Info-Packet Pickup

2017 Changes

See the 2017 changes listed below the Register Button.

5K Course & Map-All down hill except for the uphill. 

This fast 5K course begins at the top of Mt. Wilkinson in Vinings, winds around the Cumberland Mall area, and ends at the Lovett School (280-foot net drop).  The first mile is downhill, but in the second mile before Cumberland Mall there is an uphill.  It is a fast course, but not all downhill.  To view the map  and elevation chart go to http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1041727319

1K (0.6mi) Course & Map – The 1K starts and finishes at the Vinings Jubilee. To view this map, please visit http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1041743935

Start Time & Start Location

5K Race/Walk: 8 a.m. on Mt. Wilkinson Parkway in front of PrintPak Building
1K Fun Run: 9 a.m. at Vinings Jubilee

1K Dog Dash: 9:05 a.m. at Vinings Jubilee

Buses

8:05 a.m. Run: 2 buses will leave from the intersection of Mt. Wilkinson Parkway and Overlook Parkway and drop passengers at The Vinings Jubilee, the party site and Lovett Schools, the finish line.  No dogs on the buses.

8:15 to 9:45 a.m. Run: Buses will continuously run from Lovett Schools, the finish line, to The Vinings Jubilee, the after party site.  You have the choice to ride the bus or walk the 1 mile up hill to the party site.  No dogs allowed on the bus.

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.: Buses will run from The Vinings Jubilee, party site, to the parking garage.  There will be no bus service from the party site to the garage until 10:00 AM.  Alternatively, you can walk the half mile up hill to the garage.

Number  & T-Shirt Pickup

There are three ways to pick up your number.

  1. Friday before race, Number & t-shirt pickup:  From 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Friday before the race runners can pick up their t-shirts at West Stride running store (Houston’s shopping center) 3517 Northside Parkway, Atlanta GA 30327, 404-467-1010.  You can pick up a friends number and t-shirt or hat with a copy of their driver’s license. A cell phone photo of the license is acceptable. A driver’s license is not required when picking up a number for family members with same last name.
  2. Race day number pick-up:  Race numbers can also be picked up race day at the Printpack Building. The Printpack Building is at the start line. After parking, volunteers will direct you to the starting line. At race day pick-up you will only receive your number. You will receive your t-shirt after you run the race at the Vinings Jubilee.
  3. Post race T-shirt pick-up:  If you can’t make the race and you registered early, you can pick up your t-shirt from the sizes we have left over or a hat on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday at the Vinings Fidelity Bank. If it is after Wednesday and you have not picked up your shirt, you forfeit your shirt.

5K Awards

Race party and awards ceremony will be held at Vinings Jubilee – Awards for the M/F Overall, Masters, Grandmasters and the Top 3 place awards in 14 age groups from 10yrs & younger to 70yrs & over. Runners will be electronically timed. All awards will be based on a gun time. (see faq for explanation).  Awards for the M/F Overall, Masters, Grandmasters will receive a trophy. Age group awards will receive a medal. In past year’s all 5k award winners have also received store credits. Check back here for additional awards for 2017.

We encourage you to stay for the awards ceremony. If you cannot stay you can pick up your award at the Fidelity Bank-Vinings Branch any time 1 week after the race.  Click here for a map. After 1 week you award will be forfeited. Fidelity Bank is located 3020 Paces Mill Rd SE #15, Atlanta, GA 30339

One Kilometer Awards

Top 3 Trophies for 12 & under Boys & Girls. Medal for all participants 12 & under. Awards will be given at the Jubilee around 9:30 AM.

Phantom Runner

Want to support the Vinings Down Hill 5K but can’t be there on race day? Register as a Phantom Runner by July 31st and we’ll mail you the official Race t-shirt (or you can pick up on race day at the Vinings Jubilee).  Fees are $30.

Directions to 5K Start

From I-285, take exit 18 and follow Paces Ferry Road down the hill inside I-285 about 1/2 mile to the OVERLOOK sign on the left. Click here for a Map from exit 18 to parking.   Parking will be at the Overlook I & III buildings. Race Day registration and race number pick-up will be in front of the Printpack Building at the top of the hill. For a map go to http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1041733095.  More detailed parking instructions will be emailed to you before race day.

Parking for 5k start

Plenty of parking is available in the Overlook I & Overlook III parking decks. Click here for a map.  Rotary Volunteers will direct as you arrive. If you park in the Overlook III parking deck, walk to level 5 to exit parking deck towards registration and the start line. The Printpack parking deck and access to the Printpack Building is only available to Printpack employees.

Parking for 1k start and Party

There is limited parking at the Jubilee. Please save this parking for the 1k and dog dash participants.  (see faq). Click here for the Jubilee web site and directions.

Safety Info-Pets-Strollers

For the safety of all participants, pets and strollers are encouraged to participate in the 1 Kilometer.

We allow strollers & pet owners  to do the 5k as long as they  (1) run slower than a 10 minute mile and (2) start after everyone else has gone over the start line.  Any pet owners or strollers going faster than a 10 minute mile will be disqualified.   leashes must on dogs at all times.

A Run to Support

Calvary Children’s Home, The Good Samaritan Health Center, Break Through Atlanta, The Vinings Rotary Charity Fund, Inc.

Run Hosted By

The Rotary Club of Vinings-Cumberland and Vinings Jubilee