INDEPENDENCE DAY 5K & 10K
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Race Start Time: 7 a.m.
Location:St. Marys United Methodist Church (106 Conyers Street East)
RACE DAY REGISTRATION & PACKET PICK UP Thursday, July 4 from 6:15 to 6:45 a.m. @ St. Marys United Methodist Church (106 Conyers Street East)
Race Entry Fee $25
EARLY PACKET PICK UP & REGISTRATION 1) Saturday, June 29 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) Wednesday, July 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. Downtown St. Marys @ St. Marys United Methodist Church (106 Conyers Street East)
Race Entry Fee $25
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 at St. Marys United Methodist Church (106 Conyers Street East)
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 5- 10 minutes to walk to Registration Area.
T-SHIRTS: All entrants receive a Festival T-Shirt
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.
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, 2019
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
9:15 p.m. Fireworks
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 youth 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
. . . 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