Saturday, September 16, 2017

Duck and Run 5k Results

The results are in! Thanks to all the runners and volunteers today. We had a beautiful, even if warm day for a race. Special thanks to Leigh Patterson, Lynne Hart, the Athens Police Department, and especially our sponsors. American Leakless helped us a ton with this year's race and we appreciate it. And as always, Fleet Feet Huntsville gave us generous support with prizes, advertising, and race day essentials.

Also, special thanks are due to Mark Humphries for his work in preparing these results. He does a great job scoring this race for us every year.

The overall winner was Beck Mitchell in 16:55. The women's winner was Betsy Walker in 22:10. The masters winner was Jim Clemens in 19:13. The women's masters winner was GL Wyu in 22:11.

The award winners are at this link. https://www.dropbox.com/s/ezx76jzkgbi1gg9/D%26R%202017%20Results%20-%20Top%203.pdf?dl=0

The overall results are at this link. https://www.dropbox.com/s/5ero6vkp65abtdc/D%26R%202017%20Results%20-%20All.pdf?dl=0

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

2017 Duck and Run 5K

It's our 14th annual Duck and Run 5K.  No gimmicks--just a well-run, certified, mildly challenging 5K on a beautiful and historic course.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM at 125 East Street, Athens, AL.

All 5K proceeds benefit Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful, Inc.,a 501(C)3 non-profit organization and will support programs and environmental education.  For more information about KALB go to www.KALBCares.com.

First 25 to register will win a free entry into KALB's Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby on Saturday, October 7th!  *Must fill out form at packet pickup to be entered to win.*

This mildly challenging race will take runners through historic Athens neighborhoods and through the Courthouse Square. Prizes will be awarded, including cash prizes! T-shirts guaranteed to the first 200 registered runners. Runners and walkers are welcome!

Pre-registration is $20, late and race-day registration is $25. Packet pickup on Thursday, September 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Fleet Feet Sports in Huntsviille and on Friday, September 15th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the KALB office at 125 East Street in Athens.

Race Day Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. 5K begins at 8:00 a.m.

Stay in town and enjoy the shops on the square or grab a bite to eat at one of the great restaurants within walking distance of the race location.

5K Awards Ceremory will follow the 5K.  Awards will be presented to first place overall male and female and first place masters (over 40) male and female, and to the first three finishers in both male and female age groups as follows:  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 and over. 
5K Course Information:  Course Certification AL10016JD.  Begins southbound on East Street at the Washington Street intersection. Continues south on East Street to Forrest Street and turns right.  Continues to Houston Street and turns right.  Continues to First Avenue and turns right.  Continues to Madison Street and turns right.  Continues to Market Street and turns left.  Continues to Marion Street and turns right.  Continues to Forrest Street and turns left.  Continues to Beaty Street and turns left.  Continues to Big Spring Park and turns right into the parking lot.  Continues to finish line a few feet before the park's dedication monument.
Information: Contact Eric or Leigh Patterson at duckandrun5k@yahoo.com
or call 256-233-8000

2017 Duck and Run 5K

$15 EARLY DUCK REGISTRATION THROUGH JUNE 15TH.


It's our 14th annual Duck and Run 5K.  No gimmicks--just a well-run, certified, mildly challenging 5K on a beautiful and historic course.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM at 125 East Street, Athens, AL.

All 5K proceeds benefit Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful, Inc.,a 501(C)3 non-profit organization and will support programs and environmental education.  For more information about KALB go to www.KALBCares.com.

First 25 to register will win a free entry into KALB's Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby on Saturday, October 7th!  *Must fill out form at packet pickup to be entered to win.*

This mildly challenging race will take runners through historic Athens neighborhoods and through the Courthouse Square. Prizes will be awarded, including cash prizes! T-shirts guaranteed to the first 200 registered runners. Runners and walkers are welcome!

Pre-registration is $20, late and race-day registration is $25. Packet pickup to be determined at Fleet Feet Sports in Huntsviille and at the KALB office at 125 East Street in Athens.

Race Day Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. 5K begins at 8:00 a.m.

Stay in town and enjoy the shops on the square or grab a bite to eat at one of the great restaurants within walking distance of the race location.

5K Awards Ceremory will follow the 5K.  Awards will be presented to first place overall male and female and first place masters (over 40) male and female, and to the first three finishers in both male and female age groups as follows:  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 and over. 
5K Course Information:  Course Certification AL10016JD.  Begins southbound on East Street at the Washington Street intersection. Continues south on East Street to Forrest Street and turns right.  Continues to Houston Street and turns right.  Continues to First Avenue and turns right.  Continues to Madison Street and turns right.  Continues to Market Street and turns left.  Continues to Marion Street and turns right.  Continues to Forrest Street and turns left.  Continues to Beaty Street and turns left.  Continues to Big Spring Park and turns right into the parking lot.  Continues to finish line a few feet before the park's dedication monument.
Information: Contact Eric or Leigh Patterson at duckandrun5k@yahoo.com
or call 256-233-8000

Saturday, September 17, 2016

2016 Duck and Run 5k Results

The results are in for the 2016 Duck and Run 5k. What a great day for a race! It was a little warm with some rain at the start and a couple of dogs joining the runners for most of the 5k, but everything went very well.

Congrats to Beck Mitchell (17:03) and Emily Spry (19:24) on their wins. Taking the masters crown was Tim Vinson (19:02) and Regina Montgomery (24:16).

The results are here.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

2016 Duck and Run 5K and Fun Run

$20 ONLINE REGISTRATION EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 13TH.


It's our 13th annual Duck and Run 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run!  No gimmicks--just a well-run, certified, mildly challenging 5K on a beautiful and historic course.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 8:00 AM at 125 East Street, Athens, AL.

All 5K proceeds benefit Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful, Inc.,a 501(C)3 non-profit organization and will support programs and environmental education.  For more information about KALB go to www.KALBCares.com.

First 25 to register will win a free entry into KALB's Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby on Saturday, October 8th!

This mildly challenging race will take runners through historic Athens neighborhoods and through the Courthouse Square. Prizes will be awarded, including cash prizes! T-shirts guaranteed to the first 200 registered runners. Runners and walkers are welcome!

Pre-registration is $20, late and race-day registration is $25. Packet pickup on Thursday, September 15th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 p.m at Fleet Feet Sports in Huntsviille and on Friday, September 16th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the the KALB office at 125 East Street in Athens.

Race Day Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. 5K begins at 8:00 a.m.

Stay in town and enjoy the shops on the square or grab a bite to eat at one of the great restaurants within walking distance of the race location.

5K Awards Ceremory will follow the 5K.  Awards will be presented to first place overall male and female and first place masters (over 40) male and female, and to the first three finishers in both male and female age groups as follows:  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 and over.  $50 CASH will be awarded to the first place overall male and female and first place masters (40 and over) male and female.
5K Course Information:  Course Certification AL10016JD.  Begins southbound on East Street at the Washington Street intersection. Continues south on East Street to Forrest Street and turns right.  Continues to Houston Street and turns right.  Continues to First Avenue and turns right.  Continues to Madison Street and turns right.  Continues to Market Street and turns left.  Continues to Marion Street and turns right.  Continues to Forrest Street and turns left.  Continues to Beaty Street and turns left.  Continues to Big Spring Park and turns right into the parking lot.  Continues to finish line a few feet before the park's dedication monument.
Information: Contact Eric or Leigh Patterson at duckandrun5k@yahoo.com
or call 256-233-8000

Printable Registration Form: 

You can also check out our Facebook event page. Join the event and let everyone know you're coming!

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