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FIREFLY TRAIL 2021 RACE SERIES

When: January 30, 2021
Where: Winterville, GA
Race type(s): 10K, 5K

Race Series Mission:
● To raise awareness of the benefits the Firefly Trail will bring to area residents and visitors by providing an annual series of running/walking events in communities along the Trail corridor.

Race Series Overview:
● The race series will consist of four events providing running/walking opportunities in towns formerly linked by the historic Athens Branch of the Georgia Railroad. This 39-mile transportation corridor is being converted to a non-motorized rail-trail between Athens and Union Point. A safe, off-road path, the Firefly Trail will connect three counties and eight communities, offer health benefits, boost economies and bring people together.

Event details and schedule

Series Races Include:
January 30, 2021 9:00am
Winterville Snowflake 10K (PTQ)
101 South Marigold Lane
Winterville, GA 30683
Local contact: Michele Matthews
michelewmatthews@gmail.com

May 15, 2021 7:30am
Maxeys Model Mile 5K
Maxeys Community Center
Turn off Hwy 77 at Laurel Lane
Maxeys, GA 30671
Local contact: Anne Garner,
annegar36@windstream.com

September 6, 2021 7:30am
Crawford Restoration Labor Day Run 5K
Train Depot
Hwy 78
Crawford, GA 30630
Local contact: Linda Parish,
office@oglethorpecofc.org

September 25, 2021 8:30am
Union Point J3 5K
206 Veazey Street
Union Point, GA 30669
Local contact: Sherley Selman,
cselman@windstream.com

Series Registration: $70.00 per runner for the series. This works out to be $17.50 per race including race series t-shirt and a t-shirt from each event! Series registration is available through January 18th .

No registrations taken after January 18th. Sorry, no series refunds after registration.

Series Awards: Awards will be given to all series participants. Awards will be presented at the Union Point J3 5K race on September 25, 2021. Must be present to receive the award.

Series Contacts: Anne Garner, annegar36@windstream.com; Carole Black, classicraceservices@gmail.com; Michele Matthews, michelewmatthews@gmail.com

No refunds for missed races for any reason.  Organizers of the races or the series reserve the right to modify, change or substitute races, courses or dates of events for acts of God, or city, county or state guidelines do to any unforeseen accurances including but not limited to weather or pandemics.  

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