Run for Rangers November 7th – 21st, 2020

Run for Rangers November 7th – 21st, 2020

5K – Saturday, November 7, 2020  9:15 a.m. 

Run from Hancock Park, in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, through safe and secure streets on this challenging 3.1 mile course in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains.   This is a timed event with several age/gender categories, and awards will be made for 1st  to 3rd places, in each category..  Surrounding festivities include the annual Veterans Day Parade, kids play area, and an all day music festival with food and beverage, including wine and beer.  Please visit (link) for further information and to register, or just buy a shirt and support our Ranger Vets.

 

10K – Saturday, November 7, 2020  9:00 a.m.

This I a challenging course that includes both road and trail through the scenic beauty of the North Georgia Mountain foothills.  Not for the feint hearted!  The trail part of the course is hilly and has some rocks on the footpath that circles the reservoir near downtown Dahlonega. This is a timed event with several age/gender categories, and awards will be made for 1st  to 3rd places, in each category.  Surrounding festivities include the annual Veterans Day Parade, kids play area, and an all day music festival with food and beverage, including wine and beer.  Parking is abundant in Dahlonega, and all safety precautions will be taken.  Please visit (link) for further information and to register, or just buy a shirt and support our Ranger Vets.

 

½ Marathon (Mountain Marathon) Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:00 a.m.

This event is only for the toughest runners.  Run the full 13.1 mile half marathon course on the Mountain Ranger Training Camp, Camp Merrill, all off-road on U.S. Forestry service roads that curl through the Appalachian Mountains, only feet from the Appalachian Trail.  Challenge yourself with the grueling hilly course where America’s best soldiers are trained.  Parking is abundant.  Food and Beverage will be available at the on-post service Club, The Overhang, after the event.  This includes beer and wine and a full menu.  You can count on some active duty Rangers to be running the course.  This is Veterans Day weekend and on Saturday, there will be festivities in Historic Downtown Dahlonega, including the annual Veterans Day parade and an all day music festival in the Park.  Come and spend the weekend!  Please visit (link) for further information and to register, or just buy a shirt and support our Ranger Vets

Same day registration cost will increase by 20%.
Race day packet pick-up will begin at 08:30 a.m.
Routes will be clearly marked.

*Pre-registration strongly requested for planning purposes. Registration fee refundable less $10 for T-shirt (will be mailed to you) with cancellation within 72 hours prior to event. Registration fee fully refundable with cancellation within 7 days prior to event. Walk-up registrants will not be guaranteed a T-shirt for the event.

Event Details:

  • 08:30 - 09:30 Registration
  • 10:00 - Runs Start
  • Top 2 per category are recognized with Ranger Gift
  • Age Groups:
    • 30-Under
    • 31-50
    • 50-Older

* T-shirt included with registration
* Additional purchase for long sleeve t-shirts and hoodies!

Additional Event Day Informational Flyer

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