The sixth and final event in the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series of 5K races, the Faith Cline Elf Trot, will be held Sat., Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. in downtown Kennesaw. The race for adults and children, hosted by the Kennesaw Downtown Development Authority, benefits the Brain Tumor Foundation for Children.
The race follows a fast, flat route through historic downtown Kennesaw and Swift-Cantrell Park and is fun for beginners and accomplished runners and walkers alike. The route is a Certified 5K Peachtree Road Race Qualifier course. The one Mile Fun Run starts at 4:30 p.m. and the 5K race begins at 5 p.m. Prizes will be given to the top male and female finisher; the top Masters Division male and female; the champions in each running division; and the top three in each age bracket.
Registration is open now. The general entry fee is $25 per entrant. All registered 5K participants will receive an official race technical-shirt, runner/walker number and goodie bag. Registration is available online at active.com or at any Big Peach Running Company location. Visit www.ElfTrot.com for more information and complete event details including a map and parking suggestions.
The Grand Prix 5K series is part of the Kennesaw Fit City initiative which encourages and empowersparticipants to combat obesity and inactivity and improve their quality of life. Anyone who hascompleted four of the six races is eligible for a Grand Prix technical shirt which they can pick up at the Elf Trot. Additional details can be found at www.kennesawgrandprix.com.