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2021 New Years Day 5K...

  • 5K Run:- Run 3.1 Miles
Friday, January 1, 2021
North Forsyth Middle School
3845 Coal Mountain Dr.

_ The 2021 New Years Day 5K:

Who's Ready to kick 2020to the curb?!


We're starting 2021 the only way we know how...with a race!  We're putting on the #NYD5K and what better way to end 2020 than by offering the NYD5K for just $20!

We'll have a staggered start for social distancing, the same great course, music & an awesome Finisher Medal!  Make sure you're registered as we'll only be offering Finisher Medals for the first 300 people registered (we ran out last year!).

We'll start at 9:00 AM at North Forsyth Middle School in Cumming & we'll have awards as follows:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F
  • Top 2 Master's M/F
  • Top Grand Master's M/F
  • Top Senior Grand Master's M/F.
  • Top 3 in all the usual age groups 10 & Under - 75+


Event details and schedule


Entry Fee & Registration

Kick 2020 to the curb and REGISTER NOW for just $20!  The first 300 preregistered participants are guaranteed a great finisher medal.

Order your commemorative race shirt for just $15!  Deadline to order your shirt is 12/19/2020 so don't miss the opportunity!


Race Day Registrations are welcome starting at 8:00 am for $25.


Course, Timing, Awards, & Event Cap

The course is pretty flat and pretty fast!  We'll be chip timing the start & finish with a staggered start for social distancing.

Click here for the course map

We'll have awards as Follows:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F
  • Top 3 Masters M/F
  • Top Grand Master M/F
  • Top Senior Master M/F
  • Top 3 in all the usual age groups 10 & Under - 75+

Currently the event is capped at 400 participants...so register early!


Virtual Running - How it works and Link for Time Submission

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then the virtual race is for you.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the New Years Day 5K Virtual!

Step 2

Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #NYD5K

Step 5

Submit your results online at: New Years Day 5K Time Input

You can submit your race time anytime anytime until 1/01/2021 11:59 PM.

Step 6

View your Results Monday after the Event Date.


Groups & Teams

Grab your friends, Family, and Co-Workers and bring in the New Year together.

Put together a group of 10 or more, and save $2.00


Five Star Turkey Trot & Championships

This is the 1st chance you'll have to get your (1) FREE entry into one of our Famous Turkey Trots for 2021.  This will also be the 1st chance to earn a qualifying spot for the 2022 5K Championships.  See the event website for more details.


Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun 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. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel
for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.


Event Schedule

December 19...Deadline for ordering a shirt

December 31...Early Packet Pickup

  • 2:00 - 5:00 pm...TBD

January 1...Race Day

  • 8:00 am...Registration Opens
  • 9:00 am...Race Starts


Other Info

-) 2021 race registration is open • Registration Information 


2019 Results at: raceroster.com 


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