Blairsville 5K Spring Run & Walk
(previously called Northeast Georgia Run)
April 25, 2015
5K Race * 5K Walk * 1-Mile Walk
The Blairsville 5K Spring Run & Walk will feature a 5K race, 5K Walk and a 1-Mile Walk on April 25th, 2015 in Blairsville (Union County), Georgia. The event takes place in beautiful Meeks Park on Hwy. 515 in Blairsville, Georgia. Registration will be available online at www.active.com asap.
The 5K Race entry fee is $15. The 5K race awards a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Place trophies for males and females overall. Medals are given in age divisions (1st & 2nd) for males and females. Those who do not finish with a medal in age divisions can purchase a participation medal at the race for $5.
A 5K Walk is non-competitive with an entry fee of $10. A 1-Mile Walk is non-competitive with an entry fee of $10.
Competitive age divisions are: 15-under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-older The 5K Race begins at 9:00 a.m.. The 5K Walk and the 1-Mile walk begins at 9:15 a.m.
T-shirts will be available on race day for those who pre-register by April 17, 2015. Those who register after that date and on race day can pick up shirts in town for no charge or have t-shirts mailed for a charge of $5 two weeks after the race.
Proceeds from the event benefit the Union County Anti-Drug Coaltion, American Red Cross, Special Olympics, Family Connection, Meals on Wheels, Shop with a Cop, Give A Gift, Recreation Scholarship Fund and Kiwanis Children programs.
The event is coordinated by the Blairsville Run Committee.
Participants agree to run and participate at their own risk. Participants should confirm with a doctor that they are healthy enough to participate in these activities.
For more information email blairsville5K@outlook.com or call Race Director Norm Cooper at (706) 781-9401.