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Police in the Park

Sat October 20, 2018 Canton, GA US 30114 Directions


9:00AM EDT

Fun Run

10:00AM EDT
Etowah River Park
600 Brown Industrial Pkwy
Canton, GA US 30114

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."

Event Description

The Police in the Park 5K is the opening event for a day to promote "Unity in our Community."  So come for the run, and stay for the fun.  The run will start at 9:00 am, followed by the Kids Fun Run.  

From there...head over to Brown Park at 251 E. Marietta St.  The food and entertainment will be from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. There's something for everyone:  Kids Fun Run  Police Demonstrations  Jump Houses  Public Safety Vehicles  Food  Music  Entertainment for the kids.

Entry & Registration Fees

Regular Registration

  • 5K...$25
  • Fun Run...$15

All registrations include a race shirt (guaranteed when you register by 10/14, registrations afterwards will receive a shirt while supplies last.


*Race day registrations are welcome for $5 additional

Event Beneficiary

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

Event Cap

Due to course & space restrictions…the event is capped at 500.

Course & Timing

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.


Course #:  GA16053WC

Awards & Goodies

Awards as follows:

  • 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 10/14 are guaranteed a great technical shirt in their size.  We'll have some extras…but we can't guarantee receipt or size after 10/14. 

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+...Save 10%
  • 11+…Save 15%
  • 21+…Save 20%
  • 51+…Save 25%
  •  100+…Save 30%
Five Star Turkey Trot & Championships
  • All participants will receive FREE entry into the 2018 Five Star Turkey Trot. 
  • Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships. See www.fivestarntp.com for full 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.  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.
Event Schedule

October 14 - Deadline for Guaranteed Shirt in your Size
October 20 8:00 AM - Race Day Registration and check in Opens
October 20 9:00 AM - 5K Starts
October 20 10:00 AM - Fun Run Starts

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.fivestarntp.com/police-in-the-park-5k.html.

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