• Running-10.16K and 5K - One Race NO SHIRT OPTION
  • Running-10.16K and 5K - Two Races NO SHIRT OPTION
  • Running-10.16K and 5K - One Race With TShirt
  • Running-10.16K and 5K - Two Races with TShirt


1621 Run

Thanksgiving Day November 22, 2018

A Keel and Ryles Holiday Series Race

Event details and schedule

The 10th Annual 1621 Races- a 10.16K and a 5K. This is where the Clover Glove Race Series got started. 5K Race begins at 7:44. The 10.16K will begin at 8:44. Registration begins at 6:44 a.m. Races are at the Fortson 4-H Center near Hampton GA. (Halfway between Beulah, Ala. & Bogart, GA.)

Registration: For one race-- $20 preregistration. For two races-- $30. PREREGISTRATION ONLY- NO SHIRT OPTION $15 for one race, $24 for two races. Race day registration $25 for one race/$40 for both. Bring exact amount, we may not have change. Checks payable to Georgia 4-H Foundation. Pre-Registration closes November 9, 2018. Mail to: Clover Glove Races, c/o 4-H, Hoke Smith Annex, UGA, Athens, GA 30602. Contact: Bo Ryles or Roger Keel

Directions: GPS: Fortson Rd/ Hampton GA. The Center is behind the Atlanta International Speedway. Lower Woolsey Road on the south end of the Speedway-begins as Hwy 20 and turns into two lane Lower Woolsey. Travel 'bout 4 mi. on Lower Woolsey, right on Fortson Rd. Register in building with lights on. Website:

Awards: It’s a 1621 tradition. A smile and a thank you. Instead of awards, we donate more to the scholarships. We will have our usual drawing of a turkey for a frozen turkey. The live turkey may be with us again this year or he may be hiding considering the day of the event. Points for Clover Glove, Black Bag, Run & See Georgia

T Shirts: We will have shirts for preregistered folks and while they last on race day. Only 1 per person.

Course: 5K & 10.16K on street (some dirt road, original course)

Race Food: water, bananas, and coffee. Bring cookies, bread, etc. to share, it’s Thanksgiving. Proceeds go to Georgia 4-H Foundation (a 501(c)3 organization)

Organised by

Georgia 4-H Foundation

Hoke Smith Annex, UGA, Athens

Phone: 7065423390

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