Registration is happening now for the race that kicks off the Valdosta-Lowndes Azalea Festival. The Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority hosts the Azalea 5K, which is happening just before the festival starts on the morning of March 14th.
Registration is open now at www.vlpra.com. On-site check in will open at 7:00 AM on Saturday morning, March 10th, at the Valdosta Early College Academy (VECA) located at 1605 Azalea Drive. VLPRA encourages advanced registration but will accept race day registration. The 5K begins with a mass start at 8:00 AM. The race will start and finish at VECA.
The event is open to all ages and all fitness levels. Paying participants will get t-shirts while supplies last. There will be medals for the top overall male and female and for the top male and female and in each age division. It’s only $15 for advanced registration. The price goes up to $20 the day before the race. Sign up or get more information at www.vlpra.com.
The race is traditionally the first event for the annual Azalea Festival that happens in VLPRA’s Drexel Park.
WHO: Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority
WHAT: VLPRA’s Azalea 5K
WHEN: Saturday, March 14th, 2020
WHERE: 1605 Azalea Drive, Valdosta
HOW MUCH: $15 before 3/13; $20 on 3/13 & 3/14