Enjoy the Sun Festival Slip-n-Slide 5K presented by Russell Medical through the streets of downtown Alexander City and then cool off at the end with a trip or two down the slip -n- slide. The first male and female to cross the 5K finish line will receive a Sun Festival medal. Advance registration fees are $25.00; day of registration will be $30.00. Check-in/Registration will start at 7 am; the run will begin at 8 am, with after-party to follow.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED! THE FIRST 100 REGISTRANTS WILL RECEIVE THE OFFICIAL SUN FESTIVAL SLIP-N-SLIDE 5K BEACH TOWEL! Advance registration can be done at www.active.com or you can stop by the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce located at 175 Aliant Parkway.
Bring your friends and have them line the race course to cheer you on! The 5K route will start at the top of Strand Park, go down Madison Street to Cherokee Road, turn right onto Jr. College Drive, instead of going down the hill at CACC circle the round-about to your right, then head back down Jr. College Drive toward Cherokee Road, turn left onto Cherokee Road, turn right onto Heard Boulevard (front of BRHS), circle through the bus line at BRHS and back down Heard Boulevard, turn right back onto Cherokee Road, veer left onto Church Street, go halfway through the round-about onto Main Street, turn right into the alley beside Alabama Street Makers Market, turn right at the back of the alley, end back at the top of Strand Park where you started.
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Alexander City Sun Festival