RACE DETAILS: Join us Saturday, May 4th for the Chasing Jefferson Davis Marathon and Half Marathon. The point to point courses will be run on paved and dirt roads. The Full Marathon starts at the Abbeville Historic Gymnasium, 300 College St., Abbeville, GA 31001 and the Half Marathon starts at 1018 Salem Church Rd, Fitzgerald, GA. Both will end at Jefferson Davis Historic Site, 338 Jeff Davis Park Road, Irwinville, GA. Registration begins at 5:00 AM and the race will start with a cannon blast at 6:00 AM for the marathon and 6:30 AM for the half marathon. Course will be open for six hours. The number of runners will be limited to the first 150 participants.

SHIRTS AND INFO: : The race is a point to point and runs through the counties of Wilcox, Ben Hill and Irwin. Parking will be available at the start and finish. Shuttle buses will begin running 3 hours after the start of the races for the return trip to the starting point for anyone that needs to leave a vehicle. Buses will cease at 2:00 PM. The Marathon is USATF Certified #GA15012WC. A video of the course is available on You Tube, search for “Chasing Jefferson Davis” and like us on Facebook or the official website for the event, ChasingJeffersonDavis.com. You will get double Black Bag Race Series Points.

AGE GROUPS/AWARDS: : Awards for Overall M & F, Masters M & F, 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over. Everyone who finishes the Marathon will get a commemorative medal. Registrations after April 1, 2019 and on race day will be given shirts while supplies last.

REGISTRATION: Registration Fee = $50 for the Half - $65 for the Full By 4/1/19. $50 and $75 afterward and race day. Early packet pickup and registration will be held on 5/3/19 at Abbeville Historic Gymnasium, 300 College St., Abbeville, GA from 6PM to 8PM. Contact 229-467-2737 for more information.