Saturday 25th August 2018
Downtown Cartersville: 1 Friendship Plaza, Cartersville, United States
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!
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.
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
Wire 2 Wire Running
12 Howard Heights, Cartersville