Downtown Cartersville 5K to benefit Backpack Buddies

Saturday 25th August 2018

Downtown Cartersville: 1 Friendship Plaza, Cartersville, United States

Distance running, 1 Mile, 5K


Activities

  • 5K Run/Walk - Individual/Open (See School 'teams' below)
  • 1 Mile Run/Walk - Individual/Open
  • 5K, Cartersville Primary (Gina Bishop' Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cartersville Elementary (Melissa Bates's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cartersville Middle (Ken MacKenzie's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cartersville High (Dr. Marc Feuerbach's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Harvard University (Dr. Got Bucks' Team) - Student Rate / Individual Donor's Rate
  • 5K, Adairsville Elementary (Melissa Zarefoss's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Allatoona Elementary (Jim Bishop's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Clear Creek Elementary (Dr. Kelly Wade's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cloverleaf Elementary (Dr. Evie Barge's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Emerson Elementary (Tracy Mulkey's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Euharlee Elementary (Dr. Sharon Collum's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Hamilton Crossing Elementary (Lynn Robertson's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Kingston Elementary (Philena Johnson's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Mission Road Elementary (Sherrie Hughes's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Pine Log Elementary (Dr. Lenora Nyeste's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Taylorsville Elementary (Dr. Bunny DiPetta's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, White Elementary (Amy Heater's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Adairsville Middle (Tony Stanfill's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cass Middle (Dr. Kristy Arnold's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, South Central Middle (Tia Windsor's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Woodland Middle (Michael Blankenship's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Adairsville High (Bruce Mulkey's Team) - Student Rate
  • 5K, Cass High (Michael Nelson's Team) - Student Rate
  • 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 CERTIFIED 5K 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!

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

Pre-race packet pick-up will take place 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.

 

Organised by

Wire 2 Wire Running

12 Howard Heights, Cartersville

Phone: 678-575-0214

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