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Glow for Hope 5K

3/5/23, 12:00 AM

Etowah River Park
600 Brown Industrial Pkwy
Canton, GA US 30114

2023 Details Coming Soon


Race Information

Grab your glow sticks and head out to Etowah River Park in Canton for  a Glow in the Dark 5K event!  We've got neon lights, music, and loads  of fun to start and finish your 5K.

We've got a super flat course, awesome race shirts, and awards for  the Overall M/F, Overall Masters M/F, and all the top 3 in the 5 year  Age Groups.

It's going to get dark so don't forget your headlamp/light~


House of Hope is a ministry of Blessed Hope Baptist which exists to provide hope one need at a time by offering to the hungry a fully stocked pantry and clothes closet for men, women, and children.


Every dollar of your monthly or one time donation helps our cause in fighting hunger and delivering hope to the community.

Event Schedule

March 6            

  • Deadline to register and receive a guaranteed shirt

March 12         

  • 6:00 pm - Race Day Registration & Check In Open

  • 7:00 pm - Race Starts


Preview Pricing (now until 12/31/2021)

  • 5K:  $25

  • Virtual 5K:  $30

Regular Registration (1/1/2022 - 3/11/2022)

  • 5K:  $30

  • Virtual 5K:  $30 (virtual registration closes 3/10/22)

Race Day:  

  • $35

Register by 3/6/22 to guarantee your shirt & size.  After 3/6 shirts will be available while supplies last.

* Use of a headlamp/light is recommended

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

Race Partners


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

Course Information

Awesome flat course completely within Etowah River Park & Heritage Park in Canton.


The course is also certified:  #GA18039WC

Awards and Goodies

We've got some awesome race shirts lined up and guaranteed for  everyone that registers by 3/6/22.  We'll be ordering extras, but  they'll be available while supplies last.

Great custom award medals in the following categories:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F

  • Top 3 Masters M/F (40+)

  • Top 3 Overall Grand Master M/F (50+)

  • Top 3 Overall Senior Master M/F (60+)

  • Top 3 M/F in each of the normal 5 year age groups; 10 & Under through 75+ will earn awards.

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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.

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.

Event Emails

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