Running For Rankin 5k

Event Date

Sat, Sep 6, 2014


Athens, GA

About This Activity

Join us for the 2nd ANNUAL RUNNING FOR RANKIN 5K and FUN RUN.  Formerly known as the Dollars for Scholars 5K.  The race is presented by Caterpillar and everyone that registers for the race will get a very nice Caterpillar Hat - No Shirts.  The race will has changed locations too.  This year we will be running at Sandy Creek Park in Athens. The entire course will be run inside the park with little to no traffic on paved streets.


Unique awards will be given to the Overall Male/Female, Masters Male/Female and Grand Masters Male/Female.  Age group awards will be given 3 deep in standard age groups beginning with 10 and under to 75 and over.

Timing and Results

Finish line management and results provided by Classic Race Services with results posted to,,, and

Series affiliation

The race is part of the 2014 Black Bag Race Series and the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix.

The Jeannette Rankin Fund

Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund (JRF) provides scholarships and support for low-income women 35 and older to build better lives through college completion. This year, 87 hard working women are receiving scholarships of $2,000 each so they may build better lives for themselves and their families. “For millions, education is the only resource against poverty,” attests GA Judge Leah Sears. More information and YouTube videos of JRF scholars are at


Sandy Creek Park is 3.5 miles north of Athens Loop 10 bypass on US 441 North (Commerce Hwy).


Event details and schedule

Race day registration and packet pickup: Begins at 7AM

Fun Run: Begins at 8AM

5K Run/Walk: Begins at 8:30AM

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