Brookhaven Duck Duck Goose 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 24, 2015

Address

Atlanta, GA

Pricing

Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group

$25 $30 Closed

Running-1 Mile - 1 Mile Kid's Fun Run

$15 $20 Closed

Not racing - just giving support! - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

Not racing - just giving support! - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

About This Activity

The Murphey Candler Park Conservancy (MCPC) is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Duck Duck Goose 5K taking place October 24, 2015.  This fundraiser supports the Murphey Candler Park Conservancy and our efforts to make MC Park one of the premier parks in Metro Atlanta.

Visit www.murpheycandlerpark.org for event updates.

Event details and schedule

REGISTRATION

 Register Online at Active.com until 10/21/15 (Wed before race) at midnight

  • Go to www.active.com and search “Brookhaven Duck Duck Goose” Registration is $25 until 11:59PM on 9/24/15. Then $30 until 11:59PM on 10/21/15.  Online registration closes at 11:59 PM on 10/21/15.
  • $35 10/22/15 at race packet pick-up at Big Peach Running Co. at Town Brookhaven from 4-8PM.
  • $35 10/24/15 on Race Day beginning at 7:30AM.
  • Cash, check or credit cards accepted.

SHIRTS

Long sleeve shirts are guaranteed for online registrants. Late registration t-shirts will be available first-come first-serve after finishing the race. Online registration closes at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, 10/21/15.

 

PACKET PICK-UP

  • Thursday, 10/22/15 4-8PM at Big Peach Running Co in Town Brookhaven, 705 Town Blvd, Ste. 340, Atlanta, GA 30319, 404-816-8488
  • Saturday, 10/24/15, race day, beginning at 7:30AM.

 

PROCEEDS

This fundraiser supports the Murphey Candler Park Conservancy and our efforts to make Murphey Candler Park one of the premier parks in Metro Atlanta.

RACE START

Runners will set off first at 9:00AM followed by walkers/strollers/runners with leashed dogs. Water will be available at designated locations along the course. The course winds through the park's beautiful trails and neighborhood.

1 Mile Fun Run will begin at 9:45AM.

PARKING INSTRUCTIONS

Our race begins at 9AM sharp. Parking will be available at the Atlanta Colts Football and Murphey Candler Little League lots, and the pool off Candler Lake West. Follow the signs to the recreational field on the corner of Candler Lake East and W. Nancy Creek.

Please allow 15-20 minutes to park and walk to the race staging area, and plan to arrive no later than 8:45AM.

STARTING LOCATION

The race will start on the east side of the dam along W.Nancy Creek and end at the recreational field on the corner of Candler Lake East and W. Nancy Creek.

THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT

In the event of inclement weather involving lightning or hazardous conditions, please check our website www.murpheycandlerpark.org for up to date information.

AWARDS

Awards will be provided to the top 3 male and female 5K winners, along with winners from each age group by gender. Awards will also be given to the top female and male ages 10 and under finishing the Fun Run.

PETS/STROLLERS

Leashed dogs and strollers are allowed on the course and will start immediately after the runners.

DUCK DUCK FOOD TRUCK

Please join us for the pre-race food truck event Friday, October 23. The food trucks will be located by the Murphey Candler Park playground on Candler Lake East.  Family fun and entertainment.

Time: 5PM-7PM

 

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