Around the World Run: Botanical Gardens

Around the World Run

The Around the World Run is a part of the 45th International Folk Festival - the longest running multicultural festival in the region. It brings communities together in Fayetteville, NC each year to celebrate the richness of our diverse heritage as ONE COMMUNITY.


In Person Event:

5K Run/Walk - this event is timed

Virtual Events:




In Person Race: Saturday, September 23, 2023

Virtual: Run anytime, anywhere and submit your results between September 10 and September 17, 2023.

START / FINISH LINE LOCATION: Cape Fear Botanical Garden 536 N. Eastern Blvd. Fayetteville, NC 28301

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