Saturday, Feb 15, 2020

Pine Mountain is for Lovers 1/2 Marathon & 5K

3676 GA-354

Pine mountain, GA 1/2 Marathon, 5K

Registration closes: Wed, Feb 12 @ 11:59PM

Pine Mountain is for Lovers

We are super excited to have an amazing half marathon and 5K on the beautiful Pine Mountain Trail! Come run this scenic and tough (2300 feet of gain) half marathon the day after Valentine's Day! We promise a fun morning with rolling hills and beautiful single track trails. This race is 100% trail (except for the pavement of crossing over roads) and promises to challenge every runner. This race falls a great time of year if you are getting ready for a late February or early March marathon.

Race Course:

Pine Mountain is a beautiful nature area and offers a little something for everyone who wishes to get off the road and enjoy the woods. The 1/2 course is made of mostly single track trail, rolling hills, roots, rocks, and some technical sections. Enjoy the morning twisting along the trail with your friends! This is a trail race and will take most runners over 2 hours to complete the 1/2 so we recommend you carry a water bottle and any additional fuel you may need. There will be one full stocked aid station around mile 6 of the ½ marathon.

Swag/ Shirts:

All half marathon finishers will receive a beautiful medal. All race participants will receive a pint glass! In the 5k top 3 male/female age group winners will receive medals. There will also be awards for first place overall male/female in the half marathon and first place overall male/female and masters male/female in the 5k. Age groups for the 5k will be 0-10,11-19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60-69, and 70+ Male and Female.

All runners will receive a long sleeve t-shirt if registered by the deadline.

***T-shirt Deadline Feb 1st***

Hotels:

There are numerous hotel and places to stay in Pine Mountain. The closest one being Mountain Creek Inn (right across from Callaway Gardens) and another on right by the trail is The Mountain Top Inn & Resort. Also, FDR State Park has cabins to rent and campsites available.



Race proceeds will go to FDR State Park and if you do not have an annual parking pass there is a $5 parking fee for all vehicles on race day that's not included with the registration fee.

Local time: 5:47 AM
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