Independence Day Festival 1 Mile Kids Fun Run (July3rd) 5K & 10K (July4th)

Event Date

Thu, Jul 3, 2014

Address

St. Marys, GA

About This Activity

1 Mile Kids Fun Run will take place at St. Marys Elementary School on July 3rd.  The course will circle the grounds of the school.  Kids will not be running on the street.  Parents are welcome to join their kids.

A flat 5K & 10K Race course that takes runners from the waterfront park through historic downtown area, neighborhoods, and marsh views. Runners of all ages are invited.  Race will be held on July 4th.

Event schedule and times

1 Mile Kids Fun Run (Kids 14 and under)
Date:  July 3, 2014

Place:  St. Marys Elementary School (600 Osborne St. in Downtown St. Marys, GA)

Race Starts:  6:30 p.m.

Packet Pick-up: 5:00 p.m. until 6 p.m. @ St. Marys Elementary School

Race Day Registrations: $20 from 5:00 p.m. until 6 p.m. @ St. Marys Elementary School

Awards:  Overal Boy & Overall Girl. Top 3 boys and girls in the following age categories: 14-13,12-11, 10-9, 8-7, & 6 and under.  Must be present at awards ceremony to receive award.  Awards Ceremony will take place as soon as possible after the last runners complete the course.

T-Shirts: All pre-registered entrants will receive a Festival T-shirt. Walk-up entrants will receive shirts based on availability.

Maximum Number of Registrations:  The number of participants (children ages 14 and under) may be limited. To be assured of a spot please pre-register.

Parents Accompanying Children: Parents are welcome to run along with their child.  Parents are free if they do not want a festival t-shirt.  Those wanting a shirt will pay according to the registration pay structure.

5K & 10 Participants:
Date: July 4, 2014

Place: 100 Osborne St. in Downtown St. Marys. Registration will be held at the waterfront pavilion

Race Starts: 7 a.m.

Packet Pick-up Options:  NEW THIS YEAR 
1. July 3, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at St. Marys Elementary School (600 Osborne St. in Downtown St. Marys) 5K & 10K Race registrations will also be accepted during this time.  Fee: $30

2. Race day from 6:15 a.m. until 6:45 a.m. at the waterfront pavilion.

Race Day Registrations: $30 from 6:15 a.m. until 6:45 a.m.

DIRECTIONS: St. Marys is located just over the Florida-Georgia state line. Take I-95 to Exit 3, Georgia Highway 40, and follow the signs east to downtown St. Marys. Registration will be held at the festival stage area at the waterfront pavilion at the end of Osborne St. in downtown St. Marys.

SUGGESTED RACE PARKING: Available on Conyers St. between Orange Hall & The First Presbyterian Church or on Ready St. behind the St. Marys Elementary School. Allow 10 minutes to walk to Registration Area.

All entrants receive a Festival T-Shirt

AWARDS: Overall Male & Overall Female in 5K & 10K.  Top 3 male and female finishers in at least 7 categories.

AWARDS CEREMONY: 9 a.m. Award winners must be present at awards ceremony to receive award.

PROCEEDS BENEFIT: Kiwanis Programs and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).

MORE INFORMATION:

Brad Tippins
btippins@fca.org
(912) 882-7202

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