Race Calendar

Here's a brief rundown on Augusta area races. Please email us to submit your race.

Upcoming events

    • Monday, November 17, 2014
    • 6:00 PM
    • Sunday, February 22, 2015
    • Training will start November 17. This is the ideal way to go from 10k to a half, or to raise the bar for your half time (lower your PR). This program is targeted to have you at your peak performance for the GRU Augusta Half Marathon on 2/22/15

    Train with the most enthusiastic
    group in the CSRA


    This is the ideal way to go from 10k to a half, or to raise the bar for your half time (lower your PR). This program is  targeted to have you at your peak performance for the GRU Augusta Half Marathon on 2/22/15

    The training will start November 17, so please sign up today!

    You can join us after we have started through December.

    We will work on critical race attributes like speed and endurance. In addition, we have found that we can build race confidence by conducting some of the training on the actual race course itself.


    The cost of the program is $95 for Striders members and $125 for non-members; it includes the race entry in the GRU Augusta Half Marathon, three coach-supported group runs per week, and a training T-shirt.
     

    Members, you will need to be signed onto the site to access the "members" pricing. If you forgot your password, or have not set up your account, click on "Forgot password" link in the Login box.

    • Saturday, November 29, 2014
    • 9:00 AM
    • Old Academy of Richmond County 540 Telfair St. Augusta , GA 30901
    The Turkey Trot is back! Flash back to the 80’s again this year, dressed in your totally rad costume. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed runners!

    All race proceeds will benefit our local Salvation Army. Race start and family-friendly activities will be located at the Old Academy of Richmond County (540 Telfair St. Augusta, GA 30901).

    Entry Fees
    1 Mile Family Fun Run 
    $15 per Person 
    Includes Cotton T-shirt

    5k Race
    $35 Early (through Oct. 31)
    $40 Late (Nov. 1 – Nov. 26)
    $45 Race Day

    10k Race
    $35 Early (through Oct. 31)
    $40 Late (Nov. 1 – Nov. 26)
    $45 Race Day
    5k and 10k Races Include Athletic T-shirt


    Race Day Schedule
    8:00am Race Day Registration Begins
    9:00am 1-Mile Family Fun Run
    9:45am 5k Run and Walk
    10:00am 10k Wheelchair Open
    10:00am 10k Run and Walk
    10:45am Mascot Invitational
    11:30am Awards Ceremony
    12:00pm Course Closes

    Visit www.tsaturkeytrot.eventbrite.com to register today! 
    • Saturday, December 06, 2014
    • Enterprise Mill

    The second annual Navy Classic 10 Miler and 5k will take place on Saturday, 6 December 2014 in downtown Augusta, GA. This race will be a perfect training race for the Augusta Half-Marathon! Come enjoy this flat and fast course and show your Navy pride before the 115th Army-Navy Game in support of your local Sailors stationed here at Fort Gordon. The NEW and IMPROVED COURSE will start at Enterprise Mill, wind through downtown on Broad Street, loop back on Reynolds Street catching the beautiful Augusta Riverwalk, head to the trails of the Augusta Canal Trail and finally loop back onto Broad Street finishing at Enterprise Mill.

    Click here to register 


    Event details and schedule:

    10 miler

    $35 – Early Registration – Now through 30 September
    $40 – Regular Registration – 1 October through 30 November
    $45 – Late Registration – 1 December through 5 December
    $50 – Day-of Registration – 6 Dec

    5k

    $20 – Early Registration – Now through 30 September
    $25 – Regular Registration – 1 October through 30 November
    $30 – Late Registration – 1 December through 6 December

    Packet Pickup

    Friday, 5 Dec, 2 - 8 pm at Enterprise Mill
    Race day, 0630-0730

    In-person Registration

    Registration available during packet pickup on the 5th and on race day (0630-0730).

    10M Map NEW COURSE!!

    10M Route Map

    5K Map

    5M Route Map

    Race Start: 8:00 AM (EST)

    First 500 registered runners are guaranteed race tech-shirts. Onsite registration will be available at packet pickup on Friday, and on race day, 0630-0730. In addition to the individual competition, a team competition for the ten-miler will also be held. Your team may consist of 4-6 runners, the team time will be the fastest 4 finish times of your group. If you are interested in competing with a team, register individually and have your race captain send an email with the team runners names to navyclassic2014@gmail.com. Top 3 males and top 3 females will receive awards, medals will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age group. We will have aid stations located approximately every 2.5 miles on the 10 miler course. In addition to the food provided before and after the race, Fat Man's Cafe will be open for full business. There will be a 2.5 hour runner time limit from the start of the race.

    • Saturday, December 13, 2014
    • 8:00 AM
    • Evans Town Center Park, Strider Members get $5 off

    Now in its fourth year, the Jingle Jam 10K is a fun-filled, Christmas-themed road race featuring music, choirs, Santa Claus, and a costume contest! Runners get jingle bells to lace into their shoes so they can “jingle all the way” to the finish line! Chip timers as well as a timing system to accurately process and record start and finish times.

    Strider Members get $5 off, go to member section.


    Online Registration for the 2014 Jingle Jam 10K is open from September 1, 2014 12:00 am until December 11, 2014 at 9:00pm. Register early and save! The price to register will increase on the first of each month.


    Register In-Person at the 2014 Packet Pick-Up Expo on December 12 from 12:00pm until 8:00pm.

    2014 Pricing

    9/1-9/30 $40.00 + fees 
    10/1-10/31 $45.00 + fees
    11/1-11/30 $50.00 + fees 
    12/1-12/11 $55.00 + fees
    12/12 $60.00 + fees


    Registration

    • Saturday, February 07, 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • Lakeside High School, 533 Blue Ridge Drive, Evans. Part of the proceeds go to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

    7th Annual Panther 5K Run & walk to fund the Lisa Meitin Memorial Scholarship Fund.

    Runners and walkers of all ages are encouraged to participate.

    Part of the proceeds go to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

    Proceeds go towards a scholarship fund in memory of Lisa Meitin, the wife of Lakeside head cross country coach Jerry Meitin, who lost a five year battle to ovarian cancer on January 24, 2012. 

    The memorial scholarship is awarded annually to 4 local high school cross country runners.

    Strollers and dogs are welcome although they may be asked to start at the back of the pack

    Event schedule and times

    All pre-registered entrants will receive a cotton race shirt and swag bag!!

    http://www.panther5k.com


    Award categories :


    5K

    Top male and female

    Top Masters (40+) male and female

    Age groups (plaques to winner, medals to 2nd and 3rd place):

    Under 14

    14-19

    20-29

    30-39

    40-49

    50+

    Kids 1/2 mile fun run

    Ribbons to all participants and special prize to the winner

    Drawings for other gifts will be conducted at the awards ceremony.

    • Saturday, February 28, 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • River Levee Trail 2 Milledge Rd Augusta. Crosses 3 bridges along the scenic Savannah River and the Augusta Canal. The out and back course is paved and has no vehicular traffic.


    The 3 Bridges 5K run will take place on the new River Levee Trail crossing 3 bridges along the scenic Savannah River and the Augusta Canal. The out and back course is paved and has no vehicular traffic.

    Register Here


    Event details and schedule
    All pre-registered participants will recieve a t-shirt.

    Awards will be given in the following groups:

    Overall Male and Femaie
    14 and under Female and Male
    15-19 Female and Male
    20-24 Female and Male
    25-29 Female and Male
    30-34 Female and Male
    35-39 Female and Male
    40-44 Female and Male
    45-49 Female and Male
    50-54 Female and Male
    55-59 Female and Male
    60-69 Female and Male
    70-79 Female and Male
    80+ Female and Male
    Strollers and pets on leash are welcome.

    • Sunday, April 26, 2015
    • 7:00 AM
    • Evans Town Center Park (7016 Evans Town Center Boulevard, Evans, GA

    13.1    10K    5K

    Will start and finish at the Evans Town Center Park 

    Where can I register?
    Click on the 'register' tab above!

    What time does the race start and where is the start?
    The race is on Sunday, April 26, 2015. The official start time for the half marathon will be 7:00am. The 5k and 10k will start at 7:15am.

    How many participants are allowed in each event?
    Half Marathon: 1,500
    10k: 750
    5k: 750

    What is the cost to register?

    5k 10k Race 13.1
    through December 1, 2014 $25 $35 $50
    December 2, 2014 - February 2, 2015 $29 $39 $65
    February 3 - March 23 $35 $45 $75
    March 24 - Race Day $39 $49 $85

    Registration

    Will Participants receive any merchandise?

    Yes! Each racer will receive a race tech t-shirt. We will offer both men’s and women’s size shirts.


    If you choose to register at packet pick-up on race day, we cannot guarantee a race t-shirt. They will be available to race day registrants on a first come, first serve basis while quantities last.

    Will there be medals for participants?
    All half marathon finishers will receive this medal!


    Will there be professional photographers and photos for purchase?
    Yes! Professional photographers will be on site for the race and will provide photos for purchase.

    Is this race a USATF Certified Course?
    Yes! Certification numbers will be posted closer to the race.

    Is there a time limit?
    Yes, 3.5 hours for each distance.

    Is there prize money or awards?

    The overall awards will be presented at 10:30 am prior to the giveaway drawing. Overall winners, both male and female, will receive awards. Runners must be present to receive their prize.

    Age group winners, both male and female, will receive awards. Age groups are as follows: 19 & under; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-up.

    *award details will be announced at a later date

    When is packet pick-up?
    Packet pick-up times and locations will be announced closer to the race. We will offer packet pick-up on Friday and Saturday before the race as well as the morning of the race. Specific times and locations TBA.

    How do I become a volunteer?
    We need volunteers to make this event happen! All volunteers will be given a t-shirt! Please click the volunteer tab above for more information.

    Can I pick up someone else’s packet?
    If you have a picture of their photo ID, yes you can. A picture on your phone works well!

    Will there be live tracking for my athlete?
    No, we will not offer live tracking.

    Where can I find the results?
    Results will be posted in real time on our website! We will also send you a text message during the race with a link to view the results after you finish.

    Can I get a refund?
    Refunds will not be issued for any reason. Event entries are not transferable from person to person, race to race or year to year.

    What food and drinks will be on the course?
    The course will feature plenty of aid stations with water and gatorade.

    Will there be bathrooms on the course?
    We will have two Rent-A-Johns at each aid station on the course.

    Can I wear headphones?
    It is unsafe to wear headphones while running. Event organizers will not restrict headphone use and leave it up to the athlete on his/her ability to follow direction while wearing headphone devices. If you do choose to wear headphones please keep the volume level down so you are able to hear and follow the direction of course volunteers. We have a unique course where you must listen to volunteers.

    Can someone else run in my place?
    No, you are not allowed to transfer bib numbers.

    Can I register on race day?
    Yes, you will be able to register on race day and at packet pick-up, as well as online up until one hour prior to the race – though you must pick up your bib in time to race!

    Are walkers allowed in the race?
    Yes! However, you must meet the requirements of the completing the race in 3.5 hours or less (any distance).

    Are baby joggers, strollers or pets allowed during the race?
    No. This is to ensure runner safety and comply with liability insurance policies.


    Registration

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