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Veterans Memorial 5K

Runners and walkers of all ages and fitness levels can exercise their patriotism one stride at a time on Memorial Day weekend when The American Legion Post 29 hosts its fourth annual Veterans Memorial 5K Run at the Marietta Square.

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Phantom Runners

Not all of us are runners, but we can still contribute to the success of the race. You can make a donation of $25 and become a PHANTOM RUNNER! Your donation will help us honor the special veteran in your life and you get a race t-shirt.

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Military Appreciation Celebration

After the race, take a few moments to grab a picnic lunch from one of the nearby restaurants and then join us in the Marietta Square for a Military Appreciation Celebration, featuring the Georgia Symphony Orchestra!

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Concert with Banks & Shane

American Legion Post 29 presents an evening with local legends – Banks & Shane

Marietta American Legion Post 29 is hosting this benefit concert to
raise funds in support of Veteran charities.  Join us for an evening
of great music as we begin a month long celebration of our Veterans.

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About the Race

The event features the headlined 5K run; a 1K walk/fun run; and a free Tot Trot for children ages 5 and under.

Awards are presented to male and female open and masters top finishers and top threes in their respective age categories. And all 1K walk/fun run and tot trot finishers get a ribbon.

All events are rain or shine and will start and finish at the Marietta Square, 1 Cherokee Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060. Parking is free in public decks and designated parking lots.

Participants and those who’ll be out to cheer them on can expect a day of fun-filled family activities.

The Veterans Memorial 5K Run - Honoring Heroes Past, Present, Fallen also doubles as an #AJC #PeachtreeRoadRace official qualifier. So serious runners looking to improve their position or to just become eligible to get a coveted Peachtree Road Race slot can do so while participating in this history-making event.

Phantom Runner registrants who can’t make the race but who still wish to sponsor special veterans that honorably served will also receive t-shirts just as though they finished it.

All proceeds raised by this event go toward on-going care and support of Georgia soldiers, veterans and their families where it matters most - right here at home.