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2011 FAST PACE Race 5k/10k

EVENTS
  • 2011 Fast Pace Race 10k:- Run 6.2 Miles
  • 2011 Fast Pace Race 5k:- Run 3.1 Miles
RACE DATE
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Start Time
8:00 AM
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Location
Cumming Fairgrounds
Address
235 Castleberry Rd
CITY
Cumming
STATE/TERR
Georgia
Zip
30040
COUNTRY
USA
Description

Facebook1FAST PACE Race Website2http://www.fastpacerace.comProstate Cancer Awareness and Education Campaign3Prostate cancer is the most common major cancer in American men today. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. That is why on Saturday, October 22, 2011, Forsyth Area Striders Team (F.A.S.T.) in conjunction with the Prostate Cancer Education Council (PCEC), and Sanofi Aventis is introducing the National PACE Race Series to Metro Atlanta.Course Description4The course is set up by runners for runners with both the 5K and 10K being point to point runs with an overall elevation drop to the finish line. The 5K course will produce many memorable PRs and the 10K course with its beautiful half mile visible down hill finish will give many runners their much sought after Peachtree Road Race qualifying time.2010 Race Video5 Heritage Village Post Race6Take advantage of post race food, beverages and ample restrooms in the Cumming Fairgrounds. Age group awards provided to the top 3 finishers for the 5k and 10k.PACE Race Advanced Technical Fiber T-shirt7Advanced technical fiber t-shirts available in Mens or Womens fitted cut for early registrations. Please note the Women's fitted shirt is on the small size. Women who prefer a loser fitting shirt should request a mens shirt.Parking8Parking will be available in the Cumming Fair Grounds Gate B or Lot 1. The fairgrounds will be the staging/finishing area with parking for approximately 2000 cars and ample restrooms.Start Line Transportation9We will offer buses to transport runners/walkers to the starting line, but for the runners who want to run a pre race warm up; it is only one mile to the start from the fair grounds via the shortest route along sidewalks.Title Sponsors - Dendreon & Georgia Urology10Dendreon Corporation is a Seattle based biotechnology company focused on targeting cancer through the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapies that may significantly improve cancer treatment options.
Georgia Urology with over 36 physicians and 25 office locations is a fully integrated private practice urology group providing the most comprehensive care in the Southeast. Free race day PSA screening.Information on the National PACE Race Series11The Prostate Awareness and Cancer Education (PACE) Race Series reaches men and women to educate them on prostate cancer, and increase awareness of the disease as well as emphasize the importance of a health lifestyle. The PACE series began in 2002 and now, featuring a team of celebrity runners, Including world famous marathoners Bill Rodgers and Benji Durden, the race series has reached millions of men around the country.Packet Pickup12Race day package pick up opens at 6:30 am.Directions from Exit 14 GA400 to Fairgrounds13Starting from Buford Hwy/GA-20 W at GA-400 Exit 14 1 Head northwest on Buford Hwy/GA-20 W toward Atlanta Rd/GA-20 W/GA-9 N - go 0.2 mi 2 Turn left at Atlanta Rd/GA-9 S - go 0.2 mi 3 Turn right at Hutchinson Rd (At light beside KFC) - go 0.6 mi 4 Turn right to stay on Hutchinson Rd - go 0.4 mi 5 Turn right at Castleberry Rd - go 0.9 mi Destination (Cumming Fairgrounds) will be on the left Parking at Gate B in the Fairgrounds Total: 2.2 mi from 400Arrive on Time and Be Prepared to set a PR!14Remember that this is a point-to-point course so you need to arrive extra early to be shuttled to the start before 8:00 am. Buses available for the 1-mile trip to the start line begin boarding at 7:00 am from the Fairgrounds.2009 Race Day Photos15

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