6th Annual Maxeys Model Mile

Sat May 18, 2024 Maxeys, GA 30671 US Directions

Events

Family/Group of 4 pricing available

In Person 5K

$25 7:30AM EDT Registration ends May 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Family/Group of 4 pricing available

Virtual 5K

$30 Registration closes on March 29, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on March 30, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

Phantom Registration

$30 7:30AM EDT Registration closes on March 29, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on March 30, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

Place

Laurel and Sunset Street
Off of Hwy 77
Maxeys, GA US 30671

Description

In 2021, Maxeys Model Mile was the first official 5K to be held along the Firefly Trail.  We are excited to present the 2024 Maxeys Model Mile 5K.  This is the 6th Annual Maxeys Model Mile. Come and celebrate this milestone with us! The race will start and finish along the Firefly Trail.  Registration takes place along the Firefly Trail near the corner of Hwy 77 and Laurel Street.   

 

Registration Fees

In Person:  $20 No Shirt; $25 with a shirt, register by March 29,2024

Virtual:  $20 No Shirt;  $30 with a shirt, includes postage, register by March 29, 2024.  Virtual runners are not eligible for ace day awards.

Phantom:  No participation, optional shirt only.  $20  No Shirt; $25 with a shirt, will pickup on race day; $30 with a shirt, includes postage, register by March 29, 2024.

In-Person Family / Group of 4 Max
$60, max of 4, No Shirts;  $75, max of 4, with a shirt, register by March 29, 2024

Virtual Family / Group of 4 Max
$60, max of 4, No Shirts;  $90 includes postage (all shirts will be mailed to the same address), max of 4, with a shirt, register by March 29, 2024

Race Day Schedule

6:30am    Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup

7:30am    6th Annual Maxeys Model Mile 5K

8:30am     Awards Ceremony

Course

The 5K starts on Laurel Lane, adjacent to the Firefly Trail and runs through the lovely countryside of the Maxeys community.  The race runs the last mile on the Maxeys Model Mile to the finish line.

COURSE MAP

Firefly Trail Race Series

The Maxeys Model Mile 5K is a founding member of the Firefly Trail Race Series.  The Firefly Trail is a planned 39-mile rail-trail from Athens to Union Point in Northeast Georgia, connecting Athens-Clarke, Oglethorpe, and Greene Counties. The historic rail line, known as the Athens Branch of the Georgia Railroad, branched off the still-active Augusta-to-Atlanta line in Union Point and passed through the towns of Woodville, Maxeys, Stephens, Crawford, Arnoldsville and Winterville on its way to Athens.

Awards

Awards are given to Overall Male / Female, Masters Male/Female  and the following Male / Female Age Groups:

5-year age groups:  10 and Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and Over

Virtual Option

Run your 3.1 miles anywhere between May 11 and May 18.  Submit your finish time by clicking on the RESULTS tab at the top of this page or using this link: https://runsignup.com/maxeysmodelmile5k/results .  Submit finish times no later than 12 noon on May 18.  To submit a virtual time you must be registered as a virtual runner.

Virtual runners are not eligible for race day awards.

Race Series and Finishline Management

The Maxeys Model Mile 5K is proud to be a member of the Black Bag Race Series and Clover Glove Race Series and the Firefly Trail Race Series.

Finishline management and timing provided by Classic Race Services.

What if it Rains?

We get wet!  Race start time may be delayed in 15-minute increments if storms are in the area.  Sorry, no refunds due to inclement weather.

Check the weather.

Race Contact Info

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