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The Anniston Runners Club (ARC) and our members invite you to our premier annual event- The Historic Woodstock 5K and Kidstock 1K! The 2022 race has been named the RRCA Alabama State 5K Championship! Woodstock is a fun, healthy, community event where more than 1000 runners and walkers come to shake their tail feathers! Go ahead and mark your calendar for August 6, 2022 for the oldest footrace in the southeast!
Woodstock is an exciting 5K with world class start/finish lines, our famous finish on Woodstock Avenue, and a totally groovy post-race celebration with food and fun! IT has been 10 YEARS since the course record has been broken by Male and Female runners. We are returning the CASH! The individual with the best time for female or male that breaks the course record will receive an additional $500! That is a potential of $1000 total for the overall winners!
Don't forget to check out our ever-so-popular Team Challenge! Team runners have a chance to win a cash prize for the team with the most participants and trophies for the fastest male, female, and coed team, as well as the team with the most spirit!
Please enjoy the hospitality Annistonians and Alabamians are famous for. We promise you won't leave Woodstock disappointed- our runners, volunteers, and community guarantee it!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
• Friday, August 5th:
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Packet Pickup - Anniston High School - Kilby house (1301 Woodstock Ave Anniston, AL 36207)
We recommend you pick up your shirt and bib on this day – Race Day is hectic and if you wait until race morning you may have to wait in long lines!
NOTE: Other participants are allowed to pick up your packet with your final confirmation email in-hand (dated August 5th)
To make the process faster, please bring your final confirmation email (dated August 4th) printed or visible on your phone.
• Saturday, August 6th – Race Day!
** No Race Day Registration **
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. – Last chance to pick up shirts and bibs
7:15 a.m. – Call to the start Line
7:30 a.m. – Woodstock 5K start!
9:00 a.m. – Kidstock 1K Run/Walk Start
10:00 a.m. – Awards ceremony
Finisher Medals for Woodstock 5K. Everyone who completes the 5K will get a finisher medal. Pick yours up at the finish line. They will also serve as overall awards for Kidstock 1K winners. RRCA Championship medals will be awarded to overall winners at the awards ceremony.
Additional race information can be found at http://www.woodstock5k.com.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Less than a mile away from the Race Start is the Historic Hotel Finial. Enjoy your stay in Anniston in a Queen Victorian mansion. Let them know you are running Woodstock this year when booking your reservation. https://hotelfinial.com/
Anniston also has several unique restaurants to pick from during your visit including Coldwater Brewing Company. https://drinkcoldwater.com/
You can contact the Calhoun Chamber of Commerce for more insight. https://www.visitcalhouncounty.com/
The 2022 Woodstock T-shirt was chosen by previous Woodstock runners and supporters. Three finalist were chosen by the ARC Board and then voted on in a private poll. The winner will be awarded a cash prize and tile plaque at the awards ceremony on race day. This years winner is Dan Seymour. Dan is the co-owner of Outer Limits Arts & Media in Anniston, AL. Dan has designed and painted several murals across Alabama including our own in Anniston.
They also specialize in: Commissioned Art
Custom Murals: Interior/Exterior, Commercial/Residential
Graphic Design/ Social Media Advertising
Photography and Video services.
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