9/11 Memorial 5k

It's time to register for the 2024 9/11 Memorial 5k!

On September 7th, 2024, the Valdosta Fire Department will hold its 4th annual 9/11 5k Memorial Run in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001. The event is meant to pay homage to those who lost their lives or the lives of loved ones and to acknowledge all the brave first responders who passed in the line of duty. The race will have a patriotic theme, and the Fire Department encourages community members to show their support by lining the racecourse with decorated signs and/or costumes. 

The early entry fee is $25 until midnight on August 25, 2024. The late entry fee is $30 until 3 pm on September 6, 2023. The race day fee will be $35. The first responder's entry fee is $10.

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Mayor Matheson will give a speech at 7:45 am, and the race will begin promptly at 8 am. The race will take place in Downtown Valdosta and start at 120 N Patterson Street. 

100% of the race proceeds will be presented to the Valor Service Dogs Inc.
Awards will be presented to the top Overall male and female, Masters male and female, and top two in the following age groups: 11 and under, 12 - 14, 15- 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and Over.
We will also recognize the oldest and youngest finishers and the most patriotic.

Pre-race packet pick-up will be held on Friday, Sept 6, 2024, from 3 to 5 pm at Station 1 on 106 South Oak St, Valdosta, GA. Race day pick-up will begin at 6:30 am
Awards and 9-11 Ceremonies will commence at 9 am.