Memorial Day 5K and 10K

Date:  Mon, May 27, 2019

Time:  Check in: 6:30 AM
           Race Starts: 7:30 AM

Location:  Sprayberry Square Shopping Ctr

                 (LA Fitness Center Parking Lot)

                 2550 Sandy Plains Road,

                 Marietta, GA 30062, United States

Memorial Day is about remembering the soldiers who died while on Active Duty in the Military. In their memory, we are offering all active and retired military a FREE race (5K or 10K) on May 27.

New this Year: Donate a shirt to a Military participant registered for just $15! Shirt may be added onto your Registration or you may choose to be a "Non-Participant" and just Donate a Shirt!

We start at 7:30 am in Marietta.  We have an amazing crowd full of energy.  Scenic course, finisher medals, tech shirts, awards for the top 3 overalls, top 3 masters overalls, grand master overall, senior master overall, and all the regular 5 year age groups.

Entry Fee & Registration

Super Early Bird...January 16 - February 16

Early Bird...February 17 - March 31

Regular...April 1 - May 26

Race Day...

Wheelchair Division...

Virtual 5k /10k ...$30

Military...FREE (Shirt not included)

Virtual Race Option
Can't make it out to the event site on race day?
Still want to participate and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said: "Sweet...I want one!"
Then the virtual race is for you.

Here's how it works:
1. Register for the Virtual division & Start Training
2. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time
3. Submit your race time by end of race day
4. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
5. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.
6. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts, medals, and Keepsake Bibs; and put them in the mail.

Award & Goodies

All finishers will receive a finisher award medal

Awards in both races as follows:

Top 3 Overall Male & Female (based on gun time)
Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) (based on gun time)
Overall Grand Master (50+) (based on gun time)
Overall Sr. Master (60+) (based on gun time)
Top 3 in each age group (10 & under - 75+) (based on chip time)

All regular participants registered by 5/19 are guaranteed a shirt.  We have a number of great optional race shirts to choose from(child sizes may be cotton).

Tri-Blend T-Shirt       

Racer Back Tanks for the Ladies      

Technical Moisture Wicking T-Shirt or Tank        

Women's cuts available!

Aid Stations

All aid stations will have water & energy drink. The 5K will have 2 stops, and the 10K will have 5 stops

Course & Timing

Both the 10K & 5K start and finish in the Parking Lot of LA Fitness on the corner of Sandy Plains & E. Piedmont. Both routes are an out and back, and will be run entirely on E. Piedmont Rd. See event web site for a course map.

Both the 5K & 10K will have a chip timed start & finish.

Championship & Turkey Trot

All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. 

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the championships to be held in January 2020. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website for details.

Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. With that in mind any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.

All registrations are final...we're sorry, but there are no refunds, deferrals, or transfers.

Event Schedule

May 19  11:59 PM - Deadline for Guaranteed shirt & size

May 26  1 PM - 5 PM  - Early Packet Pickup @ Road Runner Sports

                                       1311 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30068
May 27    6:30 AM - Packet pickup & race day registration
May 27    7:30 AM - Races Start

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Packet/Bib Pickup

We have several Bib/Packet pickup options available for you.

Bib Mail Out...for $2.50 you can have your bib mailed straight to your front door.  We'll be sending them out on Monday of race week, and you can sleep in a few extra minutes on race morning...just show up with enough time to get in the start coral.  Once you finish, you can pick up your shirt and any goodies that might also be included.

Early Packet Pickup...Get some extra sleep race morning and come see us at Road Runner Sports in Marietta on May 26th from 1 PM - 5 PM.

Road Runner Sports  Special:  All attendees can save $10 off $30 or 25% for VIPs in-store! 

Race Day Pickup...Check in opens at 6:30 am on race morning.  Be sure to arrive closer to 6:30 am than 7:30 am.  We'll get you your bib, and then after you cross the finish line you can get your shirt and any goodies.Type your paragraph here.