Race for a Reason

Saturday 22nd April 2017

Heritage Christian Church: 2130 Redwine Rd, Fayetteville, United States

Cycling, Running, Distance running, 5K, 1 Mile


  • Run/Walk-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Cycling-10m, 30m, 62m - Individual Age group/open
  • Fun Run/Walk-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open
  • 5k Run/Ride Ride Combo - Individual Age group/open


13th Annual

Race for a Reason

(formally called Race for Riley)


5k RUN/WALK 4/22/17


An early evening cross country race on groomed grass, thru wood areas and around a scenic lake! 


BIKE RIDE 4/23/17 10M/30m/62M 

Great ride on smooth, silk backroads of the Hill Country of south Fulton County.  Please park only where there are signage.


All race preceeds to benefit The Joseph Sams School



Event details and schedule

What: Fundraiser to benefit The Joseph Sams School whose mission is to provide the best possible educational and therapeutic services to children who are intellectually, physically or developmentally challenged.  There will be food, fun and activities for kids of all ages.

When: 5k Run/Walk - Saturday, April 22, 2017 (5K @ 5PM)

          Bike Ride     - Sunday, April 23, 2017  @ 10:00am

Where: 5k Run/Walk - Heritage Christian Church - (Cross Country Course)

                               2130 Rewine Road, Fayetteville, GA

           Bike Ride     - 10685 Hutcheson Ferry Road, Palmetto, GA

Schedule: 3:30pm Registration begins      4:30pm Tot Trot

               5:00pm 5k Run/Walk               5:45pm 1 mile fun Run/Walk

               2:00pm Bike Ride (on 4/23/17)

Entry Fees: Run  - $25 by 4/15/17, $30 after 4/15/17

                 Bike - $30 by 4/15/17, $35 after 4/15/17

                 Both - $45 by 4/15/17, $55 after 4/15/17

Awards: For 5k - Overall 1st -Male/Female, Masters 1st - Male/Female,     and top 3 in 14 age categories -Male/Female. Ribbon to                           all finishers in the 1-mile fun run and the Tot Trot.

Registration cutoff via Active.com shuts off on Friday, 4/21/17.

Race Packet Pick-up - Available 4/21/17 from 4-7pm at Heritage           Christian Church or on race day 4/22/17 for run                                   starting at 3:30pm; 4/23/17 at 1pm for bike ride.

Contact:  Amy Murray, Race Director/Executive Director, The Joseph  Sams School, 280 Brandywine Blvd, Fayetteville, GA 30214

Organised by

The Joseph Sams School

289 Brandywine Blvd, Fayetteville

Phone: 770-630-8560

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