The 10K course (6.2 miles) is out-and-back and begins and ends in front of the Ford Buildings. There are no public roads! Fast and flat 10K follows Lavender Mountain Road and the Viking Trail and winds through main campus. First time runners and walkers are welcome. **Please note: The course cuts through the woods to the Viking Trail at mile 3.5. This short section is not paved (25 yards).
10K Start Time \\\
The race starts at 8:00 a.m. The starting line is located in front of the Ford Buildings at Berry College. The 10K and the Half Marathon will start together.
USATF Certified Course \\\
The 10K is a USATF (USA Track & Field) certified course open to runners and walkers. Click button below to download the 10K course map.10K Course Map
Water Stations / Aid Stations \\\
The 10K course has two water stations along with Powerade.
Packet Pickup \\\
A race wouldn’t be complete without a goodie bag! Packet pickup will be held in the Krannert Ballroom at Berry College from Noon – 7pm the day before the race and from 6 – 7:30am the day of the race.
All 10K runners will receive a 50/50 short-sleeve T-shirt and post-race refreshments.
Course Safety \\\
The 10K course will be open for four hours. All walkers and runners must finish within the four-hour cutoff time. Walkers who start the race before the 8:00 a.m. start time will not be permitted through the finishing chute. For everyone’s safety, baby joggers, strollers, baby carriers, baby backpacks, inline skates, motorized scooters, bicycles, skateboards, canes, crutches, walkers, walking sticks and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course. Violators will be removed from the course and transported to the finish line area. Unfortunately do to safety concerns, we are not able to accommodate wheelchair athletes at this time.
10K Awards will start at 10:15 am at the Awards Stage near the finish line. Awards for Male and Female categories: 1st Place Overall, Masters (40 & over), Grandmasters (50 & over); 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each age group (10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over).