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Have you been dreaming of running Boston? Need to shave a few minutes off your time to get in? Looking for the perfect course to set a PR? This is the event for you! Regardless if you want to run Boston or not, this is the event! We're racing in Johns Creek/Suwanee/Cumming and the Course is Super Flat and Super Fast! (FYI, a 1:26 in a half marathon was the time that qualified a seated position in the 2017 Peachtree Road Race.)
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Event Cap is a total of 150 participants. In an effort to give the marathoners the best shot at obtaining a spot, Half Marathon registration will open on June 9.
Super Early Bird Registration through July 1
Early bird Registration 7/2 - 8/3
Regular Registration 8/4 - 8/31
Race Day Registration (available if event cap has not been met)
You can't qualify for Boston by doing a Virtual Race, but you can get some awesome swag. We've got some great stuff that we'll be getting all the runners, and you'll be able to get in on the fun, even if you can't make it out to the race. You'll submit your time by end of day on September 2nd, and we'll post your results compared to everyone else running the Virtual Race. Shirts and medals are all mailed 1st thing after the weekend.
In order to keep the race course thin, to provide everyone with plenty of time to finish, and to allow participants to get an early start; we will have three start times available.
The official start time for the event will be 6:30 am, with additional waves at 6:00 am & 5:30 am.
Because of the extended time for traffic control, there will be a $5.00 fee for each additional 30 minutes you register for (before the official start at 6:30 am).
The earlier waves will also be limited in size to 50 participants each.
FIVE STAR NTP
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta North/Johns Creek
11695 Medlock Bridge Road
Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
The primary goal of this event is for everyone to GO FAST, but we'll have some great awards for everyone. Each race will have awards in the following categories:
Top 3 Overall M/F
Top 3 Master M/F
Overall Grand Master (50+)
Overall Sr. Grand Master (60+)
Age Groups (M/F)19 & Under
Both the marathon and half marathon course is USATF certified, which means the Marathon will be a Boston Qualifier.
You will also be able to use your times for Peachtree Qualification, or any pretty much any other race that requires a qualifying time.
Here's a link to the Boston Standards https://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon/enter/qualify
Here's a link to the Peachtree Qualifying Standards https://dynamix-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/atlantatrackcluborg/atlantatrackcluborg_547539165.pdf
1 mile FLAT & FAST loop
Both the Half & Full are USATF certified...so the Full wiil be a Boston Qualifier
Chip timed Start & Finish
Chip timed split every mile
Mile splits are displayed on monitors as you pass by the mile point...helping you keep on pace
We realize that it might get a little repetitive running a 1 mile loop...so we'll have music & entertainment along the course to keep you going and entertained
Course Cut Off
Because of the nature of the event, the course will close at 10:30 am (4 hour race time)
2 stations along the course (every 1/2 mile)1 station with cups of water
1 station with your personally selected aid (drinks & gel)...must register by 8/26
Bananas & oranges and/or your personal special needs bag
August 25 11:59 PM - Last Day to Guarantee shirt & Size and aid station choices
August 31 4 PM - 7 PM - Early Packet Pick up
5:30 AM - Race Day Check in Opens
5:30 AM - Wave 1 starts
6:00 AM - Wave 2 starts
6:30 AM - Races Start
10:30 AM - Course Closes
All participants will earn FREE entry into one of the Five Star Turkey Trots. See event website for additional details
Because of the small field limit and the customization for each participant, all registrations are final and there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.
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