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A one-mile run/walk supporting the families of our fallen first responders.

Pooler Run for Heroes

Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021

Start Line: Pooler Parks and Recreation Department | 900 South Rogers Street, Pooler, Ga | Map

Finish Line: West Chatham Middle School’s Walking Track | Map

Route: Map

First Heat: 8:00 a.m.

Six unique heats to fit every individual’s level

Heat A

8:00 a.m.

Family Fun Run. Families. strollers, and pets

Heat B

8:20 a.m.

19 Years Old and Under
Girls and Boys

Heat C

8:40 a.m.

20 – 39 Years Old
Women and Men

Heat D

9:00 a.m.

40 + Years Old
Women and Men

Memory Walk

9:05 a.m.

Families of fallen first responders

Heroes Heat

9:30 a.m.

All first responders and military
Full Gear or Not*

*Full gear required to compete for the Full Gear*All Out Flag (30-pound minimum gear required)

About the Run

Pooler Run for Heroes is Saturday, May 29th, 2021 in Pooler, Georgia! Similar to the Savannah Mile, Pooler Run for Heroes is a one-mile course down South Rogers Street from the Pooler Parks and Recreation Department to the West Chatham Middle School’s Walking Track. Please note there WILL NOT BE PARKING AVAILABLE at Pooler Parks and Rec. All participants are asked to gather and park at the West Chatham Middle School Parking Lot. There will be shuttles to take runners to the start line from West Chatham Middle School to the start line. Shuttles will run before the race and in between the heats.

The Run will attract all levels of participants from the very young to the master runner who is young at heart. Pooler Run for Heroes contains several heats which will include a family division and five age group heats guaranteeing many award winners. Then peaking with an elite heat division, the Heroes Heat, that promises to bring a competitive finish and extremely fast times.

The award for the Full Gear * All Out competition, part of the Heroes Heat, is THE FLAG. Earned by the fastest runner wearing Full Gear, 30lbs or more of firefighter, military, or police gear. The Flag has been held by the 1st Ranger Battalion for the past 6 years. Will they be able to keep the streak going this year? Be at the finish line to find out!

Important Things to Know:

Parking: All participants are asked to gather and park at the West Chatham Middle School Parking Lot

Shuttles: There will be shuttles to take runners to the start line from West Chatham Middle School to the start line. Shuttles will run before the race and in between the heats.

Awards: Due to COVID-19 concerns, our awards ceremony will not be held after the race. Runners can check their times on Run Sign Up and the winners can contact Liesl Tanner, Liesl.Tanner@savannahlodging.com to arrange award pick up.

T-Shirts: Due to possible shipping interruptions, runners must register before midnight on 5/14/21 to ensure they will receive a commemorative shirt.

Packet Pick Up

May 28, 2021, at Fleet Feet – Savannah
(3405 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA 31404)
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

May 29, 2021, S. Rogers Street
6:30 AM to Race Start

First Responders, Military and Their Families

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