2013 Augusta Broad Street Ramble


Presented by Merrill Lynch


Saturday, October 26, 2013
5:30 PM
Augusta Commons



Brief Description

The 36th Annual Broad Street Ramble will feature the traditional 10km distance, and a 1 Mile Kids Fun Run. This will be an afternoon race starting at 5:30pm and will be immediately followed by a live music, food and beer party. Be sure to bring a change of dry clothes and little extra jingle for the beer party and music.

Walk up registration is available on Friday night from 4-7pm at  Fleet Feet Sports, Augusta during early race package pick up and again on the day of the race at the Augusta Commons from 4 - 5pm. We will take cash, credit and checks.

Costume Contest
Hey it's Halloween time so come in your most creative costume. Prizes will be awarded for best group and individual costumes.

Post Race Party

The Post Race Party will immediately follow the awards ceremony and will feature live music from the band Jesup Dolly, beer and food sales. Beer will be $4.00 each and positive ID is required. Food will be available from a number of food trucks and vendors. Bring your friends, family, a dry change of clothes and plan to stay for a few hours. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome on the grass in front of the band.

Parking

Parking is available but will be limited around race start on Broad Street, Reynolds Street and surrounding side streets. Suggested parking is in the new TEE Center Parking Deck at Reynolds and 9th Street just one block from the race start. Please park in authorized spots only. Local merchants have been known to call tow trucks for unauthorized parking.

Race Course

This is a flat course, great for PRs and qualifiers. MAP Course click here.

The Start and Finish will be at the Broad Street end of The Augusta Common. The race will start west down Broad Street and turn right on Goodrich Street near the old Sibley Mills. Continue west on Goodrich Street and turn left on Eve Street and pass around the Kroc Center. Turn left on Broad Street and continue east all the way back past The Commons to East Boundary. U turn at the fire station and continue west back up Broad Street to the finish. The Broad Street Ramble is a USATF-certified course and is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Chip timed.

Augusta Ronald McDonald House Children's Charities

Proceeds will benefit the Augusta Ronald McDonald House. Every $20.00 raised helps provide one  night in the house for the family of a critically ill child hospitalized in an area hospital. Please visit the donation page when registering if you would like to make an additional gift.



The Augusta Rescue Mission - Shoe Drive - Bring Your Old Shoes

The Augusta Rescue Mission is a local shelter operated on Walker Street in downtown Augusta. They are always in need of monetary and in kind donations to support their work.

This year they will be at the pre-race expo on The Augusta Common collecting old running shoes. Please bring your old and no longer needed running shoes to their collection area with the shoe laces tied together. Do your best to clean them up as you clean out your closet. The running shoes that are no longer comfortable to run in or that may have worn treads will be a welcome addition to The Augusta Rescue Mission.

Race Package Pick Up

Early package pickup will be on Friday, October 25th at Fleet Feet on Furys Ferry Road from 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Special in-store discounts will be available for registered runners and those participating in early registration and package pickup will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of three race entry fee refunds.

Race Shirt Guarantee

Race shirts are a heavy part of the race production cost and only the exact number needed are ordered. Entries after October 18th cannot be guaranteed a shirt or the exact size requested.

Additional Information

Categories for The Broad Street Ramble will be Male/Female overall winners and traditional Age Groups 3 deep. Categories for KIds Fun Run will only be Male/Female overall winners 3 deep with no age groups.

Strollers and pets welcome but please start behind the runners.


 
 
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