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Saturday morning January 27th, 2024 – 5K & 1M Run-Winter Walk 9:00 AM Race Time! The race's staging area and race parking is located at Heritage Baptist Church (1070 Douthit Ferry Rd. Cartersville, GA 30120). The race's actual starting line is across the street in the parking lot of the City of Cartersville Parks and Recreation’s Senior Aquatic Center. This race is to bring awareness to our community of the available resources for those who are affected by addiction and will greatly impact the ability to improve these resources provided by Recovery Bartow! Come Join us in support of an amazing cause!
The 5K course is a Peachtree Qualifier and has been USATF-Certified (#GA20019WC).
The race Start & Finish Line(s) are located in the City of Cartersville Parks & Recreation Department’s Senior Aquatic Center at Sam Smith Park (1155 Douthit Ferry Rd. Cartersville, GA 30121.) Runners leave the Aquatic Center area and turn north onto the paved walking trail, heading towards Cartersville Middle School. After making a quick U-turn, runners head south just a bit before the trail veers right and continues counterclockwise down towards the CMS soccer fields, then continuing the loop down along the Etowah River, before returning up to the Aquatic Center to finish.
PRE-RACE PACKET PICK-UP:
Pre-Race Packet pick-up will be held Friday, January 26th from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM at the Recovery Bartow "Arena" located at 109 Stonewall St. (right next to Century Bank! You can't miss it!)
Race Day SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
9:00 AM 5K & 1M Run / Winter Walk Start
10:15 AM Awards Presentation
OVERALL: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd (Male & Female)
MASTERS: 1st (Male & Female)
5K AGE GROUPS: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd (Male & Female)
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.
Post-race snacks, beverages, and music will be provided upon return to the staging area at Heritage Baptist Church!! Will be a great day to support Recovery in our community!!
PARKING & RESTROOM FACILITIES:
There will be parking + restroom facilities available at Heritage Baptist Church.
(NOTE: The few parking spots at the Sr. Aquatic Center will be strictly reserved for our volunteers and our handicapped/elderly guests. All others, we respectfully ask to park across the street at Heritage Baptist.)
We look forward to seeing you there for this Rain or Shine Event!
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