Calling all 5K and 1 Mile Runners for the First Annual Downtown Cartersville 5K and 1 Mile Road Race(s) to benefit Backpack Buddies sponsored by The Cartersville Downtown Development Authority, Anytime Fitness of Cartersville, & Modern Woodmen Financial, Garth Gherardini. The 5K race will start / finish in Downtown Cartersville, with a fast route encircling downtown and surrounding neighborhoods. The 1 Mile run will begin shortly after the 5K is completed or approximately 8:45 AM. Please plan to "hang around" afterwards for age group awards presentations, while you enjoy vendor tents, LIVE music, and even a craft beer tasting. An awesome way to start your weekend!
The 5K will begin @ 8:00 AM with the 1 Mile run to begin shortly after completion of the 5K or approximately 8:45 AM. Pre-race registration ($25 for 5K & $15 for 1 Mile) will run until mid-night August 24th (Be sure to pre-register in order to guarantee your T-Shirt size!) Pre-race packet pick-up on Friday August 25th will be from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority, located at 1 Friendship Plaza, in downtown Cartersville next to the railroad tracks. Race-Day Registration ($35 5K & $25 1 Mile) will open at 7:00 AM day of the race.
Start / Finish line are in separate locations. The starting Line (including event parking and race day registration) will be located in the large parking lot between The Bartow County Courthouse and Sam Jones Methodist Church, located at 135 West Cherokee Ave. in downtown Cartersville. (NOTE: This location is approximately one block from the downtown finish line location.). Race day registration will also be located in this same parking lot.
All runners must complete the attached wavier prior to race start.
Course map is attached.