Summer Splash Dash 5K

5K

Event Date

Sat, May 14, 2016

Address

Dawsonville, GA

Pricing

Activity Today Later

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

$25 $25 Closed

About This Activity

We're taking over downtown Dawsonville, GA for a 5K like you've never seen!  Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 14 at 1:00 pm.  We have a great 5K course filled with water (the Fire Department will be turning on the hydrants and we may have some other surprises too!).  If you're interested in going fast, we'll have awards for that too (Overall M/F, Master's Overall M/F, and the top 3 in all the usual age groups 10 & Under - 75+).

Event details and schedule

Brief Description: We're taking over downtown Dawsonville, GA for a 5K like you've never seen! Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 14 at 1:00 pm. We have a great 5K course filled with water (the Fire Department will be turning on the hydrants and we may have some other surprises too!).   If you're interested in going fast, we'll have awards for that too (Overall M/F, Master's Overall M/F, and the top 3 in all the usual age groups 10 & Under - 75+).
Event Beneficiary: The event is being organized by the Dawson County Schools' Wellness Program.   The goal of the event is to promote student health awareness and the "Let's Hydrate" campaign.   This will be a free event for all Dawson County School students. All other registration fees will go toward covering the cost of the event.
Entry Fees: Dawson County students can all come out and run for free! Students can purchase a T-shirt for $10.   All other participants are required to pay a $25 registration fee which will include a T-shirt. Race day registrations are welcome for $5 more.
Special for Dawson County Teachers & Staff: We have a special opportunity for all Dawson County teachers & staff.   Staff who register before March 1st will get their shirt early and be able to start sporting a great look while promoting the event!
Race Day Schedule: Race Day is Saturday, May 14, 2016. Registration opens at noon. The race begins at 1:00 p.m.
Course & Timing: The Summer Splash Dash 5K course is fast and fun! There are a couple of easy hills, the hydrants will be spraying   a cool mist, and there will be lots of people to cheer you on to the finish line! We will be chip timing everyone, so if you're looking for a PR, you should get a great net chip time.
Finish Line: Join us at the finish line for recognitions and refreshments.
Shirts & Goodies: All participants registered by May 8th are guaranteed a race shirt in their size (yes, we will have women's cuts). Any registrations after May 8th will receive a shirt while supplies last. 
Awards: Custom awards will be presented in the following areas:   top overall male and female participant, top masters overall male and female participant, as well as the top 3 in each of the usual 5K age groups (10 & under - 75+).
Special Awards: A special trophy will be awarded to the school/class with the highest percentage of participation as follows:   1. Elementary School. 2.   6th vs. 7th grade 3. 8th vs. 9th grade 4.   10th vs. 11th vs. 12th.
Day of registrations: Race day registrations are welcome for an additional $5, however, t-shirts will be while supplies last.
Team & Family Discount: Bring your team, office, or family and help support our "Let's Hydrate" campaign for the children of Dawson County.  5-10 members…10% off, 11-19 members…15% off, 20-49 members…20% off, 50-99 members…25% off, 100+…30% off.
Event Cap: Yes, there is an event cap.  5000 participants is all we can have and still guarantee everyone a safe, good time.
Five Star 5K Championships & Turkey Trot: All participants earn a free entry to the Five Star Turkey trot on Thanksgiving morning. Top finishers will also earn a spot in the Five Star 5K Championships held Dec. 17. See event website for complete details.

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