The race starts at 8 a.m. at the trails. To access the trail network from Interstate 575 north, take Exit 11 and turn left onto Sixes Road. Go about 1.8 miles and the Blankets Creek trail head will be on your left. It sits across the street from Cherokee Charter Academy.
Patty Baker, Cherokee County's clerk of courts, is partnering with the Georgia National Guard to put on the inaugural race.
Wounded Warrior provides resources to injured men and women of the United States military while the Georgia National Guard Family Support Foundation provides emergency assistance to members of the national guard and other service men and women residing in the state.