’ percentage 75%

E. Total number of sponsors 208

F. Visitors (Outside Kinston*) runners

1. 2006 55%
2. 2007 40%
3. 2008 55%
4. 2009 42%
5. 2010 55%
6. 2011 38%
7. 2012 51%

G. Total Volunteers 1,090 (approx. 140-160 @ race)

Sample of racers' hometowns

Kinston
Carolina Beach
Cary
Jacksonville
Havelock
Morehead City
Dallas, TX
Emerald Isle
Nashville
Atlanta, GA
Snow Hill
Newport
Boone
Wilson
Smithfield
Raleigh
Pikeville
Hubert
Greenville
Warsaw
Knightdale
Roanoke Rapids
Kenansville
Hookerton
High Point
Mount Olive
Trent Woods
Winterville
Chinquapin
Garner
Sneads Ferry
Durham
Grimesland
Swansboro
Wrightsville Beach
Apex
Goldsboro
Virginia Beach, VA
Hickory
New Bern
Thomasville
Winston-Salem
Richlands
Wilmington
Charlotte
Grifton
Albertson
Beulaville
Seven Springs
Clayton
Hillsborough
Deep Run
Ayden
Manteo
Wake Forest
Kenly
Chapin, SC
Chapel Hill
Hampstead
Dudley
Rocky Mount
La Grange

April 13, 2012

Pride of Kinston

Race Sponsored by...

In Cooperation with Kinston-Lenoir County Parks & Recreation

Run for the River
Sponsors

Pride of Kinston


the little bank

Kinston Public Safety


White & Allen

Tands/Bojangles
Bojangles


Good Health Sponsors


Affordable Care, Inc.


Lenoir Memorial Hospital

Lenox
Lenox China


Perry Management


Fleet of Foot Sponsors

Albritton Company


BB&T


CDS Networks


Cherry Energy


Contract Flooring


Corporate Resources

Davis Tire Company

Discovery Insurance
Discovery Insurance


Down East Protection Services


Harvey & Associates Family Denistry


Kinston DentalAssociates

Kinston Head & Neck Physicians


m3 Consulting & Services


McDonald's

Mintz Law Firm, PLLC


Mother Earth Brewing


Pepsi Minges Bottling Group


Self Help Credit Union


State Farm

Wallace Morris Barwick Landis & Stroud


Pat on the Back Sponsors

Dr. & Ms. Michel Haddad

Kinston Medical Specialists

Riverside Bicycles and Outdoor Sports

Sammy Aiken

 

 

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