1621 Run a 5K and 4K on Thanksgiving Day

999 Fortson Rd
Hampton, GA 30228


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1621 Run

Thanksgiving Day November 28, 2019/A Keel and Ryles Holiday Series Race 5K,4K,Home Run 4K

Event details and schedule

11th Annual 1621 Races. This is where the Clover Glove Race Series began. New this year- a 5K, a 4K, and a Home Run 4K. Fortson 5K at 7:44. Beulah 4K at 8:44. Bogart 4K is a Home Run Run anytime between 11/25 & 11/28. Race day registration no earlier than 6:44 a.m. The races are at the Fortson 4-H Center near Hampton GA. (Halfway between Beulah, Ala. & Bogart, GA.) on paved road and dirt road.

Registration: Early registration: One race-- $20. Two races-- $30. Three races- $35. NO SHIRT OPTION (PREREGISTRATION ONLY) $15 one race, $24 two races, $30 for three races. Race day registration $25/1,$35/2, $40/3. Bring exact amount if possible. Checks payable to the Georgia 4-H Foundation. Pre-Registration closes November 11, 2019. Mail to: Clover Glove Races, c/o 4-H, Hoke Smith Annex, UGA, Athens, GA 30602. Contact: Bo Rylesboryles@gmail.com or Roger Keel rkeel@mindspring.com

Directions: 999 Fortson Rd/ Hampton GA 30228. The 4-H Center is behind the Atlanta International Speedway. Lower Woolsey Road on the south end of the Speedway-begins as Hwy 20 and turns into two lane Lower Woolsey. Travel 'bout 4 mi. on Lower Woolsey, right on Fortson Rd. Register in building with lights on. If no lights, you are too early- go in and make coffee. Map to Fortson 4-H

Awards: Following tradition for this race- a smile and a thank you. Instead of awards, we donate more to scholarships. We will have our traditional drawing of a turkey for a frozen turkey. The live turkey may be with us again this year or he may be hiding considering the day of the event. Points for Clover Glove, Black Bag, Run & See Georgia

T-Shirts: Quality long sleeved shirts for preregistered runners and while they last race day. 1 per person.

Course: 5K & Beulah 4K on street and dirt road- the original course. Bogart 4K is on your own and must be run between November 25-28th. Submit Bogart 4K time to rkeel@mindspring.com no later than dark on Thanksgiving.

Race Food: water, bananas, and coffee. Bring cookies, bread, etc. to share, it’s Thanksgiving. Proceeds go to Georgia 4-H Foundation (a 501(c)3 organization)

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