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Races in Georgia’s Rome

Posted January 14, 2022 by Kristi Kent in Uncategorized

Get your running shoes ready for the upcoming races in Georgia’s Rome!

Assail the trail: 5K and 1-Mile Walk
Saturday, February 19, 2022
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TRED launches the inaugural 5K trail run and 1-mile trail walk to celebrate the 5th birthday of the GE Trails! All runners and walkers will receive a TRED coffee mug and fun race swag and prizes will be awarded to the top 5k finishers for age groups and the top overall male and female finishers. The registration deadline is February 16; there is no race day registration.


Berry Half Marathon/ 5K /10K
Saturday, March 5, 2022
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Experience the largest campus in the world. Berry College boasts 27,000-acres of beauty including historic sites, pristine forest, and diverse wildlife. This race is an annual tradition for many racers from across the United States.


Leprechaun-a-thon 5k and walk presented by BODYARMOR
Saturday, March 19, 2022 – Evening Run
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Rome’s most fun and festive 5K returns with all the glowing, foamy fun!  The 5K begins at 7:30 p.m. with the walk beginning at approximately 7:45 p.m. Participants are encouraged to wear as much green as possible as well as decorate with lots of glowing goodies. The race coarse runs through downtown Rome and finishes on the pedestrian bridge by the Town Green. ”

Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 9am

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You don’t have to lift a hammer to help! Our 5K and health walk will benefit Habitat for Humanity – Coosa Valley; your miles will help build safe, affordable homes for families in Floyd, Chattooga and Polk counties. By participating you are changing lives today and for generations to come.

The race will start and finish at the Rome Braves Stadium (Eastside Lower Parking Lot)
Race Packet Pickup will be Friday, April 29 9:00am – 6:00pm at the Habitat ReStore located at 504 East First Ave Rome, GA 30161.
Race Day Registration / Check In will be Saturday 8:00am – 8:45am at the Rome Braves Stadium (Eastside Lower Parking Lot).

5K and Health Walk participants will receive a t-shirt; t-shirt are guaranteed to those who register by Apr 15, 2022.  Java Joy Rome mobile coffee cart will be onsite from 8:00am – 10:00am. Racers can enjoy FREE coffee (hot or iced) pre or post race.

Planning a race? Let us and everyone else know about your event. Submit your event to our community event calendar.

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