The Sandhills Race Series (SRS) seeks to encourage and recognize participation and performance in local racing and provide support to organizations coordinating running events for the promotion of fun, fitness and community causes.


  • To increase participation in local races and running-related activities
  • To coordinate an annual schedule of local races
  • To offer support and resources for the development and implementation of events that meet safety and professional race management standards
  • To create a pool of trained, experienced volunteers for local races


  • Local Races – Race Directors
  • Sandhills Striders
  • USATF (USA Track & Field)
SRS Coordinators
  • Jodi Heimrich | FirstHealth Centers for Health & Fitness,  Turkey Trot, Run for the Ribbons  (910.715.1000)
  • David Petsolt | Reindeer Fun Run

Get Involved

  • Serve on a SRS work committee (Race & Safety, Marketing & Promotions or Grants & Sponsorship)
  • Volunteer to work a promotion booth at races and community events
  • Become a fan on Facebook
  • Share with friends, family and co-workers
  • Offer ideas and suggestions
  • Learn more about becoming an SRS event