Red Hare 5K

Race Starts: 8:30 AM

March 4, 2017

Red Hare Brewery Co

1998 Delk Industrial Blvd SE

Marietta, GA   30067

The Red Hare 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 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


Jan 4 - Feb 26 Current Price $30.00
Feb 27 - Mar 4 $35.00

Non-Runner Beer Garden Pass

(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).

Jan 4 - Mar 4 Current Price $15.00

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.

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%

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
Top 3 in all the regular age groups 10 & Under through 75+. 

Awesome technical shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by 2/26, afterwards shirts are available while supplies last.  All awards will be given out based on gun time.

Early Packet Pickup

All participants who come for packet pickup will get $2 off our Tour & Tasting that evening so stay and enjoy a few beers and a brewery to

Early packet will be on Thur., Mar 2nd at Red Hare from 5-7 pm.

Also on Fri., Mar 3rd at Red Hare and Big Peach Running Co in Marietta from 5-7 pm.

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

February 26 11:59 PM EST - Deadline for guaranteed T-shirt in your size

March 4 08:30 AM EST - Race Starts

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