Join us on Mother’s Day and help support central Georgians touched by breast cancer!
The 3rd Annual Georgia 5K Run for Breast Cancer, produced by It’s The Journey, takes place in Macon on May 9, 2021.
In 18 years, It’s The Journey has raised over $16.5 million to fund 431 grants that provide breast cancer education, screening, early detection, support services, and continuing care for Georgians.
For more information about It’s The Journey, please visit https://itsthejourney.org/.
Not ready to join "live" yet? Choose the virtual option, participate from anywhere in the country, and have your shirt delivered to your doorstep.
Event details and schedule
5K starts at 8am. On-site registration will be available at 7am.
This is a family friendly event. Runners and walkers of all ages welcome.
Plenty of FREE parking at the mall.
All participants will receive a race packet, including a Georgia 5K for Breast Cancer t-shirt. Race shirts guaranteed for those who register by April 9, 2021.
Award medals will be given to the top finishers in each age group.
This course is a certified Peachtree Road Race qualifier!
RULES OF THE RUN
(***PLEASE NOTE*** THESE WILL BE MODIFIED AS WE GET CLOSER BASED ON CURRENT COVID CONDITIONS AND ANY STATE/FEDERAL MANDATES) * While there is plenty of free parking at the race, we ask that you please do not arrive more than 30-45 min prior to your wave start, and stay in your cars while waiting. * You must check in at the medical tent to have a temperature check. If you have a fever, you will not be able to participate. * All our staff will wear masks to further enhance safety measures * We will further limit the number of people at the start line by sending participants out in smaller groups every 30-60 seconds. YOU WILL BE CHIP TIMED so it won't affect your race time. * Once you are done, please do not hang around the finish line. We need to keep the area clear in accordance with social distancing guidelines. * Results will be posted on active.com before we leave the venue and they will be emailed to you same day. * Masks will not be required while running on the course but having a mask or buff handy is highly recommended when passing a runner or being passed. Masks will be required while you are waiting to start, when you are picking up your shirt/bib, and when you are getting temperature screened. * Please be sure to wash and sanitize your hands frequently. Sanitizer will be available in various areas around the venue. * We strongly encourage you to plan for your own hydration needs. Bottled water will be available at the finish. * ALL participants must sign the online waiver prior to race weekend. Without a signed waiver we will not issue a race number, and you will not be able to participate. * If you have a fever, cough, sore throat, or any other symptom of COVID-19 or other illness, please stay home. Contact event director if you have any questions.
SUBMITTING YOUR TIME FOR THE VIRTUAL RUN
You will be able to submit your 5K time anytime between 5/1 and 5/9. 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 email@example.com 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 " Run for Breast Cancer 5K Results Submission" This will help us know which event you are participating in.
VIRTUAL results will be posted on 5/11 on active.com and sent via email.