We've commandeered the roadways at MLK High School in Lithonia for the morning of September 29 to put together a 5K for the NJROTC program. We'll have a great course, with music & refreshments at the finish line. Awesome race shirts, and awards for the Overall finishers, Overall Masters, Overall Grand Masters, Overall Senior Masters, as well as the Top three in all of the usual 5 year Age Groups (10 & Under - 75+).
Sep 22: Deadline for guaranteed race shirt in your size
Sep. 29: Race Day!
7:00 AM Registration & Check-in opens
8:00 am...5K Starts
5K (No Swag)...$20
All registrations (except No Swag) include a guaranteed race shirt if you register by Sep 22. Registrations after that date will receive a shirt while supplies last.
We'll be electronically timing everyone one as they cross the finish line of a great course that is on the MLK High School grounds. So it's closed to traffic and great for families that want to run together, or split up and race.
Awards and Goodies
Awards in each of the following categories! These top finishers receive a medal displaying the race logo and date to commemorate the event.
Top 3 Overall M/F
Top 3 Overall masters M/F
Overall Grand Masters M/F
Overall Sr. Grand Masters M/F
Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+.
Race in style - register by Sep 22 to guarantee your race shirt!
All registered participants qualify for FREE entry into one of the 2019 Five Star Turkey Trots.
Top finishers qualify for the Five Star 5K Championships held to be held on January 5, 2020.
Can't make it out to the event site on race day?
Want to support the cause?
Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?
Maybe you saw the shirt and said: "Sweet...I want one!"
Then the virtual race is for you.
Here's how it works:
1. Register for the Virtual division & start training
2. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time
3. Submit your race time by end of race day
4. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
5. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures and we will send your t-shirt and Medal!
Please Note: the virtual option is not available for triathlons, group, or treasure runs
Event Courtesy and Refund 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.
Event will take place rain or shine (or snow). In the event of dangerous conditions, the event will cancel. In this case, there are no refunds.
All registrations are final...We're sorry, but there are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.