Downtown Cartersville 5K to benefit Backpack Buddies

Saturday 25th August 2018

Downtown Cartersville: 1 Friendship Plaza, Cartersville, United States

Distance running, 5K, 1 Mile


Activities

  • Backpack Buddies 5K, General Registration - Individual Age Group/Open
  • 1 Mile Run/Walk - Individual/Open
  • 5K, Friends of Backpack Buddies...Registration + Donation - Individual Donor Level $50
  • 5K, Friends of Backpack Buddies...Registration + Donation - Individual Donor Level $100
  • 5K, Cartersville Primary (Gina Bishop' Team) - Cartersville Primary, Adult
  • 5K, Cartersville Primary (Gina Bishop' Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cartersville Elementary (Melissa Bates's Team) - Cartersville Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Cartersville Elementary (Melissa Bates's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cartersville Middle (Ken MacKenzie's Team) - Cartersville Middle, Adult
  • 5K, Cartersville Middle (Ken MacKenzie's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cartersville High (Shelley Tierce's Team) - Cartersville High, Adult
  • 5K, Cartersville High (Shelley Tierce's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Adairsville Elementary (Melissa Zarefoss's Team) - Adairsville Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Adairsville Elementary (Melissa Zarefoss's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Allatoona Elementary (Jim Bishop's Team) - Allatoona Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Allatoona Elementary (Jim Bishop's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Clear Creek Elementary (Dr. Kelly Wade's Team) - Clear Creek Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Clear Creek Elementary (Dr. Kelly Wade's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cloverleaf Elementary (Dr. Evie Barge's Team) - Cloverleaf Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Cloverleaf Elementary (Dr. Evie Barge's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Emerson Elementary (Tracy Mulkey's Team) - Emerson Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Emerson Elementary (Tracy Mulkey's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Euharlee Elementary (Dr. Sharon Collum's Team) - Euharlee Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Euharlee Elementary (Dr. Sharon Collum's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Hamilton Crossing Elementary (Lynn Robertson's Team) - Hamilton Crossing Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Hamilton Crossing Elementary (Lynn Robertson's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Kingston Elementary (Philena Johnson's Team) - Kingston Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Kingston Elementary (Philena Johnson's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Mission Road Elementary (Sherrie Hughes's Team) - Mission Rd. Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Mission Road Elementary (Sherrie Hughes's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Pine Log Elementary (Tracey Alford's Team) - Pine Log Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Pine Log Elementary (Tracey Alford's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Taylorsville Elementary (Jennifer Miller's Team) - Taylorsville Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, Taylorsville Elementary (Jennifer Miller's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, White Elementary (Amy Heater's Team) - White Elementary, Adult
  • 5K, White Elementary (Amy Heater's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Adairsville Middle (Tony Stanfill's Team) - Adairsville Middle, Adult
  • 5K, Adairsville Middle (Tony Stanfill's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cass Middle (Dr. Kristy Arnold's Team) - Cass Middle, Adult
  • 5K, Cass Middle (Dr. Kristy Arnold's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, South Central Middle (Tia Windsor's Team) - South Central Middle, Adult
  • 5K, South Central Middle (Tia Windsor's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Woodland Middle (Michael Blankenship's Team) - Woodland Middle, Adult
  • 5K, Woodland Middle (Michael Blankenship's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Adairsville High (Bruce Mulkey's Team) - Adairsville High, Adult
  • 5K, Adairsville High (Bruce Mulkey's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cass High (Stephen Revard's Team) - Cass High, Adult
  • 5K, Cass High (Stephen Revard's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Woodland High (Dr. Wes Dickey's Team) - Woodland High, Adult
  • 5K, Woodland High (Dr. Wes Dickey's Team) - Student Rate

Description

Calling all 5K and 1 Mile Runners for the Second Annual Downtown Cartersville 5K and 1 Mile Road Race(s) to benefit Backpack Buddies sponsored by The Cartersville Downtown Development Authority, Anytime Fitness of Cartersville, & Modern Woodmen Financial, Garth Gherardini.  The 5K race will start / finish in Downtown Cartersville, with a fast 5K route encircling downtown and surrounding neighborhoods.  The 5K is a USATF CERTIFIED COURSE (Certification #GA18034WC) and is a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier!  The 1 Mile run will begin shortly after the 5K is completed or approximately 8:45 AM.  Please plan to "hang around" afterwards for age group awards presentations, while you enjoy vendor tents, LIVE music, and even a craft beer!  An awesome way to start your weekend!  

Event details and schedule

The 5K will begin @ 8:00 AM with the 1 Mile run to begin shortly after completion of the 5K or approximately 8:45 AM.  Pre-race registration ($25 for 5K & $15 for 1 Mile)  will run until mid-night August 19th (Be sure to pre-register in order to guarantee your T-Shirt size!)  Pre-race packet pick-up will be on Friday August 24th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM at the Anytime Fitness location in Cartersville located at 10 Slope Dr. off N. Tennessee Street, next to the AMC Movie Theater.   Race-Day Registration ($35 5K & $25 1 Mile) will open at 6:45 AM day of the race. 

Start / Finish line are in separate locations.  Staging area (including event parking and race day registration) will be located in the large parking lot between The Bartow County Courthouse and Sam Jones Methodist Church, located at 135 West Cherokee Ave. in downtown Cartersville.  (NOTE: This location is approximately one block from the downtown finish line location.). Race day registration will also be located in the adjacent Bartow County Courthouse Parking lot located directly across Church Street behind the Courthouse.  Starting Line is located at the intersection(s) of Church Street and Bartow Street, facing South on Church. Finish Line is located inside Friendship Plaza off of Cherokee Ave. 

The 5K IS a CERTIFIED 5K COURSE and is a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier for those who are competitive!

All runners must complete the attached wavier prior to race start.

5K AWARDS:

Top 3 Overall M&F; Overall Masters M&F; Medals--Top 3 in each category below:

5K Age Categories: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

 

Organised by

Wire 2 Wire Running

12 Howard Heights, Cartersville

Phone: 678-575-0214

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