This mildly challenging race will take runners through historic Athens neighborhoods and through the Courthouse Square. Prizes will be awarded, including cash prizes! T-shirts: Must preregister to guarantee size . Runners and walkers are welcome!

Registration Fees

5K

Closed

Fun Run

Closed
Apr 14 - Sep 13 $10.00

Event Information

General Race Information: Starting and Ending point will be Big Spring Memorial Park in Athens. There will be one water station mid-way through the course and splits will be called at each mile.

Entry Fee:  Pre-registration for 5K is $20.  Late and Race Day Registration is $25. Online registration through Race Roster ends at 11:59 pm on 9/13/16.  Fun Run registration is $10.

Packet Pickup and Late Registration:
Thursday, September 15th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Fleet Feet Sports-Huntsville
Friday, September 16th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the KALB office-125 East Street, Athens, AL

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup will begin at 6:45 a.m. at the KALB office-125 East Street
5K begins at 8:00 a.m.  Fun Run begins at 9:00 a.m.

T-Shirts: Must preregister to guarantee size

5K Awards Ceremory will follow the 5K.  Awards will be presented to first place overall male and female and first place masters (over 40) male and female, and to the first three finishers in both male and female age groups as follows:  10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 and over.  $100 CASH will be awarded to the first place overall male and female and $50 to the first place masters (40 and over) male and female.  $50 will be awarded to our mid-pack runner!

5K Course Information:  Course Certification AL10016JD.  Begins southbound on East Street at the Washington Street intersection. Continues south on East Street to Forrest Street and turns right.  Continues to Houston Street and turns right.  Continues to First Avenue and turns right.  Continues to Madison Street and turns right.  Continues to Market Street and turns left.  Continues to Marion Street and turns right.  Continues to Forrest Street and turns left.  Continues to Beaty Street and turns left.  Continues to Big Spring Park and turns right into the parking lot.  Continues to finish line a few feet before the park's dedication monument.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Contact Eric or Leigh Patterson at duckandrun5k@yahoo.com, call 256-233-8000 or visit www.duckandrun5k.com.  All race proceeds benefit Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful, Inc., a 501(C)3 non-profit organization.  Visit www.KALBCares.com for more information on KALB's upcoming projects, programs and events.

Event Schedule

  • September 17 8:00 AM CDT - 5K Begins

  • September 17 9:00 AM CDT - Fun Run Begins

Contact Information

Event Location

125 East Street, Athens, Alabama, United States

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