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

5K, 10K

Event Date

Thu, Jul 4, 2019

7:00 AM5K


106 Conyers St. E.
St. Marys, GA 31558

Online registration ends on:
Wed, Jul 3, 2019 12:00 AM EDT



Activity Price


  • $20
  • $25 starting 06/25/19


  • $20
  • $25 starting 06/25/19

About This Activity

Thursday, July 4, 2019
Race Start Time: 7 a.m.
Location: St. Marys United Methodist Church (106 Conyers Street East)

Thursday, July 4 from 6:15 to 6:45 a.m. @ St. Marys United Methodist Church (106 Conyers Street East)
Race Entry Fee $25

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)

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.

This is not a chipped timed race.

Kids Fun Run -- Sat., June 29th @ 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, 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


The Kiwanis Club of St. Marys has served Camden County for over 50 years!       (Click here for the website.)

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

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Serve our community by   (Click here for their website)

. . . 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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