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Stampede In The Park 5K Trail Run and Fun Run
5K, 1 Mile
Sat, Feb 6, 2016
Running-5K - 5K Run/Individual
Running-5K - 1 Mile Fun Run
About This Activity
Stampede in the Park 5K run is an excellent race course over soft surfaced, wooded and paved trails through Yellow River Park, one of scenic spot in Gwinnett County. If you have never been to Yellow River Park, you are in for a real treat.
5K Course Preview:
The course is challenging and scenic as most of the run follows the beautiful Yellow River. At the start, the course begins to narrow and begins with a steady climb to the 800m mark. Runners will cross a creek at mile 1 and mile 3. At the beginning of mile 2, there is about a 400m uphill. The race crosses over several bridges and finishes near the pavilion.
Event details and schedule
5K race begins promptly at 8am.
Place: Yellow River Park 3232 Juhan Road, Stone Mountain 30087
Time: 5K at 8:00 AM Sharp - Mile Fun Run/Walk @8:30 AM
Entry Fee: 5K $25.00 non-refundable and fun run $20
Packet Pick-up registration and Race-day registration are available for $30.00 (t-shirt is not guaranteed)
T-Shirts: Each pre-registered runner will receive a t-shirt. T-shirts are not guaranteed for race day registration.
Finish-Line Refreshments: Water and refreshments at the finish line.
Awards: Top 3 in each division: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 and Over. No awards will be mailed.
Packet Pick Up is Friday, February 5th 5:00pm-7:00pm at Meadowcreek High School (front of the school) and Saturday February 6, 2016 from 6:45-7:45am at Yellow River Park
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START YOUR 5K TRAINING
A Few Minutes Each Week
Each session should take about 20 or 30 minutes, three times a week that includes a warm up and stretching routine at the beginning and then stretching and light jogging at the end.
Be sure to space out these three days throughout the week to give yourself a chance to rest and recover between efforts.
Don't worry about how fast you're going. Focus on gradually increasing the time or distance you run.
Run for time or run for distance
Measure your runs by time or by distance. Either one works just as well, choose the option that seems easiest for you to keep track of.
If you go with the distance option and you are not using a track to measure the distances, just estimate. It's not important to have the distances absolutely exact.
Change the scenery
At least once a week, find a new, interesting place to run. Check out a local park or neighborhood with sidewalks to do your runs. Try running on different surfaces, sidewalks, grass, soft trails, or sand.