2015 Registered Runners List
Fallen Heroes of Georgia 5K
Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 8:00am
Join us at Lake Lanier Islands Resort in Buford as we honor and remember Georgia’s Fallen Soldiers who have been killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. As always all race proceeds benefit charities created in memory of a Fallen Georgia Soldier.
3/01 – 3/08
Chip Timed Start/Finish & Peachtree Road Race Qualifier
Course Certification #: GA15008DJ
Course Map: CLICK HERE
Sorry, we’re no longer hosting the 1K or the 10K.
3 WAYS TO REGISTER:
1. On-Line at Active.com: Thru March 10th
2. In-Store Registration at all 7 Big Peach Running Co. Locations:Thru March 5th
Suwanee, Alpharetta, Marietta, Kennesaw, Decatur & 2 in Atlanta
3. Mail In: Postmarked by March 5th (FORM LOCATED IN THE RIGHT MARGIN)
Check Payable to: Run for the Fallen, Inc
Mail to: Fallen Heroes of Georgia, P.O. Box 1955, Flowery Branch, GA 30542
o Cash Prizes & Awards for Overall Winners:
1st Place M/F- $150, 2nd Place M/F $75, 3rd Place M/F $50
o Awards to Overall M/F, Masters 40+ M/F & Grand Masters 50+ M/F
o Awards to the TOP 3 M/F in each age group category:
9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.
o Fallen Heroes of Georgia challenge coins to the Top 10% of race finishers.
DONATE OR BECOME A FUNDRAISER:
o Become a fundraiser so others can support your efforts, or simply make a donation.
o CLICK HERE to donate to our non-profit using Active Works.
Thank you for your support!
o Run for the Fallen, Inc.- A non-profit that raises funds to support charities created in memory of a Fallen Georgia Soldier, and NO members of Run for the Fallen are paid for their time or efforts.
o Benefitting Charities: Mike Stokely Foundation, Evan Marshall Memorial Scholarship Fund, Matthew Freeman Project, Noah Harris Fund.Ashley Henderson Huff Memorial Scholarship and the Whitlock Foundation.
o Starting Corral Times:
Corral 1- 17:00-21:00 / Corral 2- 21:00-25:00 / Corral 3 - 25:00-30:00
Corral 4- 30:00-37:00 / Corral 5- 37:00-45:00 / Corral 6- 45:00-60:00
A. Starting corrals will separate runners by expected finish times.
B. This will work strictly on the ‘Honor System’.
C. Slower runners need to stay to the right.
D. Avoid running in groups of 3-4 runners wide, these groups are often difficult for others to pass. This is especially important in the first mile of the race.
PRERACE PACKET PICK UP:
o DAY 1: Thursday, March 12th from 11:00am - 4:00pm
Hamilton Mill Christian Church, 3809 Sardis Church Rd, Buford 30024 Ph. 678.869.5012
CLICK HERE for Google Maps Link
o DAY 2: Friday, March 13th from 11:00am-4:00pm
Big Peach Running Co. 320 Towne Center Avenue, Suwanee 30024 Ph. 678.869.5012
CLICK HERE for Google Maps Link
RACE DAY PACKET PICK UP:
o 6:30am - 7:45am, located in the Upper Beach parking area (not at the water park) of the Resort 7/10 of a mile after gate. Follow the signs and volunteer instructions.
o We recommend that all registrants arrive at the Resort at least 1 hour before the start of the race at 8:00am. This is due to the delays that will occur when entering the Resort, possible delays at the gate, parking, race bib & tee pick up, returning the tee shirt to your vehicle, opening ceremony at 7:40am, and then being ready for the start of the race at 8:00am.
o Lake Lanier Islands Resort is located at 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway (formerly Holiday Road), Buford, GA 30518. I-85N to Exit 113 I-985N, get off at Exit 8 Lanier Islands Pkwy/Friendship Road and TURN LEFT, and Lake Lanier Islands Resort is 4.5 miles straight ahead. Once in the Resort, please follow the signs and the volunteer’s instructions.
o Enter the resort, go over the bridge, and go left around the ‘Clock Tower’ roundabout and heading in the direction of the area of the water park.
$1o Banners will direct participants to the parking areas.
o Begins at 7:40AM: Bob Mahan’s opening prayer, and Pat Felt’s perfect rendition of the National Anthem.
o Again, please arrive at the Resort early to allow for gate delays, parking, and race bib / tee pick up delays.
SUPPORTERS & FAMILY OF PARTICIPANTS:
o Please stay within the marked areas around the start & finish area during the race.
o Only registered runners will be allowed on the race course.
o Enjoy your evening and THANK YOU all for your cooperation!
o Please contact us at
RACE SPONSORS: THANK YOU!
o PLATINUM SPONSORS
o GOLD SPONSORS
They fell, but o’er that glorious grave, floats free the banner of the cause they died to save. — Francis Marion Crawford