Red Hare Classic 5K

Race Starts: 8:30 AM

September 30, 2017

Red Hare Brewery Co

1998 Delk Industrial Blvd SE

Marietta, GA   30067

The Red Hare Classic 5K will take you through the streets of Marietta ending with a Red Hare beer garden celebration featuring live music, food and complimentary beer tasting (for those 21 & over, non-alcoholic Red Hare Root Beer soda will be available for anyone unable to drink beer).  All runners will receive a custom Red Hare Classic 5K pint glass and the first hundred or so runners back to the brewery will get a chance to taste our specialty Race Casks, get ‘em while they last!  Overall awards will be given to M/F winners and the top 3 in all the usual 5 year age groups 10 & under to 75+. We hope you’ll come run with us!

Registration Fees


Current Price $30.00
Sep 19 - Sep 23 $35.00

Sep 24 - $40.00

Non-Runner Beer Garden Pass = $15 (For friends and family who want the beer garden experience without the work – this ticket includes souvenir Red Hare Race 5K Pint Glass, live music, and up to 36oz of beer samples. Does not include T-shirt, race bib, post-race meal or runner bag – these are for runners only).

Participants that are registered by 9/24 are guaranteed a great race shirt in their size (women's sizes too). 

Registrations after that will receive a shirt while supplies last.
Course & Timing

We're just outside of Atlanta in beautiful Marietta, and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast.  The course is a single loop and we'll be chip timing.

Here's a link to the course:

A Note about the host

Red Hare Brewing Company, the oldest microbrewery in Marietta, GA, distributes their beer and soda brands throughout Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and the panhandle of Florida. Red Hare brews four year-round beers: Gangway IPA, Long Day Lager, Cotton Tail Pale Ale, SPF 50/50 and as of January 2017, Gem City Classic in addition to over 12 seasonal or small batch releases per year. Red Hare was the first craft brewery in Georgia to can their beer and the world’s first brewery to use a more eco-friendly can, the evercan, made with guaranteed 90% recycled aluminum.  The brewery tasting room is open to the public for tours and tastings Wednesdays through Fridays from 5:30-7:30 and Saturdays from 2-6 pm. For more information visit their website at

Groups & Teams

Grab your friends...Coworkers...Neighbors...Random Strangers off the street.

Racing is fun, and it's even better with a group of friends; so grab them'll have a great time, and you'll score a great discount.

5 or more         Save 10%
10 or more        Save 15%
25 or more        Save 20%
50 or more        Save 25%
100 or more       Save 30%

Is your team on the list?

Beer Garden Pass

Not interested in running, but want to enjoy the beer garden after the race, complete with samples...then you'll need a Beach-Bash-Beer-Garden.  You can add it on to a friends registration or purchase it by itself (they'll charge you a processing fee if it's the only thing you get).

It will also be available for purchase on race morning for the same $15.

Event Cap

It's important that we're able to park everyone, have adequate finisher pint glasses, and most importantly…enough beer!  The event is capped at 750 participants.   Based on previous year registrations, we expect the race to sell out so register early to guarantee your spot and beer!

Awards & Goodies

 All participants will receive a custom Red Hare 5K Race Pint Glass, runner goody bag, post-race lunch and up to 36oz of Red Hare beer samples (or craft Root Beer for those not drinking or under 21), and the first hundred or so finishers will get to try delicious specialty cask beers! 

We have awards for:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Masters M/F
  • Overall Grand Masters M/F
  • Overall Senior Masters M/F
  • Top 3 in all the regular age groups 10 & Under through 75+. 

Awesome shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by9/24, afterwards shirts are available while supplies last. 

All awards will be given out based on gun time.

Early Packet Pickup

Pick up your packet early, and enjoy a tasting at the Brewery or a few good deals at Whole Foods or Big Peach.(don't can pickup race morning too)...

 THURSDAY...4:00 - 7:00 pm

1.  Whole Foods at Merchants Walk:
Severino Pasta will have a hot pasta option at the hot food bar for people to pick up, and will be featuring Red Hare beer for sale!

2.  Red Hare Brewery
Folks can come in and get their packets, $2 off your tab if you stay for a pint or two!

 FRIDAY...4:00 - 7:30 pm

1.  Big Peach Running Marietta (Johnson Ferry Rd)
Promotions for Packet Pick Up:

10% off shoes, RunATL and assessories
20% off one or 25% of each piece of clothing if purchasing two or more.  Clothing - tops, bottoms, bras.

If you make a purchase your name will go in a drawing for a pair of Yurbuds.

You'll need to mention that they are here for packet pickup when they make their purchases.

2.  Red Hare Brewery

Folks can come in and get their packets, $2 off your tab if you stay for a pint or two!

Five Star Turkey Trot & 5K Championships

All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. see event website for details.  Top finishers will also qualify for entry into the Five Star 5K/10K Championships to be held in December.

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...there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.

Event Schedule

September 24 at 11:59 PM EST - Deadline for guaranteed T-shirt in your size

September 30 at 08:30 AM EST - Race Starts

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