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October 26, 2024

Fast Pace Race 5k/10k/1 Mile

Cumming Fairgrounds • 235 Castleberry Rd CummingGA  30040 Organized by Fast Race Services

About this event

JOIN US for the 16th annual FAST Pace Race 5K/10K/1K.  

ABOUT OUR CAUSE:

Prostate cancer is the most common major cancer in American men today. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. On Saturday, October 26, 2024, Forsyth Area Striders Team (F.A.S.T.), along with the Prostate Condition Education Council (PCEC), is proud to present the 16th annual FAST PACE RACE. This event, and its proceeds help promote awareness and provides education regarding the importance of screening and early detection.

ABOUT OUR TITLE SPONSOR:  Advanced Urology

"Advanced Urology is Georgia's leading provider of high quality, urological care.  We are ranked #1 on the Health Grades and are the only provider in the area to offer same day appointments.  With 10 clinics and 7 ambulatory surgery centers conveniently located throughout the Atlanta area, Advanced Urology is committed to giving our patients the best experience possible by focusing on innovative treatments, exceptional service, and superior outcomes.  Our highly skilled medical professionals work within our own state-of-the-art facilities and local hospitals where we are dedicated to making our patients feel comfortable and valued.  Our patients are our highest priority, and we pride ourselves in offering exceptional care and service."   

 

Event details and schedule

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

We're famous for our half-mile downhill start and finish on both 5k and the 10K courses! These courses were designed by runners, for runners. Both the 5K and 10K are chip-timed, point-to-point runs with an overall elevation drop to the finish line. The 5K faster than fast course will produce many memorable PRs and the 10K/5K with there exciting downhill finishes will boast many Peachtree Road Race qualifying times for 2025!  

FAST PACE Race website: http://fastpacerace.org

T-SHIRTS:

Advanced technical fiber t-shirts are available in men's or women's fitted cut for early registrations. All participants registered by October 16th will be guaranteed a race t-shirt.  Participants registered on October 17th or later will not be guaranteed a t-shirt, however we have always tried to make sure all registrants received one. Please note, the women's fitted shirt tends to be on the small size. Women who prefer a looser fit should request a Men's shirt or go up one size.

COST:

5K - $25 until 9/29 @ 11:59pm, then $28.00 until 10/13, then $30 until through race day.

10K - $25 until 9/29 @ 11:59pm, then $28 until 10/13 @ 11:59pm, then $30.00 through race day.

TEAMS of 4 or more - join a team and get a $3.00 discount per team member.  Discount is applied at checkout.

PARKING:

Parking will be available in the Cumming Fair Grounds Gate B or Lot 1. The Covered Arena in the fairgrounds will be the pre-race area.  Restrooms attached to the arena are available for use race day and during presentation.

PACKET PICKUP:

Early Packet Pickup Friday, October 25 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm under the covered arena.

You can pick up your race packet on Saturday, October 26 at 6:30am to 7:45am

START LINE TRANSPORTATION:

The start line is approximately one mile from the fairgrounds. We will offer buses to transport runners/walkers to the starting line from 7:00 am - 7:45 am, or participants may choose to walk/run to the start via sidewalks.  

COVERED ARENA POST RACE: 10k and 5k races finish in front of the Cumming Fairgrounds. Post-race food, beverages and ample restrooms will be available just over the covered castleberry foot bridge. Overall Male/Female, Masters Male/Female, and Age Group awards (Male/Female in 5-year increments) will be provided to the top 3 finishers for both the 5k and 10k. All finishers will receive finishing medals. 1 mile fun run stays 100% within the fairgrounds.

Information on the Set the Pace Race Series:

The Prostate Awareness and Cancer Education (PACE) Race Series reaches men and women to educate them on prostate cancer, and increase awareness of the disease as well as emphasize the importance of a healthy lifestyle. The PACE series began in 2002 and now, featuring a team of celebrity runners, including world famous marathoners Bill Rodgers, Benji Durden and Bart Yasso the race series has reached millions of men around the country.

DIRECTIONS from EXIT 14 GA400 to Fairgrounds:

Starting from Buford Hwy/GA-20 W at GA-400 Exit 14 1 Head northwest on Buford Hwy/GA-20 W toward Atlanta Rd/GA-20 W/GA-9 N - go 0.2 mi 2 Turn left at Atlanta Rd/GA-9 S - go 0.2 mi 3 Turn right at Hutchinson Rd (At light beside KFC) - go 0.6 mi 4 Turn right to stay on Hutchinson Rd - go 0.4 mi 5 Turn right at Castleberry Rd - go 0.9 mi Destination (Cumming Fairgrounds) will be on the left Parking at Gate B in the Fairgrounds Total: 2.2 mi from 400.

ARRIVE ON TIME & be prepared to set a PR:

DON'T FORGET! Because this is a point-to-point course, you should arrive EARLY to be shuttled to the start. Buses for the 1-mile trip to the start line begin boarding at 7:00 am from the Fairgrounds and will end at 7:45 am. 5k and 10k begin promptly at 8:00 am.  Maps will show multiple walking routes to the start line.  

BAG CHECK:

Since we are a point to point race and it can be cool in October we will provide a bag check at the start line for warm up clothing, jackets and such to be transported back to the Covered Arena at the fairgrounds.

Location

Cumming Fairgrounds

235 Castleberry Rd CummingGA  30040

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