Sweet Heart Half...

  • Running : Half Marathon :

Race Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017


Location: Sweetwater Creek State Park

Address: 1750 Mount Vernon Rd

City: Lithia Springs

State/Terr: Georgia

Zip: 30122

Country: USA


This race course offers 13.1 miles of winding moderately difficult trails in and around the Sweetwater Creek State Park, following the lovely rapids of Sweetwater Creek, and venturing past Civil War-era textile mill ruins.  These trails vary from sandy and flat to hilly and technical.  You will pass over a couple of small creeks throughout the run.  The conditions for the race can be unpredictable; one year we ran in six inches of snow, while during another we ran through the set of a major motion picture filming at the park.  (Killing Season with Robert De Niro and John Travolta).  There will be a 4 hour time limit for this race.  Due to the terrain, this is not a course that can be hiked in the allotted time.  Formal course support will end at 1:00 pm.

**The course will utilize trails both in Sweetwater Creek State Park and on private property.  It will be marked using pin flags, ribbon, and signs.**

**NO wheels of any kind or pets are allowed on the course.**

Distance between aid varies from 2-4 miles.  All aid stations will provide water, and some will provide sports drink and snacks.  Participants are strongly encouraged to carry a handheld water bottle with them.

Awards will to Women/Men: Top 3 Overall and Top Master's Runners.

Event details and schedule

Registration:Pre-registered by January 31 - $50
After January 31 - $60 (on-line registration closes January 1, 2017 at 11:59pm)

Ther is a $5.00 entry fee for the park unless you have a State Parks Pass.

Packet Pick-Up: Packet pick-up will be on race day from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. on race day at the Group Shelter in Sweetwater Creek State Park.  The race starts at 10 a.m.

This race is limited to 150 runners.  Race Day Registration is available as long as slots are open.  Shirts guaranteed to early preregistered entrants only with limited sizes and number available to entries after January 31, 2017.

Also, if you have trash, Please DO NOT drop it on the trail.  Trash in, trash out is the motto of trail running. If you can't carry it on you, please deposit any trash at an aid station.  Again, Please DO NOT Litter on the trails.

Sponsors:  We would love to have you join us in sponsoring this event!  If you're interested in sponsorship, please contact us.


Other Info:

• 2017 race registration is open.

Registration Information.


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