Virtual Race Option

Can't make it out to the event site on race day? 
Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?
Then the virtual race is for you.

Here's how it works:

1. Register for the Virtual division
2. Start Training
3. The week of the event you'll recieve your bib via email or USPS.
4. The day before the race you'll recieve instructions & a link to submit your race time
5. Sumbit your race time by end of race day
6. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
7.Monday after the race you'll recieve an email with a link to the results & any pictures.
8. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail.

Volunteer for this race

earn a FREE Five Star race!

Dog Days 5K







Sat, June 23, 2018
Race Starts: 8:00 AM
Packet pickup starts at 7:00 am


Newtown Park

3150 Old Alabama Rd.

Alpharetta, GA 30022


Registration Fees


5K... $30.00


5K...No Swag... $25.00

Virtual 5K... $30.00
Run on your own, and we'll mail you your shirt & award


Event Beneficiary

We're going to stay in line with the dog theme, and be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Atlanta Humane Society.

Course & Timing

We're in North Georgia, and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast.  It's not to hilly, and it's pretty…The entire course is inside the park, so it's super kid friendly.

Awards & Goodies


We have awards as follows for the Humans:

Top 3 overall M/F
Top 3 overall masters M/F
Overall Grand Master (50 yrs+) M/F
Overall Sr. Master (60 yrs+) M/F
Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+

For the dogs:
Top 3 dogs that cross the finish line.  

Awesome tri-blend shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by 6/17, afterwards they're available while supplies last.

Teams!

Yes, you can bring your friends, so grab people you know (or don't know).  Share your morning with other like minded folks and score a great discount 

5+...10% off
11+…15% off
21+…20% off
51+…25% off
100+…30% off

Your group will also have a chance at earning some additional bling...Awesome trophy to the the fastest team.

Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

This is a great course to earn a spot in the championships to be held January 6, 2019. The number of spots available is based on the total registration
All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. 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.

The event will go on rain or shine.  In the event of thunder/lightning, we may be forced to cancel the event. All registrations are final.  We're sorry, but there are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event Schedule

June 17, 11:59 PM  - Deadline to register & get a guaranteed shirt in your size

June 23, 7:30 AM  - Race day registration & check in open

June 23, 8:00 AM  - Race Starts