Jeremy Nelson Helping Hearts Virtual 5K

Sat October 24, 2020 Your City, GA 30518 US Directions
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Your City, GA US 30518

Please join us on Saturday October 24th for the 8th Annual Helping Hearts 5K in honor and memory of Jeremy Nelson, a Buford Middle School student who passed away tragically in January 2013.  We'll be running this 5K Virtual this year so you may run through historic downtown Buford, most of which is flat & fast or where ever you want.  Participants will receive a great race shirt and we'll have Finisher Cards shipped as well!

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Entry Fee & Registration

Virtual 5K...$30

Virtual 5K - No Swag (Still support the cause, NO shirt)

Register by 10/11 to guarantee an awesome shirt in your size!

Event Beneficiary
2020 has thrown us for a loop, but together we will make it through!
Proceeds from this virtual 5K will go to the Jeremy Nelson Foundation, which gives scholarships to Buford High School students.  This 5K honors and remembers Jeremy Nelson, a high school student who passed away tragically in January 2013.  Help us keep his memory alive!
How Does Virtual Running Work?


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 Jeremy Nelson Helping Hearts Virtual 5K!

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


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #helpinghearts5k #jeremynelson

Step 5

Submit your results online at: Jeremy Nelson Helping Hearts Virtual 5K

You can submit your race time anytime anytime until 10/24/2020 11:59 PM..

Step 6

Check out your results!

All participants will receive a Finisher Card! 
Just run when & where you want & submit your time to us before end of day 10/24/20.
Groups & Teams
Get your family, friends, classmates, etc. to join you!  
You don't need to be together, to run for a great cause together.  Virtual run means you can run from any where & every where!  Show your family/organization/school/class spirit!
Five Star Turkey Trot

One Free Entry into one of the Five Star Turkey Trot Events for 2020.

All participants will be eligible for free entry into one of the 2020 Five Star Turkey Trots ...check out the website for more details:  

Courtesy & Refund 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

Event Schedule

Sign up today!

October 11    11:59 PM - Last day to register for guaranteed shirt in your size
October 24    11:59 PM - Submit your time before end of day 10/24


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