"4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
- USA Today Travel 2014
4th Annual event with new things for 2014...Run through the town of Dahlonega with a start & finish on the square, and experience a 4th of July Celebration right out of a Norman Rockwell painting.
All proceeds from the event go to fund the evening Fireworks display and 4th of July Family Fun Day.
After you finish the race, we're going to start the party early. You can bring the entire family to cheer you on, or let them participate too. There's a 10K, 5K, and a Fun Run for the kids. We'll have games and booths at the finish for you to enjoy until the rest of the City get's their activities going: Car show, parade, tons of activities, and an amazing fireworks display to finish the night.
Technical shirt, New course with start & finish downtown, more after race festivities, and Course entertainment.
Wednesday July 3...Early packet pickup at Dahlonega Chamber of Commerce 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Thursday July 4...6:30 am packet pick up; 7:30 am 5k/10k start; 9:00 am Fun Run Starts
Awards in both races...Overall Male & Female, Overall Masters (40+) Male & Female, 5 year age groups starting at 10 & under through 65+. Top 3 finishers in Fun Run receive awards.
All participants registered by 6/25 are guaranteed your size Technical shirt. Women can order a Women's Cut shirt. All registrations afterwards will receive a unisex shirt while supplies last. We'll also have some great goodies and finisher souvenirs.
The Fun Run will be for kids of all ages...it's non timed, and all registered participants will receive a t-shirt and the same finish line goodies as the 5k & 10k. If you want to run with your kids, your welcome to do so, but no shirt or goodies unless you register.
Late registrations are welcome, shirts will be 1st come 1st serve. Registrations on July 3rd or 4th will be $5 additional.
All races combined will be capped at 1000...REGISTER EARLY!
All participants will earn a free entry into the Five Star Turkey Trot. Top finishers will qualify for the Five Star 5K or 10K championships to be held on 12/21. See www.fivestarntp.com for complete details.
After the race, stick around for a wonderful day in the North Georgia Mountains, and festival that lasts through the last firework that night.
5K...$30, 10K...$35, Fun Run...$20
Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau | 13 South Park Street | Dahlonega, GA 30533 | (706) 864-3513 or (800) 231-5543