Sign up for our 9th Annual Run the Quay 5K race scheduled for June 1st!! Go to www.sportoften.com and search for "Quay." Deadline for early registration is FRIDAY!!! The Chamber will be CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 27TH to observe Memorial Day. We open Tuesday, May 28th. Have a safe Holiday.!
The Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to our fast-growing, business-friendly community that invites newcomers yet preserves its safe, relaxed, small town appeal. Whether you are a resident, a business owner, or just interested in our area, we encourage you to explore this site to find out more about the unique opportunities available through the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce.
We have two thriving historic downtowns, minutes apart. This allows access to multiple services and products in two distinct shopping environments while maintaining a sense of history dating back over 200 years.
We also anticipate high residential and business growth in our area over the next 5-10 years as a result of 1) the expansion of Fort Bragg, 2) a planned expansion of the Route 401 corridor from Fayetteville to Raleigh, 3) the completion of I-540, 4) the Veridea development project in Apex that will create 30,000 new jobs, and 5) the completion of the Novartis pharmaceutical plant in Holly Springs, which plans to start production of flu vaccines in 2011. For more information about these new opportunities and how they will impact our town, check out The Perfect Storm, by Art Sanders.
Life in Fuquay-Varina offers the advantage of having what you need in close proximity while providing small town charm and an affordable living environment. Family is highly valued, as are neighbors and the serenity of our location. Our forward-looking town and business leaders will continue to plan for growth opportunities for Fuquay-Varina, but the most important aspect of living and working in Fuquay-Varina will always be the charm, warmth, and character of the people who live here.
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9th Annual Run the Quay 5K Race
This year's 9th Annual "Run the Quay" 5K race will be held on June 1st in historic downtown Fuquay-Varina at 8:00 am. Start and Finish lines will be at the Fuquay-Varina Presbyterian Church on Ennis Street. The race will conclude with awards in front of the Fellowship Hall at about 9:30 am.
Race fees are:
$25/adult until May 24th, $30/adult from May 25-May 31st, $35/adult on the day of the race
$15/child age 12 and under until May 24th, $20 after May 24th
To register for the 9th Annual Run the Quay 5K, click HERE.
“Team Spirit” Contest"
Entrants are encouraged to sign up as teams and identify themselves in fun and creative ways. The most creative team will receive a prize during the awards ceremony.
This is the second year that we have included a wheelchair division in our competitive 5K program. Athletes who wish to compete in this division should check the box located on the registration form. For more information, call the Chamber at 552-4947.
"Children’s FUN RUN"
Fuquay-Varina Pediatrics is sponsoring a Fun Run for children ages 3-10 that will take place at the Fuquay-Varina Middle School athletic field at 9:00 am (after the main race has wrapped up). Children can choose from a 100-yard dash, or a 1-mile run. Registration for this race is $10/child if you register online, and includes a Run the Quay t-shirt. Proceeds from this activity will benefit KidsCan! — a local nonprofit that provides social activities for children whose parents are battling cancer and other terminal illnesses. Call Brandie at 919-557-2362 for more information (www.carypediatriccenter.com).
The first 650 registrants will receive DRY FIT t-shirts. Children age 12 and under will receive a regular 50/50 cotton-polyester t-shirt.
Individuals registering after May 24th run the risk of not receiving a t-shirt, as quantities are limited.
Runners are encouraged to form TEAMS, and to register their team name for inclusion in the TEAM SPIRIT contest.
For a map of the race route, click HERE. For a map with elevation grid, click HERE.
Booth spaces are available for rent at $100 for 12x12 space. Vendors must supply their own tent/table/chairs.
Nonprofit rate is available upon request with Proof of 501c(3) status.
Runner Sponsors ($1500), Jogger Sponsors ($500), Walker Sponsors ($275), and Water Sponsors are still
needed for this event. Runner and Jogger sponsors get free booth space.
For more information, please call the Chamber office at 919-552-4947 or email Lynanne Fowle at email@example.com.