Chasing Away Winter

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Mar 19, 2016

Address

Dahlonega, GA

Pricing

Activity Today Later

Running/Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

Running/Walking-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open

$15 $15 Closed

About This Activity

It's that time of year! Dahlonega UMC MMO & Preschool are doing their annual 5K to chase away that pesky winter chill. We start and finish at Lumpkin County High School.  The 5K course is super scenic, running through Camp Glisson.  Age group awards, tech shirts, and proceeds go to the Pre-k programs.

Event details and schedule

Brief Description: It's that time of year! Dahlonega UMC MMO & Preschool are doing their annual 5K to chase away that pesky winter chill. We start and finish at Lumpkin County High School. The 5K course is super scenic, running through Camp Glisson. Age group awards, tech shirts, and proceeds go to the Pre-k programs.
Event Beneficiary: All event proceeds go to the Dahlonega UMC Mother's Morning Out/Pre-K Programs.
Event Schedule: 8:00 am...Check in & Registration open.   9:00 am...5K Starts. 9:45 am…Fun Run Starts   10:00 am…Tot Trot Starts
Entry Fee & Registration: 5K Registration is $25 for preregistration ($3 more for a tech shirt).     Fun Run Registration is $15 ($3 more for a tech shirt). Race day registrations are welcome for $5 additional.
Course: The course starts & finishes at Lumpkin County High School, then follows a back road to Clamp Glisten. Once in the camp you'll follow the camp road through the grounds and past a beautiful waterfall.
Awards & Shirts: Custom awards to the Overall Male & Female as well as the Masters Male & Female, and in 5 year age groups starting at 10 & under and going through 75 +. Race shirts & sizes (women's cut too) are guaranteed to all 5K participants registered by Mar. 13. All registrations afterwards will receive a shirt while supplies last.
Directions: Follow GA-400 North until you reach US-19/GA-60. Take a left onto US-19/GA-60 and follow it for approximately 6 miles. Continue to follow US-19 N/S Chestatee St. Turn right onto Martin St. Take 3rd Left onto S. Grove St/GA 60 for approx. 1.9 miles. Turn left onto Indian Drive @ Lumpkin County High School. There will be signs directing traffic and parking.
Five Star 5K Champ, & Turkey Trot: All participants will receive Crown Series points, as well as Free entry into the Five Star Turkey Trot. Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships. See www.fivestarntp.com for full details.
Event Courtesy Policy Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. With that in mind any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.
Shirt Sizes: Ch. Sm - Ch. Lg, Ad. Sm - Ad. XXXL, Women's Sm - Women's XL

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