September 29, 2019

Iron Horse 15K and the 5K Express (Presented by 9Round)

September 29, 2019 Town Center Mall • 400 Barrett Parkway KennesawGA  30144 View Map Organized by Run For It! Productions

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About this event

September 29, 2019
Sunday

Town Center Mall

400 Barrett Parkway KennesawGA  30144
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ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES THURSDAY 9/26 AT 9AM. IF YOU MISS ONLINE REGISTRATION YOU CAN STILL REGISTER AT EITHER OF OUR TWO PACKET PICKUP LOCATIONS (PACKET PICKUP INFORMATION IS BELOW)

Take the challenge and step up to the 15K distance at the Iron Horse 15K! Enjoy a great course with lots of support including 8 aid stations and lots of fun!

Not ready to tackle the distance? Run the 5K Express, a bite sized version of the 15K All the great support and fun, with a shorter distance!

BOTH races receive an awesome finisher medal! Stay after the race for a great post party with lots of food, music, and fun!

FINAL INSTRUCTIONS ARE IN THE EVENT DETAILS AND SCHEDULE

Event details and schedule

The 15K and 5K both start at 730am and both are Peachtree Qualifiers! 

The 15K has 8 water stops on the course, the 5K has one.

Plenty of FREE parking at Town Center at Cobb!

 

RACE START TIMES

Both the 5k and the 15k start at 730am sharp! Please plan on arriving no later than 7 am as roads will start closing around the mall then.

 

  PACKET PICKUP

 

 TWO OPTIONS!!  Pick up Friday from 4-7pm at Big Peach Running Co. in Kennesaw, or at the start of the race on Sunday morning beginning at 630am. Registration/Packet pickup will NOT open until 630am on Sunday, so please plan your arrival accordingly.      LAST MINUTE REGISTRATION

 

If you have family or friends interested in running, tell them to join the fun! We are accepting registration at packet pickup as well as at the start of the race! 

 

  WEATHER

 

No rain in the morning forecast, and we are looking at 68 degrees at the start of the race with partly cloudy skies. 

 

  PARKING

 

Plenty of free parking right at the start/finish! PLEASE PARK IN FRONT OF BELK AND MACY'S (lower level) OR YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GET OUT UNTIL THE RACE IS OVER.

 

  DIRECTIONS TO START

 

From exit 269 Barrett Pkwy head East on Barrett, turn left on Busbee. Pkwy. Race starts and finishes at the North side of the mall.

 

  WATER/RESTROOMS

 

In addition to the start/finish, we will have Fontis Water at the midpoint of the 5K. The 15K will also have water at approximately 2.7, 3.7, 4.8, 6.2, 7.1, and 8.1 miles. (powerade will also be available). Portojohns are available at the start, and there will be a portajohn at the midpoint of the 15K.     TIME LIMIT

 

There is a 2 hr, 15 min cutoff for the 15K.... in the interest of safety of our runners and out of respect to the community that is kind enough to let us close roads, etc., participants must maintain a 15 minute per mile pace or they may be asked to complete the race on the sidewalk and observe regular pedestrian laws at all intersections along the route. Roads will open and aid stations will be closed down based on that pace

 



HOTEL INFORMATION!

Our friends at the Hilton Garden Inn have special rooms available for our runners for only $109 per night! You must reserve your room through the links below to get the special pricing.

HILTON GARDEN INN - CLICK HERE! 

HOMEWOOD SUITES - CLICK HERE!  

 

Awards will be given to the overall male and female, overall masters male and female, and the top 3 in age groups from 14 and under to 70+ in both races.

 

COURSE MAPS AND AMENITIES

There are 5 water stops on the course for the 15K, and 1 for the 5K. All stops will be stocked with water and Gatorade. 

There are restrooms at the 5.5 mile mark of the 15K

Both the 15K and 5K are USATF certified

15K course - http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=7369526

5K Course - https://www.usatf.org/events/courses/maps/showMap.asp?courseID=GA13098WC


***NOTE*** THERE IS A 2:15 TIME LIMIT FOR THE 15K

 

 PACKET PICKUP

Friday 9/27 from 4-7pm at Big Peach Running Co. in Kennesaw

Sunday 9/29 at the start beginning at 630am

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