The Anniston Runners Club (ARC) and our members invite you to our premier annual event- The Historic Woodstock 5K and Kidstock 1 Mile! Woodstock is a fun, healthy, community event where more than 1000 runners and walkers come to shake their tail feathers! Go ahead and mark your calendar for August 7, 2021 for the oldest footrace in the southeast!
Woodstock is an exciting 5K with world class start/finish lines, our famous finish on Woodstock Avenue, and a totally groovy post-race celebration with food and fun!
Don't forget to check out our ever-so-popular Team Challenge! Team runners have a chance to win a cash prize for the team with the most participants and trophies for the fastest male, female, and coed team, as well as the team with the most spirit!
Please enjoy the hospitality Annistonians and Alabamians are famous for. We promise you won't leave Woodstock disappointed- our runners, volunteers, and community guarantee it!
If you are unable to join us in-person, we are offering a virtual "run anywhere" option. You can be a part of the 40th Woodstock 5k or 1 Mile by participating virtually. You may complete your virtual 5K or 1 Mile anywhere run between Saturday, July 31st and Saturday, August 7th. We will mail you your shirt, assign you a printable digital bib, you will be able post your time in the virtual results event, upload photos of you and friends on your run, and print a finisher's certificate. Please note, due to the nature of virtual results being reliant on dependable cell service and honesty, virtual participant's results are for recognition only and will not be eligible for prize money, age group awards, or trophies. See more detailed information about participating virtually in our "Virtual FAQ's" section below.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
• Friday, August 6th:
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Packet Pickup – Anniston High School (1301 Woodstock Ave Anniston, AL 36207)
We recommend you pick up your shirt and bib on this day – Race Day is hectic and if you wait until race morning you may have to wait in long lines!
NOTE: Other participants are allowed to pick up your packet.
To make the process faster, please get your bib number before standing in line. Numbers will be posted on the wall so you can look them up before approaching the packet pickup desk.
• Saturday, August 7st – Race Day!
6:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. – Last chance to pick up shirts and bibs
7:15 a.m. – Call to the start Line
7:30 a.m. – Woodstock 5K start!
8:30 a.m. – Kidstock 1 Mile Run/Walk Start
9:30 a.m. – Awards ceremony