Tom Moore 5K Run/Walk 2017

Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 9:00am
Location: Clawson-Burnley Mayors Park, Boone Greenway Trail


Registration Link:  Online Registration

  • Packet Pickup:
    • Saturday, April 1 at Clawson-Burnley Mayors Park
    • 8-8:45 a.m.
  • Registration Fee:
    • Early Registration
      • $20 for all
    • Later Registration
      • $25 for all




Sixteen years ago former minister and director of Resort Area Ministry (RAM's Rack, etc.) of Boone was diagnosed with Huntington's Disease (HD). Huntington's Disease is an inherited disease that slowly diminishes the patient's ability to walk, think and reason. Tom's father and brother have both succumbed to this debilitating condition. In hopes of finding a cure, Tom wants people to know about Huntington's Disease and join him and his family Saturday, April 1, at the Boone Greenway Trail, as we increase awareness and raise money for research in hopes of finding an effective treatment and possible cure.

To date there are approximately 30,000 known HD cases in the United States with 250,000 Americans at risk of inheriting the disease from a parent.

Although medical research has provided HD patients with promising treatments related to their symptoms, there is yet a cure for Huntington's Disease., but with your support, together, we can make a difference.


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12th Annual Tom Moore 5K Run/Walk
Tom Moore 5K Location:
Clawson-Burnley Park, Boone Greenway Trail 

355 Hunting Hills Ln.

Boone, NC 28607

Day of Event Schedule:

  • 8 - 8:45 am: Registration/Packet Pick Up
  • 8:45 - 8:55 am: Announcements/Group Photo
  • 9:00 am: 5K Starts
  • 9:20 - 9:45 am: Trivia/Music
  • 9:45 - 10:00 am: Door Prize Drawing
  • 10:30 am: Closing Announcements

The Tom Moore 5K is a non-refundable event. All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

EACH participant must fully complete (name, address, email, emergency contact, t-shirt size, etc.), and the waiver MUST be signed.

Participants under the age of 18 MUST have his/her parent or guardian sign the registration waiver.

Bib numbers: Bib 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, outer layer, of your shirt/sweatshirt when running/walking across the finish line.

Strollers: Participants are allowed to run with strollers, however, these participants are asked to stand at the back of the starting line, at the start of the event.

Headphones: Participants are allowed to participate with headphones; however, we ask that you only wear one headphone so that you are better able to hear the course volunteers' instructions.

Pets: Participants may run/walk with their dog, however, the pet MUST be on a leash at ALL times.

Parking is available at Clawson-Burnley Mayors Park.

Refreshments will be available after you've completed your 5K.

Door Prizes:
Each participant is eligible to win a door prize from a local business. MUST be present to win!

T-shirts are 100% cotton and are on a first come, first served basis. Sizes are not guaranteed.

The Tom Moore 5K course will start and end at Clawson-Burnley Park. The course is flat and suitable for participants of all levels of fitness. Participants are asked to remain on the designated course throughout the duration of their run/walk. Volunteers will be on the course to safely and effectively direct them to the finish line.

There will be a water station about mid-point of the 5K course.

The Tom Moore 5K event is hand timed. All results will be posted to the Tom Moore 5K web page and emailed to all participants by Friday, April 14, 2017.

By signing the waiver, on the registration form, you agree to have your photo taken throughout the 5K event. These photos will only be used for future promotional purposes.

Inclement Weather
Rain or shine, the Tom Moore 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 Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA). Each entrant will be able to pick up his/her T-shirt at Appalachian State University, Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff, 12 Varsity Gym.

In the event there is a possibility the 5K may be canceled due to extreme weather conditions, participants are asked to refer to the Tom Moore 5K web page or call 828-262-6314 for updates.


Tom Moore 2017 Sponsors

  • Ram’s Rack
  • Boone Bike
  • The Extra Garage Storage
  • eTextile Communications
  • United Church of Christ
  • Evan Staley
  • Steve and Jan Stanley
  • Ken and Judy West
  • Friendship Honda
  • Ernest Whitener
  • Candor Search
  • Red Onion Café
  • Town Tavern
  • Boone Bagelry
  • Pepper’s
  • The TAPP Room