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Patriot Day Run

September 9, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

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Join us as we partner with the City of Savannah for this year’s Patriot Day Run!

Saturday, September 9 at 8:00am

Join us as we partner with the City of Savannah for this year’s Patriot Day Run, a 5K Memorial Run that will take place at Forsyth Park in downtown Savannah.

Event Timeline:

  • 0630: Packet Pick up if you were unable to pick up your packet at the Night of Honor packet pick up event.
  • 0730: The Golden Knights jump in followed by Fire Fighters in Full Gear starting the run.
  • 0800: All Race Participants

Registration includes a custom medal, bib, shirt.

Runners’ packets can be picked up on 8 Sept at Forsyth Park at

The Night of Honor (packet pick-up event) or on race day at 6:30am.

Registration (2 JUN – 31 AUG)

  • Non DOD: $35.00
  • DOD ID Card Holder $25.00 (Garrison employees who register for the run will get a run shirt AND a garrison employee shirt in their packet.)
  • Active Duty and First Responders (Only Medal & Bib. Must Provide ID): Free

Late Registration (1 SEP – 9 SEP, does not guarantee shirt)

  • Non DOD: $40.00
  • DOD ID Card Holder $30.00 (Garrison employees who register for the run will get a run shirt AND a garrison employee shirt in their packet.)
  • Active Duty and First Responders (Only Medal & Bib. Must Provide ID): Free

Note: Prior to 31 Aug, additional event shirts can be purchased for $15 or a garrison employee shirt for $20.

If you wish to register as a unit formation please email the event coordinator.

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Night of Honor (packet pick-up event) – Fri, Sept 8 – FREE & open to the public

Pick up your packet and stay awhile – Enjoy food, entertainment & more.

  • Live music with the 3ID Band – Food & Alcohol sales
  • Vendors
  • Bounce houses
  • Static displays

If you cannot make it to this packet pick-up event, they will be available for pick-up on race day from 6:30am-7:30am.

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We recommend parking at the Eastern Wharf Garage and taking FREE DOT Transportation to the Forsyth Park. Be aware that streets will be blocked off for the Race.

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Timeline:

  • 0630: Packet Pick up if you were unable to pick up your packet at the packet pick up event.
  • 0730: The Golden Knights jump in followed by Fire Fighters in Full Gear starting the run.
  • 0800: All Race Participants

Gear Check-In:

Gear check will be available for anyone wishing to check-in items during the race. Please affix your gear check tag (on your bib number) to your clear gear bag before you leave it at the table.

We ask that you DO NOT leave valuables, cash or jewelry in your bag. Please note: There may be lines due to security checks.

Checked items may be picked up after the race.

Things to Leave at Home. Please Do Not Bring:

  • Guns, knives, or any item that may be used as a weapon
  • Glass containers
  • Suitcases and rolling bags
  • Flammable liquids, aerosols, fuels, fireworks or explosives
  • Inline or quad roller skates, skateboards, or bicycles
  • Pets/animals
  • Vulgar or obscene flags, banners, signs, or clothing/attire
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First aid (How and where to get it):

First Aid will be available at the MWR information tent located at the finish line. A trail vehicle will be on the course to render help to any runner on the course needing aid. Additional EMS will be onsite.

What things should I NOT bring?

Prohibited items List:

  • Guns, knives, or any item that may be used as a weapon
  • Glass containers
  • Suitcases and rolling bags
  • Flammable liquids, aerosols, fuels, fireworks or explosives
  • Inline or quad roller skates, skateboards, or bicycles
  • Pets/animals
  • Vulgar or obscene flags, banners, signs, or clothing/attire

What can I bring?

  • Comfortable running attire and shoes
  • Cell phone for amazing photo opportunities
  • Your race bib and pins you received at packet pick up
  • Sunscreen, hydration system, protection from chafing, weather appropriate jacket

Can my dog participate?

While we love our four legged friends, all animals, that are not service animals, are not permitted during this run. Sorry, I know this one hurts.

Is this a stroller-friendly race?

YES – We want to see you out there with your kiddos!

What age must purchase ticket?

Children may participate but are not require a purchased ticket. Please note: Medals/bibs/shirts will not be provided unless they have a paid registration.

Will there be restrooms? What about water points?

There are no restrooms on the course. Restrooms can be used before and after the race in Forsyth park. One water station will be located on the course in Ellis Square.

I am not able to make it to Race Packet Pick-Up. What do I do?

Packet pick up will still be available the morning of the race 6:30 am – 7:30 am.

If am injured, pregnant, or no longer able to attend the race, can I get a refund?

All refund requests can be processed through Eventbrite before event day. Please provide a reason for refund request and will respond or call for further clarifying questions.

Can I give/sell my number to another runner?

Please contact us via email or 912-767-6212 to make any registration changes.

Can I change my race registration?

Please contact us via email or 912-767-6212 to make any registration changes.

Is this a timed race?

No, there is no official timing of this race.

Is there anything to do after the race?

Please feel free to shop around and browse the farmers market in Forsyth Park or any other amazing thing the city has to offer.

Is the packet pick up only for those who have a packet or can anyone enjoy the event?

Anyone can join the packet pick up event. Please bring your friends and family to come with you.

Where do I park?

East Warf Parking Garage. Please see Parking/Transportation info near the top of this page.

How do I get from parking to event site?

DOT. Please see Parking/Transportation info near the top of this page.

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We are looking for individuals or groups who are enthusiastic and want to cheer on the runners!

Areas we are looking for volunteers are:

  • Finish area
  • Gear check
  • Packet pick up
  • Water stations

Please contact our event coordinator to sign up to volunteer.

Stay informed by visiting us on our website or on social media.

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Details

Date:
September 9, 2023
Time:
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/patriot-day-run-tickets-616070362037

Venue

Forsyth Park
2 West Gaston Street
Savannah, GA 31401 United States

Organizer

Stewart Events

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