Give "A Gift of Love" 5k and 1mile Fun Run

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Aug 9, 2014


Douglasville, GA

About This Activity

The first annual Give A Gift of Love 5k and 1mile fun run event takes place on the trails of Boundary Waters Park in Douglasville, Ga. Come join friends and fellow runners while supporting the community. Walkers welcome!

A Gift of Love Services: On a weekly basis we provide food for over 610 children. During the holiday season we provide food while school is out and also for the summer. Summer can be as many as 65 days.  It has become our mission at A Gift of Love to reach out to as many children as possible and provide food, clothes, and their wants/needs. 

Event details and schedule

  • Location: Boundary Waters Park, 5000 Hwy 92/166 Douglasville, GA 30135
  • Event Schedule: Number Pick-up and Race Day Registration begins at 6:30am. 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 7:30am. The 5k Run begins at 8:00am.
  • Entry Fees: Pre-registered by August 8, 2014, 5k $20.00 and 1-mile $15.00. Race day, fees are $25.00 and $20.00. Races will proceed rain or shine. No refunds available. Please consider making an additional donation to A Gift of Love when you register.
  • T-shirts: All pre-registered (by August 4) participants will receive a race t-shirt. Late and race day registrants are not guaranteed a t-shirt (but we will try to provide).
  • Awards:5K overall male & female, masters male & female, and top 3 male & female in 8 age groups from 10 & under through 60+. Medals will be awarded to top 10 1-mile finishers and ribbons will be provided to all other 1-mile participants.
  • Course Description/Safety: Running will take place on a combination of roads, grass and trails. For the safety of everyone, no pets, headphones, or strollers are permitted on the course.
  • Donate a food item to A Gift of Love's pantry: Individual packages: grits, oatmeal, pop tarts, chips, pop-corn, crackers, candy, fruit cups, apple sauce, mac-n-cheese boxes, can soup, Ramen noodles

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