It's Race Day!
What You Need To Know ---
RACE DAY REGISTRATION and RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP: Race day registration is 7:30AM-8:30AM close to Beck Field House; (check or cash; $18 - correct change, please). Remember: T-shirt and goody bag are NOT guaranteed with race day registration. Race starts at 9AM - SHARP! There will be oranges and bananas prior to the race for race participants as well as booths set up by our Sponsors and Gadsden State Community College Departments --- feel free to mingle and take advantage of the amenities pre-race!
RACE CATEGORIES/AWARDS: Trophies will be awarded to the overall top 3 male and female 5K finishers. Metals will be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group (14&U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70&U) – you must be present to receive your medal as we will not be able to mail them to you. The awards ceremony will begin immediately following the end of the race and as the results are in.
TIMING: Timing will be real time, digital, with instant results at the finish line. Your timing chip will be in your bib – so please wear your bib on your outermost clothing on the front and center of your shirt or shorts. This is your primary timing device – no bib, no time! All results will be posted on www.racekrewe.com by RaceKrewe and on the Swoop Sprint 5K event page on Facebook.
WATER STATIONS: 3-4 water stations along the course
MEDICAL: Qualified First Responders will be recognizable on premises, as well as qualified staff with 2-way radios
RESTROOMS: Restroom are located at Beck Field House
RACE DAY PARKING: Parking will be on campus, but pay attention to Parking and No Parking Signs; Over Flow Parking is available across the street. Please let a volunteer or a Etowah County Sheriff's Office Community Resource Officer know if you need assistance getting to the event area.
🏁 FINISH LINE FOODS PROVIDED BY JIMMY JOHNS prior to the Awards Ceremony/upon your finishing your race! Enjoy!
Please join us at Blackstone Pub & Eatery for the Swoop Sprint Official After Party immediately following the awards ceremony! There will be live music by Ragan Lonergan and Adam Swann in the courtyard outside, food discounts for race participants showing their race bib, door prizes and more. Invite your friends and family! Children are welcome as this will be a family friendly environment! (11:30am-ish)
We hope you enjoy the race course and have a great time! Thank you once again for your participation and support in this event!
Gadsden State Cardinal Foundation Swoop Sprint 5K - Sprinting for Scholarships!
The Swoop Sprint 5K is a 501(c)(3) Fundraising Event; This event, and the scholarships that will be awarded because of this event, would not be possible without our Sponsors, Race Participants, Donors and Volunteers! Please contact, Race Directors, Brandy Hyatt or Ashleigh Gaskin Langdale at 256-490-6642 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
. Thank you for supporting this scholarship program fundraiser and being a part of a growing legacy!
Swoop Sprint 5K Donations: A scholarship can change the life of one student; one student could change the world. For those that can't join the run or the fun, but would like to donate to the cause, you may do so through the Donate button at https://runsignup.com/Race/Donate/AL/Gadsden/SwoopSprint5KforScholarships.