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:

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

Divisions:
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:

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:
Hotels:

Hampton Inn on River Road
129 River Road
Gadsden, AL 35901
256-546-2337
Ask for Gadsden Runners Club Rate for $69/night rate for Sept 30nd and Oct 1st.