The Nightmare on Elm Street 5K


Event Date

Sat, Oct 24, 2015


Commerce, GA

About This Activity


4:00 PM  -  Packet pick-up & race day registration OPEN. Check in at the Pine Street Building located next to Spencer Park. There is plenty of parking throughout the downtown area. The start and finish of the race will be at Spencer Park. Registration area will be clearly marked.

5:00 PM  -  5K Race Start (awards to follow race)


$25*  -  until October 18, 2015. Fee includes a technical t-shirt, a drink, and good eats.

$30* -  October 18, 2015 through Race Day.

*Fee includes a technical t-shirt, a drink, and good eats. Refunds will not be issued.


Proceeds to benefit the Commerce Parks & Recreation Scholarship Fund.


The 5K course is a USATF Certified Route and can be used as a 2015 Peachtree Road Race Qualifier! USATF #GA13902WC

The race begins at Spencer Park on Elm Street heading south to Piedmont St. Runners will turn right onto Piedmont toward Waterworks. Turning right onto Waterworks a short distance and turning left onto Minish Rd. (Nightmare Hill) curving into Lakeview Drive. The route wanders around to University Drive. Runners will turn right onto Jefferson Street and a final right turning back onto Elm Street returning to Spencer Park.

The Party After the Nightmare:

Awards are given to overall first place male and female and the top 3 males/females in each age group starting with 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over.

You will enjoy some fantastic food, drink and music and don’t forget to bring your ID if you will be having any beer in our beer garden. Food and drink can be purchased too for your friends who came because they were so worried about you! Sample some great chili in our local chili cookoff!

Wear a costume if you dare… the scarier the better!  You just might win a frightening reward!


  Would you like to volunteer?

Grab some of your friends, dress up in your fright-ware and direct our runners through the nightmare! please send an email to

 Would you like to sponsor this nightmare?

We would love to talk to you about sponsorship opportunities! Give us a call at 706.335.3236 or email

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