On Sunday, March 12th the Pie Day Pi K 3.14 Kilometer (1.95 mile) run is hosted by Scratch Bakery in Downtown Durham and Precision Race. All finishers will receive a freshly-baked Crostada (personal pie) at the finish.
SCHEDULE UPDATE: Due to the potential for early morning snow, the race start time has been delayed from 8 am to 9 am Sunday. Remember also to set your clocks ahead 1 hour on Saturday night.
WEATHER UPDATE: There is a chance of snow or mix on Sunday morning. The ground has been warm for quite a while, so it is likely that any freezing precipitation will not stick. Pie Day Pi K will be held unless the roads are dangerous, but it will be cancelled (not rescheduled) if the road present a danger to runners. Those who manage to show up will get pie even if the race has to be cancelled.
Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant - the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter - which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond it's decimal point.
Pi Day is not just for math geeks anymore... it is now PIE Day for foodies, runners, and walkers!
In preparation for "Pie Day", Precision Race invites you to participate in the Pie Day Pi K at 8 am on Sunday March 12, 2017. NOW 9 AM!
The Pie Day Pi K is hosted by Precision Race and Scratch Bakery in Durham. After a 3.14K run (1.95 miles), enjoy a Scratch-baked "crostada" (personal pie). Last year's pies were apple and chocolate-sea salt. What will this year bring?
Many runners tell us that they have enough race shirts, so you have the option to purchase a shirt if you want one. Can you decode the message in the math symbols above the logo on the shirt?
A very limited number of shirts are still available. If you don't see your size when you register, then they are sold out, so register soon if you want to purchase one.
Schedule of Events:
Saturday 3/11: Advanced check-in from 4-7 pm at Omega Sports in New Hope Commons Shopping Center (5426-B New Hope Commons Dr, Durham NC 27707)
Race Day, Sunday 3/12
- 6:45 - 7:50 am: Race Day Check in and registration outside Scratch Baking (111 Orange St, Durham)
- 8:00 am: Pi K Race start at Scratch Baking.
- 8:30 am: Costume contest and race awards
- Top 3 M & F Overall
- Top M & F in these Age Groups: 15 & Under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
NEW! The Pie Day Pi K is part of the 2017 Triangle Race Series. Earn Series points by completing the Pi K Race. CLICK HERE for Series details
DONATE TO WIN! We are pleased to announce that Habitat for Humanity of Durham is our race charity. You may choose to make an additional donation to Durham Habitat when you register online. For every $25 of additional donation you make to Durham Habitat when you register you will receive one entry into a drawing for a FREE race registration in one of our 8K races (St Paddy's Run Green 8K or Ridgewood Turkey Trot 8K).
Help Habitat even more by fundraising. Set up your personalized Pie Day Pi K Habitat for Humanity fundraising page. CLICK HERE for details
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