Race and Expo Information:
Race Vendor Expo:  Friday, September 30th 2016    Time:  5:00PM - 8:00PM
 Gadsden Convention Hall, 344 S 1st Street, Gadsden, AL 35901
-Admission to race expo:  Free

Also enjoy Downtown Gadsden's Restaurants, Bars and Shopping. 

Event Schedule and Times:
Sept 30th 2016:    Early packet pick-up:         Gadsden Convention Hall     5:00-8:00PM
Sept 30th 2016:    Race Expo & Pasta Dinner     Gadsden Convention Hall   5:00-8:00PM

Oct 1st 2016:    Race Day Packet Pick-up        Gadsden Convention Hall    15K:  6:00-6:45AM     5K:   Until 7:15AM
Oct 1st 2016     Race Day Registration             Gadsden Convention Hall    15K:  6:00-6:45AM     5K:  Until 7:15AM
               Race Day Registration Fees:       15K: $55      5K:$30    

Race Times will be staggered to help with race timing. 
15K Start Time:          7:00AM Sharp
 5K  Start Time:            7:30AM Sharp

Awards Ceremony will be held at the After Party located in Convention Hall at 10:00AM

Vendor Expo will be open at 7:00AM until end of ceremony.

Live Music will start at 8:30AM at Convention Hall. Food and beverages will by Old Mexico.


Parking is available at Gadsden Conventional Hall, Morangne Park and at the YMCA lower parking lot (across the street) for both the Race Expo and Race Day).


Registration Fees:
15K Participants:
Early Registration:                       $40 (thru 8/28)
Regular Registration:                    $45 (8/29 thru 9/25)
Late/Race Day Registration:             $55 (9/26 thru Oct 1)

-Participants will receive a long sleeve performance t-shirt.
-All 15K Finishers will receive a custom medal at the Finish Line.

5K Participants:
Early Registration:                       $20 (thru 8/28)
Regular Registration:                    $25 (8/29 thru 9/25)
Late/Race Day Registration:             $30 (9/26 thru 10/1)

Participants receive a short sleeve performance t-shirt.

15K & 5K Awards:
Top 3 Overall for both men and women will receive prizes.
Top 3 in Age Groups (5 year increments) will receive awards.
Awards will also be given for Master's, Grand Master's, & Great- Grand Master's

Master's Division:                  40-49
Grand-Master's Division:             50-59
Great-Grand Master's Division:           60+    

Age Groups:
9 & Under    10-14    15-19    20-24     25-29     30-34    35-39    40-44    
   45-49     50-54    55-59     60-64     65-69       70+  

Important Matters:


Bathrooms and available inside Gadsden Convention Hall and the YMCA. Showers are also available in the YMCA.

Port-a-Potties will be available near the 2 mile marker, 3.5 mile (near Gadsden Middle School), 6/8 Mile (entrance/exit of bird sanctuary) and at finish line.

Water Stations:

Water stations will be available throughout both the 5K ( 2 stations) and 15K (6 stations) courses. 

Gu and fruit will be available at the 6/8 mile station (entrance to the bird sanctuary) along with water and cold towels.

Gadsden Convention Hall:

Local Info:

Hampton Inn on River Road
129 River Road
Gadsden, AL 35901
Ask for Gadsden Runners Club Rate for $69/night rate for Sept 30nd and Oct 1st.