Glow for Hope 5K

Sat March 9, 2019 Canton, GA US 30114 Directions
Etowah River Park
600 Brown Industrial Pkwy
Canton, GA US 30114

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 master's M/F, and all the regular 5 year age groups.

Race Contact Info

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Entry & Registration Fees

Early 12/31/2018


Virtual 5K...$25 3/8/2019


Virtual 5K...$25

Last Minute...(Race Day) 3/9/2019


Virtual 5K...$25

Event Beneficiary

All proceeds from this run goes to the House of Hope, a local food and clothing pantry in canton GA. that provides food & clothing at no cost to families in need.


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

Awards, & Goodies

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

We also have awards as follows:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall masters M/F
  • Overall Grand Master (50 yrs +)
  • Overall Sr. Grand Master (60 yrs +)
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+. 
Groups & Teams

Grab your family, friends, and co-workers and participate as a team…you can score a great discount, and nothing will replace the additional fun.

5+...$2.50 off

11+…$3.75 off

21+…$5 off

51+…$6.25 off

100+…$7.50 off

Virtual Race Options 

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?  
Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?
Then the virtual race is for you.

Here's how it works.

  1. Register for the Virtual division
  2. Start Training
  3. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time
  4. Submit your race time by end of race day
  5. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
  6. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.
  7. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail.
Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot
  • Top finishers earn a spot in the championships to be held on Jan. 5, 2020. The number of spots available is based on the total registration


  • All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star 2019 Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. see event website for details.
Event Courtesy & 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.  
  • All registrations are final, with no transfers, deferments, and refunds.
  • In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel in order to ensure the safety of all participants, spectators, volunteers, and staff.  There are no refunds in this case.
  • We're sorry, but we cannot mail or keep swag & merchandise that is not picked up by the start of the race.
Event Schedule

March 2

  • Deadline to register and receive a guaranteed shirt

March 9

  • 6:00 pm...Race Day Registration & Check In Open
  • 7:00 pm...Race Starts

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