Marathon, Half Marathon

Event Date

Sat, May 14, 2016


Fitzgerald, GA


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Marathon - Individual

$65 $65 Closed

Half Marathon - Individual

$50 $50 Closed

About This Activity

Join us Saturday, May 14th for the Chasing Jefferson Davis Marathon and Half Marathon. The point to point courses will be run on paved and dirt roads. The Full Marathon starts at the Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site, 338 Jeff Davis Park Rd., Fitzgerald, GA and the Half Marathon starts at 1018 Salem Church Rd, Fitzgerald, GA. Both will end at 390 College St, Abbeville, GA.  Registration begins at 5:00 AM and the race will start with a cannon blast at 6:00 AM at each location.

Event details and schedule

Early Packet Pickup and Registration: Will be Friday night 5/13/16 beginning at 6PM to 8PM at 390 College Street, Abbeville GA.

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup: Begins at 5AM at each location.

Both Half and Marathon: Starts at 6AM

Awards: Everyone who finishes the race will be given a race memorial.  Awards will be given to the Overall Male and Female, Masters Male and Female.  Age Group awards will be 3 deep beginning with 19 and under to 75 and Over.

Shirts and Goodies: Participants will be assigned to either a blue team or a gray team at random. The participant will receive a shirt color of their team. After all persons have finished, we will announce the team with fastest overall time.  T-SHIRTS will be guaranteed to those who register by 4/15/2016. Registrations after that date and on race day will be given shirts while supplies last.  There will be plenty of refreshments during and after the race.

Timing and Results: Finish line management and results provided by Classic Race Services with results posted to www.classicraceservices.com, www.active.com, www.coolrunning.com and www.runningintheusa.com.  You must be finished by 12:30PM.

Course:  Both events are point to point.  There are some portions that are not paved.  The Marathon is USATF Certified #GA15012WC.

Series Affiliation: The race is part of the 2016 Black Bag Race Series.  Runners will receive DOUBLE Black Bag Points.

Parking and Busses:  There will be parking at the start and finish .  Shuttle busses will begin running from the finish area 3 hours after the start of the race and the last bus will leave the finish area at 2:00PM

Other Info: In case of rain, the races will go on.  Delay of the start may happen in case of severe weather in the area at race time.  If severe weather continues, then the race director or local authorities may make the call to cancel the race at that time.  Sorry, no refunds.

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