2017 5K Road Race
On your mark, get set, go! Whether you’re a speedster or the slow-and-steady type, if you love to run the National Cornbread Festival 5K Run is the event for you. Join us for your choice of a 5k competitive run chip timed with Jaguar timing, a 5k walk, or a 1 Mile fun run. Our event is scheduled for April 29, 2017 with an 8:00 a.m. start time. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. CST at the Tower Community Bank Stage.
The deadline for early entry is March 15th, and the cost is $25. The cost for racers who sign up between March 16th- April 15th is $30. After April 15th the cost will be $35. You may sign up the day of the event.
Entry fee includes wicking race shirt, festival entry, entry into Cornbread Alley and festival memorabilia.
Event details and schedule
Early Registration – $25
Standard Registration – $30
Race day registration – $35
*Race Fees include a Race t-shirt!
Saturday April 29th, 2017
Registration will begin at: 6:30 a.m. CDT
5k Race begins at 8:00 a.m. CDT
Parking is available throughout the festival grounds. Visit our parking page >>
Awards will be presented to Overall Male/Female, Overall Master’s Male/Female and the top 3 Male/Female in each age group (14 & under; 15 – 19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 & over)
Racers will enjoy the scenery as the course weaves through historic South Pittsburg neighborhoods and finishes on 4th Street by South Pittsburg Elementary School.
Fruit, snacks, and water will be provided after racers complete the challenging course.