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Police in the Park

10/3/21, 1:00 PM

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

Event Postponed- Date TBD
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Race Information

Join the Canton Police Department in a 5K run. 

This is a CERTIFIED, FLAT, FAST FUN run with cool shirts and awards.  The Canton Police Department would like you to run with them, not from them.  

The 5K run will take place in the beautiful Etowah River Park/Heritage Park.  Police in the Park is an event to promote "Unity in our Community."

Proceeds from the event go to a Police Fund which provides support and funds for local families and individuals in times of need.

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Event Schedule

Sep 29  11:59 PM: Deadline for guaranteed race shirt in your size!

Oct 5: Race Day!

  • 8:00 AM - Registration & Check-in opens

  • 9:00 AM - 5K start

  • 10:00 AM - Fun Run starts


Early Bird (through Sep 7)

  • 5K...$25

  • Fun Run...$15

  • Virtual 5K...$25

Regular (Sep 8 - Oct 4)

  • 5K...$27

  • Fun Run...$17

  • Virtual 5K...$27 until 10/3

Race Day

  • 5K...$30

  • Fun Run...$20


Register by Sep 29 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.

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Race Partners


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

Course Information

Awesome super flat CERTIFIED course through Etowah River Park & Heritage Park using the paved trail and the walking bridge that connects them.  We'll be chip timing the start & finish, so you're guaranteed to get a great time you can use for the Peachtree.


Peachtree Road Race qualifier. USATF certified. Course number:: GA18039WC

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.

  • Overall M/F

  • Overall Masters M/F (40+)

  • Overall Grand Master M/F (50+)

  • Overall Sr. Master M/F (60+)

  • Top 3 in each of the regular 5 year age groups (10 & Under to 75+)


All participants registered by Sep 29 are guaranteed a great race shirt in their size (including a Ladies' cut). Hoodies available for an additional $10! 

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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.

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