REaDy to Run 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk

Town Center at Cobb (start/finish line between Belk and JC Penney)
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Running > 1 mile, 5k

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Event Description

REaDy to Run 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk is a family-friendly community run/walk for men, women, and children presented by the Marietta-Roswell Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  Runners, joggers, and walkers enjoy a healthy, fun-filled event while supporting a worthy cause.  Electronic chip timing is featured to ensure accuracy for runners.  Strollers are permitted on the course.  Pets are not permitted.  

All proceeds benefit SwemKids.  SwemKids is a nonprofit school-based program that teaches children introductory swimming lessons and water safety skills.

The Marietta-Roswell Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a sisterhood of college-educated women committed to providing public service programming that impacts  the Cobb, Cherokee, and North Fulton communities in its service area.


COURSE: This USATF-Certified 5K course has many flat sections with a few gentle slopes and serves as a qualifier for AJC Peachtree Road Race. 

TIME LIMIT: 5K  - 1 hour and 15 minutes  /  1 Mile - 25 minutes. Any participant still on the course after the time limit is reached will be asked to vacate the course.

TIMING:  The timing device for this event is Chronotrack.  In order to receive an accurate time, please confirm that your bib is:

·       Clearly visible on the front of the torso

·       Unaltered and unmodified (Do not fold or wrinkle)

·       Pinned in all four corners

·       Uncovered (jackets, fuel belts, etc.)

VIRTUAL OPTION: Walk or run anywhere and anytime you choose on race day. Run or walk a 5K (3.1 miles) on a course in the location of your choice or on a treadmill.  Virtual 5K participants receive a finisher medal. Medals will be mailed two weeks after the race. 

AWARDS:             Overall (M&F)

                              Age Groups (M&F)


EVENT SWAG*:     Short-sleeve T-shirt**

                              Finisher medal 

                              FREE race photos

*  Medals and T-shirts will NOT be mailed to in-person participants.  T-shirts and medals are ONLY available at packet pick-up and race venue on race day.

**  In-person 5K participants only

REFUND POLICY: All registrations are final.

PACKET PICKUP:  Big Peach Running Co. will host early packet pickup:

                                Kennesaw (1625 Ridenour Blvd, Kennesaw, GA 30152) — Thursday,  April 21 — 4PM - 8PM
                                Marietta (1068 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30068)  — Friday, April 22 — 4PM - 8PM


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