5th AnnualALGBTICRainbow Run 5K & 1-Mile Walk for Wellness & Equality
-A portion of the proceeds benefits the Georgia Safe Schools Coalition in Atlanta!
You can check out this great organization at: http://www.georgiasafeschoolscoalition.org
Come give back to the community and support LGBTQ equality, counseling and mental health awareness!! Anyone from the public can attend including ACA Conference goers and any interested parties!
For those not in Atlanta or leaving early please consider the VIRTUAL 5k run or 1 mile walk. You can run on your own and send us a pic for our Facebook page while still receiving a great t-shirt and medal, supporting a local organization, and having a great time!
We have great t-shirts and all finishers of the on-site and virtual 5kalso receive awesome medals made by Ashworth Awards with a Georgia peach in the background (the same company who makes medals for the Boston Marathon!).
The Rainbow Run has diverse race categories including: Men, Women, Androgynous/Transgender, & Differently-Abled (Note: although RaceEntry.com does not allow one to register as androgynous, transgender or differently-abled you will be able to check in at packet pickup under any category. Please remind staff at registration you desire to be included in these categories).
5th Annual ALGBTIC Rainbow Run 5K & 1-Mile Walk for Wellness & Equality
1 Phillips Dr. Atlanta, GA 30303 (International Plaza green space in-between the Georgia Dome and Phillips Center, across the street from Georgia World Congress Center).
Please find parking at the RED Deck!
Sunday, April 29, 2018, 7:30AM RACE START
-5K Run and Virtual 5k is $35 if you register before 12:00AM Thursday, April 26th online and $40 April 27thand after including race day.
-1 Mile Walk is $35 if you register before 12AM Thursday, April 26th online and $40 April 27thand after including race day.
Online registration will end on April 26th! Opportunities to register after April 26th include the Georgia World Congress Center Expo Hall as part of the American Counseling Association’s national conference or at the race site on race morning starting at 6:15AM.
Registration & Packet Pick-up:
• Online Registration until April 26th(12AM) at: https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/rainbow-run-5k-and-1-mile-walk-for-wellness-and-equality
(Credit card only)
• Race Day Registration: Race day we will accept CASH OR CHECK only.
Packet Pickupwill begin at 6:30AM at a table at Georgia World Congress Center and continue until race time at 7:30AM.
T-Shirts:Guaranteed for all participants who register on or before April 23rd, 2018. After that time you are not guaranteed a T-shirt. Shirts are short-sleeve and range in size from small-XXL.
Volunteers:ALGBTICand the Georgia State Universitywill provide Volunteers. Volunteers will arrive at the start line at 6:30AM.
Race Course and Signage/Banners:A map of the racecourse will be available at the registration site. The course will be marked with signs with directional arrows.
Food & Drink:There will be an aid station on course providing water on the course near the Start line. Food (bananas/snacks) and drink will be provided after the run & walk near the Finish Line.
Restrooms:Restrooms are available on site near the start/finish line.
Parking:Parking is available at the parking garage near the Georgia World Congress Center. You may have to pay to park. Further information on transportation will be listed as it becomes available on ALGBTIC.org and ALGBTIC’s Facebook page.
First Aid/Security:There will be medical staff on hand to ensure a safe race. Any security concerns will be handled by Course Monitors/race staff but if needed APD will be called.
Presenting Sponsor and Partners:The Rainbow Run 5K & 1-Mile Walk for Wellness & Equality are presented by the Association of LGBT Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC), the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), and the American Counseling Association (ACA).
5K Race Awards: 5K Race prizes will be given to the top 3 individuals overall in each of the following categories: Men, Women, Androgynous/Transgender, & Differently-Abled. Prizes will also be given to the overall winner in each of the following age groups: 15 and under, 15-19, 20- 29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. Overall award category winners cannot also win age group awards.
Race Day Schedule:
5:45AM-6:15AM: Race Director and volunteer staff will set up course and registration table.
6:15AM-7:30AM: Race day registration and packet pickup will begin at South Beach Park.
7:30AM: 5k race will begin at 7:30AM sharp to be followed shortly after by 1 Mile walk. Finishers enjoy bananas/snacks and water post race
Questions: Please contact the fabulous race director Pete Finnerty at Phone: (559) 230-7494 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org