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?
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:
Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you! Sign up and register for the Virtual Event!
Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!
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!
Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the race hashtag:-)
Submit your results online
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.
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.