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Additional race information can be found at http://www.flatjoe5k.com.
If you have been to any of the previous 5 runs, we hope you will join us again this year, even if you are not running. We began this race with the goal of creating a memorial to our Walton County Heroes - our Fallen Military and First Responders. This goal was reached November of 2018 at the dedication of the Walton County Veterans Memorial. While raising funds for the project, we were able to provide an opportunity for the civilian community and the Walton County AFJROTC to meet both veterans and active military and first responders alike, as well as awarding college scholarships.
If you were not able to make it to the Dedication Ceremony of the Memorial in November of 2018, be prepared to be awed! Last year was awesome with spectators setting up chairs to cheer on their favorite runners as they ran by the sandlot. This year we will juice up the runners with inspiration by a short dedication of the Fallen Heroes Memorial during the Opening Ceremony. This year's finish should will trump that of last year as runners finish their race inspired by the entrance of the recently finished Walton County Veterans Memorial. A great motivation to see what the efforts and donations of previous years have wrought! You surely do not want to miss this race this year!
Flat Joe 5k Route: click here
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Finish line services provided by A Course/Line, LLC of Valdosta
Race Day Schedule (May 18th):
6:30 a.m. – Race day registration and packet pick-up begins at the Government Building
7:30 a.m. – 1 Mile Fun Run
7:50 a.m. – Opening Ceremony
8:15 a.m. – Flat Joe 5K
9:30 a.m. – Awards Ceremony
If using a GPS, please be sure to use the zip code, as there is another 303 S. Hammond Drive address (residence) in Monroe located on the other side of HWY 78 in the 30656 zip code area.
Proceeds to benefit the Lt. Helton Memorial Scholarship.
Online Registration thru Thursday, May 16th by midnight.
Registration forms can be mailed in at PO Box 1105, Monroe, GA 30655, but
must be postmarked by Monday, May 13, 2017. Please make checks payable to Lt.
Helton Memorial Foundation, Inc
The Lt Helton Memorial Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization and the Flat Joe 5k is run solely by non-paid volunteers.
Entry Fee (No Refunds):
- 5K Early Registration (thru May 5) – $28.00
- 5K Late Registration (May 6 - May 16) – $33.00
- 5K Race Day Registration – $38.00
- 1 Mile Early Registration (thru May 5) – $10.00
- 1 Mile Late Registration/Race Day Registration – $15.00
- Ghost Runner Registration (thru May 18 at 7:00 a.m.) – $28.00
Medals will be given to the top overall male and female 5K finishers, top overall master’s male and female 5K finishers. Medals will also be handed out to the following age groups in the 5K:
14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, and 75 and over. Ribbons will be given to all finishers of the 1 Mile Fun Run in the finish area, and limited to runners 14 years old and under.
Course: The event covers an out-and-back course, starting and finishing near the entrance of the Walton County Veterans Memorial. Course information to be found at www.mapmyrun.com. Because it is a two-way route out and back, strollers and pets are strongly discouraged in the Flat Joe 5K for safety reasons.
T-Shirts: All early-registrants and ghost runners will be guaranteed a short sleeved t-shirt at the time of packet pick-up. All participants who enter the event during the late-registration phase or on the day of the race will not be guaranteed a shirt—we will do our best, but the early bird gets the worm! Contact Info: Jiffy Helton Sarver – email@example.com or 770-722-1878 *You may also visit Lt Helton Foundation or Flat Joe 5k for more info.*
See attached race flyer for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Flat Joe 5k and 1 Mile begin and end at the Walton County Government Building/Walton County Veterans Memorial.Open in External Application