Project Giving "Retro Night Glow"

September 6, 2014 (6 PM - 10 PM)
1 Mile at 7:45 PM
10K at 8:15 PM
5K at 8:30 PM

Start Location
Northway Church Parking Lot
5915 Zebulon Road, Macon, GA, 31210

5K & 10K*
Before noon on Aug 30th
After noon on Aug 30th$25$25$12$40
$2.00 off for Macon Tracks Running Club Members
5K & 10K Team Divisions:Husband/WifeParent/ChildTeam of Five
Before noon on Aug 30th
$30 ($15 each)$30 ($15 each)$75 ($15 each)
After noon on Aug 30th$40 ($20 each)$40 ($20 each)$100 ($20 each)

*Please note: ALL COURSES close at 10:00 pm. Please make sure that you will be able to complete your race(s) in no longer than 2 hours. If you choose to run both races, you will be required to run the 10K first, and you must be able to complete a 15K in no longer than 2 hours.

Register online with no service fee. Online registration closes at noon on Sep 3rd.
Register in-store at Academy Sports (1689 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon, or 2907 Watson Blvd, Warner Robins) on September 4th and 5th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. (Please note: Pre-registration packets will be available for pick-up ONLY at the Macon location.)
Race evening registration and packet pick-up opens at 5:00 PM on September 6th at Northway Church.

Course Description
Each course will be well lighted by a temporary lighting company and completely paved (with some inclines). The race will begin and end in the Northway Church parking lot at 5915 Zebulon Road, Macon, GA, 31210 (across from Chick-fil-A). All courses close at 10:00 pm. Please make sure that you will be able to complete your races(s) by 10:00 pm. Click here to download a map of the courses.

Packet Pick-up
Packets will be available for early pick-up at the Macon location of Academy Sports located at 1689 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon, GA, 31206 on September 4th and 5th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, or on race evening beginning at 5:00 PM at Northway Church. (NOTE: Packets for racers who register at Academy Sports will be available at Northway Church on race evening beginning at 5:00 PM.)

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WHAT IS PROJECT GIVING, & WHY DO WE HOST A RETRO NIGHT GLOW? We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization who has an undying and fervent passion to “Build Bridges of Hope” for families in our LOCAL community who are suffering from chronic medical illnesses. We are entirely donation-driven, and our race/event is our largest fund raiser of the year! Most recently, we have “Built Bridges of Hope” for families with children with life-threatening brain tumors, mothers with sarcomas, fathers with renal failure, grandmothers with Alzheimer’s Disease, and grandfathers with cancer (and many, many other precious families). We “Build Bridges of Hope” by providing mortgage/rental payments, funding travel expenses to and from medical treatments (plane tickets, food, gas, lodging), supplying payments for electricity/utilities, repairing vehicles, renovating homes, stocking pantries, holding a family’s hands, praying, and loving them into wholeness, as well as many other forms of meeting a family’s practical needs. WE ABSOLUTELY LOVE OUR JOB OF SERVING, BLESSING, and LOVING THE MOST FRAIL, VULNERABLE, & BROKEN FAMILIES IN OUR COMMUNITY!!!

We have THE MOST PHENOMENAL, SACRIFICIAL, HARD WORKING race team of 25 different "chair" positions & an army of volunteers who are dedicated to bringing you the most high-quality, well-oiled, funnest race we possibly can!!!!!!

My family has “drunk the Koolaid,” as we are all preparing for a 140.6 Ironman in Chattanooga, TN, on September 28 of this year... Lance, my father-in-law (Mike), sister-in-law (Lori), brother-in-law (Ryan), and me!! There is a beautiful miracle in the midst of all of this craziness. Her name is Lori Lyons, my sister-in-law.

A year ago, she was struck by a car while she was training for her first 70.3 Ironman triathlon competition. She fractured 10 bones in her body, was body casted, and in a wheelchair for months. (She has three small children.) After her difficult recovery, she was just beginning to train, again, when it was discovered she had a torn ACL in her knee (from the wreck). She went back into surgery and was “out of the game” another 6 months. Through the sweet grace of God and her pure grit and determination, Lori is training for her first FULL Ironman in Chattanooga on September 28th!! WHAT AN AMAZING FEAT!!!! Please, click this 3:47 minute video and be inspired to reach for dreams you think are impossible!!

Lori is turning what was meant to harm her into something good (Gen. 50:30) and is raising money for our Project Giving families through the Ironman Foundation in her INCREDIBLE COMEBACK!!! If you feel lead to support Lori and her journey, please know that Ironman gives Project Giving 100% of the money contributed (if you click the button that gives you that option).


For More Information
Visit our website at or contact Natalie Woodward at

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