Assault on Kennesaw Mountain


Event Date

Sat, Sep 13, 2014


Kennesaw, GA

About This Activity

***Online Registration Closes 11:59 pm on 11 September***

This is the 3rd annual ASSAULT on KENNESAW MOUNTAIN 5k Run, commemorating Georgia National Guards fallen warriors since 2001.  You are invited to join the Georgia National Guard and participate in the only approved and officially sanctioned run at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park on Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:30 a.m.  All proceeds benefit the Memorial Wall Foundation. 

While the ASSAULT is on Kennesaw Mountain, the assembly/ceremony area will be at Grace Community Church.  The finish line is at the top of the mountain and racers will then use a short cut to get back the church parking lot.  See schedule below for more details.

New Awards Categories!!!

-1st, 2nd, 3rd overall male and female finishers

-1st finisher in each male and female age group

-1st Baby Stroller Division finisher

-1st Guidon-to-the-Top finisher (register in any category and race with your guidon)

-1st "Dog on a Leash" Division finisher

-1st Battle Buddy Team (male/male, female/female & coed team winners)

-1st Warrior Assault Team (5 or more)


Race Age Categories (male/female separate)

Under 10








70 & older

Event details and schedule

Packet pick-up:

Friday, 12 September 2014, 3-7 p.m. at Big Peach Running Co. Kennesaw location

Saturday, 13 September 2014, 6-7:15 at Grace Community Church

Race Day Events:

6-7:15 a.m. - Late registration (no timing chips for late registrations)

6-7:15 a.m. - Packet pick-up

7:30 a.m.    - Pre-assault ceremony commemorating our fallen warriors

8:00 a.m.    - ASSAULT begins!!!

9:30 a.m.    - Awards ceremony

Following the awards ceremony will be the Freedom Festival graciously hosted by Grace Community Church and event sponsors.  Family, friends, and children not participating in the assault are welcomed to remain at the ceremony area to partake in the awards ceremony and Freedom Festival.  We will have live music, face painting, dispays and more!!!

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