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Group Support Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) 5k Run/Ruck/Walk

September 16th 2023 Gadsden, AL 35904 US Directions

Group Support Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 5k Run/Ruck/Walk

New Date: September 16th 2023

We regret to inform you that this event has been rescheduled to September 16th do to IDT schedule changes. We encourage you to join us on for our newly scheduled date which will coincide with our Family day. 

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the new event date once it is set, and look forward to having you join us. Thanks for your patience!

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.


176 Ira Gray Drive
Gadsden, AL US 35904


Join us for the 2nd Annual GSB 20TH SFG (A) 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run. This is a great chance to do something active with your family and members of the Alabama National Guard. The 5K race is open to all National Guard members, veterans, and community members (kid friendly event).

Help us support our military members by signing up to participate in our 2nd annual GSB 20TH SFG (A)5K Run/Walk. If you cannot make the event or you would like to make a donation, please visit the tabs on our website for more information. Visit the store page if you would like to purchase a race T-Shirt only. Proceeds will be invested in the GSB, 20th SFG(A) to support our active military members and veterans. This event is held in memory of SFC Karl (Kevin) Provens “Paratroopers never die, they just slip away”. 

We thank you in advance for your support of the Group Support Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

This event will begin at 0800 5K to start followed by the 1-mile fun run/walk. Runners will start inside the National Guard Motor Pool and turn left just pass the National Guard building to head towards the Gadsden Regional Airport. Runners will run down the Gadsden Regional air strip to the turnaround point and finish inside the motor pool where they will be greeted by National Guard members. The 5K is a timed event.

After race events: Music, food and beverages, and much more fun for the family.

Packet Pick Up: Friday September 15th 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the National Guard Armory (176 Ira Gray Drive Gadsden, AL 35904)
Race Day Packet Pick Up: 7:00 - 7:30 a.m. in front of the National Guard Armory
Awards will be given in the 5K (Awards will be given to the top three male and female winners)
All runners will receive the GSB, 20th SFG(A) 5K race T-Shirt (Please register befor August15th to guarantee T-Shirt)
ATTENTION: Due to the location of this event strollers and dogs are not allowed.

Top compatible (free) running apps for use are: MapMyRun, RunKeeper, Strava, Garmin

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