_ The 2018 Grab Your Squad Jog 5K:
It's National Best Friends Day, So Grab Your Buddies and Head Over to Rock Creek Park in Dawsonville. On June 8th you'll have a chance to run as a team with your best friend (or friends) by participating in the Inaugural 5K. Great baseball style race shirt, everyone runs as a team and we'll have awards for the top 3 fastest all men's team, all women's team, mixed teams, and a bunch of others. It's dog friendly so you can bring your pooch. We'll have music, finish line food, and loads of great stuff will be waiting for you after you finish a super fast 5K course.
Event Beneficiary: I primary beneficiary is the Dawson County 4H.
You can also bring your squad, and raise some funds for you favorite charitable organization. Just reach out to us about joining in, and we can make your organization a listed charity, and you can get pledges for them.
See our Groups, Teams, & Fundraising page for more details, and then reach out to our Groups & Teams Coordinator [email protected] to get everything set up.
Raise Money & Race for Free: We're raising money for 4H, and with that in mind, you have a chance to race for free. Just use your pledge page to gather donations, and once you hit $150, we'll refund you your entry fee.
Entry Fee & Registration: Everyone registers individually, but you must be on a team in order to participate. Your team can be as big as you want. Each team member is $25, and participants that are registered by 6/3 are guaranteed a race shirt in their size. Registrations after that will receive a shirt while supplies last. Race day registrations are welcome for $5 additional.
Course: Everyone loves the Rock Creek Course...it's really flat and super fast.
Awards, Goodies, & festival: We have awards in the following categories: All Male Team, All Female Team, Mixed Male & Female Team. Awards will be based on the average finish time of all team members (minimum 2). Awesome race shirts (guaranteed in your size if you register by 6/3, afterwards they're available while supplies last.
Have a dog that likes to run? You can bring your pooch to run the 5K with you if you want.
Groups & Teams: This race is all about the team...and yours can be as big as you want....Grab one friend or grab 20...it's up to you.
Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot: All participants will automatically qualify for: FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot or the Early Bird Turkey Trot (11/17). Top finishers will also have the opportunity earn a spot in the championships to be held on Jan. 6, 2019. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website for details.
Event Courtesy & Refund 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. All registrations are final...We're sorry, but their are no refunds, deferments, or transfers. Event will go rain or shine...in the event of lighting or other dangerous conditions, the event would be cancelled. We're sorry, but we can not mail shirts or swag unless you are preregistered as a virtual runner. Any swag not picked up will be distributed.
June 3 11:59 PM EDT - Last day to register for guaranteed shirt
June 8 7:00 PM EDT - Race Day Check In Opens
June 8 8:00 PM EDT - 5K Starts
-) 2018 race registration is open • Registration Information
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