Bertie Spectacular 5K & Jamboree, Oct. 28

Published 6:49 pm Tuesday, October 24, 2023

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WINDSOR – The Bertie Spectacular 5K, 1-Mile Run/Walk and Jamboree is just around the corner. Registration is open for participants to sign up.

The Spectacular, which is the only fundraising event of the year for the Good Shepherd Food Pantry, is slated for 9 a.m. on Oct. 28.

“We can not thank our sponsors, friends of the Spectacular and participants enough for their continued support,” said Joe Huff.

To sign up, visit or mail the entry to Bertie Spectacular 5K, P.O. Box 895, Windsor, NC 27983.

On the website the entrant must click on the race calendar, then scroll down the list to Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. There is a place that says register now beside the race name.

The cost for the 5K is $30. The price for the 1-mile Walk/Fun Run is $15.

Both the 5K and the 1-mile walk/fun run start on York Street, behind Windsor Town Hall, and end on York Street near Livermon Park. The 5K Course is USATF certified.

There is a $2,000 prize purse. Students are not eligible to receive cash prizes.

Race packets will be available for pick up from 1-4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 at the Roanoke/Cashie River Center or near the race starting line from 7:30 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. on race day.

The 5K race and Fall festival will begin at 9 a.m. The 1-mile family fun run/walk will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Participants will be able to see the results of the race after it is over by clicking results on

In addition to the races is the Jamboree. There will be a health fair, carriage rides, bouncy house, vendors and a lot for the whole family.

The Windsor/Bertie Chamber of Commerce will also be sponsoring its annual costume contest.

Monetary donations can be mailed to Bertie Spectacular 5K, P.O. Box 895, Windsor, NC 27983.

The Bertie Spectacular 5K Presented by Perdue Farms is a charity event to benefit the Good Shepherd Food Pantry of Bertie County, NC, Inc.

Food security remains a problem in Bertie County. The Good Shepherd Food Pantry works to relieve hunger, increase self-reliance and improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and children in Bertie County.

All proceeds from the Bertie Spectacular 5K and 1-Mile Family Run/Walk stay in Bertie County.

For more information visit The Good Shepherd’s Food Pantry’s Spectacular 5K Facebook page or call The Windsor/Bertie Chamber of Commerce at 252-325-2822.