Boston bound

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Race Details

Date:  Sunday, September 1 , 2019
Race Starts:   6:30 AM

​4030 Johns Creek Pkwy,
Johns Creek, GA, United States

Summary

Have you been dreaming of running Boston?
Need to shave a few minutes off your time to get in?
Looking for the perfect course to set a PR?

This is the event for you!
Regardless if you want to run the Boston or not, this is the event! 

Event Schedule

August 25:

11:59 PM - Last Day to Guarantee shirt & Size and aid station choices 

August 31:

4 PM - 7 PM - Early Packet Pick up @ Hilton Garden Inn 

September 1:

5:30 AM - Race Day Check in Opens 

September 1:

6:30 AM - Races Start 

10:30 AM - Course Closes 

PREFERRED Hotel & Early Packet Pickup Info

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Our preferred Hotel for this Event is the Hilton Garden Inn!

Please make sure you use the link and code and information below to book your stay!

 https://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/A/ATLJCGI-FIVE-20190830/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG 

Group Name:  FIVE STAR NTP 

Group Code:  FIVE 

Check-in:  30-AUG-2019   Check-out: 01-SEP-2019 

Hotel Name:  Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta North/Johns Creek

Hotel Address:  11695 Medlock Bridge Road  Johns Creek, Georgia  30097

Phone Number:  7704761966 

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Early Packet Pickup/ Meet & Greet with TRULY

Come get your race packets early!  

Come meet and greet your fellow runners!

We'll be at the Hilton Garden Inn on Saturday, August 31st from 4 PM - 7 PM.  We'll even have some TRULY Hard Seltzer from the Boston Beer Company for you!  Don't want to try Truly, no worries!  The Hilton Garden Inn is offering our participants/guests 15% off their drink/food tab from the Bar!

Registration Fees

Event Cap is a total of 150 participants.  In an effort to give the marathoners the best shot at obtaining a spot, Half Marathon registration will open on June 9.  

Super Early Bird Registration through July 1
Half...$55

Full...$85
 

Early bird Registration 7/2 - 8/3
Half...$65

Full...$95
 

Regular Registration 8/4 - 8/31
Half...$75
Full...$105

Race Day Registration (available if event cap has not been met)
Half...$85
Full...$115

Virtual Option:
Half...$35

Marathon...$35

Awards and Goodies

 The primary goal of this event is for everyone to GO FAST, but we'll have some great awards for everyone

Each race will have awards in the following catagories:

Top 3 Overall M/F
Top 3 Master M/F
Overall Grand Master (50+)
Overall Sr. Grand Master (60+)
Age Groups (M/F)

 WAVE STARTS

In order to keep the race course thin, to provide everyone with plenty of time to finish, and to allow participants to get an early start; we will have three start times available.


The official start time for the event will be 6:30 am, with additional waves at 6:00 am & 5:30 am.


Because of the extended time for traffic control, there will be a $5.00 fee for each additional 30 minutes you register for (before the official start at 6:30 am). 

The earlier waves will also be limited in size to 50 participants each.


Boston Qualifying

The Marathon course is USATF certified, so it's a Boston Qualifier.  The number is:  GA17053WC

You will also be able to use your times for Peachtree Qualification, or any pretty much any other race that requires a qualifying time.

Here's a link to the Boston Standards

Here's a link to the Peachtree Qualifying Standards 

Running Options

  

Virtual Race
You can't qualify for Boston by doing a Virtual Race, but you can get some awesome swag.  We've got some great stuff that we'll be getting all the runners, and you'll be able to get in on the fun, even if you can't make it out to the race. 

You'll submit your time by end of day on September 2nd, and we'll post your results compared to everyone else running the Virtual Race.  Shirts and medals are all mailed 1st thing after the weekend.

Course

1 mile FLAT & FAST loop
The Full is USATF certified...so the Full with be a Boston Qualifier

The Full Course number is:  GA17053WC

The Half Marathon is also a USATF certified course

The Half Course number is: GA17054WC

Timing

Chip timed Start & Finish
Chip timed split every mile
Mile splits are displayed on monitors as you pass by the mile point...helping you keep on pace

Elite Aid Stations

 2 stations along course (every 1/2 mile)

1 station with cups of water
1 station with your personally selected aid (drinks & gel)...must register by 8/26

Bananas & oranges and/or your personal special needs bag

Entertainment

 We realize the it might get a little repetitive running a 1 mile loop...so we'll have music & entertainment along the course to keep you going and entertained

Course Cut Off

 Because of the nature of the event, the course will close at 10:30 am (4 hour race time)

Five Star Turkey Trot

All participants will earn FREE entry into one of the Five Star Turkey Trots.  See event website for additional details

Refunds, Transfers, & Deferments

Because of the small field limit and the customization for each participant, all registrations are final and there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.

Event Schedule

 

 

August 25       11:59 PM - Last Day to Guarantee shirt & Size and aid station choices
August 31        4 PM - 7 PM - Early Packet Pick up
September 1   

5:30 AM - Race Day Check in Opens
5:30 AM - Wave 1 starts
6:00 AM - Wave 2 starts
6:30 AM - Races Start
10:30 AM - Course Closes

Mail-in Registration Form

 Download the form below to use our mail-in registration form.

But don't forget about online registration (link near top of page).

Make checks payable to: Five Star NTP

Send completed form and check to: 

59 Hwy 9 South

Dawsonville, GA