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Chasing Away Winter 5K

2/11/24, 1:45 PM

Lumpkin County High School
2001 Indian Dr
Dahlonega, GA US 30533

2024 Details Coming Soon


Race Information

Who's ready to get out there and RUN!
Dahlonega UMC MMO (Mothers Morning Out)  & Preschool are doing their annual 5K to chase away that pesky  winter chill!  We start and finish at Lumpkin County High School. The 5K  course is super scenic, running through Camp Glisson.
If you can't make it race morning, we've  got a virtual option available too(within the continental US)! Virtual  package will be start getting processed for shipping on 2/28/23.
Age group awards & awesome shirts.  Proceeds from this event go to the Preschool scholarship fund.

Proceeds from the event go the the Dahlonega UMC Mothers Morning Out & Pre-School.

In addition to running you can help out with an additional donation, or becoming a Fundraiser for the event.

All participants who participate in the fundraising portion will have their entry fee refunded when after they raise $200.

Event Schedule

February 2           

  • Last day to register to guarantee your shirt

February 11           

  • 7:30 am - Check In Opens

  • 8:15 am - Tot Trot Starts

  • 8:25 am - Fun Run Starts

  • 8:45 am - 5K Starts


Preview Pricing (Ends11/14/2022)

  • 5K:  $25

  • Fun Run:  $10

  • Tot Trot:  Free (shirts available for purchase)

  • Virtual / Phantom Runner:  $30

Early Bird Registration (Ends 12/31/2022)

  • 5K:  $27

  • Fun Run:  $12

  • Tot Trot:  Free(shirts available for purchase)

  • Virtual / Phantom Runner:  $30

Regular Registration (Ends 2/5/2023)

  • 5K:  $30

  • Fun Run:  $15

  • Tot Trot:  Free(shirts available for purchase)

  • Virtual / Phantom Runner:  $30 (virtual registration closes on 2/24/2023)

Last Minute (ends 2/10/2023)

  • 5K:  $32.50

  • 5K-No Swag:  $27.50

  • Fun Run:  $20

  • Tot Trot:  Free(shirts available for purchase)

Race Day Registration

  • 5K:  $35

  • Fun Run:  $20

  • Tot Trot:  Free(shirts available for purchase)

Raffle Tickets - You'll receive one raffle ticket  with registration!  Purchase another ticket to win one of many awesome  Gift Cards!  Purchase more tickets to increase your chances!

  • $2 - one raffle ticket

  • $5 - six raffle tickets

  • $20 - 15 raffle tickets

AWESOME Shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by 2/2/2023.  After 2/2/23, shirts will be available while supplies last.

You can also upgrade to a long sleeve Tri-Blend!

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

Race Partners

Race Partners

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

Course Information

The course starts & finishes at Lumpkin County High School, then  follows a back road to Clamp Glisson.  Once in the camp you'll follow  the camp road through the grounds and past beautiful Cane Creek Falls.

Awards and Goodies

Custom Award Medals in the 5K as follows:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F

  • Top 3  Masters M/F

  • Top 3  Grand Masters M/F

  • Top 3  Senior Masters M/F

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

AWESOME Long Sleeve Shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by 2/2/23.

You can also upgrade to a long sleeve Tech or Tri-Blend!

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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.

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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