The 7th annual JE Dunn Hammer Down 5K is coming up on Saturday, October 14th beginning at the offices of JE Dunn Construction, 2555 Cumberland Parkway SE in Atlanta. The 5K race will begin at 8:30 a.m., with registration opening at 7:30 a.m. A 1K Fun Run will start at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds from the race will benefit kidz2leaders’ Camp Hope and Feeding the Homeless Project. Last year’s race raised $30,000 for each organization.
The race course is USATF Certified and a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier. In addition to awards in age categories, the race will also challenge runners to achieve the fastest time up the Quarter Mile King/Queen of the Hill, beginning on Bert Adams Drive and reaching the top of Mt Wilkerson Pkwy.
Registration fee for the 5K is $25, late registration is $30. The 1K Fun Run registration fee is $10. Participants may register in advance at www.hammerdownrun.com or on race day.
The race is a family friendly event with activities for children.