About Special Olympics Georgia
The mission of Special Olympics Georgia is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. Our goal is to help bring persons with intellectual disabilities into the larger society under conditions whereby they are accepted, respected, and given the chance to become useful and productive citizens.
Event details and schedule
This race is Dog, Stroller and walker friendly run! (All dogs must be on a leash)
Race Location: Shakerag Park, 10945 Rogers Circle, Johns Creek GA 30097
Race Date: Saturday, April 22, 8:00am
Early Bag Pick-up: Early bag pick-up will be at the Big Peach Running Co. store located at 5530 Windward Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30004. This will be on THURSDAY April 20th, 2017 between 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Race Day Registration and race day packets (shirt and bibs) pick-up will begin at 6:45am
*Must register by April 12th to get t-shirt*
Who can participate? Anyone who can walk or run.
Parking: Please park at Shakerag Elementary School or River Trail Middle School near Shakerag Park.
The Registration Table will be near River Trail Middle School and this parking lot should accommodate all runners.
Also, this 5k is a USATF Certified Course- Eligible as a Peachtree Qualifier!
Awards for the top Female/Male finishers and for each age group (see Race Results page for age groups): The top Female/Male finisher will win a $50 gift card to Big Peach Running Club.
MALE 9 & UNDER
MALE 60 & ABOVE
FEMALE 9 & UNDER
FEMALE 60 & ABOVE
** Please stick around after the race! We will be giving away tons of Gift Cards to local businesses **
Johns Creek Police Department / Special Olympics Georgia