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Connor Luke Hayes Memorial 5K

Sat April 20, 2024 Calhoun, GA 30701 US Directions


10 McDaniel Station Rd.
Calhoun, GA US 30701


Please plan to join us for the 3rd. Annual running of the “Connor Luke Hayes Memorial 5K” Hosted by the “CLStrong Foundation.”  Saturday morning – April 20th 2024 – 8:00 AM – Calhoun City Recreation Department (Park) – Located at 10 McDaniel Station Rd, Calhoun, GA 30701. 

Race proceeds go to benefit the CLStrong Foundation whose mission is to honor our beloved Connor Luke Hayes. The Foundation hopes to be an example of “loving big’” just like Connor Luke did! An event of this nature will continue to allow the Foundation to give back to a community who showed such amazing love and support to our family throughout Connor’s journey.  Our goal is simple....To raise money for the foundation, while also bringing awareness to childhood cancer, particularly High-Risk Neuroblastoma. Funds raised through the CLStrong Foundation will go toward scholarships for local students in Gordon County Schools and Calhoun City Schools, helping families dealing with childhood illnesses, and local community service projects, all while honoring Connor’s memory. Thank you for the support and God bless! 

Who was Connor Luke Hayes?  Connor Luke was an intelligent, fun-loving, care-free spirit who wasn’t afraid to speak his mind. Despite his diagnosis of High-Risk Neuroblastoma and end stage renal failure, he loved big and always wanted to give to others. He loved his family, his brother and his cousins. He loved Notre Dame football, the Sonoraville Phoenix, John Deere Gator rides, swimming, swinging and baseball. He was a light and inspiration to all who crossed his path and those who followed his story. CLStrong Forever! 🤟

*$25 Pre-Race Registration Fee (Runs until 11:00 PM, Sunday evening, April 14th)
*$35 Race Day Registration Fee 

5K Start-Finish & Race Day Parking:
*Both the Start & Finish Lines are located in Calhoun City Recreation Department (Park), 10 McDaniel Station Rd., Calhoun GA, 30701

Race Day Parking There is plenty of race day parking in the park adjacent to the ball fields and the start/finish line.   

Race Day Schedule of Events:
*6:45 AM Race Day Registration Opens 
*7:45 AM Race Day Registration Closes
*8:00 AM 5K Start Time
*9:15 AM Awards Presentation 

Pre-Registration Packet Pick up:
*Pre-Registration Packet Pick up will be held Friday, April 19th.  from 12:00 - 4:30 PM in the drive through portico at Heritage Baptist Church in Calhoun, located at 345 Curtis Parkway, Calhoun, GA.   Please make every effort to get by for Pre-registration packet pick up to lessen the lines on race day morning!

Awards will be given to the following: 
*Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female Winners
*Top Masters Male and Top Masters Female Winners
*Top 3 Male & Female in the following Age Categories: 10-Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

Please note, this is a rain or shine event.

Please plan to join us for this very memorable event in support of an outstanding cause! 


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