The Second Annual WalkGA 5K & 1Mile Fun Run & Mutt Strut takes place the first Saturday in June. It starts in front of the UGA Washington County Extension office on West Haynes Street and, after three turns, proceeds directly to the beautiful Sandersville Elementary grounds, the NEW Linton Station Splash Pad and after two more turns you are running on the scenic Linton Road. There are two hills and lots of curves as the course goes through the various side streets and past beautiful homes. The event also includes a pre/post-race expo of sponsors, and top-notch kids play area.
Event details and schedule
5K Race @ 8 a.m. 1 Mile @ 8:45 a.m.
Course - sidewalk running, is preferred, as much as possible. when no sidewalk is available stay in your lane near the side. If you are walking, please be mindful of runners and provide clear passage.
Arrive - 15 to 20 mins prior to race to pick up packet and get warmed up.
Parking - you can park on the Downtown Square.
What to bring: (if bringing a mutt) please have a leash and pick up bags.
What to waer: Weather should be clear, but dress for the weather. There will be a weather update on facebook the night before the race.
Additional Details: Mutts must be on a leash at all times. Be mindful of other runners and make sure to HAVE FUN!!