Join us Saturday, May 14th 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
Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site, 338 Jeff
Davis Park Rd., Fitzgerald, GA and the Half
Marathon starts at 1018 Salem Church Rd,
Fitzgerald, GA. Both will end at 390 College St,
Abbeville, GA. Registration begins at 5:00 AM
and the race will start with a cannon blast at
6:00 AM at each location.
SHIRTS AND INFO: Participants will be assigned to either a blue team or a gray team at random. The participant will receive a shirt color of their team. After all persons have finished, we will announce the team with fastest overall time. The race is a point to point and run through the counties of Irwin, Ben Hill and Wilcox. Parking will be available at the start and finish. Shuttle busses will begin running 3 hours after the start of the races. Busses 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. You will get double Black Bag Race Series Points.
AGE GROUPS/AWARDS: Awards for Overall M & F, Masters M & F, and top 3 M & F in each age group: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & over. Everyone who finishes the Marathon will get a commemorative medal. T-SHIRTS will be guaranteed to those who register by 4/15/2016. Registrations after that date and on race day will be given shirts while supplies last.
REGISTRATION: Registration Fee = $50 for the Half - $65 for the Full By 4/1/16. $50 and $75 afterward and race day. Early packet pickup and registration will be held on 5/13/16 at Neeman Matthews Auditorium from 6PM to 8PM. Contact for more information 229-467-2737.