Road Race

New 8K Route With Chip Timing At 38th Annual Old Soldier’s Day Race

Released June 24, 2016 02:40 PM

Slip on your running shoes and take part in the 38th Annual Old Soldier’s Day Race on Saturday, August 6! For the first time in history of the race, Alpharetta Recreation and Parks will be offering an 8K route with chip timing. Race begins at 7AM.


Early bird registration is $24, available through 4PM on Friday, July 29. All mailed entries must be postmarked by this date. Early bird t-shirts and race numbers can be picked up on August 3-4 between 9AM-8PM at the Alpharetta Community Center, 175 Roswell Street.

 Registration resumes on race day at a cost of $30 and opens at 6AM. T-shirts are not guaranteed for race day registrants. Active duty military and veterans can register during early bird or on race day with no cost for participation.

Registration, pre-race warm-ups, presentation of awards, and post-event festivities for all ages will be held on the event lawn behind the Alpharetta Community Center. This year’s race awards will be dog-tag style medals.

To download a race registration form, visit www.alpharetta.ga.us and click on the Resources tab. For more information, contact 678-297-6100 or accprograms@alpharetta.ga.us.

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