Cave Spring 5K

Sat June 12, 2021 Cave Spring, GA 30124 US Directions


$25 8:15AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT Registration ends June 6, 2021 at 11:00pm EDT


$25 8:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT Registration ends June 6, 2021 at 11:00pm EDT
18 Georgia Ave.
Cave Spring, GA US 30124


"CAVE SPRING 5K" is Back!! 

        (34th Annual)

Saturday, June 12, 2021


8:15am     5K

8:30am     1 Mile Run/Walk


RACE + FESTIVAL + SHOPS + FOOD + TOURS = The best race in Northwest Georgia!


Come to charming Cave Spring and experience the charm that has made this town a destination for many people throughout the years.  Run the 5K, or 1mi. fun run, then stick around afterwards to enjoy the 45th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival.  Best of all...your Race T-shirt gets you into the Festival for FREE!! 

Proceeds benefit historical preservation and educational programs.



Obtain a walk, ride, or drive Tour Guide from our nearby museum. This guide will introduce a community that has epochal connections to 1000’s of years of Native American, early settler, African American, and deaf cultural history. Tour includes largest Indian cabin; Fairview Rosenwald School museum project; 18th Century Georgia School for the Deaf buildings, train depot, Chubb Town, and 90 different structures on the National Register of Historic Places. Additionally, directions are included to the local trailheads of the Pinhoti Trail.  In a town established in 1822, yet quite vibrant still today, you will feel like walking through time!

  •    Shop the unique antique malls and shops offering unique collectibles, country gifts and decorative accessories. Many local artisans are represented.
  •    Fuel up with a variety of culinary delights. Southern home cooking to 5-star dining.
  •   Ice cream shop, Christmas and fudge shop, and bakery.

Finish out your weekend visiting the large limestone cave, partaking of the nationally-famous clean spring water and languishing in the spring-fed 1.5 acre swimming pool, Georgia’s largest!

  We hope you have a great race and can make a day, or week, of it enjoying creative shopping, recreation, and relaxation. 

  As the regional saying goes, 'Folks come to Cave Spring for a day and stay a lifetime.'



Handmade, ceramic Mugs from longtime, local craftsman John Johnston will be awarded to the following:

  • Top Overall Male / Top Overall Female / Top Masters Male / Top Masters Female / Top Grandmasters Male (50&Over) / Top Grandmasters Female (50&Over)

Hand-crafted pendants/medallions from artist John Johnston will be awarded to the TOP 3 in the following Age Groups:

  • 14&U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70&O

1 Mi.

Overall Winner and finisher ribbons will be given in the 1 Mile Run/Walk in the following Age Groups.

  • 8 & Under, 9-10, 11 & Over


The 5K starts in front of Historic 1848 Fannin Hall and Georgia's largest outdoor swimming pool.  It winds its way through town before turning by the Georgia School for the Deaf.  It then returns to town and meanders through quaint neighborhoods before finishing in the middle of town square.  The course is mostly flat with a few rolling hills but this tour of Cave Spring on foot will not be soon forgotten!

REGISTER TODAY ON-LINE...or if you prefer to send a manual, printed entry form and check, please make payable to: Cave Spring Historical Society, Box 133, Cave Spring, GA, 30124

Name: _______________________________________ Age: ________ Date of Birth: ________________

Address: ________________________City: ________________ State: _________ Zip: ________________

Phone Number: __________ Gender: ____ T-shirt:  S    M    L    XL   2XL     Event:   5K _____     2 Mile Walk ____     1 Mile______


REMEMBER...Following awards ceremony featuring handmade pottery, participants receive free admission to the Cave Spring Arts Festival Saturday or Sunday.


For More Information Contact:

John Johnston-- cell: (706) 331-9753 or email:  

Pattie Johnston-- cell: (706) 777-8546

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