Event Date

Sat, Jul 12, 2014


Athens, GA

About This Activity

Come join us in downtown Athens, GA for the 14th Annual Burnin' Up the Blacktop 5K.  The start/finish is located at Fire Station #1, which is located at 700 College Avenue, Athens, GA 30601.


The now famous "Firefighter Bobble Heads" will be awarded to Overall M/F, Masters M/F, Grand Masters M/F, and top three M/F in age groups beginning 10 and under through 75 and over.

Timing and Results:

Finish line management provided by Classic Race Services with complete results posted online at www.classicraceservices.com, www.active.com, www.runningintheusa.com, and www.coolrunning.com.

Shirts and Goodies:

T-shirts are guaranteed for registrations postmarked by or done online by June 27, 2014. After June 27, 2014 t-shirts are not guaranteed.  Pre-registrants have an option of Dri Fit shirts, Cotton shirts or No Shirt.  No shirt or shirt type is guaranteed after June 27, 2014.  There will be plenty of refreshments.  There will also be a display of fire trucks.


There will be adequate parking at several lots in the downtown Athens area. All are within 2 blocks of the registration site. Please do not park at the Athens-Clarke County Fire Department, Station #1.

Event schedule and times

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup: Begins at 6:30AM

5K: Starts at 7:30AM

Awards Presentation: At the completion of the 5K, approximately at 8:45AM

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