Backpack Buddies 5K
August 24 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm| $25
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The cost is $25 per runner. Be sure to pre-register to guarantee your t-shirt size!
- 6:30 AM: Day-of registration open up
- 7:30 AM: Registration closes
- 8 AM: 5K begins
- 9:15 AM: Awards
Please note the Start and Finish lines are in separate locations. Staging area (including event parking and race day registration) will be located in the large parking lot between The Bartow County Courthouse and Sam Jones Methodist Church. The address is 135 West Cherokee Ave., Cartersville GA, 30120, and is in downtown Cartersville. This location is approximately one block from the downtown finish line location. Race day registration will also be located in the adjacent Bartow County Courthouse Parking lot located directly across Church Street behind the Courthouse. Starting Line is located at the intersection(s) of Church Street and Bartow Street, facing South on Church. Finish Line is located inside Friendship Plaza off of Cherokee Ave.
All runners must complete the attached wavier prior to race start.
The 5K IS a CERTIFIED 5K COURSE and is a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier!