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JOIN US for the 6th annual Independence Day 5k/10K/1K in person OR virtual! If you choose to run on site you will have the awesome experience of running on America's birthday. The 5K will take you through the streets of downtown Cumming. The 10k splits off at 2.3 miles into route and will return the same finish line. Start and finish are two different locations about .4 apart from each other. Please be mindful of and follow all laws, restrictions, and mandates that are in effect for the City of Cumming and the state of Georgia.

This event will follow the health and safety guidelines in place on the day of the race for the City of Cumming and the state of Georgia.

RUNNING ON-SITE: You will be required to enter your estimated finish time when registering. This will provide appropriate placement and approximate start time for your start of the race. This will enable us to comply with social distancing guidelines for grouping during a transitory event (social distancing does not apply to co-habitating OR persons, units, roommates residing together). Further details will be provided as we get closer to the event.

RUNNING VIRTUAL: You will have the opportunity to run on your own between July 1st and July 5th. The cost of the virtual race includes a Tshirt, custom bib, and die cast finishing medal.

COME CELEBRATE WITH US! Be safe, stay active, have fun and keep running!

Event details and schedule

RACE START TIME:

8:00am 5K/10K

9:15am (approx) 1K

COST:

5K - $25.00 until June 13th at 11:59pm

$27.00 from June 14th until June 27th at 11:59pm

$30.00 from June 28th to race day

Virtual - $35.00

10K - $30.00 until June 13th at 11:59pm

$32.00 from June 14th until June 27th at 11:59pm

$35.00 from June 28th to race day

Virtual - $35.00

1K - $15.00 till @ 6/27 @ 11:59pm, then $20.00 till race day.

Tot-Trot Free!

COURSE:

5K/10K - The 5K will take you through the streets of downtown Cumming. The 10k splits off at 2.3 miles and returns to the same finish line. Start and finish are two different locations about .4 apart from each other.

1K Fun Run and Tot Trot start/finish from Cumming Playhouse.

PACKET PICK-UP:

Early Packet pickup location and time: Sprouts Farmers Market, 530 Lakeland Plaza, Cumming GA, July 3rd from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.

RACE DAY Packet Pickup/Registration will begin at 6:30 am, Otwell Middle School, across from the start line.

T-SHIRTS:

All participants registered by June 28th will be guarenteed a T-Shirt, YOU NOW HAVE A CHOICE between Women's Racerback Tank or Unisex T.

FREE PARKING:

All parking will be at bus lot between Otwell Middle School 605 Tribble Gap Rd and Cumming Elementary. Additional parking will be at the gravel lot south of the baseball field on Tribble Gap Rd. Turn into both lots at signal light across from 13th street. Some Parking is also available in front of both schools.

RACE PURPOSE (OUR CAUSE)

Our fundraising goals for 2021 will be to continue the work and bring the dream alive of Rob Hasse, who was working on the revitalization of the Mary Alice Park trail system.

Rob was part of the host Forsyth Central High School’s XC booster club, and was instrumental in making the 2014 all county XC meet possible at Mary Alice Park. They were able to clean up and repair enough of the trail network to produce a very successful meet, however a lot of work needs to be completed. Unfortunately, Rob passed away suddenly in March of 2016 before the completion of this project. Now the torch has been passed to us. Rob’s goal was to have all the old trails clean and useable again for the public, and to create a much-needed training area for all the schools in the county.

Funds raised from this event be applied toward materials, labor and rental equipment needed to complete this project.

Post Race:

Awards for Overalls, Masters and age group medals 1st, 2nd and 3rd starting at age 10 and under.

DIE CAST FINISHING MEDALS FOR ALL RACE PARTICIPANTS.

When

July 04 - 07, 2021

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday

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