_ The 2022 Unity Stampede 5K:
A Unique Run with a Great Mission: To strengthen relationships among citizens of all cultures in our community.
Proceeds will be used to fund Character Education through Envision Opelika Foundation, provide Scholarships for students to Southern Union State Community College and to promote wellness and healthy lifestyles in the community.
5K - Overall male and female runner and top 2 male and female finishers in each age group:
<10, 10-14, 15 –19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
1 Mile Fun Walk/Run/Wheel
Closed loop starts and ends on paved 1 mile track at Sportsplex.
5K begins at the Opelika Sportsplex and heads out on the newly built road to Joe's Grocery and then back to the Sportsplex to where the last mile will be on the paved 1 mile track at the Sportsplex.
There will be live music before and after the races. You are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to partake in the festivities.
T-Shirts: Guaranteed if registration received by Friday, March 25, 2022. If registered after March 25, 2022 you will receive T-shirts as supplies last, in available sizes.
Refund Policy: Refunds and transfers are not allowed.
Day of Race registration: Begins @ 4:30pm under “Registration Tent” at Opelika Sportsplex. Pre-registration is highly encouraged.
Packet Pick-ups: You may pick up your packets at Southern Union in the Health Sciences parking lot on the corner of Fox Run and Bulldog Parkway (formerly Lafayette Parkway) on Friday, April 8th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm or the day of the race beginning at 4:30pm on Saturday, April 9th under the “Packet Pick Up Tent” at the Sportsplex.
*All race entry participants are eligible to win door prizes throughout the event, but they must be present to win.
**All Social Distancing Protocols recommended by the City at the time of the race will be followed for the race. We will keep you updated on this.
-) 2022 race registration is open • Registration Information