Chasing Away Winter 5K

Sat February 9, 2019 Dahlonega, GA US 30533 Directions


8:45AM EST

Fun Run

8:25AM EST

Tot Trot

8:15AM EST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Lumpkin County High School
2001 Indian Dr
Dahlonega, GA US 30533

It's that time of year!  Dahlonega UMC MMO (Mothers Morning Out) & Preschool are doing their annual 5K to chase away that pesky winter chill!  We start and finish at Lumpkin County High School. The 5K course is super scenic, running through Camp Glisson. Age group awards & awesome shirts. Proceeds from this event go to the Preschool scholarship fund.

Race Contact Info

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Entry & Registration Fees

Early Bird...through 11/15/2018

  • 5K...$22
  • Fun Run...$15
  • Tot Trot...Free

Early...Through 12/31/2018

  • 5K...$25
  • Fun Run...$15
  • Tot Trot...Free

Regular...Through 2/8/2019

  • 5K...$27
  • Fun Run...$15
  • Tot Trot...Free

Race Day...

  • 5K...$30
  • Fun Run...$15
  • Tot Trot...Free
Event Beneficiary

Proceeds from the event go the the Dahlonega UMC Mothers Morning Out & Pre-School.

In addition to running you can help out with an additional donation, or becoming a Fundraiser for the event.

All participants who participate in the fundraising portion will have their entry fee refunded when after the raise $200.


The course starts & finishes at Lumpkin County High School, then follows a back road to Clamp Glissen.  Once in the camp you'll follow the camp road through the grounds and past beautiful Cane Creek Falls.


Awards, & Goodies

Custom Award Medals in the 5K as follows:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Master's M/F
  • Overall Grand Master's M/F
  • Overall Senior Master's M/F
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+

AWESOME Long Sleeve Shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by Feb. 3.

You can also upgrade to a long sleeve Tri-Blend!

Groups & Teams

Do you have a group...or maybe just plan on grabbing a bunch of coworkers?  Put together an official team with a name and everything and you'll have a shot at an additional award and get a discount.

Teams with:

  • 11+ members save 15%
  • 21+ members save 20%

Lumpkin County High School is located at 2001 Indian Dr. Dahlonega, GA 30533

Follow GA-400 North until you reach US-19/GA-60. Take a left onto US-19/GA-60 and follow it for approximately 6 miles. Continue to follow US-19 N/S Chestatee St. Turn right onto Martin St. Take 3rd Left onto S. Grove St/GA 60 for approx. 1.9 miles. Turn left onto Indian Drive @ Lumpkin County High School. There will be signs directing traffic and parking.

Five Star 5K Championships & Turkey Trot

All participants receive Free entry into the Five Star Turkey Trot. Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships. See for full details.

Event Schedule

February 9

  • 7:30 am...Check In Opens
  • 8:15 am...Tot Trot Starts
  • 8:25 am...Fun Run Starts
  • 8:45 am...5K Starts
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 refunds, transfers, or deferments
  • Event will take place rain or shine (or snow).  In the event of dangerous conditions, the event will cancel.  In this case, there are no refunds.

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