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Come celebrate Memorial Day & the beginning of Summer with a NEW (or continued) tradition...This is your chance to run a 5K or a 10K on Piedmont Rd. Beautiful fast course with lots of aid stations and entertainment along the way.
New for 2014
We're looking forward to a bigger crowd, and we've added CHIP TIMING, for both the 5K & 10K. We're also lining up more vendors and more fun things along the course.
Entry Fee & Registration
Early Bird registration through April 15th: 5K...$25 & 10K...$30. Regular Registration through May 24: 5K...$30 & 10K...$35. Race Day registrations are welcome for an additional $5, and shirts will be available while supplies last.
Race Day Schedule
6:30 am...Packet pickup & race day registration. 7:30 am...Races Start
Memorial Day is about remembering the soldiers who died while on Active Duty in the Military. It is with this in mind that our Beneficiary of the race will be The Armed Forces Foundation. The Armed Forces Foundation is a national 501 (c) (3) dedicated to providing comfort and support to members of the United States military and their families during times of need.CFC # 75-3070368
Both the 10K & 5K are certified courses that start and finish in the Parking Lot of LA Fitness on the corner of Sandy Plains & E. Piedmont. Both routes are an out and back, and will be run entirely on E. Piedmont Rd. See event web site for a course map.
All aid stations will have water & energy drink. the 5K will have 2 stops, and the 10K will have 5 stops.
Awards, Goodies, & Festival
All participants registered by 5/18 are guaranteed a moisture wicking race shirt (child sizes may be cotton). Women's cuts are also available! Awards in both races to the Overall Male & Female, Overall Masters (40+) as well as the top 3 in each age group. (10 & under - 65+ for the 5K; 19 & under - 65+ for the 10K)
All 10K participants will receive a custom finisher award.
Championship & Turkey Trot
All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the championships to be held in Dec., 2014. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website for details.