Friesen 5K Run with the Canes
The Inaugural Friesen 5K Fun Run in 2006 was held to celebrate Carolina Hurricanes Head Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach Peter Friesen’s day with the Stanley Cup. In the 5 years, this event has been held, over 8500 Caniacs have participated and over $200,000 has been raised for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Eastern North Carolina.
Come out and run with Peter Friesen as well as several Hurricanes players, coaches and staff in this fun filled event around the RBC Center and surrounding parking lots.
Top 3 Overall Male and Female runners receive awards. All registered participants will be eligible for special drawings including autographed items donated by the Hurricanes players.
The team with the highest fundraising will receive a special award from Peter Friesen and the Carolina Hurricanes. All teams must designate a Captain and have a team name. Funds raised must be turned in before the run on Sunday.
Funds may be turned in at:
Leukemia & Lymphoma of Eastern North Carolina’s office
Monday, September 5th – Friday, September 9th
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
401 Harrison Oaks Blvd
Cary, NC 27513
Special note: You can leave your registration information and payment with LLS at this time as well.
Drawing for Special Prizes
All registered participants will be eligible for drawings that the conclusion of the races for autographed items from the Carolina Hurricanes players as well as special prizes from our sponsors and the Carolina Hurricanes organization.
The race begins and ends on the front lawn of the RBC Center. Parking is available by entering from Blue Ridge Road via West Chase Blvd. or from Trinity Road at Gate 9 at Carter-Finley Stadium or from Edwards Mill Rd.
- 5K Run /Walk – $25 early
- 5K Run /Walk – $30 Beginning Sept 1
- 100/200 Yard Kids Dash – $10
- Saturday, September 10 From 10:00 AM – Noon
- September 11 From 7:00 AM until race begins at 9:00 AM
RBC Center Lawn
- 07:00 am – Late Registration
- 07:00 am – Late Packet pickup
- 09:00 am – 5k Start
- 10: 15 am – 100 yard kids dash
- 10:20 am – 200 yard kids dash
- 10:30 am – Awards
- Pre-registered participants will receive an official Friesen 5k Run with the Canes shirt (including kids dash runners).
- Please register by September 5th to guarantee a shirt!