September 08, 2018


September 08, 2018 Intersection of Milledge Ave and Dearing St • 501 Dearing St AthensGA  30606 View Map Organized by Classic Race Services

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September 08, 2018

Intersection of Milledge Ave and Dearing St

501 Dearing St AthensGA  30606
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How fast can you run a Mile?  5 Minutes, 6 Minutes, 10 Minutes?

Invite your friends for this inaugural race Sept. 8 down the best street in Athens for what we hope becomes an annual Athens tradition. Anyone can run a mile. It’s shorter than a 5k and open to all ability levels.

Event details and schedule

Race Day Registration and packet pickup: Begins at 6:30AM at Clarke Central High School, 350 S. Milledge, Ave, Athens, GA 30605.  Please arrive in enough time to get your bib and tshirt.  Bib and t-shirt pickup will close at 7:00am.  The first wave will begin at 7:30am sharp.  

Early Packet Pickup:  Friday, Sept 7 at Athens Running Company, 210 S. Milledge Ave, Athens, GA, 30605.  Hours for pickup:  11:00am - 1:00pm and 4:00pm to 6:30pm.

Race Day Parking:  Plenty of parking is available at Clarke Central High School.  

Race info: Race will be in 5 timed waves, based on predicted finish, with time clocks every 1/4 mile for splits. First wave will start at 7:30 a.m., with waves every 15 minutes.

Wave times will be:  Under 5 minutes, 5 - 5:59, 6-6:59, 7-7:59, 8 and over

Course: Starts at Milledge and Dearing, straight down Milledge Ave. and ends at Five Points.

Awards: Overall and top age group awards.  Cash prizes to top three male and female ages 18 and over $500, $250, $100 PLUS $500 cash bonus to first male / female to break 4:00 / 4:30 respectively.

T-shirts: Guaranteed for runners registered by Aug. 19.

Timing and Results:  Finish line management and results provided by Classic Race Services with results posted to,, and

Other Info: In case of inclimate weather, the races will go on.  Delay of the start may happen in case of severe weather in the area at race time.  If severe weather continues, then the race director or local authorities may make the call to cancel the race at that time.  Sorry, no refunds.

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