Registration is now open for the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival 5K/1K, taking place Sunday, March 25, at 7:30 a.m. at Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford-Dunwoody Road.
This year’s 5K, which is a USATF certified for 2018 Peachtree Road Race qualifying and a fundraiser for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, will take runners through Brookhaven’s Blackburn Park. Oglethorpe University is the presenting sponsor for this race.
“What better way to earn your race T-shirt and do some good for children’s health,” said Brookhaven District 1 Councilmember Linley Jones in a press release. “I encourage everyone–seasoned runners, beginners and walkers–to come out and enjoy the course that runs through our beautiful park.”
Participants can register online until March 22 here: http://www.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=8563
Early bird pricing until March 17: $25 / Children (16 & under): $20
Regular pricing until March 22: $30 / Children (16 & under): $25
Onsite registration: $30 / Children (16 & under): $25 (no T-shirt guarantee for onsite registration)
March 22: Online registration closes
March 23: Packet pickup at Big Peach Running Co., Town Brookhaven
MARCH 25 RACE DAY
6:30 a.m.: Race day registration and packet pickup opens
7:15 a.m.: Race day registration and packet pickup closes
7:30 a.m.: 5K race start
8:15 a.m.: 1K walk start
The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom festival is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 25. This year, the festival will feature an all-star music line-up, an arts festival, premiere a food court sitting area providing guests with a 360-degree view of the stage, Kidz Zone and dog show area. The car show will be returning on Saturday, March 24.