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Hometown Hero's 5K

11/11/24, 1:00 PM

Fowler Park- Large Pavilion

4110 Carolene Way
Cumming, GA US 30040

2024 Details Coming Soon
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Race Information

Celebrate this year’s Veterans Day by running with your very own Hometown Heroes!!

Come join the Forsyth County Fire Department for a 5K supporting the men and women in public safety that support us every day! The course will be an out and back on the Big Creek Greenway, starting & finishing at the Fowler Park Trailhead. Check-in will be in Fowler Park at the large pavilion. All the money raised by this event goes straight to B.A.D.G.E., a local organization that provides financial or other assistance to public safety employees facing unforeseen circumstances such as injury or family crisis!


Funds raised by the Hometown Heroes 5K goes directly to supporting Benevolent Association Dedicated to Giving to Employees of Forsyth County Service Organizations, Inc. (B.A.D.G.E.). B.A.D.G.E. strives to give back to employees of the Forsyth County Service Organizations through restoring confidence, hope and peace of mind through financial and other support when unforeseen or unwelcome circumstances enter their lives. 

Event Schedule

October 27th:

  • Last day to register for guaranteed shirt.

October 30th:

  • Early race bib pickup will be announced.

November 11:

  • 7:00 AM - Race Day Check-in Opens

  • 8:00 AM - Race Starts


Regular Registration (ends 10/27):

  • 5K:  $35

  • Virtual:  $35

Late/ Day-Of Registration (ends 11/11) (WILL NOT INCLUDE A SHIRT):

  • 5K:  $35

*All participants registered by 10/27 are guaranteed a shirt.

Save money and race with friends! Take a look at our Teams and Fundraising info.

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Race Partners

Race Partners

If you don't see anything, that means this race is partner-less!

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Course Information

We'll be running an out and back on the Big Creek Greenway, starting & finishing at the Fowler Park Trailhead.

Start and finish times will be recorded with awards based on finish time.

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Awards and Goodies

We have awards as follows:

  • Overall M/F

  • Overall Masters M/F

  • Top 3 in each of the 10-year age groups:

  • 10 and under

  • 11-14

  • 15-19

  • 20-29

  • 30-39

  • 40-49

  • 50-59

  • 60-69

  • 70+

All racers will get a race shirt guaranteed until 10/27 and a Challenge Coin at the Finish!

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Virtual Race

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"


Then the virtual race is for you.


New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:


Step 1

  • Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Virtual Event!


Step 2

  • Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!


Step 3

  • Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!


Step 4

  • HAVE FUN!~

  • Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the race hashtag:-)


Step 5

  • Submit your results online


Step 6

  • View your Results Monday after the Event Date.

Submit your virtual time

Event Courtesy and Weather Policy

Our events are designed to be fun 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 and be disqualified.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.


Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.


Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.


No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided. The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

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