About The Event

Choate Construction Run the River
5K & 10K Run, 5K Walk, 1M Fun Run

Enjoy a scenic run/walk along the Chattahoochee River as you join your fellow runners & walkers in the Choate Construction Run the River 5K & 10K Run, 5K Walk, 1M Fun Run benefiting HomeStretch. Proceeds are used to continue HomeStretch's mission of providing housing, hope, and life skills to homeless families. This fast, flat, USATF certified course (5K & 10K) is a great opportunity for a PR or to just enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Chattahoochee River. Awards for overall and masters M/F winners, plus 16 age categories. Fun Run participants also receive trophies. Everyone enjoys a fun-filled post race party of music, food, and prizes.

This is a family, children, pet friendly event.
Baby strollers are welcome as are walkers.

Come and "RUN THE RIVER" ...you'll enjoy it!!!

Register Early!
Limited to the first 1,500 runners.
Awards in 16 Age Categories
Run the River 2018 T-ShirtHigh quality tri-blend t-shirt for all registered runners/walkers.

TimesFeesRegistrationBib Pick Up50/50 RaffleVirtual RunnerChallenge
10K Run @ 7:30 AM
Plan to arrive at least 45 minutes prior to the start of your event.
Carpool if possible.
5K Run @ 7:45 AM
5K Walk @ 7:50 AM
1M Fun Run @ 7:55 AM
REGISTRATION FEES & SCHEDULE: 10K Run 5K Run 5K Walk 1M Fun Run Family Registration (up to 4)
Early Bird Registration (thru 2/25/18) $35 $25 $25 $15 $90
Prime Registration (2/26/18 – 4/8/18) $40 $30 $30 $15 $100
Late Registration (4/9/18 – 4/13/18) $45 $35 $35 $15 $110
Register on Active.comclick here to register on Active.com
Walk-in Registration (3 locations)
Big Peach Running Locations
Marietta (East Cobb), Alpharetta, Kennesaw
2018 Registration Formclick here to print registration flyer  NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION

You can pick up your bib, packet and t-shirt on race day morning

Pre-Race Day Packet Pick Up (1 location)
Friday, April 13 from 11am - 7pm
Big Peach Running - Marietta (East Cobb)
1062 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta GA 30068
Feeling lucky!!  Good, because you can help the cause, get in a run/walk (or not), help your Congregation win the Challenge, and put some cash in your pocket.  Click the button below to purchase raffle tickets.  Don’t worry about your tickets – we’ll take care of adding your contact info on the back and making sure they all get into the bowl.  Don’t forget to include your Congregation name.  Winner will be drawn during the award celebration on race day.

1 Ticket for $5  |  5 Tickets for $20

Can’t make it on Race Day or don’t feel up to a run/walk? You can still get a shirt and help the cause!! Click on the button below and complete the t-shirt purchase. Don’t forget to include your Congregation name.

$20 per T-shirt

Local churches and synagogues compete as they support HomeStretch.

Don’t forget to include your Congregation name.

 About HomeStretch

The heart of HomeStretch's mission is helping homeless families get back on their feet and into permanent, sustainable housing. This is no small endeavor considering that HomeStretch families typically earn salaries at or below the poverty threshold. Run the River 5K/10K is one of the primary fundraisers that keep HomeStretch growing and meeting this critical need.


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