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Mon May 27, 2024 Marietta, GA 30062 US Directions
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In honor of our Military come out & join us Memorial Day!
This is the First of our 3 Patriotic Series; Collect ALL 3 Finisher Medals!
Don't miss out!

Events

5K

$35 - $40 7:30AM EDT
Events: 5K 5K-no shirt 5K-Military (ID Required)

10K

$40 - $45 7:30AM EDT
Events: 10K 10K-no shirt 10K-Military (ID required)

15K

$45 - $50 7:30AM EDT
Events: 15K 15K-no shirt 15K-Military (ID Required)

Virtual

7:30AM EDT
Events: Virtual 5K Virtual 10K Virtual 15K

Place

2550 Sandy Plains Road
Sprayberry Square Shopping Ctr
Marietta, GA US 30062

Description

It's time for our Patriotic Series!  Join us for our annual Memorial Day 5K/10K and 15K!

Memorial Day is about remembering the soldiers who died while on Active Duty in the Military. In their honor, we are offering all Active and Retired Military a *Complimentary race (5K, 10K or 15K)* on May 27, 2024.  Come join us and pay tribute to those that have served & continue to serve & protect our country!

We start at 7:30 AM in Marietta with an amazing crowd full of energy.  Scenic course, Finisher Medals (limited to the first 500 registered participants), awesome race shirts, & Awards for the Top 3 Overalls, Top 3 Masters Overalls, Top 3 Grand Master Overalls, Top 3 Senior Master Overalls, and Top 3 in all the regular 5 year Age Groups.

Join us for all three Patriotic races to complete your Patriotic Medal Series!

VOLUNTEERS FOR MEMORIAL DAY WILL RECEIVE THREE (3) FREE RACES! (Volunteers must sign up on the Volunteer page.)

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Sponsors

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Early Packet Pickup

When:  Sunday 5/26 

Time:  3-6PM

Where:  LA Fitness (Look for the blue tent in front)

2550 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta

Entry Fee & Registration

Preview Pricing (ends 11/29/23)

  •  5K: $25
  • 10K: $30
  • 15K: $35
  • 5K-No Swag: $20
  • 10K-No Swag: $25
  • 15K-No Swag: $30
  • 5K-Military: $0
  • 10K-Military: $0
  • 15K-Military: $0
  • Virtual 5K: $20
  • Virtual 10K: $20
  • Virtual 15K: $20

Early Bird Pricing (ends 2/21/24)

  • 5K: $30
  • 10K: $35
  • 15K: $40
  • 5K-No Swag: $25
  • 10K-No Swag: $30
  • 15K-No Swag: $35
  • 5K-Military: $0
  • 10K-Military: $0
  • 15K-Military: $0
  • Virtual 5K: $25
  • Virtual 10K: $25
  • Virtual 15K: $25

Regular Pricing (ends 5/21/24)

  •  5K: $35
  • 10K: $40
  • 15K: $45
  • 5K-No Swag: $30
  • 10K-No Swag: $35
  • 15K-No Swag: $40
  • 5K-Military: $0
  • 10K-Military: $0
  • 15K-Military: $0
  • Virtual 5K: $30
  • Virtual 10K: $30
  • Virtual 15K: $30

Late Pricing (ends 5/26/24)

  •  5K: $37.5
  • 10K: $42.5
  • 15K: $47.5
  • 5K-No Swag: $32.5
  • 10K-No Swag: $37.5
  • 15K-No Swag: $42.5
  • 5K-Military: $0
  • 10K-Military: $0
  • 15K-Military: $0

Race Day Registration (5/27)**

  •  5K: $40
    10K: $45
    15K: $50

*Military...FREE Race Entry (Shirt is not included; may purchase one for $20)  Registration closes 5/26.

**Register by 5/17 to guarantee a shirt in your size.  Afterward, they'll be available while supplies last.

Virtual Shirts will be shipped out starting 5/30/24.

Awards & Medals

Awards in the 5K/10K/15K as follows:

  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female 
  • Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) 
  • Top 3 Overall Grand Master (50+) 
  • Top 3 Overall Senior Master (60+)
  • Top 3 in each age group (10 & under - 75+)

The first 500 registered participants will receive a Finisher Medal for 2024!  This will be the 1st of three finisher medals for our Patriotic Series so collect all THREE!

VIRTUAL RUNNING - HOW IT WORKS & LINK FOR TIME SUBMISSION

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? Or, maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet, I want one!"  Then, the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends & pups to join you!  Sign up, and register for the Memorial Day Virtual 5K, 10K or Half!!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib!  Hydrate and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to be safe!

Step 4

HAVE FUN!~

Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route, and use the hashtag #MemorialDay5K #MemorialDay10K #MemorialDay15K #fivestarrunning

Step 5

Submit your results directly on RunSignUp.com through your Profile or registration.

You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime from 5/27 through end of day.

Step 6

View your Virtual Results HERE  Wednesday after the Event Date.  

Course & Timing

All three events will start and finish in the Parking Lot of the Sprayberry Square Shopping Center on the corner of Sandy Plains & E. Piedmont. All routes are an out and back, and will be run entirely on E. Piedmont Rd. 

5K Map

10K Map

15K Map


All events will have a timed start & finish.

Groups and Teams

Running is more F-U-N together, even if we're far apart! 

Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family and participate as a TEAM.  Your TEAM can be local or across the states; virtual participants will have their shirts shipped!  Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration, discounts below.

5+:  $2.50 off

11+:  3.75 off

21+:  $5.00 off

51+:  $6.25 off

100+:  $7.50 off

Charity

Armed Forces Mission provides Donors, Volunteers, and Advocates the organization they require to eradicate suicide and transform lives. We provide direct intervention for individuals  within the Veteran and Law Enforcement Community and training for people from all walks of life through AFM's Training Division; the Intervention Institute. 

Suicide takes more than 43,000 lives a year in the US. A disproportional amount of losses occurs in the veteran community.

Sigma Nu Kappa Chapter UNG-Dahlongega's philanthropy is AFM. They will be collecting the donations and will be at the race volunteering.

Championships & Turkey Trot

This is one of your first opportunities to qualify for (1) free entry into our 2024 Turkey Trot & also to qualify for our Championship 5K/10K!

All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2024 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held on January 5, 2025. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.  See event website

Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike
conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be immediately disqualified, asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.imm

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

Event Schedule

May 17th        

  • Last day to register to guarantee your shirt size

May 26th        

  • Early Packet Pickup
  • In front of LA Fitness - 2550 Sandy Plains Rd., Marietta (look for the blue tent)
  • 3:00 - 6:00 pm

May 27th        

  • 6:30 AM  Race Day Registration & Pickup Opens
  • 7:30 AM  Race START

RaceJoy


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Memorial Day 5K/10K/15K - Atlanta.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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