2017 Unity Stampede 5K

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Opelika SportsPlex 1001 Andrews Road OpelikaAL  36801
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Opelika SportsPlex 1001 Andrews Road OpelikaAL  36801

About This Activity

A Unique Run with a Great Mission: To strengthen relationships among citizens of all cultures in our community. 

Proceeds will be used to fund Character Education through the Community Foundation of East Alabama, provide Scholarships  for students at Southern Union State Community College and to promote wellness and healthy lifestyles in the community. 


Event details and schedule

2017 Unity Stampede 5K

April 29, 2017

Opelika Sportsplex

Late Registration Begins @4:00pm

Festivities Begin @4:30pm

Races Begin @5:30pm

Live Music and Food Vendors After Races



1 Mile Fun Run/Walk/Wheel

Closed loop starts and ends on paved 1 mile track at Sportsplex. 


5K Run/Walk

Will begin at Sportsplex reach to Southern Union Campus and then finish at Sportsplex.  



It is a stampede, so wear your most unique outfit and get ready to make it 8 seconds on our mechanical bull!


Live Music, Food Vendors and Drawings

There will be live music after the races. Envision Opelika Foundation and Southern Union will be the food vendors.  You are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to partake in the festivities. No alcohol  allowed.

T-Shirts:  Guaranteed if registration received by Saturday, April 1, 2017.  If registered after April 1st, you will receive T-shirts as supplies last, in sizes available. 


Refund Policy:  Refunds and transfers are not allowed. 


Day of Race registration: Begins  @ 4:00pm under “Registration Tent” at Opelika Sportsplex.  Pre-registration is highly encouraged.   

Packet Pick-ups: You may pick up your packets at Southern Union in the Health Sciences Parking lot on the corner of LaFayette and Fox Run on Friday, April 28th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm or  the day of the race beginning at 4:00pm on Saturday, April 29th under the “Packet Pick Up Tent” at the Sportsplex. 

*All race entry participants are eligible to win door prizes throughout the event, but  they must be present to win. 



5K - Top 2 male and female finishers in each age group:

<10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Most unique male and female outfits.


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