2016 Delta Scholarship Fund 5K Run/Walk - Atlanta

5K, Other

Event Date

Sat, May 14, 2016


Atlanta, GA


Activity Today Later

5K Walk/Run - 5K Run/Walk

$30 $30 Closed

Running-600 Meters - Family Fun Run - Individual

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

The Delta Scholarship Fund's 5th Annual 5K Run and Walk will loop through the historic city of Hapeville, Atlanta where things are taking off! This 5K event will culminate with Delta’s Annual ‘Employee' Block Party.

The Delta Scholarship Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization providing educational scholarships to employees of Delta Air Lines and their eligible dependents worldwide for the opportunity to pursue higher education. $1 Million in scholarships are being awarded for the 2016-17 academic year.

Individuals and teams are encouraged to support the cause by participating in this annual event! This is a fundraising event for the Delta Scholarship Fund so get registered, create your team (if you choose), and invite family, friends and colleagues to get started now and show your team spirit! Separate Spirit awards will be given to the team with most registered runners (including ghost runners) and most overall Delta Team Spirit at the event. The theme of the event this year is Superhero! Notify Elaine Miller at elaine.miller@delta.com by May 1 if you need a separate area for your team to set up and decorate for Delta Team Spirit competition!

Event details and schedule

The 5K will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the Delta Community Credit Union parking lot located at 1025 Virginia Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30354 . Check In for the race will begin at 7:00 a.m. at marked tables. Please bring a photo ID to check in. Parking is available in the DCCU lot.

The Family Fun Run will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Delta Community Credit Union parking lot. Registration for the Fun Run will begin at 8:15 a.m.  All ages are welcome to participate. The marked course will be approximately 600 meters.

All race participants will receive a swag bag and t-shirt with Fun Run participants receiving a medal for participation. Grand Prize winner categories include one overall female and one overall male winner. In the event of a race tie, one winner will be randomly selected from all winners in each race category.  Grand Prize Winners to receive a Delta Air Lines round-trip coach ticket*. 

The 5K event registration fee is $30. Registration for the Family Fun Run is $15 (children 3 years of age and under are free, however, will not receive a race shirt). A ghost runner option is available for those wanting to support this exciting event but who are unable to physically attend due to timing and scheduling conflicts. Those choosing this option will be provided a time and location to pick up race shirts closer to the event date (local pickup only). Please register by May 1 to ensure your selected t-shirt size will be available.

* Grand Prize Delta Airline tickets are valid for travel within the 48 states. Tickets will be valid for one year; restrictions apply. You must be 18 years of age or older to win tickets.

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