OSD-Race

8K Route With Chip Timing At 39th Annual Old Soldier’s Day Race

Released July 07, 2017 09:47 AM

Slip on your running shoes and take part in the 39th Annual Old Soldier’s Day Race on Saturday, August 5! Alpharetta Recreation and Parks is offering an 8K Downtown route with chip timing. The race begins at 7:00 AM at Wills Park.

Early bird registration is $24, available online through 4:00 PM on Friday, July 28. All mailed entries must be postmarked by this date. Early bird t-shirts and race numbers can be picked up on August 2-3 between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM at the Alpharetta Community Center, which is located at 175 Roswell Street.

Registration resumes on race day at a cost of $30 and opens at 6:00 AM. T-shirts are not guaranteed for race day registrants. Active duty military and veterans can register at no cost during early bird or on race day.

On-site registration, pre-race warm-ups, presentation of awards, and post-event festivities for all ages will be held in the parking area behind the Alpharetta City Pool. This year’s race awards will be dog-tag style medals, presented to overall male, female, masters, and top finishers in each age group.

To register online, visit www.alpharetta.ga.us/recreation and click on the Register tab. For more information, contact 678-297-6173 or sciaccio@alpharetta.ga.us.

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