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Printable Registration (registration is Closed)
Cotton Pickin' Sponsors
David Kelley Jewelers
Pyramid Food Brokers
2014 Cotton Pickin' Fees:
Early Registration (by Aug. 18)
Guaranteed shirt in preferred size for early registrants!
  • $25 Early Individual Registration
  • $75 Early Family Registration (includes 4 T-Shirts, additional shirts $12.50)
  • $20 Student Group Discount (Minimum of 10 students, parents, and teachers) call for details (901) 465-3802 x 221
Standard Registration (Aug. 19 thru race day)
  • $30 Individual Registration
  • $80 Family Registration
  • $20 Student Group Discount (Minimum of 10 students, parents, and teachers) call for details (901) 465-3802 x 221
Cotton Pickin' Course:

Runners and walkers will enjoy a scenic journey which weaves through the quaint roads of Somerville, TN.  Step (or run) back in time with views of historical homes, churches, Somerville City Cemetery (circa 1829) and more.  Event participants will experience inclines and declines.  Before the race, runners, walkers and spectators can enjoy a heart-pumping warm-up with top 40 pop, country, and hip hop hits.
Cotton Pickin' 5k map or dash cam (Courses subject to change)
5k race begins at 8:30 a.m.
Cotton Candy Fun Run 1k
1k fun run begins at 9:30 a.m.

Race Day Registration Times:
5k: 7 - 8:15 a.m.
1k: 7 - 9:15 a.m.
Runners, walkers and strollers are welcome at both 5k & 1k events. For safety, no pets, bicycles or skates please.  

Free parking is available at and around the race start, located at First United Methodist Church, 205 S. East St., Somerville, TN.
Cotton Pickin' Awards:

Unique cotton bale trophies are awarded to 5k race winners.  Awards are presented on race day at 10:00 a.m. at the Fayette Co. Chamber Cotton Festival offering family friendly events including live music, inflatables, games, food, a car show
(featuring street rods, antique vehicles, foreign and domestic cars and trucks), heritage demonstrations, folk art, crafts, and much more.

5k Award categories:
    * Top Overall Male and Female
    * Top Overall Master's Male and Female
    * Top Overall Grand Master's Male & Female                
*Top Three Male and Female 5k Age Group Winners:
- 9
1k Participants will receive a participant ribbon.
Cotton Pickin' Volunteers:

For those who won't be lacing up their running shoes a contribution of time, talents, and financial gifts is another great way to help Fayette Cares provide shelter, domestic violence intervention, and hope for families in crisis.    
Cotton Pickin' Race Director:
Alexandra Wardlaw
(901) 465-3802 x 221
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