HOW TO REGISTER
Registration for the Soldier 5K Race is on Active.com. Click here to register. Please note that Active.com charges a processing fee in addition to the race registration fee.
MINIMUM AGE FOR 5K RACE
The minimum age to register for the Soldier 5k Race is 6 years old.
Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. EST
The 5K race starts right after the start of the marathon and half marathon races. Runners for the 5K race will queue up behind the marathon and half marathon runners. After the start of the marathon and half marathon race, the 5K runners will move up to the same start line to begin the 5K race.
Soldier 5k Race Course
The Soldier 5K course is a 3.1 mile course that starts and finishes at the same start and finish line for the marathon and half marathon at the National Infantry Museum. The 5K course runs down the Avenue of Flags along the east side of the National Infantry Museum, turns left at the parking lot of the National Infantry Museum and runs to the entrance of the Museum at South Lumpkin Road, then turns left on South Lumpkin Road and runs to the entrance of the RiverWalk at Oxbow Meadows where the course continues on the RiverWalk along the Oxbow golf course to the public road leading to the Water Works Treatment Facility. The course turns left at the public road leading to the Water Works Facility and runs for a short distance before turning around to return on the RiverWalk to South Lumpkin Road and to the National Infantry Museum to finish on the Avenue of Flags.
Start and Finish Elevation is 240’
Highest Elevation Point is 240’
Lowest Elevation Point is 190’
The 5k course is not officially certified but it is carefully measured by foot.
Packet pickup will be at the National Infantry Museum on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.
5k Race finishers will receive a t-shirt and a medal. Overall winners and age-group winners will also receive awards.