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A Labor Day Weekend Tradition

Don’t miss the 11th running of the Go Jump in the Lake 5K and 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk in Boiling Spring Lakes, less than 20 minutes from Wilmington or Southport. The Southport Rotary’s family friendly event promotes health and wellness in our community and they are again partnering with New Hope Clinic to raise funds for their charitable healthcare programs, as well as for other Rotary funded organizations, and to help Boiling Spring Lakes get back to normal after the devastation from Hurricane Florence. 

The Go Jump in the Lake run is exactly how it sounds: a race with the finish line at the banks of Spring Lake, where jumping is highly encouraged! And yes, the lake really survived Hurricane Florence! This is a flat course mainly consisting of paved asphalt, meandering through scenic Boiling Spring Lakes that is both stroller and wheelchair friendly!

Event Schedule

Friday, August 30

  • 4:30pm to 6:30pm - Packet Pickup at The Pepperoni Grill

Saturday, August 31

  • 8am to 8:45am - Registration
  • 9am - 5K (timed) race start
  • 9:05am - 1.5-mile (untimed) fun run start
  • 10am - Awards

*Parking on race day is available across the street from Spring Lake Park with overflow parking available beyond the park on Pine Road. Paved parking via Shuttle Bus is available at the Boiling Spring Lakes City Hall/Baptist Church at 9 E Boiling Spring Road.

About the Cause

Chartered in 1986, the Southport Rotary Club is comprised of neighbors, friends, and community leaders in Southeastern Brunwick County. Our members share the common goal of creating positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world.

The main charity being supported is the New Hope ClinicThis volunteer driven non-profit organization provides quality medical, dental, and pharmacy services and health education to low income, uninsured Brunswick County adults in a caring, patient-centered.

Other organization’s supported by Southport Rotary Club include: The Jack Helbig Memorial Foundation, Providence Home, Brunswick Family Assistance Agency, Hope Harbor Home, Brunswick County STEM, Southport Elementary School, Girl Scouts NC Coastal Pines, Coins for Alzheimer’s Research, Boys and Girls Home of NC, Matthew’s Ministry, Computers 4 Kids, Southport-Oak Island Interchurch Fellowship Food Pantry & more!