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Date: November 23, 2017

Race Start Time

Time: Half: 7:30am | 10k: 7:45am | 5k: 8am

Race Location

Location: Fowler Park, 4110 Carolene Way, Cumming, GA 30040

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About the Race

The 6th annual Tryptophan Half Marathon has become a north Georgia tradition to begin your Thanksgiving Day festivities. Before digging into their Thanksgiving feast, runners will work up their appetite participating in one of the three distances: Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K. Race day is Thursday, November 23, 2017 and all proceeds benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Race is chip-timed and registration includes a finisher medal for all distances, FREE photography, long sleeve race tee, and flat course!!

The Tryptophan Half Marathon, 10K/5K will be on the Big Creek Greenway again this year! All distances will start and finish at Fowler Park, 4110 Carolene Way, Cumming, GA 30040, and participants will enjoy the beauty of the fall colors as they run/walk along the Big Creek Greenway. After a loop around the track, half marathon, 10k, and 5k runners will make their way onto the Big Creek Greenway for their respective distances before coming back to the track to cross the finish line. The Big Creek Greenway is a 12 foot wide concrete and boardwalk path that winds through woods along Big Creek and is a favorite route among north Georgia runners and walkers alike.

Participants are encouraged to sign up early – there is a limit of participants for all distances due to limited space on the Big Creek Greenway. Carpooling is also suggested as the parking lot at Fowler Park could fill up quickly. Those who register by 11/20 are guaranteed a race t-shirt.

 

EVENT TIME PRICE DETAILS
Half Marathon 7:30AM EDT $55 Price increases September 4, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
10K Run 7:45AM EDT $35 Price increases September 4, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
5K Run 8:00AM EDT $25 Price increases September 4, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Virtual Tryptophan ------ $35 Registration ends August 22, 2017 at 11:42am EDT

 

Races will happen rain or shine. Due to the high volume of runners and the limited space on the greenway, no dogs, baby strollers, bikes, or skates. We welcome walkers at all our events.

 

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Course Information

Races start and finish at the track at Fowler Park, 4110 Carolene Way, Cumming, GA 30040. The race course is on the Big Creek Greenway (Concrete / Boardwalk Greenway), Forsyth County, Georgia. The Big Creek Greenway is a 12 foot wide concrete and boardwalk path winding through the woods along Big Creek.

Please note this race does have a participant cap of runners so register early.

5K Race Map

Tryptophan 5k Road Race Map

15K Race Map

Tryptophan 10k Road Race Map

Half Marathon Race Map

Tryptophan 5k Road Race Map

 

Packet Pickup

Packet pick-up will be on Tuesday, 11/22 and  Wednesday, 11/23 11am to 7pm at Totally Running, 405 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA 30041. Packet pick up will also be available race day starting at 6:30 am at Fowler Park. No identification necessary to pick up packets. You can pick up packets for friends and family.

 

Awards & Finish Line

Awards will be presented to: Overall Male/Female – 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Age Group categories (10 & under through 65+ in 5 year increments).

Since Thanksgiving is all about family and friends we will award the group that shows the most "SPIRIT"!! ts

 

Race Results


2017

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2016

Tryptophan Road Race Half Marathon: Overall | Age Group

Tryptophan Road Race 10k: Overall | Age Group

Tryptophan Road Race 5k: Overall | Age Group

Race Photographs

 

2015

Tryptophan Road Race Half Marathon: Overall | Age Group

Tryptophan Road Race 10k: Overall | Age Group

Tryptophan Road Race 5k: Overall | Age Group

Race Photographs

 

2014

Tryptophan Road Race Half Marathon: Overall | Age Group

Tryptophan Road Race 10k: Overall | Age Group

Tryptophan Road Race 5k: Overall | Age Group

 

2013

Tryptophan Road Race Half Marathon: Overall | Age Group

Tryptophan Road Race 10k: Overall | Age Group

Tryptophan Road Race 5k: Overall | Age Group

 

 

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Race Location

Fowler Park

4110 Carolene Way
Cumming, GA US 30040

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