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Artsy Fartsy 5K and Fun Run

6/22/24, 10:00 PM

15 Hightower Pl.
Florence, AL US 35630

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Race Information

The Muscle Shoals National Heritage area is full of music makers and other talented artists. To support the arts in the MSNHA, we are excited to announce the Artsy Fartsy 5k and 1-mile Fun Run, part of the Heritage Area Hustle Race Series. The location is for this the inaugural Artsy Fartsy is the City of Florence's brand new River Heritage Park! You won’t want to miss running, skipping, hopping, or strolling (whatever your preference!) in this beautiful spot with scenic views of the Tennessee River, Wilson Dam, babbling brooks, and local flora. Invite your friends and family to join you after the run for live music, the splash pad, arts & vendors, and local food!

The Artsy Fartsy is part of the Heritage Area Hustle Race Series. Participate in the Artsy Fartsy, the Bad Kitty (5k, 10k, March 16) and the Shady Lady (5k, 10k, and Half Marathon, October 26) and receive a special medal for completing the series!

The Artsy Fartsy is a non-profit event organized by the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, a National Park Service-funded program housed at the University of North Alabama. All proceeds will help support MSNHA arts-focused projects.

*Register by May 22, 2024 to receive a t-shirt the day of the race. Late registrants will have their shirt mailed to them.

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The Artsy Fartsy is a non-profit event organized by the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, a National Park Service-funded program housed at the University of North Alabama. All proceeds will help support MSNHA arts-focused projects.

Event Schedule

June 22, 2024
·       3:30PM – Race Day Check-in Starts
·       5:00PM – 5k Start
·       5:30PM – 1-Mile Fun Run Start
·       6:00PM – Awards

Registration

Registration will take place at Flowers Hall - Directions

Preview Pricing:  (Ends 5/11/2024)

  • 5K:  $25

  • Adult/Child Combo 5K:  $40

  • 1 Mile Fun Run:  $25

  • Adult/Child Combo 1 Mile Fun Run:  $30

Regular Registration Pricing:  (Ends 6/21/2024)

  • 5K:  $30

  • 5K Adult/Child Combo:  $50

  • 1 Mile Fun Run:  $25

  • Adult/Child Combo 1 Mile Fun Run:  $30

*Race day registrations are welcome:

  • 5K:  $35

  • 5K Adult/Child Combo:  $60

  • 1 Mile Fun Run:  $25

  • Adult/Child Combo 1 Mile Fun Run:  $30

*All participants registered by 5/22/2024 are guaranteed a shirt, registrations afterwards will receive a shirt while supplies last.

Save money and race with friends! Take a look at our Teams and Fundraising info.

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Race Partners

Race Partners

If you don't see anything, that means this race is partner-less!

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Course Information

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Awards and Goodies

The event will be chip timed, and we'll have awards in the following Categories:Overall M/F
Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups
Participants registered by 5/22/2024 are guaranteed a shirt in their size.  Afterwards, they'll be while supplies last.

FIVE STAR CHAMPIONSHIP & TURKEY TROT

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Virtual Race

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause 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.

 

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

 

Step 1

  • Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Virtual Event!

 

Step 2

  • Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!

 

Step 3

  • Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!

 

Step 4

  • HAVE FUN!~

  • Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the race hashtag:-)

 

Step 5

  • Submit your results online

 

Step 6

  • View your Results Monday after the Event Date.

Submit your virtual time

Event Courtesy and Weather Policy

Our events are designed to be fun 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 and be disqualified.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

 

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

 

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

 

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided. The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

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