Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 @ 8:00 AM
This Event Took Place Sat. Feb 11, 2017

SOUTHSIDES FASTEST 5K Benefiting Henry County Cancer Services

***There will be race day registration for $35 but there are no extra hoodies***

Register before Friday Feb 3rd to make sure you get a Hoodie!
Welcome to the home of the fastest 5K race on the Southside of Atlanta! The Revolution Running Team is excited to partner with the Atlanta Southside Runners to organize this amazing 5K race at North Mt. Carmel Park in Hampton to benefit Henry County Cancer Services. THIS YEAR ALL RACE PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT HENRY COUNTY CANCER SERVICES!!! The race will have a certified course (Peachtree Road Race Qualifier) for everyone who wants to move to a better starting corral in the PTRR. This is the first year of this event but it will be one you won't forget and you'll want to run every year! Come out and enjoy the fast course, great group of runners, and a great time February 11th! Also, enjoy an amazing pancake breakfast after the race! All preregistered runners will get an awesome hoodie too! Yes that right you heard it a certified course, a hoodie, and a pancake breakfast!!! And ALL proceeds go to an amazing local charity. There is no other 5k in town that can compete with that.

Henry County Cancer Services

We are very excited to partner with Henry Cancer Services and announce that all proceeds from this race will go to this awesome local non-profit. Henry County Cancer Services lends a helping hand to individuals and families in the Henry County area struggling from the effects of cancer on their lives. They seek to assist the patient at their point of need. Funds raised go directly to providing medicines, medical co-pays, doctor bills, hospital bills, mileage reimbursement, wigs, and nutritional supplements. When signing up for this race you will have the option to also donate additional amount to this incredible charity. You can visit their website at www.henrycountycancerservices.com

Race Day info

Happy race week runners! Thank you all so much for coming out this Saturday to Southsides Fastest 5K. It’s the first year for this race and we’re are crazy excited about it and we hope that you have a great race day experience! 100% of the proceeds go to Henry County Caner Services!! Here are a few notes before race day to help answer some questions.
Early hoodie and number p/u is @ NEWSOLE Running store in McDonough (1315 McDonough Parkway, McDonough GA) from 12-6pm Friday. If you ordered after the hoodie deadline we’ll try to get you a hoodie but if not you’ll get a Revolution Running t-shirt.
Packet p/u the morning of the race starts @ 7am.
The 5K starts @ 8am.
The race is at North Mt. Carmel Park (soccer complex). Go through the main entrance and then drive all the way to the back pavilion where there is plenty of parking; it’s not an issue.
There will be 3 port-o-potties by the start finish line and a few scattered around the park. The concession bathrooms will be open too.
Once the 5K is complete we will do the awards ceremony; it’s typically about an hour after the start. Awards will be for overall male/ female, masters male/ female and then top 3 male and female 10-under, 11-19, 20-24… and every 5 years until 65+.
The course will be marked @ every turn and confidence flags along the course. The course has less than 40 feet of gain. You’ll start @ the back pavilion and then run to the paved trail inside the park. Once out of that you’ll run out of the park and south on North Mt. Carmel Park (it’s a slight uphill for about ¾ of a mile) then you’ll do a loop inside the neighborhood and then follow the exact same course back to the start/ finish line.
After the race we’ll have pancakes for all runners too!
Stop by and thank our sponsors on race day! Altra Running, NEWSOLE Running, Jailhouse Brewing Company, JMC HOMES, Jennifer Simmons Photography, Bohland Family& Sports Chiropractic, Advocare- Annie Randolph, Edward Jones, Crossfit locust Grove & Proactive Rehab Inc.
Thanks again for coming out and we’ll see everyone on Saturday!
Revolution Running Team

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