Stop! Drop! & Roll! 5K 2014

Date: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 8:00am
Location: Fire Department, Station 2, 1075 State Farm Road - Boone, NC 28607


Online (note $3 surcharge)

For the online submission form, please remember to fill out your age, emergency contact information, t-shirt size and sign the waiver.

Mail In Your Form

Participants may register by completing the Stop! Drop! & Roll! 5K Registration Form and sending it, with payment, by Wednesday, July 2, to:

Denise Marsh
Appalachian State University
Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff
PO Box 32069
Boone, NC 28608

Make all checks payable to WCFFA.

Drop Off Your Form

Participants may register by dropping off their registration forms, with payment, at Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff - 12 Varsity Gym on, or before, Wednesday, July 2, 12 noon.

On Site

  • Registration begins at 7:00am and ends at 7:45am
  • Race starts at 8:00am
  • Prices
    • Early Registration (on, or before Wednesday, July 2):  $20
    • Late Registration (after Wednesday, July 2): $25


Race Day Schedule

  • 7 – 7:45 am: Registration
  • 7:45 – 8 am: Announcements/Group Photo
  • 8 am: 5K Starts
  • 9 am: Door Prize Drawings/Announcing of Winners
  • 9:30 am: Closing Announcements


  • Non-refundable entries. All entry fees are non-refundable and entries are non-transferable. 
  • Packet Pick Up (Day of Event Packet Pick Up/Registration)
    • Saturday, July 5
    • 7 – 7:45 a.m.
    • Fire Department, Station 2, 1057 State Farm Road - Boone, NC 28607)
  • Registration fees:
    • Early registration (on or before Wednesday, July 2): $20
    • Late registration (after Wednesday, July 2): $25 
  • Registration form: Each participant must fully complete (name, address, email, emergency contact, T-shirt size, age and status) a registration form and sign the attached waiver. The parent or guardian must complete the registration form for each participant under the age of 18.
  • T-shirt: T-shirts are: (a) 100% cotton, (b) short sleeved, (c) on a first come, first served basis, (d) sizes are not guaranteed.


  • Parking will be available behind the fire department (intersection of State Farm Road and Hunting Hills Lane) and at Mayor Clawson-Burnley Park (across from National Guard Armory – Hunting Hills Lane).


  • Race Numbers: Numbers MUST be visible at all times in order for event staff to recognize you as a participant. You must have your race number on the front side of your body while running through the finish line. 
  • Strollers, Headphones and Pets: Participants are allowed to run/walk with their strollers; however, these participants are asked to start at the back of line, at the start of the event. Participants may run with their headphones; however, it is encouraged that participants wear only one ear plug, as to be able to hear volunteers along the course as instructions are delivered. Participants may run/walk with their dogs; however, your pet must wear a leash at all times (before, during and after race).
  • Refreshments: Refreshments will be provided after the event for all participants.
  • Photographs: By signing the waiver on the registration form, you agree to have your photograph taken throughout the event. These photos will only be used for promotional purposes.


  • Course: Participants are asked to run/walk on the designated route. Volunteers will be on the course to direct you along the course, but it is your responsibility to complete the course.
  • Water station (course): A water station will be set up approximately midway of the course.
  • Timing: The Stop! Drop! & Roll 5K is hand timed. All results will be posted to the Stop! Drop! & Roll! 5K website by Tuesday, July 8. 

Door Prizes

  • Each participant is eligible to win a door prize from a local business. Door prize drawings begin at 9 a.m. All winners must be present.

Incelment Weather Conditions

  • Rain or shine the Stop! Drop! & Roll 5K will take place. If dangerous weather conditions, disaster, or act of God preclude the event, registration fees will not be refunded but will be considered as a donation to the Watauga County Firefighters Association and Firefighters’ Burned Children Fund, Inc. Each entrant will be able, however, to pick up his/her T-shirt at:
    • Appalachian State University
    • Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff
    • 530 Rivers Street, 12 Varsity Gym
    • Boone, NC 28608 
  • In the event there is the possibility the 5K is canceled due to extreme weather conditions, participants are asked to refer to the Stop! Drop! & Roll web page, or call 828-406-1705 or 828-773-4748 for updates.


sdr 2014 sponsors

  • Jimmy John’s
  • The Rock
  • Lowes Foods
  • Stick Boy Bread
  • Canyons
  • Come Back Shack
  • Red Onion Café
  • Boone Drugs
  • Appalachian Mountain Brewery
  • Firefighters Burned Children Fund
  • Watauga Firefighters Association
  • Watauga Medics
  • A&S Plumbing
  • Hampton’s Body Shop
  • Custom Muffler Tire & Quick Lube
  • Espresso News
  • Capone’s Pizza
  • Fat Cats
  • Higher Grounds coffee shoppe
  • Char
  • Primo’s
  • Ingles
  • Harris Teeter
  • Which Which
  • Makoto’s
  • Goodnight Brothers
  • Servpro
  • Bandana’s BBQ
  • Mast General Store
  • Vidalia
  • Chipotle
  • Magic Cycles
  • Foggy Rock
  • Life Store
  • Appalachian Management
  • New River building supply
  • Winkler Organization
  • Abbey Carpet & Floor
  • Mountain Times