Great Locomotive Chase 5K

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Oct 3, 2015


Kennesaw, GA


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $30 Closed

Running-1 Mile (shirt and untimed bib) - Individual Age group/open

$15 $15 Closed

Running-Tot Trot (No shirt and not timed) - Individual Age group/open

$0 $0 Closed

Phantom Runner - I can't attend but support the event! (shirt mailed) - Individual Age group/open

$30 $30 Closed

About This Activity

Join us as we kick off the 5th race of the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series with the Great Locomotive Chase 5K, benefitting the Southern Museum. Run/walk through Kennesaw's downtown Main St. and through Swift Cantrell Park. Our course is fast and flat, well marked, and USATF Certified with no automobile traffic. The race is professionally timed and a Peachtree Road Race qualifier (GA1103OWC). Participants will cross the finish line with a post race party on the City Plaza to celebrate with family and friends! Cash prize for overall male and female winners!

Event details and schedule

* No dogs allowed. We welcome strollers and walkers to please line up behind runners.

Race Day Schedule

6:30AM Race day packet pickup and late registration opens

7:30AM 1 Mile Fun Run Start

8:00AM 5K Start

8:55AM Tot Trot

9:15AM Awards Ceremony

Late Registration

Packet Pickup at Big Peach Running Co Kennesaw 9/30 and 10/1 ($30)

Race Day ($35 cash only)

Packet Pickup

Big Peach Running Co Kennesaw - Wednesday 9/30 and Thursday 10/1 4:00PM-8:00PM


Several lots are available in downtown Kennesaw including Kennesaw First Baptist Church.

Race Start

Race will start in front of Kennesaw First Baptist Church at 2958 North Main Street, Kennesaw, GA 30144


Awards for first overall M/F and Masters M/F runners and top 3 M/F runners in fourteen age brackets. Special VIP reception for first 50 finishers. Cash prize for overall M/F winners!!!

Kennesaw Grand Prix Series

Participate in four of the six 5k races to be a Grand Prix Finisher and receive a specially designed hooded pullover. The ultimate SWAG item!! Let us reward you with this premium soft french terry pullover.  The blend will help you stay warm and comfortable.  Add in a great color with our Kennesaw Grand Prix logo and you have earned this season’s “Must Have” item and our “thanks” for participating in the series.


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