RACE for the Orphans 5K

5K, 1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, May 10, 2014


Newnan, GA

About This Activity

There's no better way to spend Mother's Day weekend than running to help bring orphans home to mothers and fathers!  Come to the Coweta County Fairgrounds in historic Newnan, Georgia on Saturday, May 10, 2014 to be part of this exciting event that impacts the lives of children needing forever families.

We will use ORION Racing to professionally manage the 5K finish line and use RFID chip timing to ensure the most accurate finish times possible.

Over 360 runners and walkers participated in the inaugural RACE for the Orphans in 2013 to help bring a little girl from China home to her family in Newnan, Georgia. The ongoing mission of RACE for the Orphans is Raising Awareness, Compassion, and Education about the needs of orphans around the world. This second annual event is a fundraiser to help other local families who also have a heart to adopt and love an orphan. The RACE atmosphere provides an exciting and family-friendly time of healthy competition. More importantly, though, the adoption momentum grows when a community comes together for the united objective of helping to reduce the world’s 150+ million orphan population...even if by just one child at a time.


Event schedule and times

Tot Trot (1/4 mile) begins at 8:15 AM

1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 AM

5K begins at 9:00 AM

Runners, joggers, and walkers welcome!

Early packet pickup available at Newnan Chick-fil-A Dwarf House (505 Highway 34 East) on Friday, May 9th from 4 to 8 PM. Race day registration and packet pick-up begins at 7:30 AM at the Coweta County Fairgrounds.

Race T-shirt guaranteed to all who register by May1st.

Youth Sizes—100% cotton T-shirt

Adult sizes—Performance Tech T-Shirt

***Early Registration ends at 11:59 PM on May 1st.  Price increases by $5.00 for each race category after May 1st.

***Online registration ends at 11:59 PM on May 8th.

*** Phantom Runner option available with purchase of $20 t-shirt

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