The tackiest decade in the history of civilization just got better!
Enjoy 70's themed fun throughout, from 70's music, to special lighting and black lights, and much more! There will be yummy food trucks to handle your munchies, a "psychedelic" glow tent to take awesome photos in, and other surprises!
DRESS to IMPRESS! Take part in our costume contest and win cool prizes! So put on your best flower power outfit, or your platform shoes / go-go boots and have fun!
Can you dig it?? ALL participants get a groovy shirt and custom finisher medal.
The 5K is chip timed and runs on a beautiful course that passes through Etowah River Park, to Heritage Park, and back again. There are two water stops on the course - one at the 1.3 mile mark and one at the 2.3 mile mark.
Overall male and female winner will win special lava lamp awards, as will the best costume winners (male and female)! Medals for top 3 in various age groups from 10 and under to 70 and over.
NOT READY TO RUN LIVE? NO WORRIES! Sign up for the virtual run and have your swag mailed to your doorstep!
Event details and schedule
The 5K will take place at Etowah River Park, Brown Industrial Blvd in Canton.
5K begins at 8am.
The 5K has a strict 400 person limit, so don't be a square and wait too late to sign up! - and tell your friends!
You will be able to submit your time anytime between 10/15-10/25. Please follow all of the steps below in order to be included in the results;
- Run or walk a 5K anywhere - even on a treadmill. If you are running/walking outside, please make sure you are following all social distancing rules and follow ALL local, state, and federal mandates!
- Take a picture of your time/distance. It can be through Strava, Garmin, Mapmyrun, or even a picture of your watch or treadmill display. As long as we can see your distance / time, you are good!
- Email your proof to firstname.lastname@example.org within the time window posted above. Times submitted outside of this window will not count. Please include your full name in the email. ***VERY IMPORTANT*** In the subject line of your email, please put "70's Run Results Submission" This will help us know which event you are participating in.
Results will be posted 10/26