Labor Day Be Your Own Hero 5K / 10K

5K, 10K

Event Date

Mon, Sep 7, 2015


Kennesaw, GA


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Running/Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $30 Closed

Running/Walking-10K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

About This Activity

Awesome super fast course, perfect for setting a PR.  We start and finisih at the AMC Barrett Commons 24 in Kennesaw, GA.  We'll have loads of goodies, tech shirts, and awards to the top 3 overall & top 3 masters, as well as the top 3 in the regular age groups 10 & Under - 75+.

Event details and schedule

Event Beneficiary...The Gold Shield Foundation: Originally our purpose was that of aiding the surviving spouses and children of law enforcement officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty, the Foundation’s mission has grown as we have diligently listened to the needs from within the fire and police communities in which we serve. Today, the Gold Shield Foundation works to provide aid for law enforcement officers, firefighters, their spouses and children, whose lives have been altered as a result of line of duty deaths and injuries.
Entry Fee & Registration: Early Bird registration through July 20th: 5K...$25 & 10K...$30. Regular Registration through Aug. 30: 5K...$30 & 10K...$35. Race Day registrations are welcome for an additional $5, and shirts will be available while supplies last.
Race Day Schedule: 6:30 am...Packet Pickup & race day registration.
7:30 am...Races Start.
Course: Both the 10K & 5K are certified courses that start and finish in the Parking Lot of AMC Theatres in Kennesaw. Both routes fairly flat & fast, and are an out and back, run entirely on the roadway.
Aid Stations: All aid stations will have water & energy drink. The 5K will have 2 stops, and the 10K will have 5.
Awards, Goodies, & Festival: All participants registered by 8/30 are guaranteed a moisture wicking race shirt (child sizes may be cotton). Women's cuts are also available! Awards in both races to the top 3 Overall male & Femal, Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) as well as the top 3 in each age group. (10 & under - 75+ for the 5K; 19 & under - 75+ for the 10K)
Finisher Awards: All 10K participants will receive a custom finisher awards.
Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot: All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the championships to be held in Dec., 2015. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website for details.
Event Courtesy Policy Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. With that in mind any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.

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