Independence Day Festival 5K & 10K Races on July 4

5K, 10K

Event Date

Wed, Jul 4, 2018

7:00 AM5K (July 4, 2018)
10K (July 4, 2018)


100 Osborne St.
St. Marys, GA 31558

Online registration ends on:
Mon, Jul 2, 2018 11:59 PM EDT


Activity Price

5K (July 4, 2018)

  • $25

10K (July 4, 2018)

  • $25

About This Activity

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Race Start Time: 7 a.m.
Location: Festival Stage  near the waterfront pavillion at the end of Osborne St. in downtown St. Marys

Wednesday, July 4 from 6:15 to 6:45 a.m. @ the Festival Stage area near the waterfront pavillion at the end of Osborne Street in downtown St. Marys
Race Entry Fee $25

1)  Saturday, June 30 from  8  -- 10 a.m.  @ St. Marys Elementary School (600 Osborne St.)  During the Kids 1 MIle Fun Run -- Click here for registration for that event.
2)  Tuesday, July 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. Downtown St. Marys the Festival Stage area at the waterfront pavillion at the end of Osborne Street in downtown St. Marys
Race Entry Fee $25

 5K & 10K Race that takes runners from the waterfront area to historic downtown area, neighborhoods, and marsh views.

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 waterfront pavillion at the end of Osborne St. in downtown St. Marys.

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.

Pre-registered runners who register by June 25th will  receive their race shirt for race day. Those registered after June 25th will receive race shirts after the event. An additional  $5 mailing fee will apply for those runners who are not pre-registered by June 25th and request their shirts be mailed. Shirts will be available to be picked up locallyabout two weeks after the event without a mailing fee.

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

9 a.m. Award winners must be present at awards ceremony to receive award.
Offical timing will conclude after 60 minutes (5K) and  90 minutes (10K)  to allow race results to be compiled for awards ceremony.

This is not a chipped timed race

Kids Fun Run -- Sat., June 30th @ 9 a.m. @ St. Marys Elementary School -- Click here for more information & to register online

Proceeds from this event  support the Kiwanis Club of St. Marys and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Kiwanis Club of St. Marys Independence Day Festival Events on July 4, 2018
7 a.m. 5K & 10K Races
9 a.m. Food, Arts & Craft Vendors Open
10 a.m. Parade
11 a.m. -- 9:15 p.m. Entertainment on the Main Stage
9:15 p.m. Fireworks

The Kiwanis Club of St. Marys has served Camden County for over 50 years!

Proceeds from this festival support our community by:
. . .  Sponsoring  K-Kids, Builders Club, Key Clubs, Terrific Kids,  college scholarships, STAR Student & Teacher, Fine Arts, Athleletic Programs, Sea Cadets, Robotics Club  in the Camden County School System

. . .  Donations to yourh programs:  Boy Scouts, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, St. Marys Children's Theatre, Wee Read Books for preschools, Christmas in the Park
. . . Donations to community groups: Camden House, Salvation Army, Missions for Camden, Community Band, Methodist Youth Home, Habitat for Humanity 

. . . Coordinating and providing 100 Camden County families with Thanksgiving baskets
. . . Annual Kiwanis One Day is a day of service devoted to beautification projects in St. Marys

. . . International support included supporting a Ukraine Kiwanis Street Children Program and teaming with UNICEF to eliminate maternal & neonatal tetanus

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Serve our community by 

. . . developing Christian Student Leaders through practical experience leading and extra-curricular opportunities. . .  providing a Biblical framework of strong moral, ethical, spiritual values for life’s choices. . . providing an avenue, in addition to the church, to learn the Gospel. . . connecting with youth through their passion for sports. . . encouraging and equipping coaches to persevere as positive, Biblical role models 


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