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Pooler Juneteenth Celebration Run - Presented by Pooler GAA

When: June 6, 2023
Where: Pooler, GA

Welcome

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Pooler Juneteenth Celebration 6.19k Run! The family-friendly race has something for everyone of all skillsets to enjoy!

Join us to help celebrate with family fun and healthy activities at the Pooler Stadium Saturday June 10th, 2023 as we kick off our week-long celebration of the Juneteenth holiday in Pooler!

Pre-Race Packet Pickup: Friday June 10 @ Fleet Feet Pooler (1702 Pooler Pkwy, Pooler, GA 31322) 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Race-Day Packet Pickup: Saturday June 11 @ the start line starting at 6:30am

We are well-behaved pet & stroller friendly!

The 6.19k (3.84 mi) course is an "out & back" course starting at Pooler Stadium then to the Godley Station Roundabout and then back. This is a semi-closed course with limited access to businesses along the route.

The 1.9k (1.18 mi) course is a loop around the Pooler Recreation Complex.

All participants will receive a tee-shirt & a finisher medal!

  • 1.9k (1.18 Mile) Family/Kids Run – $25 to $30 registration
  • 6.19 Kilometer Run – $30 to $35 Registration

At the start/finish line, we will have a small fair including post-race refreshments including water & snacks.

If you need to purchase 4 or more entries, please contact us!

FAQ

Q. What is a 6.19k?

A. It is a "long 5k". With Juneteenth being June 19th (6/19), we wanted a distance was representative of the date and one that was a little more challenging than a "normal" 5k. But not too long as to require additional training or preparation. If you can finish a 5k, the extra half-mile won't be too much of a challenge.

Q. What is a 1.9k?

A. Sticking with our Juneteenth theme, the 1.9k is just a little bit over a mile aka a "long mile". This distance was picked because it should be easily walked in 20 minutes or less, it is perfect for families or those who don't want to go the whole 6.19k distance.

Q. Is this event family friendly?

A. Both distances and courses are designed with those who may prefer to walk instead of run. So yes, both distances are family friendly! You can also bring well behaved dogs to this event.

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