Race Details

 Date:  Mon, May 27, 2019

Time:  Check in: 6:30 AM            

Race Starts: 7:30 AM

Location: Sprayberry Square Shopping Ctr

(LA Fitness Center Parking Lot)

                    2550 Sandy Plains Road,

                   Marietta, GA 30062, United States

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 Memorial Day is about remembering the soldiers who died while on Active Duty in the Military. In their memory, we are offering all active and retired military a FREE race (5K or 10K) on May 27. 

New this Year: Donate a shirt to a Military participant registered for just  $15! Shirt may be added onto your Registration or you may choose to be a  "Non-Participant" and just Donate a Shirt!  

We  start at 7:30 am in Marietta.  We have an amazing crowd full of energy.   Scenic course, finisher medals, tech shirts, awards for the top 3  overalls, top 3 masters overalls, grand master overall, senior master  overall, and all the regular 5 year age groups.

Registration Fees

 Super Early Bird...January 16 - February 16

  • 5K   $25
  • 10K $30

Early Bird...February 17 - March 31

  • 5K   $30
  • 10K  $35

Regular...April 1 - May 26

  • 5K   $35
  • 10K  $40

Race Day

  • 5K   $40
  • 10K  $45  

Wheelchair Division...

  • 5K   $30
  • 10K  $35  

Virtual 5k /10k    $30  Military...FREE (Shirt not included)   

Awards and Goodies

 All finishers will receive a finisher award medal Awards in both races as follows:

  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female (based on gun time)

  • Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) (based on gun time)

  • Overall Grand Master (50+) (based on gun time)

  • Overall Sr. Master (60+) (based on gun time)

  • Top 3 in each age group (10 & under - 75+) (based on chip time)  

All regular participants registered by 5/19 are guaranteed a shirt. We have a number of great optional race shirts to choose from (child sizes may be cotton).

  • Tri-Blend T-Shirt

  • Racer Back Tanks for the Ladies

  • Technical Moisture Wicking T-Shirt or Tank

  • Women's cuts available!

All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot.   Top  finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the  championships to be held in January 2020. The number of spots available  is based on the total registration...see event website for details.   

Running Options


Virtual Race OptionCan't make it out to the event site on race day? Still want to participate and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said: "Sweet...I want one!" Then the virtual race is for you.  

Here's how it works:

1. Register for the Virtual division & Start Training 

2. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time 

3. Submit your race time by end of race day 

4. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online

5. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures. 

6. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts, medals, and Keepsake Bibs; and put them in the mail.  

Our events are designed to be fun and for  the entire family. With that in mind any competitor, spectator, parent,  volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.  

All registrations are final...we're sorry, but there are no refunds, deferrals, or transfers. 

Event Schedule


We have several Bib/Packet pickup options available for you.  

Bib Mail Out...for  $2.50 you can have your bib mailed straight to your front door.  We'll be sending them out on Monday of race week, and you can sleep in a few  extra minutes on race morning...just show up with enough time to get in the start coral.  Once you finish, you can pick up your shirt and any  goodies that might also be included.  

Early Packet Pickup...Get some extra sleep race morning and come see us at Road Runner Sports in Marietta on May 26th from 1 PM - 5 PM. 

Road Runner Sports  Special:  All attendees can save $10 off $30 or 25% for VIPs in-store! 

Race Day Pickup...Check in  opens at 6:30 am on race morning.  Be sure to arrive closer to 6:30 am  than 7:30 am.  We'll get you your bib, and then after you cross the  finish line you can get your shirt and any goodies.

May 19    11:59 PM - Deadline for Guaranteed shirt & size  

May 26   1 PM - 5 PM  - Early Packet Pickup @ Road Runner Sports  

1311 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30068 May 27    6:30 AM - Packet pickup & race day registration May 27    7:30 AM - Races Start