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Academy Memorial Run/walk (5k, 3.2mi)

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550 Rock Springs Rd

550 Rock Springs Road

Suwanee, GA 30024

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TO HONOR those who have DIED in battle in defense of our great country,

About this Event

RAIN OR SHINE !!

YES THIS IS SCHEDULED ON A MONDAY MORNING.

Most people will have that day off. Saturday morning & Sunday afternoon **we will have normal class time.**

Where?

Rock Springs Park. NOT the Old Peachtree Rd entrance. Please use the Rock Springs Road entrance.

What & Why?

TO HONOR those who have DIED in battle in defense of our great country, we will do more than the average American. We will run. We will carry flags. Bring your own flag - small or large.

THIS IS AN OPEN INVITE for anyone and everyone. Please invite people to this event.

  • We will have medical supplies and lots of water on-hand.
  • We will perform group stretches and warm ups prior.
  • We will pray after the race.
  • We will run all the kids in the same group, led (and tailed) by adults.

In Shape / Not in shape?

If you are not a runner, IF YOU CANNOT RUN ... you may speed WALK the race. It will be timed, but for your own benefit.

Do's & Don't:

  • Do DRINK lots of water the NIGHT BEFORE.
  • Do not eat heavy foods that morning
  • Do stretch that morning before we gather.
  • Do SHARE this event page with anyone you feel could keep you company.

The DISTANCE

If you cannot make the entire 5k (3.2 miles), make it a 2.5k, make it a 3k, make it a 1k ... just MAKE IT.

Wear:

  • Shorts
  • Tank top or short sleeves
  • Shoes (not boots, Michael!) for running.
  • ** Recommended wear:
  • Short ankle socks (or equivalent)
  • Head band / bandana (for sweat)

Bring:

  • Water (to keep with you or at the start/finish line)
  • Towel (in your vehicle)
  • Sweat Rag (to keep WITH you)
  • FLAGS of any size to carry while you run/walk.
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Suwanee, GA 30024

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