COVID-19 UPDATE (7/13/20): We have made the decision to cancel the Boundary Waters Cross Country 5k scheduled for August 1, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be providing a full refund to everyone who has registered. If you registered for the 2020 Boundary Waters Cross Country 5k, you should receive your refund within the next 7 business days. Please know we miss seeing everyone, and we are grateful for your understanding and support.
BOUNDARY WATERS CROSS COUNTRY 5K
The Boundary Waters Cross Country 5k is proud to be the 2020 Road Runners Club of America Georgia State Cross Country Championship
Celebrate the start of cross country season at Douglas County's beautiful Boundary Waters Park! This is a fantastic scenic course with wide grass and dirt trails perfect for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities!
* Chip timing!
* Finisher medals!
* Awesome shirts!
* Awards for top 3 male and female overall, top male and female master and senior grand master, and top 3 male and female division finishers in 16 age divisions (5 year increments from 9 & under to 80 and over)!
* Free photos!
* Free kids fun run!
* Free raffle with cool prizes!
**The Boundary Waters Cross Country 5k is part of the 2020 Greater Atlanta Run Series.
Boundary Waters Park
5000 Highway 92/166
Douglasville, GA 30135
Click here for directions
Click here for course map
Date and Time:
Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.
Grass, dirt, and gravel trails
This event is capped at 250 participants
Views from the Course:
Event Day Schedule:
6:30-7:30 a.m. - Packet Pickup & Race Day Registration
8:00 a.m. - 5k Start
9:00 a.m. - Kids Fun Run
9:15 a.m. - 5k Awards
9:30 a.m. - Raffle
* All fees are non-refundable
* Race entries cannot be transferred to another person
* No guarantee of shirt size or shirt with race day registration
Overall awards will be given to the top 3 male and female overall, top male and female master, and top male and female senior grand master finishers. Division awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers in each division.
* Divisions for each event of the Greater Atlanta Run Series are: 9 & under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; and 80 & over. To keep age divisions consistent for the entire Series, your age at each Series event is based on your age as of August 1, 2020 (the date of the last 2020 Series event, the Boundary Waters Cross Country 5k).
* Please note your finishing place (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.) for each event of the Greater Atlanta Run Series is based on "gun" time (and not "chip" time).
* You must be present at the awards ceremony to receive your award.
A free raffle will take place following the 5k awards ceremony.
* You must be present at the raffle to win.
Greater Atlanta Athletes' events are held rain or shine. However, the occurrence of hazardous weather conditions could result in the delay of the start of the event or postponement of the event to another date, at the race director's discretion. If an event is postponed to another date, there are no refunds and entry fees will be forwarded to the rescheduled date.
For the safety of all participants, strollers are not permitted on the course during the Boundary Waters Cross Country 5k.
Pets and Skates:
For the safety of all participants, pets and skates are not permitted on the course during Greater Atlanta Athletes' events.
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