For the Fallen! For the Present! For the Future!
JOIN US! for the 4th. Annual Running of the Rough Rider Memorial 5K (and/or "Tot Trot") - Saturday, September 16th, 2023 at the Black and Yellow Park (Calhoun City Recreation Park) located at 10 McDaniel Station Rd, Calhoun, GA 30701.
This run is in honor of the 14 Rough Riders killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Proceeds generated from the race allow the local Calhoun, GA VFW Post 5376 to maintain and improve the Rough Rider Memorial Wall located at the 1-108th Headquarters in Calhoun, GA. Additionally, VFW Post 5376 also utilizes funds for Soldier, Veteran, and family functions at the post! This run is in honor of the 14 fallen soldiers from this unit!
Registration: $25 Pre-Race Registration Fee (Runs until 11:00 PM, Sunday evening, September 10th.) You must register by this date to guarantee your T-shirt size and lock in at the reduced rate!) $35 Race Day Registration Rate.
Pre-Race Packet Pick-up for those pre-registered: Pre-Race Packet Pick-up will be held xxx
The route itself utilizes the paths in and around the Calhoun City Recreation Department’s Black and Yellow park! It’s a VERY fast, very scenic, and (mostly) flat route in and around the park that we know you will enjoy!
5K Start-Finish & Race Day Parking:
Both the Start & Finish Lines are located in Calhoun City Recreation Department (Park), 10 McDaniel Station Rd., Calhoun GA, 30701
Race Day Parking There is plenty of race day parking in the park adjacent to the ball fields and the start/finish line.
Race Day Schedule of Events:
*6:45 AM Race Day Registration Opens
*7:45 AM Race Day Registration Closes
*8:00 AM 5K Start Time
*9:15 AM Awards Presentation
Awards will be given to the following:
*Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female Winners
*Top Masters Male and Top Masters Female Winners
*Top 3 Male & Female in the following Age Categories: 10-Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & Over
We Do hope you will join for this outstanding year 2 race in support of a tremendous cause!
Please note, this is a rain or shine event.