2nd Annual Santa Sprint 5k/Fun Run


Event Date

Sat, Dec 6, 2014


Gainesville, GA

About This Activity

Gainesville Parks and Recreation will be hosting the 2nd Annual Santa Sprint 5k and Fun Run to benefit the Children At Play Fund. In addition to the race, other fun activies will be available for the youth participants.

Children At Play Fund:

To enable greater accessibility to recreation activities which build self-esteem, promote good health, and offer a safe alternative for latch-key children

  • To encourage children who may be at health or social risks to participate in supervised recreation programs
  • To eliminate participation barriers such as fees and added costs of equipment, supplies and transportation
  • To inspire community support for the Fund and its principles

Event details and schedule

Race will begin at 8:00 a.m. with packet pickup / registration beginning at 7:00 a.m.

The 5k will start at 8:00am in front of the Frances Meadows Athletic Field, and the route will be an out and back covering the surrounding neighborhood roads. The Fun Run will begin at 9:00 am, and will run through the Gainesville Middle School Campus. All pre-registered participants are guaranteed a long sleeve athletic shirt

Awards will be given to the Overall Male and Female winners, Overall Male and Female Masters winners, and to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in 13 age groups.

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