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2022 Chick-fil-A / Big Peach Running Co. Half-Marathon (Cartersville) and Duck Dash 5K ?

  • 5K Run:- Run 3.1 Miles
  • Half Marathon:- Run 13.1 Miles
Saturday, May 14, 2022
315 Etowah Drive

_ The 2022 Chick-fil-A / Big Peach Running Co. Half-Marathon (Cartersville) and Duck Dash 5K to Benefit Advocates for Children:

* Chick-fil-A / Big Peach HALF-MARATHON 

* Duck Dash 5K

      Saturday, May 14   

      (Two great races...one great Saturday)

Both races benefit Advocates for Children

  • Custom-designed Medals for Half Marathon finishers
  • Both races have been designed to be fast
  • Traditional Age Group awards for the 5K

Want to be a part of Cartersville's first-ever Half-Marathon?!   PLEASE JOIN US for what will amount to one of the most amazing days in NW GA Road Racing history! While this may indeed be the inaugural running of a Half-Marathon in Cartersville, GA, Big Peach Running Co. knows a thing or two about running!...and Chick-Fil-A knows a thing or two about customer satisfaction!

This Half-Marathon/5K tandem promises to deliver a first-class running environment that you and your friends will want to be a part of.  The Half-Marathon will be combined with the 17th running of the legendary “Duck Dash 5K,” with proceeds from BOTH races going to benefit Advocates for Children! https://advochild.org/   https://advochild.org/

Learn More about Advocates...(Click Here)

The Chick-fil-A/Big Peach HALF is obviously just beginning, but the 2022 version of the Duck Dash 5K brings a new location, a new route, a new time, and a whole lot of new FUN.  We felt that having a half-marathon in the running community of Cartersville was overdue, while returning the 17th Annual Duck Dash 5K 'back to its roots' of the original course was also appropriate.  BOTH are amazingly FAST courses! 

[Please Note: For the Half-Marathon, the roads will be controlled for 2.5 hours, at which point the roads will then be opened back up for normal traffic flow.]


  • There is plenty of parking for both races at Cartersville Primary School located at 315 Etowah Dr., Cartersville GA.
  • This is also the location of the Start/Finish line, Race Staging, and Awards ceremony.

After the race, be sure to head to downtown Cartersville to join the crew from Advocates for Children in Friendship Plaza where the entertainment will be in full swing with the announcement of the annual Duck Derby winners later that morning! Talk about an exciting day for the entire FAMILY!

Pre-Race Packet Pick-up:
Pre-Registration Packet Pick-up will be held Friday, May 13th. from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM at the Big Peach Running Co. in Cartersville, located at 402 E. Church St., Suite 107, Cartersville, GA.  More information on Pre-Registration Packet Pick-up will be provided to all runners via email the week prior to the race!

Race Information Recap:
Date: Saturday May 14th.  2022
Location:  315 Etowah Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120,  (Cartersville Primary School)
Schedule of Event
     *7:00 AM Chick-Fil-A / Big Peach Half-Marathon Start / 7:05 AM Duck Dash 5K Start 
     *8:20 AM – 5K Awards Presentation 
     *9:45 AM – Half-Marathon Awards Presentation 
     *8:00 PM – Duck Derby Award Winners Announced!  


$65 -- Pre-Race Registration (until Sunday evening, 11:59pm, April 3rd)

$75 -- April 4th through Sun., May 8th, 11:59pm when Pre-Registration ends.

$90 -- Race Day

Overall Awards given to Top 3 (Female/Male), as well as the Top 3 Masters (Female/Male) finishers.

Additionally, awesome custom-designed Medals will be provided for ALL FINISHERS of the Chick-Fil-A / Big Peach Half-Marathon!! 


$30 -- Pre-Race Registration (until Sunday evening, 11:59pm, April 3rd)

$35 -- April 4th through Sun., May 8th, 11:59pm when Pre-Registration ends.

$40 -- Race Day

5K Overall Awards

  • Top 3 (Female/Male), as well as the Top 3 Masters (Female/Male) finishers. 

5K Age Group Categories

  • Medals to TOP 3 in each category
  • 10 and Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

     Rain or Shine event! 

WHY WE'RE DOING THIS IN THE FIRST PLACE...Proceeds from the race go toward preventing and treating child abuse in all its forms through the programs and services that Advocates for Children serves. Please see www.advochild.org for more information and thank you for planning to join us! 

Other Info

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