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Run Mount Holly 2017

5k Downtown Dash & 10k River Run

The Foundation’s road race is returning in 2017 with a new name and look!  In addition to the annual 5k Downtown Dash, we’ve brought back the popular 10k River Run.  Proceeds from Run Mount Holly allow the Foundation to continue making Mount Holly a great place to live, work, shop, and play.  Along with two great race courses, there will also be music, prizes, and special activities for runners (and their families) of all ages and abilities.  Mark your calendars now for Saturday morning, April 29th.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN – click here or on the Registration tab at top of page.

To register by mail download the Run Mount Holly 2017 Registration Form & Waiver

Forms and other useful race information can be found by clicking here or on the Resources tab at the top of the page.  

Run Mount Holly 2017 is part of the Run Gaston 2017 Road Race Series.

Mount Holly A Safest Place in North Carolina

In the February Mount Holly Monthly Newsletter, Police Chief Roper shared that our city was named one of the safest places to live in North Carolina.  Among mid-sized cities (populations of 10k-25k), Mount Holly ranked 5th.  Of all cities surveyed, Mount Holly ranked 14th.  The survey and report was provided by ValuePenguin and can be read in full at

Mount Holly’s Greenway

After years of dilgent planning, fundraising, and advocating, Mount Holly is poised to begin construction on the first mile-plus of our greenway system.  Thanks to the persistance of our city staff and leadership, work is set to begin this spring and completed by late summer!  The Foundation wants to express its gratitude to all – citizens, corporations, local leaders, donors, governemental entities – for remaining committed to the utlimate goal of providing greenspace for the health and leisure of our residents and visitors.  More to come …

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