2014 Vinings Downhill 5K

The Vinings Downhill 5k will be held on Saturday August 16, 2014.

The Vinings Downhill 5K will begin promptly at 8:00 am. This fast 5K course begins at the top of Mt. Wilkerson in Vinings, winds around the Cumberland Mall area, and ends at the Lovett School (280-foot net drop).

The 1K begins at 9am and starts and finishes at the Vinings Jubilee.

After the 5K you may ride the bus from the Finish Line to Vinings Jubilee for the post race party or you may choose to walk. After the awards ceremony you may ride the bus back to your car or you may walk the 1/2 mile trip. This year at 8:05a.m., two school buses will transport guest of 5k runners from the start line to Vinings Jubilee or the finish line.

Number & T-Shirt Pickup

There are three ways to pick up your number.

Friday before race, Number & T-shirt pickup: From 10 AM to 6 PM, Friday before the race runners can pick up their t-shirts at West Stride running store (Houston’s shopping center) 3517 Northside parkway, Atlanta GA 30327 404-467-1010. You can pick up a friends number and T-shirt or hat with a copy of their driver’s license. A cell phone photo of the license is acceptable. A driver’s license is not required when picking up a number for a family members with same last names.

Race day number pick-up: Race numbers can also be picked up race day at the Printpack building. The Printpack building is at the start line. After parking volunteers will direct you to the starting line. At race day pick-up you will only receive your number. You will receive your T-shirt after you run the race at the Vinings Jubilee.

Post race T-shirt pick-up: If can’t make the race and you registered you can pick up your T-shirt or hat on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday at the Vinings Fidelity Bank. If it is after Wednesday and you have not picked up your shirt you forfeit your shirt. You can pick up a friends number and T-shirt or hat with a copy of their drivers license.

Registration is $30 until the earlier of our sell-out date or August 12th. Regardless of whether they sell out, they will have race day registration. To discourage race day registration for this charity event, we will be charging $40 on race day.

Participants should arrive at 7:00A.M. to ensure a prompt start..

Race party and awards ceremony will be held at Vinings Jubilee. Awards for the M/F Overall, Masters, Grandmasters and the Top 3 place awards in 14 age groups from 10yrs & younger to 70yrs & over. Runners will be electronically timed. Awards will be based on a gun time.

For more information visit www.viningsdownhill5k.com.

To register online, visit www.active.com. The field is limited to 1,500 runners.

The race is hosted by The Rotary Club of Vinings, the Vinings Club and Vinings Jubilee.

The run supports Calvary Children’s Home, The Good Samaritan Health Center, Break Through Atlanta, The Vinings Rotary Charity Fund, Inc.

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