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Police in the Park 5K

Sat, October 28th, 2017


Race Starts: 9:00 AM

Etowah River Park

Brown Industrial Parkway

Canton, GA, United States


This is a CERTIFIED, FLAT, FAST FUN run with cool shirts and awards.

The Canton Police Department would like you to run with them,
not from them.


The 5K run will take place in the beautiful Etowah River Park/Heritage Park.  Police in the Park is an event to promote "Unity in our Community."



Registration Fees

5K:
Aug 24 - Oct 28 Current price $25.00

1 Mile Fun Run: Aug 24 - Oct 28 Current price $15.00


Race day registrations are welcome for $5 more (no shirt guarantee on race day). 

Police in the Park event


Police in the Park is an event to promote "Unity in our Community."  So come for the run, and stay for the fun.  The run will start at 9:00 am, followed by the Kids Fun Run.  The food and entertainment will be from 10:30 am until 1:00 pm. There's something for everyone:  Kids Fun Run,  Police Demonstrations,  Jump Houses,  Public Safety Vehicles,  Food,  Music, and Entertainment for the kids!

Event Beneficiary

Proceeds from the event go to a Police Fund; which provides support and funds for local families and individuals in times of need.

Event Cap

Due to course & space restrictions…the event is capped at 500.

Course & Timing

Awesome super flat CERTIFIED course through Etowah River Park & Heritage Park using the paved trail and the walking bridge that connects them.  We'll be chip timing the start & finish, so you're guaranteed to get a great time you can use for the Peachtree.

Course #:  GA16053WC


Awards & Goodies

Awards as follows:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Masters M/F (40+)
  • Overall Grand Master M/F (50+)
  • Overall Sr. Master M/F (60+)
  • Top 3 in each of the regular 5 year age groups (10 & Under to 75+)


All participants registered by 10/22 are guaranteed a great technical shirt in their size.  We'll have some extras…but we can't guarantee receipt or size after 10/22. 

We're also offering some other great merchandise...


  • Upgrade to a hoodie (instead of a race shirt)
  • Add a hoodie to your race entry
  • Add a baseball style hat


Five Star 5K Champ, & Turkey Trot

All participants will receive FREE entry into the 2017 Five Star Turkey Trot.

Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships. See www.fivestarntp.com for full details.

Courtesy Policy & Refunds/Cancellations


Courtesy 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.  There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event Schedule

October 22 11:59 PM  - Deadline for Guaranteed Shirt in your Size
October 28 8:00 AM  - Race Day Registration and check in Opens
October 28 9:00 AM  - 5K Starts
October 28 10:00 AM  - Fun Run Starts