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This is not a road race... WE HAVE NO CUPS! This means we will literally not have anything for you to drink unless you bring your own. Please this is for the environment and trash pick up. 500 people make a lot of trash. BRING A DANG BOTTLE!
Race day registration:
Race day registration for 5k is $35
10k $50 and $60 for the half.
No shirt guaranteed
ALL RACES START AND FINISH FROM THE BIG FIELD AT THE SMITH CREEK DAY USE AREA WITHIN UNICOI STATE PARK!
Go to Helen
Take GA 17 north and turn RIGHT onto Ga 356 towards Unicoi State Park
After 2 miles You will see the LAKE on your left and then the Lodge driveway on your right.
Just past the lodge driveway on GA 356 You will see a sign (also the next road .2 miles after the lodge driveway) for SMITH CREEK DAY USE AREA TO THE RIGHT. Turn in! You will also see RUN BUM TOURS RACE ARROW!
$5 per car per day CASH ONLY. This goes to the park and directly benefits them. Bring Exact change to help the line go faster. Please show up before 9:15 am
Friday Nov 27th
Packet pick up for ALL races (5k,10k and half) 4:30-6:15 PM at the Start finish
Black Friday 5k 6:30pm WITH A HEAD LAMP OR FLASH LIGHT. We will have beer for consumption for those of age and willing. The goal of the 5k is to be fun. Its some where between 2.5 and 3.5 miles long
Saturday November 28th
Packet Pick up at the start/finish 7:45-945am PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY AS WE HAVE limited toilets and 500 people running. Lines will back up
Pre race costume contest/race instructions 9:45 am at the start finish
10 am 10k/half start
1:30pm LAST CALL for food n beer
2 pm race closed
5:30 pm AFTER PARTY AT BIG DADDYS IN HELEN! 80 beers to choose from and amazing food. You get a 10% discount with the coupon we give you pre race!
Bring Cash/post race food n alcohol:
We have $9 meals for purchase post race thanks to Cimmis Cafe. We also give everyone a FREE beer post race. This is non transferable and after the first beer its $3 a beer. We also have mixed drinks for sale as well.
We have paid for 2 moon walks. The smaller one is for kids and the larger one for adults. Please bounce responsibly and have fun!
You may only swap distance before the race!!! You need to let us know when you register and get your #.
Male n female for HALF MARATHON ONLY!
$500 BEST COSTUME CONTEST:
We will have best runner voted costume before the race. However you must wear the costume for the entire race! have fun and look amazing!
No littering, no cutting course, no being a jerk!
Weather looks amazing this weekend! Low of 48 and high of 68 for Saturday. Clear Friday night!!!
See ya soon!
Run Bum Race Team
We are stoked to announce that SweetWater Brewing Company will be sponsoring the event this year!!!
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Shirts have been ordered, so if you're registering after Nov 15 or on race day, you will not be guaranteed a shirt and will be asked to check back in with us after your event to see what we have for you.
Local time: 4:10 AM
There is NO LITTERING! If you are caught littering you will be DQ'd and BANNED FROM ALL FUTURE RUN BUM TOURS RACES!
No cutting the course
You must respect all laws before, during and after the race.
You must be nice to the volunteers
You have to have fun if you dont then please don't come to the after party and be a poopy pants!
Everything else is race director's discretion
PLEASE KEEP UP TO DATE ON EVERYTHING RACE RELATED ON THE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE
If you have any questions or comments, please ask me before thanksgiving. I will be out of internet service This coming Wednesday - Sunday for the race.
Sean Run Bum Blanton
Race Director of the Helen Holiday Trail Half Marathon