Race Information

Carnival Frolic 13.1
Decatur, AL
Morgan County
Feb 10, 2024 - Saturday
13.1M, 5K run | 13.1M relay
  • Details from event's RunSignUp.com listing:

    “The River City”, Decatur, Alabama, hosts a fabulous running/biking trail and some of the nicest runners you’ll ever meet. Join us for our 8th annual Carnival Frolic 13.1-mile race taking you through our acclaimed historic districts, along the Tennessee River, and through Point Mallard Park. Our race course is USATF certified.  A map of the Carnegie Frolic course can be found visiting https://www.certifiedroadraces.com/certificate/?type=l&id=AL16017JE .

    Is a shorter distance more your thing?  Then grab some friends and run the half marathon relay option!   You can have up to 4 relay members per team.

    And back for 2024 we will be offering a individual 5K Run!  The 5K participants receive a race shirt, carnival swag and Special King Cake Baby Finisher Medals!  Also, at the finish line there will be Mardi Gras donuts, Gatorade and Pepsi products for our 5K participants!  The 5K race will start at 7:15am and run out and back on the same Frolic course!

    All Frolic 13.1 individual participants receive a race shirt, carnival swag and a Special King Cake Baby Finishers Medal.  Relay Team Participants receive a race shirt, cinch bag per relay team, carnival swag and Special King Cake Baby Finisher Medals! . Cash (yes, cold hard cash) and prizes will be awarded to the overall winners of the HALF MARATHON. We will also present 10 year age group winners with FLEET FEET gift cards.  Additionally, all finishers of the Frolic 13.1 distance will be treated to a post race celebration at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center with beignets, a sampling of red beans and rice and ONE FREE mimosa or cold beer! Grab your running shoes and get moving!

    SPECIAL NOTEONLINE REGISTRATION will be available through February 2, 2024 with incremental registration fee increases the closer we get to race day.  After that date we will offer in-person LATE REGISTRATION at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center up to CARNIVAL WEEKEND, Friday - February 9th from 10:30am to 6pm and pre-race Saturday, February 10th from 6am - 6:45am at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center.  However, we cannot guarantee that race shirts and sizes will be available for LATE REGISTRANTS.  

    PACKET PICK-UP will be available at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center on Friday - February 9th from 10:30am to 6pm and pre-race Saturday, February 10th from 6am - 6:45am.

    FINISHING TIME CUT-OFF at the request of the Decatur Police Department and RCR TIMING there will be a 3:30 time limit for the HALF MARATHON.  

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  • Added to our Directory
    Dec 17, 2016
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Sep 1, 2023
  • Last checked by a snack-eating human.
    Sep 4, 2023
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