Southern Village Green
641 Market St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
On September 15th, join us for a rockin' good time at the 3rd Annual Super Cooper's Rockin' Run and Family Fun festival to benefit Super Cooper's Little Red Wagon Foundation. This fun filled family friendly event includes a Family Fun Run, 5K and Festival with:
food truck alley
live auction and much more!
The fun begins at 2:00PM with the Family Fun Run followed by the 5K. The Family Fun Run is open to all ages and abilities to run, walk, skip, dance, bike, scooter or any other method of finishing the 1.56 mile course. After the Family Fun Run, there will be a second start approximately 30 minutes later for the 5K. The 5K is open to runners or walkers of all ages.
At 2:00 the entertainment and kid’s activities will also kick off on the Southern Village Green. There will be a giant slide, mechanical bull and game truck not to mention live music, a live auction and lots of entertainment for all ages. The band Skinny Bag of Sugar will perform. For a more detailed schedule, please see below.
This year your ticket includes all the fun of the Fun Run/5K and Festival activities as well as a tshirt (available if tickets purchased prior to August 28th). Food and drinks will be available for purchase from a range of vendors including some of the area’s best food trucks. Each vendor is donating a portion of proceeds to the Super Cooper's Little Red Wagon Foundation.
For a discounted ticket rate, buy your tickets before August 15th. Tickets go up to $35 after August 15th.
Funds raised from this event will be used to support the Super Cooper's Little Red Wagon Foundation mission of providing housing and support for families affected by brain tumors. It is the mission of the Foundation to lift up families and strengthen them during their time fighting this disease. The 2012 Foundation fundraising goal is $75,000 to help reach our 2018 goal of $750,000.
In addition, we are also offering Family Sponsorships this year for those families that want to do even more to help. To purchase a Family Sponsorship, please email
to complete the order. Family sponsorships include admission and tshirts for your immediate family. Sponsorships begin at $250.
Schedule of Activities
12 pm Same day registration and race bib pickup opens; bike decorating and Performance Bike Rodeo. 2 pm Family Fun Run (1.56 miles) starts followed by the 5K Race Kids activities on the Green including a DJ, bouncy house and slide and activities at each of our sponsors' Booths Food and drink available from sponsors and Food Truck Alley Live band: Skinny Bag of Sugar
4pm Live Auction with Eric Montross
There will be 2 Race distances :1.56mi and 3.12mi (5K)
One way direction using neighborhood roads
Police stopping traffic at all intersections
Two heats separating bikes and runners
A start/finish gate with clock to display times
Bibs will be picked up the day of the event
Heat 1: Kids and family on bikes and scooters, distance 1.56mi
Heat 2: Runners and walkers, distance 3.12mi (5K)
FAQ: Are only runners allowed in the Family Fun Run? No, the Family Fun Run is open to anyone and just about anything! Run it, Walk it, Bike it, Scooter it- all are welcome (even 4 legged participants). Starts will be staggered allowing bikes and scooters to start first.
Is there a family package? No, for this year we have simplified the tickets to simply be a single price per person. The price includes admission to the Festival, Fun Run/5K and all the entertainment. Tshirts are also included if you purchase your ticket prior to September 1.
What’s a family sponsorship? A family sponsorship is available for those families who want to do even more to help the Super Cooper's Little Red Wagon Foundation. A sponsorship includes individual tickets for your family as well as provides for an additional contribution to the Foundation.