The Saxapahaw Heron Trot 5k features a beautiful off-road course that will take runners along a creek, over bridges, and through the woods of two local sustainable farms in Saxapahaw, about 15 minutes west of Carrboro. The 5k course is home to the 2-time Central Carolina Athletic League Champions, the Hawbridge Herons Cross Country team. All proceeds will benefit the Hawbridge School Athletics Program. Registration is available on Active.com (search “Saxapahaw”).
The Hawbridge School is a tuition-free charter school located in a restored mill on the banks of the Haw River in Saxapahaw, NC and serving students in grades 5 through 12. The school offers small class sizes and an interdisciplinary curriculum. More information at www.hawbridgeschool.org.