Timing, Awards, & Swag

We'll be chip timing the start & finish, so you're guaranteed to get a great net time.

Awards medals will be given out as follows:

Overall M/F
Overall Master's M/F
Overall Grand Master's M/F
Overall Senior Master's M/F
Top 3 in all the usual 5 year age groups (10 & Under - 75+)


Great long sleeve shirts to all participants registered by 12/9.  Everyone registered afterwards will receive a shirt while supplies last.

Special Awards

Planning on dressing up? We'll have a prizes for that too.  We won't know exactly till we see everyone, but off the top of our heads, we can imagine...the ugliest Christmas Sweater, Best Elf, Most Christmasy, etc.

Groups & Teams

Grab your family, friends, and co-workers and participate as a team…you can score a great discount, and nothing will replace the additional fun.

5+...Save 10%

11+…Save 15%

21+…Save 20%

51+…Save 25%

100+…Save 30%

Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the 2019 Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. 
Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the championships to be held in January 6, 2019. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website for details.

Event Refund & 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, transfers, or deferments.

The event will take place rain or shine.  In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel the event in order to ensure the safety of our participants, volunteers, and staff. There are no refunds in this case.

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Early Packet Pickup:

Thursday, Dec. 13th

5 - 7 pm

Zaxby's Dawsonville

244 S. 400 Center Lane

Dawsonville, GA 30534

Saturday, December 15

Race Start: 6:30pm

Rock Creek Park
445 Martin Rd
Dawsonville, GA US 30534

Jingle Bells..Jingle Bells...Jingle all the Way.
Block off your Saturday evening for a trip to Rock Creek in Dawsonville, GA.
We've got the entire park, and we've set up Christmas Lights all along the 5K course.  You can even dress up in your favorite Christmas outfit. We'll have great music & great fun at the finish line...hot chocolate, smores, everything that makes a great Christmas event.
We'll also have long sleeve shirts for everyone and award medals for the top participants.

Entry Fee & Registration

Regular Registration (Through 12/14)

Student 5K...$25
Virtual 5K...$30

Race Day Registration

Student 5K...$30

*All participants registered by 12/9 are guaranteed their shirt.  Afterwards, shirts will be available while supplies last.

Want to race FREE?

Since this is a fundraiser, you can do a little extra, and help the cause.  

If you become a Fundraiser and raise $200, and you can race free.

Event Beneficiary

This event is for the Dawson County High School Chorus.  All proceeds go directly to the chorus to help pay for programming.

Finish Line Festival

The event is for the Chorus, so you're guaranteed to have some great music...we're also going to be bringing out all the Christmas lights, and serving up some holiday cheer with hot chocolate, smores, the whole thing to make it a load of fun.

Event Schedule

December 9 11:59 PM - Deadline to Guarantee Shirt
December 15 5:30 PM - Race Day Registration Opens
December 15 6:30 PM - Race Starts