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Help support childhood literacy by running with us!
We're bringing together two of United Way's fundamental pillars--health and education--in a unique combination, that will allow all ages and athletic abilities to come together to highlight the importance of early childhood literacy in our community and help improve lives in Hall County.
Help us celebrate Read Across America Day with a pre-race party that the entire family can enjoy! Activities will include:
Runners get in free--any additional individuals/$10 or family/$20. Tickets available at the door, or through our store.
Events will be held rain or shine. In the event of dangerous weather, we will make every effort to reschedule. All entry fees are non-refundable and can be applied to the rescheduled event or donated to United Way of Hall County.
The Venue at Friendship Springs - 7340 Friendship Springs Blvd, Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Race participant packets will be available for pickup during our Read & Run Pre-Party on Friday, March 1 from 5:00-8:00pm.
Race registration and packet pickup will also be available the morning of March 2 prior to each race.
5K: 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+
Half Marathon: 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+
Each runner participating in the Half Marathon and 5K events will receive a t-shirt and finisher medal. We will also award medals to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place from each age group, top overall male and female, and top overall masters male and female (40 yrs +).
To see the interactive map & elevation chart for this year's USATF certified Half Marathon course, click HERE.
*Due to the topography of the region, this course may be challenging. There will be hills! Please take this into consideration if you are trying to meet a specific qualifying time.
To see the interactive map & elevation chart for this year's USATF certified 5K course, click HERE.
When you register for the United Way of Hall County Read & Run Half Marathon or 5K race, you'll receive a special link to share on Facebook and Twitter. When three of your friends use that link to register you'll get a refund of $25.00 credited back to the card you used to register for the race. Refer three more friends, and your entire entry fee will be FREE!
It's easy to join the program, just follow the steps below:
1. Register for United Way of Hall County Read & Run Half Marathon or 5K.
2. Check your confirmation email or your RunSignUp account page to get your custom link. It will also ask you to share to Facebook when completing registration.
3. Share your link and get your friends to join!
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.