The "Duck Dash Downtown" 5K & Fun Run to Benefit Advocates for Children

Sat May 15, 2021 Cartersville, GA 30120 US Directions

Duck Dash Downtown 5K

$25 6:30PM EDT - 7:30PM EDT Registration ends May 9, 2021 at 11:00pm EDT

Duck Dash Downtown Kids Fun Run

$15 7:15PM EDT - 7:30PM EDT Registration ends May 9, 2021 at 11:00pm EDT
Race Website

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Downtown Cartersville
4 East Church St.
Cartersville, GA US 30120
Join us for the 16th Running of the Duck Dash 5K and Kids Fun Run to benefit Advocates for Children! ( The 2021 version brings  a new location, new route, new time, and new fun! But it’s still the longest consecutively running 5K in Bartow County, and for the same AMAZING cause! a different location - DOWNTOWN CARTERSVILLE, GA!  And on a Saturday Evening!!  So welcome to the new:  "Duck Dash Downtown 5K"!

Event held Saturday evening, May 15th, in Downtown Cartersville where this amazing new race route  will be a fan favorite for years to come!  Everyone in downtown Cartersville will be able to cheer the runners on as they circle parts of the downtown retail area on loop course, running right down Wall Street 3 times!  Come early. Stay Late.  Visit Local Restaurants and be sure to join the crew from Advocates in Friendship Plaza after the race where our sponsors will be set up along with entertainment and the annual Duck Derby winners will be announced at 8:00 PM!  

Race Information:

  • Date: Saturday May 15th.  
  • 6:30 PM 5K Duck Dash Race Start
  • 7:15 PM Kids Fun Run
  • 7:45 Awards Presentation in Friendship Plaza, Downtown Cartersville
  • 8:00 PM – Duck Derby Award Winners Announced!  
  • $25 5K Pre-Race Registration (until Sunday evening May 9th) / $35 Race Day
  • $15 Kids Fun Run Pre-Race Registration (until Sunday evening May 9th) $25 Race Day
  • Pre-Race Packet Pick-up will be held at the Law Office of Glenda Mitchell located at 807 N. Tennessee St., #201, Cartersville, GA 30120 on Friday, May 14th, from 11:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Race Staging & Start / Finish Line(s) are located on the West Side of the Booth Western Art Museum on N. Museum Drive. 
  • 5K is a fully automated Chip-Timed Race
  • This is a Rain or Shine event! 

Proceeds from the race go toward preventing and treating child abuse in all its forms through the programs and services that Advocates for Children serves! Please see for more information and thank you for planning to join us! 

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