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Boston Memorial Run & Walk

Sat April 25 2015
Location: Villa Rica, GA US 30180 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Event Time Price Details
5 Mile Fun Run/ Walk (Adult)
8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
5 Mile Fun Run/ Walk (Kids)
8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Publix at Mirror Lake Golf & Country Club
Villa Rica, GA US 30180

Boston Memorial Run

A Run to Remember

This fun run and walk is held in honor and remembrance of the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This is a non-competitive fun run, with distances from 5 miles to a full marathon. So lace up those shoes, log some miles with us and show your support for Boston!

This event features a closed-loop course that starts at Publix, winds through the Mirror Lake subdivision and finishes at Publix. The route is approximately 5 miles on sidewalks and golf cart paths. Join us for just one lap or run five (plus a little extra if you want to get that 26.2!).

*There will also be a 1-mile route for children and seniors.

Hosted by the Douglas County Rogue Runners, the event is in its second year. DCRR plans to make it an annual event.

An aid station, located in the Publix parking lot, will be available from 8 a.m. until noon. Fluids and food will be available to participants.

Immediately before the race starts, there will be random drawing for prizes for all participants who have preregistered. This is a non-competitive fun run, NOT a race.  DCRR races can be found here.


Race Day Details:

Saturday, April 25th, 2015 (Fun Day):

  • 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  check-in for participants
  • 7:40 a.m. – 7:55 a.m.  Prize Drawing/ Giveaways
  • 8:00 a.m.       Fun Run/ Walk Start
  • 8:10 a.m.– noon  Aid-station open


Registration Information:
Registration opens March 1, 2015 and ends April 17th, 2015 Extended through April 22nd, 2015!


Registration is encouraged, but not required. Registration helps to determine the actual event size. Only participants who register for the event through RunSignup (this webpage) are eligible for prize drawing.


About DCRR:

Douglas County Rogue Runners© (DCRR) is registered 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. DCRR is organized to provide a structured organization for the purpose of promoting running as a sport and healthy lifestyle within our community. DCRR hosts group runs, fun runs, training runs and programs on the road and/or track, and all such other things as may be conducive to the encouragement of running. Event proceeds are re-invested in local community activities to further encourage running. DCRR is a member of the Road Runners Club of America (rrca.org).


Boston Athletic Association

The Boston Memorial Run & Walk is not associated with or endorsed by the Boston Athletic Association.

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Event Course
  1. Starts in the Publix Parking lot on the sidewalk
  2. Right along Mirror Lake Blvd
  3. Right on Shoreline Parkway
  4. Right on Stockmar Road
  5. Right on mirror Lake Parkway
  6. Right on Conners Road
  7. Right into the Publix parking lot, before just before Mirror Lake Blvd
  8. (Repeat until you reach your goal distance)