Root for Love 5k & 1 Mile Because of Kennedy

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Silver Commet Trailhead-Mavell Road Mavell Road SmyrnaGA  30080
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Silver Commet Trailhead-Mavell Road Mavell Road SmyrnaGA  30080

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Root for Love 5K & 1Mile, Because of Kennedy

Join us for Because of Kennedy's Root for Love 5K and 1Mile Fun Run Event, benefitting orphans and vulnerable families in Ethiopia (www.becauseofkennedy.org). Run/walk through Mavell Road Trailhead, which is the start of the Silver Comet Trail. Our course is fast and flat, well marked with no automobile traffic. Participants will cross the finish line, receive a medal, and celebrate with a post race party! Each participant who donates $25 will receive a BoK Root for Love t-shirt! T-shirts can also be purchased for $25.



Charity - Because of Kennedy, www.becauseofkennedy.org, Caring for Orphans and Empowering the Vulnerable in Ethiopia.

Fundraising - This is a fundraising event.  If you would like to have a personal fundraising page, please click on the fundraising team or contact Katie Gleason at Katie@becauseofkennedy.org. Fundraise at least $25 and receive a race t-shirt.

Event details and schedule

The Event Schedule

  • Course infomation - 5k & 1 Mile Paved Trail Run (Run or Walk)
  • Arrival information -
    • 5k and 1 Miles Race start at 8am & 8:10am
    • On-site Registration starts at 6:30am (Exact Cash Only)
    • Race Ceremony starts at 7:30
  • ID Needed - For On-site Registration or Packet Pick-up
  • What to wear - Dress for cool temperatures
  • Everyone receives a Finisher Medal
  • Post Race Celebration

Packet Pick Up -April 13, 2018 4:00 - 7:00 pm Big Peach Running Co., 1625 Ridenour Boulevard, Ste. # 304, Kennesaw, GA 30152. You many also pick up your packet race day. Please bring your ID for your race pick up.

Cool Shirts - Available for $25; Proceeds go to BoK to Support Orphans and Vulnerable Families in Ethiopia.

Organizer Info

  • Because of Kennedy

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