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Running Scared 5K/13K

10/19/24, 12:00 PM

Rock Creek Park
445 Martin Rd
Dawsonville, GA US 30534


Race Information

Grab your costumes & kids, or leave all that at home. Come out for the best Halloween themed event of the season and be fast, have a great time, or do both. We'll have plenty of Halloween goodies, and plenty of music and fun atmosphere at the start and finish line.  Both the 5K & deadly double start at 8:00 AM and the 13k starts at 8:30 AM at Rock Creek Park in Dawsonville GA.   

We'll have an awesome shirt for participants & awards in both races to the top 3 Overall M/F winners, the top 3 M/F Masters winners, Overall M/F Grand Master, Overall M/F Senior Master, and the top 3 in all the regular 5 year Age Groups.


Event Schedule

October 9

  • Deadline for guaranteed shirt in your size

October 19

  • 7:15 AM - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens

  • 8:00 AM  - 5K Starts

  • 8:30 AM - 13K Starts


Preview Pricing (Ends 8/5)

  • 5K:  $25

  • 13K:  $30

  • 5K-No Swag:  $20

  • 13K-No Swag:  $25

  • Deadly Double:  $50

  • Virtual 5K:  $30

  • Virtual 13K:  $30

  • Virtual Deadly Double:  $55

Early Bird Pricing (Ends 8/19)

  • 5K:  $30

  • 13K:  $35

  • 5K-No Swag:  $25

  • 13K-No Swag:  $30

  • Deadly Double:  $55

  • Virtual 5K:  $30

  • Virtual 13K:  $30

  • Virtual Deadly Double:  $55

Regular Registration (Ends 10/16)

  • 5K...$35

  • 13K...$40

  • 5K-No Swag...$30

  • 13K-No Swag...$35

  • Deadly Double...$60

  • Virtual 5K...$30

  • Virtual 13K...$30

  • Virtual Deadly Double...$55

Last Minute Registration...Ends 10/19

  • 5K:  $40

  • 13K:  $45

  • 5K-No Swag:  $35

  • 13K-No Swag:  $40

  • Deadly Double:  $65

  • Virtual 5K:  $30

  • Virtual 13K:  $30

  • Virtual Deadly Double:  $55

Register by 10/9/24 to guarantee a race shirt in your size!  Race shirts after the deadline will be dependent on availability, so don't wait!

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

Register Individual

Race Partners

Race Partners

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

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Course Information

The 5K course is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. USATF certified. Course number: GA19024WC

Please note: the 13K is not certified!

The 5K course runs a section of the 13K route. We will have the different courses marked clearly with people pointing you in the right direction!

Awards and Goodies

We'll have awards as follows:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F

  • Top 3 Overall Masters M/F

  • Top 3 Overall Grand Masters M/F

  • Top 3 Overall Sr. Grand Masters M/F

  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+.

Everyone will get a race shirt guaranteed in their size until 10/9/24.

Special awards:  Planning on dressing up?  We'll have a prize for the best costume, so grab all your fancy, creative, funny costumes and put them on.

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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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