Unity Stampede 5K 2020

Opelika Sportsplex
Opelika, AL 36801

Running > 1 mile, 5k

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Event Description

A Unique Run with a Great Mission: To strengthen relationships among citizens of all cultures in our  community. 

Proceeds will be used to fund Character Education through the Community Foundation of East Alabama, provide Scholarships  for students to Southern Union State Community College and to promote wellness and healthy lifestyles in the community. 


5K - Overall male and female runner and top 2 male and female finishers in each age group:

<10, 10-14, 15 –19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Most unique male and female outfits.


1 Mile Fun Walk/Run/Wheel

Closed loop starts and ends on paved 1 mile track at Sportsplex. 


5K Race

5K begins at the Opelika Sportsplex  and heads out on the newly built road to Joe's Grocery and then back to the Sportsplex to where the last mile will be on the paved 1 mile track at the Sportsplex.


It is a stampede, so show us your unique outfits!

There will be live music  before and after the races. Hotdogs and Hamburgers will be sold after the race by our Southern Union Health Science students. You are encouraged to bring  blankets and chairs to partake in the festivities. No alcohol  allowed.


T-Shirts:  Guaranteed if registration received by Saturday, March 27, 2020.  If registered after March 27, 2020 you will receive T-shirts as supplies last, in available sizes. 

Refund Policy:  Refunds and transfers are not allowed. 


Day of Race registration: Begins  @ 4:00pm under “Registration Tent” at    Opelika Sportsplex.  Pre-registration is highly encouraged.   

Packet Pick-ups: You may pick up your packets at Southern Union in the Health Sciences parking lot on the corner of Fox Run and  Bulldog Parkway(formerly Lafayette Parkway) on Friday, April  24th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm or  the day of the race beginning at 4:00pm on Saturday, April  25th under the “Packet Pick Up Tent” at the Sportsplex. 


 *All race entry participants are eligible to win door prizes throughout the event, but  they must be present to win. 



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