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Run for God - 2015 North GA UMC Conference 5K
Wed, Jun 17, 2015
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
Other-Phantom Runner - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
2015 Run for God North Georgia United Methodist Church Annual Conference 5K Benefiting
Imagine No Malaria
The 9th Annual North Georgia Conference 5K Walk/Run in Historic Downtown Athens Georgia
This year’s Annual Conference 5K will benefit Imagine No Malaria. Over 650,000 people will die this year from a fully preventable and treatable disease. Our goal is to eliminate death and suffering from malaria on the African continent by the end of 2015. The race begins at 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17, on Washington Street near the Classic Center. It follows a route through downtown Athens and along the river, ending behind the Classic Center warehouses off Foundry Street.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Classic Center Address 300 North Thomas Street, Athens, GA 30601
Registration Closing Date:
Online Registration ends at 10:00 PM EST on Sunday 6/14. Registration will still be available at Packet Pick-up on Tuesday from 8:00 AM-5:30 PM at the Classic Center’s Foundry Street Building or on Race Morning from 5:00-6:30 AM. Only those who register online will receive their t-shirts at Packet Pick-up, all others will be available for pick up at a later date.
Be sure to sign up early to be guaranteed a t-shirt at packet pickup. Everyone who registers and races WILL receive a t-shirt, however those who register after Sunday – June 14, 2015 will have to pick theirs up at a later date!
Male & Female
Over All (1st Place Only)
Over All Masters (1st Place Only)
19 and Under (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
20-29 (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
30-39 (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
40-49 (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
50-59(1st, 2nd, 3rd)
60+ (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
The race route begins and ends at the Classic Center. It runs through downtown Athens and along the river.
During the race Complimentary parking for race participants will be available in parking spaces at the Classic Center, Court House parking deck and the UGA parking deck.
Your timing chip will be built in to your race bib and will supply an easy, accurate race time.
Why do we wait for the last runner to finish before handing out awards?
We get this question often, and we understand that some of you fast runners may be waiting a while before getting your award. But here at Run for God, we have decided that EVERYONE should experience that magical finish line experience no matter what their time may be. For this reason, we hope that you will hang around and help us cheer every runner in, and be inspired by those who just a short time ago were saying “I can’t”and are now saying “I did”.
How are the proceeds used?
100% of the proceeds from our races are used in one of two ways. The first is benefit Imagine No Malaria. Another direct result of our race proceeds is to keep the day-to-day
Event details and schedule
Tuesday - June 16, 2015 – Classsic Center Foundry Street Building
Packet Pick-Up - 8:00PM till 5:30PM
Wednesday – December 17, 2015 – Classic Center
Registration/Packet Pickup Open - 5:00 AM
Prayer/Anthem - 6:15 AM
5K Begins - 5:30 AM
1-Mile Begins - 9:00 AM
Awards Ceremony - 8:00AM (Or when last runner finishes)
**Registration closes 15 Minutes prior to each race start**