Race FAQ

Who should race?

Everyone! This is a family-friendly, pet-friendly event. As long as children and pets are supervised, they may participate. For young children we have a 1k Race/Walk and a Tot Trot for those under 5. Strollers are welcome. Dogs on a leash are welcome.

What’s the course?

The race begins and ends on the Marietta Square: 1 Cherokee Street NE, Marietta, GA. We have a fun, challenging course that winds through the historic neighborhoods of Marietta. Click here to see a map of the course.

What’s the cost?

The 2019 race costs $40 for runners and $25 for phantom runners (t-shirt only). The cost is discounted to $35 for those who register by May 23rd and $30 for those who register by May 13th. Detailed Registration information can be found here.

What logistics should I know?

Packet pick up will be held at Post 29, located at 921 Gresham Avenue NE, Marietta, GA 30060. Pick up times will be 4-8pm on May 23rd and 9am-noon on May 24th. On race day, registration and packet pickup will be on the Marietta Square beginning at 6:30am. The 5k starts at 7:30am. The 1k starts at 8:30am. The Tot Trot begins at 08:45am. Food and water will be available at the race start/finish. Water will be available on the course. Traffic around the Marietta Square will be blocked off. Parking will be available near the square, as outlined here.

Can I support you in other ways?

The best way to support our efforts is to participate in the Race. If you don’t care to walk or run, you can be a phantom runner. For $25 we’ll give you a t-shirt to show your support. For 2019, we also have over 100 deployed Georgia Guardsmen running simultaneously in Iraq and Afghanistan. You may sponsor a Guardsmen to run for $20. See our registration page. You may prefer to sponsor our event. We have dozens of sponsors, large and small. Send us at email for more information. Lastly, you can always make a donation of any amount using the Donate To Post 29 button in the top right side of every page on our website.