Independence Day Festival

Mon July 4, 2022 St. Marys, GA 31558 US Directions


5K Run

7:00AM EDT

10K Run

7:00AM EDT


106 Conyers St.E
St. Marys, GA US 31558


Join us on Saturday, July 4th in St. Marys , GA for the 53rd Annual Independence Day Festival 5K & 10K Run.  Proceeds from the race will benefit Kiwanis Programs and the Camden Community Family Center.

Start Format: 7:00 a.m.  5K runners will be self seeded and begin from  the START/FINISH ARCH. Over All awards will be based off of Gun Time.  We ask only the ELITE RUNNERS going for the win, to toe off first at the start line.  All age group awards will be based off chip time.  

The event will be professionally chip timed by Second Wind Race Timing.


The Camden Community Family Center provides a safe, child-friendly environment for supervised visitation for children in foster care and other court ordered child parent visitation.  The center works with families whose children are victims of domestic violence, neglect, physical abuse and or sexual abuse.  There has been an increase in the number of families serviced who have mental health or substance abuse issues.  The center services families in Camden, Charlton, Glynn and Brantley counties.

Proceeds to benefit the Camden Community Family Center.  Your support and contributions will enable us to improve the lives of children in foster care.  Event proceeds will assist us in meeting our financial goal that will be doubled through a local charity.

Race Awards


5K & 10K  Races Over All Winners:

Men - 1st Place
Women - 1st Place

In addition, age groups award certificates will be emailed to all finishers in the following categories:11 & UNDER, 12-13, 14-15, 16-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+,


Event Schedule




7:00am - 5K/10K RACES start

7:15 - Last call for late starts 

8:00 1 Mile Youth Race Begins

8:15 - Course Closes & Award Ceremony begin

Course Details

10K Course Map:

5K Course Map

Race Contact Info

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