Brain & Brawn 5k and 5k Challenge - October 1, 2016

Sat October 1, 2016 Savannah, GA US 31410 Directions
1001 Memorial Ln
Savannah, GA US 31410

Whitemarsh Preserve Trail on Wilmington Island

October 1, 2016 8am

Join the Society of Women Engineers for the Brain & Brawn 5k and 5k Challenge!

You have the choice of running just a 5k or sign up for our 5k Challenge to put your brain and your legs to the test! Medals will be awarded to the top finishers and top in age groups for the 5k and 5k Challenge. All ages welcome, children 6 and under register for free! Strollers are also welcome, just remember that part of the race is on a dirt trail. Registration fees for the 5k Challenge are waived for families of 3 or more (Please register at the same time to receive discount)!

5k Challenge!

Each participant in the 5k Challenge will run at the same time as the 5k and must complete 6 Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related activities along the course. Activity stations are tailored for kids and adults of all ages! Don't forget, registration fees will be waived when you register a family of 3 or more!


Can't run but still want to participate in the event? Please sign up here or email the race director to volunteer to help out the day of the race! Volunteers will receive a discount code for their immediate family to register for the race.

Raffle Drawing Prizes!

There will also be a raffle drawing, which will be held during the awards ceremony.  You do not have to be present to win and is not limited to race participants.  Raffle tickets are $5 each or $20 for five, and will be available for purchase with your registration, at packet pickup, on race day, or through the race coordinator. Raffle prizes will be raffled off as separate packages. Please check back here, our website, or facebook page often as we add items to our raffle prizes!

  • Pandora Bracelet!
  • $15 Road ID gift certificates (6 individual drawings)


Parking is available at the Memorial Health Buildings at the intersection of HWY 80 and Bryan Woods Rd (1001 Memorial Ln). From the parking lot, follow the path south along Bryan Woods Rd and into the woods. The parking lot is approximately 0.25 miles from the 5k start. There will be signs at the parking lot and along the path to direct you to the start line. We will also have lots of signs directing you along the 5k route.

Packet Pickup and Last Minute Registrations!

  • Septebmer 30 at Fleet Feet Sports Savannah (3405 Waters Ave) from 3-6pm
  • October 1 at the starting line (Whitemarsh Preserve Trail) 7-7:45am


Please check back here, our website, or facebook page for more information on the Society of Women Engineers Savannah Coastal Empire. We will post updated information on the race course map and raffle prizes at all three sites, so check back often!

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
Course Map
Thank you to our Gold Level sponsor: Thomas & Hutton
Thank you to our Bronze Level Sponsor: Armstrong State University

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