Garden Gallop 5K

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When:
October 28, 2017 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
2017-10-28T07:00:00-04:00
2017-10-28T10:00:00-04:00
Where:
Downtown Kennesaw

Preview

Join us as we kick off the 6th and final race of the 2017 Kennesaw Grand Prix Series with the Garden Gallop 5K, benefitting the Smith-Gilbert Gardens educational programming and live plant collections. Run/walk through Kennesaw’s downtown Main St. and through Swift Cantrell Park. Our course is fast and flat, well marked, and USATF Certified with no automobile traffic. The race is professionally timed and a Peachtree Road Race qualifier (GA1103OWC). Participants will cross the finish line with a post race party on the City Plaza to celebrate with family and friends! Each participant will receive a long sleeve soft cotton blend shirt!

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Event details and schedule

*No dogs allowed. We welcome strollers and walkers to please line up behind runners.

Race Day Schedule

6:30AM Race day packet pickup and late registration opens

7:30AM 1 Mile Fun Run Start

8:00AM 5K Start

8:55AM Tot Trot

9:15AM Awards Ceremony

Late Registration

Packet Pickup at Big Peach Running Co Kennesaw 10/26 and 10/27 ($30)

Race Day ($35 cash only)

Packet Pickup

Big Peach Running Co Kennesaw – Wednesday 10/26 and Thursday 10/27 4:00PM-8:00PM

Parking

Several lots are available in downtown Kennesaw including Kennesaw First Baptist Church.

Race Start

Race will start in front of Kennesaw First Baptist Church at 2958 North Main Street, Kennesaw, GA 30144

Awards

Awards for first overall M/F and Masters M/F runners and top 3 M/F runners in fourteen age brackets. Special VIP reception for first 50 finishers.

Kennesaw Grand Prix Series

Participate in four of the six 5k races to be a Grand Prix Finisher and receive a specially designed hooded pullover. The ultimate SWAG item!! Let us reward you with this premium soft french terry pullover.  The blend will help you stay warm and comfortable.  Add in a great color with our Kennesaw Grand Prix logo and you have earned this season’s “Must Have” item and our “thanks” for participating in the series.

 

 

Shirt image with 2017 logo

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors!

Bird Watcher Supply Company

Title Boxing Club

The School Box

Gentry Law Firm

Bai

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Garden Hours

Tuesday - Saturday
9:00am - 4:00pm
LAST ENTRY AT 3:15 pm
EXTENDED HOURS SATURDAYS IN AUGUST TO 7PM
Sunday & Monday Closed

*Dogs and other pets are not allowed on the garden premises, with the exception of service animals. *

2017 Holiday Hours

  • Thanksgiving
    11/23-11/24 - CLOSED  
    11/25 - Open regular hours
  • Christmas
    12/23-ClOSED
  • Admission

    Adults $7
    Seniors (age 60+)
    Military
    KSU Student
    $6
    Children, ages 6-12
    (with family)
    $5
    Children, ages 5 and younger
    (with family)
    Free
    SGG Members Free
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    2382 Pine Mountain Road
    Kennesaw, Georgia 30152
    770.919.0248

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