Swamp Stomp Runs May 16-June12 / Navi-Gator 5K & Fun Run 6/12/21 Cumming, GA 30041 US Directions
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Kick off your summer with the Swamp Stomp Challenge & finish with an In-Person 5K!
We also have the 5K, Fun Run & Virtual 5K event for 2021!
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In-Person

5K

$40 $35 06/12 8:00AM EDT Price increases after May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Not ready for the entire 5K, no problem, come out and join us!

Fun Run

$15 $12 06/12 8:00AM EDT Price increases after May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Virtual Challenge: Kick off your Summer & Run the Everglades!

Swamp Stomp Challenge

$45 Registration ends May 16, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Virtual

Virtual 5K

$35 Registration ends June 10, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.fivestarntp.com/navi-gator-5k.html.

Place
410 Peachtree Pkwy
Academy Sports
Cumming, GA US 30041
Description

As you navigate 2021, why not have some F-U-N along the way!

We will be joining you in-person for 2021 plus we've got a fun twist to our traditional Navi-Gator 5K race!  In addition to the in-person 5K, Fun Run & Virtual 5K events, we also have a month-long Challenge Option to kick off your summer!    

New for 2021:  Custom Finisher Medals for the 5K & Swamp Stomp Challenge!

If you're up for a Challenge, join us for a 43-mile Swamp Stomp kicking off on the Feast Day of St. Brendan May 16 and running through June 12.  The Swamp Stomp Challenge will take you virtually along the 43 miles of trails through the Everglades.  Who knows, you may even see a few alligators! = )  Simply run/walk from any location between May 16 and June 12 and submit your completed miles after each run/walk or all at once online to earn some Swamp Stomping bling worthy of your achievement & a Swamp Stomp Challenge shirt!

If you choose to get a head start to the summer and join the Swamp Stomp, you've got two additional options!  You may choose to finish your last 3.1 miles (5K) in-person at the event with us for just an additional $10 and a chance at Awards for double the bling!  Sign up for ONLY the Swamp Stomp Challenge & during registration you'll be asked to "ADD-ON" your last 5K for $10.00. 

Or, if you saw the shirts & LOVE them BOTH  (5K & Swamp Stomp)!; sign up for BOTH the 5K & Swamp Stomp Events during registration!

Please continue to spread the word to support St. Brendan's Church & their missions!

 

Event Beneficiary

Race proceeds benefit the charitable community missions of St. Brendan’s Church.

Event Registration

Preview Pricing...March 1- March 31

5K...$30
Fun Run...$10
Virtual 5K...$35

Swamp Stomp Virtual Challenge....$40


Regular Pricing...April 1 - May 31

5K...$35
Fun Run...$12

Virtual 5K...$35
Swamp Stomp Virtual Challenge....$45 (Registration closes 5/16/21 11:59 PM)


Late Registration...June 1 - June 12

5K...$40
Fun Run...$15
Virtual 5K....$35 (Registration closes 6/10)

If you choose to get a head start to the summer and join the Swamp Stomp, you've got two additional options!  You may choose to finish your last 3.1 miles (5K) in-person at the event with us for just an additional $10 and a chance at Awards for double the bling!  Sign up for ONLY the Swamp Stomp Challenge & during registration you'll be asked to "ADD-ON" your last 5K for $10.00. 

Or, if you saw the shirts & LOVE them BOTH  (5K & Swamp Stomp)!; sign up for BOTH the 5K & Swamp Stomp Events during registration!

*All participants registered by 6/6 are guaranteed a shirt.  If you complete the Swamp Stomp AND the 5k (virtual or in person) you receive BOTH shirts!  Fun Run participants may purchase a shirt for $10.  Registrations afterwards will receive a shirt while supplies last.  

Are you a "Perfect Gator"?  If you've run the Navi-Gator all 5 years, make sure you let us know in your registration so we are able to recognize you in a special way!~

RACE FOR FREE...This event is a fundraiser, and as such, all participants are encouraged to get pledges.  As a reward, anyone who raises $250 will have their entry fee refunded to them.

Course

We'll have the Start & Finish at Academy Sports so it will be very spectator friendly!  We're anticipating to run the 5K Certified Course so start training!  

Click here to for Course Map

If we are unable to run the certified course, we'll be running two laps within The Collection at Forsyth so it will definitely be fast & flat!

Either way, we're going to have a Great time supporting a Great cause so sign up TODAY to join us!

Due to constantly evolving COVID protocols by Forsyth County for road races, the final in-person course of the 5k is yet to be determined. Currently it is our intention to begin and end the race at The Collections of Forsyth, Cumming, GA. Check back here closer to race date for a final course announcement.

Awards & Goodies

You won't want to miss out on this one for 2021~ 

We'll have a shirt for the 5K and then a shirt for the Swamp Stomp Challenge!

Great Custom Finisher Medals to all participants indicating your 43-mile or 5K achievement!

Awesome Moisture wicking technical shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by 6/6, afterwards they're available while supplies last. If you complete the Swamp Stomp AND the 5k (virtual or in person) you receive BOTH shirts! In addition, all runners will receive a "Greater Gator Neck Gaiter" plus other surprise treats. Children participating in the Fun Run will receive Gator Flip Flops, & have the option to purchase a shirts and/or finisher medal!

Awards as follows:

  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female 
  • Top 3 Overall Masters (40+) 
  • Top 3 Overall Grand Master (50+) 
  • Top 3 Overall Senior Master (60+)
  • Top 3 in each age group (10 & under - 75+)

 

Swamp Stomp Virtual Challenge - How it works

Kick-start your summer with a 43-mile challenge which will take you along the 43- miles of trails at the Everglades National Park.

Run or walk when & where you want starting on the Feast Day of St. Brendan May 16 until June 12.  You may log your miles after each completed activity or on a weekly basis, or all at once.  You may also choose to run your last 5K (3.1 miles) at the In-Person RACE for just an additional $10! 

Swamp Stomp participants will receive a Custom downloadable Bib, Cool Custom Finisher Medal & Awesome Shirt as well as a "Greater Gator Neck Gaiter" !  You may choose to pick up your shirt/medal at early packet pickup, race morning or request to have it shipped out to you for $7 as you go through registration.  Any packages requested will get shipped out on Monday after the Race Date, which will be 6/14/21.  *Shipping available for continental US only.

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 Swamp Stomp Challenge!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib!  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

HAVE FUN!~

Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #Navigator5K

Step 5

Submit your times online directly onto RunSignUp from the Event Page (RESULTS) or your Profile Page.

You can submit your times anytime between June1st until 6/12/2021 11:59 PM..

Step 6

View your Virtual Results Monday after the Event Date.

VIRTUAL 5K - HOW IT WORKS

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?  and still want to support the Ministries of St. Brendans?

Still want to participate and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages with all the finisher's bling of our in-person race the week-day after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

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 Navi-Gator Virtual 5K!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib; not required!  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

HAVE FUN!~

Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #Navigator5K

Step 5

Submit your results online directly onto RunSignUp from the Event Page or your Profile Page.

You can submit your race time anytime between June1st until 6/12/2021 11:59 PM..

Step 6

View your Virtual Results Monday after the Event Date.

Groups & Teams

Running is more F-U-N when you're doing it with your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers!   

Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family and participate as a TEAM.  Your TEAM can be local or across the states; virtual participants will have their shirts shipped!  Teams of 8 or more participants receive $5 off each of their registration. Discounts are credited after a team reaches 8 members. No more than 15 members per team.

Early Packet Pickup...Info coming soon

Save time race morning and come to Early Packet Pickup!

If you're doing the Swamp Stomp, you may choose to come pick up your shirt at early packet pick-up or race morning!
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.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

Event Schedule

May 16 - June 12    Swamp Stomp Challenge

June 6 - Last day to Guaranteed your shirt & size

June 11   4 - 7 PM  Early Packet Pickup.. More info coming

June 12    7:00 AM  Race Day Registration & Check-In Opens

                8:00  AM  Race Starts

Championships & Turkey Trot

This is one of the first opportunities for top finishers to earn a spot in the Championships Event to be held in January 2022.  The number of spots available is based on the total registration.

All participants will automatically qualify for (1)FREE entry into ONE of the Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. 

See event website for details.

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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for St. Brendan's The Navi-Gator 5K & Virtual Challenge.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
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