Backpack Love 5K

Sat September 11, 2021 Oakwood, GA 30566 US Directions
Events

5K Run/Walk

8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

Fun Run

7:45AM EDT
Place
Oakwood City Park
Railroad Street
Oakwood, GA US 30566
Description

Straight Street will be hosting BackPack Love 5K at our old location this year -- with a MUCH flatter course! Join us for a 5K at Oakwood City Park.

BackPack Love is a feeding program that sends a backpack full of food home during the school year to feed a family of five for a whole weekend. ALL of your registration fee will go toward feeding a family! 

Awards: 5K: Top Overall M/F, Masters M/F, Top 2 M/F in the following age groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over. We will not hold an awards ceremony like normal. Awards will be available for pick up after the race or you can pick up at Runners Fit at your convenience!

Race Day Packet Pick Up: Begins at 7:00am at Oakwood City Park!

Refreshments: We will have cold water and snacks after the race!

T-Shirt: T-Shirts only guaranteed to runners registered before 08/15/2021. All others will receive shirt while supplies last.

Parking

Parking: There are 4 lots close to Oakwood City Park you are allowed to park for FREE!

  • Oakwood City Hall
  • Oakwood City Park Lot
  • Oakwood Church of God
  • Oakwood First United Methodist Church

For interactive map with elevation chart, click here: MAP MY RUN

The 2021 Backpack Love 5K is USATF Certified and your time can be used as a qualifier for the 2022 Peachtree Road Race!

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