Mon May 31, 2021 Marietta, GA 30062 US Directions
In honor of our Military come out & join us Memorial Day!
Countdown to Race Day


$40 $35 7:30AM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT


$45 $40 7:30AM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
In-Person (Active & Retired Military Only)

Military 5K (ID Required)

$0 7:30AM EDT Registration ends May 31, 2021 at 11:59am EDT
In-Person (Active & Retired Military Only)

Military 10K (ID required)

$0 7:30AM EDT Registration ends May 31, 2021 at 11:59am EDT

Virtual 5K

$40 Registration ends May 28, 2021 at 11:59am EDT

Virtual 10K

$45 Registration ends May 28, 2021 at 11:59am EDT

Wheelchair 5K

$40 $35 7:30AM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Wheelchair 10K

$45 $40 7:30AM EDT Price increases after April 30, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Donate a Shirt

I just want to Donate a shirt to a Military Member! (Non-Participant)

$0 7:30AM EDT Registration ends May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

2550 Sandy Plains Road
Sprayberry Square Shopping Ctr
Marietta, GA US 30062

We're BACK for 2021!  Join us for our annual Memorial Day 5K/10K 

Memorial Day is about remembering the soldiers who died while on Active Duty in the Military. In their honor, we are offering all Active and Retired Military a *FREE race (5K or 10K) on May 31, 2021.  Come join us and pay tribute to those that have served & continue to serve & protect our country!

We start at 7:30 AM in Marietta with an amazing crowd full of energy.  Scenic course, Finisher Medals, awesome race shirts, Awards for the Top 3 Overalls, Top 3 Masters Overalls, Top 3 Grand Master Overalls, Top 3 Senior Master Overalls, and Top 3 in all the regular 5 year Age Groups.

Join us for all three Patriotic races to get your Finisher Medals to connect!

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Entry Fee & Registration

Preview Pricing (through Feb 28)

  • 5K...$30
  • 10K...$35
  • Wheelchair 5K...$30
  • Wheelchair 10K...$35
  • Virtual 5K...$40
  • Virtual 10K...$45

Regular Pricing (March 1 - April 30)

  • 5K...$35
  • 10K...$40
  • Wheelchair 5K...$35
  • Wheelchair 10K...$40
  • Virtual 5K...$40
  • Virtual 10K...$45

Late Pricing (May 1 - May 30)

  • 5K...$40
  • 10K...$45
  • Wheelchair 5K...$40
  • Wheelchair 10K...$45
  • Virtual 5K...$40
  • Virtual 10K...$45

Race Day Registration (5/31)**

  • 5K...$45
  • 10K...$50
  • Wheelchair 5K...$45
  • Wheelchair 10K...$50
  • Virtual 5K...$40 (Closes 5/28)
  • Virtual 10K...$45 (Closes 5/28)

*Military...FREE Race Entry (Shirt not included; may purchase for $15)

**Register by May 23 to guarantee a shirt in your size.  Afterwards, they'll be available while supplies last.

Virtual Shirts will be shipped out on 6/1/21.

Virtual Race - How it works

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the week-day after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Memorial Day Virtual 5K/10K!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib!  Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #MemorialDay5K10K

Step 5

Submit your results online directly onto RunSignUp from the Event Page or your Profile Page.

You can submit your race time anytime between May 1st until 5/31/2021 11:59 PM..

Step 6

View your Virtual Results Monday after the Event Date.

Awards & Medals

Awards in both races as follows:

Top 3 Overall Male & Female 
Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) 
Top 3 Overall Grand Master (50+) 
Top 3 Overall Senior Master (60+)
Top 3 in each age group (10 & under - 75+)

All finishers will receive a Finisher Medal for 2021!  This will be the 1st of three finisher medals that connect to make the USA Flag!

Aid Stations

Due to COVID-19, there will be no water stations.  This will be a self-supported event so please bring any hydration you may need along the course. Thank you.

All aid stations will have water & energy drink. The 5K will have 2 stops, and the 10K will have 5 stops

Course & Timing

Both the 10K & 5K will start and finish in the Parking Lot of the Sprayberry Square Shopping Center on the corner of Sandy Plains & E. Piedmont. Both routes are an out and back, and will be run entirely on E. Piedmont Rd. 

5K Map

10K Map

Both the 5K & 10K will have a timed start & finish.

Groups and Teams

Running is more F-U-N together, even if we're far apart! 

Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family and participate as a TEAM.  Your TEAM can be local or across the states; virtual participants will have their shirts shipped!  Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration, discounts below.

5+...$2.50 off

11+…$3.75 off

21+…$5 off

51+…$6.25 off

100+…$7.50 off

Packet/Bib Pickup

You can sleep in a few extra minutes on race morning...just show up with enough time to get in the start coral.

Bib Mail Out**...for $3.00 you can have your bib mailed straight to your front door.  NOTE: bibs will be sent out via USPS.  We'll be sending them out periodically, last mailing Monday before Race Week.  Please ensure you put in your complete mailing address.  We are not be responsible for any returned, lost or misplaced mail-out bibs.   Bib Mail-outs are non-refundable.  

*Not responsible for lost mail & bibs left at home.  **Replacement bibs will be charged on-site for $2.00.

Early Packet Pickup:

Date:  Friday, May 30th

Time:  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location:  Road Runner Sports, 1311 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30068  

Shop and save with Road Runner Sports during packet pickup hours! Join the VIP Family and enjoy $10 instant Rewards Cash to spend on anything in store. Already a VIP? Earn Double Rewards Cash on your purchase. Some exclusions may apply. See store for details.

*Please note that a face mask/covering must be worn at packet pickup & check-in.  Face mask/covering is not required while running. 

Race Day Pickup...Check in opens at 6:30 AM on race morning.  Be sure to arrive closer to 6:30 AM as the Race will Start promptly at 7:30 AM.

*Please note that a face mask/covering must be worn at packet pickup & check-in.  Face mask/covering is not required while running. 

Championship & Turkey Trot

This is one of the first opportunities for top finishers to earn a spot in the Championships Event to be held in January 2022.  The number of spots available is based on the total registration.

All participants will automatically qualify for (1)FREE entry into ONE of the Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. 

See event website for details.

Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike
conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

Event Schedule

May 23         Last day to register to guarantee your shirt size

May 30         Early Packet Pickup...More info coming soon

May 31         6:30 AM  Race Day Registration & Check-In Opens

                    7:30 AM  Race START


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