Sat February 20, 2021 Dahlonega, GA 30533 US Directions
Support Dahlonega UMC MMO!
Countdown to Race Day


$35 $30 8:45AM EST Price increases after February 19, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Fun Run

$20 $15 8:25AM EST Price increases after February 19, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Tot Trot

$0 8:15AM EST Registration ends February 20, 2021 at 11:59pm EST

Virtual 5K

$30 8:15AM EST Registration ends February 18, 2021 at 11:59pm EST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Lumpkin County High School
2001 Indian Dr
Dahlonega, GA US 30533
Who's ready to get out there and RUN!
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.  If you can't make it race morning, we've got a virtual option available too(within the continental US)! Virtual package will be shipped out 2/22/21.
Construction is over so no more running up the steep hill!
Age group awards & awesome shirts.  Proceeds from this event go to the Preschool scholarship fund.  
Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Entry & Registration Fees

Preview Pricing...through 11/30/2020

  • 5K...$25
  • Fun Run...$10
  • Tot Trot...Free (shirts available for purchase)
  • Virtual / Phantom Runner (closes 2/25)...$30

Early Bird ...Through 12/31/2020

  • 5K...$27
  • Fun Run...$12
  • Tot Trot...Free(shirts available for purchase)
  • Virtual / Phantom Runner (closes 2/25)...$30

Regular...Through 2/19/2021

  • 5K...$30
  • Fun Run...$15
  • Tot Trot...Free(shirts available for purchase)

Virtual / Phantom Runner (closes 2/18)...$30

Race Day...

  • 5K...$35
  • Fun Run...$20
  • Tot Trot...Free(shirts available for purchase)

Raffle Tickets - You'll receive one raffle ticket with registration!  Purchase another ticket to win one of many awesome Gift Cards!  Purchase more tickets to increase your chances!

  • $2 - one raffle ticket
  • $5 - six raffle tickets
  • $20 - 15 raffle tickets

AWESOME Long Sleeve Shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by Feb. 14.  After the deadline, shirts will be available while supplies last.

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

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.

Virtual (Phantom) Runner - HOW IT WORKS

Can't make it out to the event site on race day? Still want to participate and have a shot at an award? Still want to support the Cause?

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 the Monday 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 Chasing Away Winter Virtual 5K!

Step 2

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


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #ChasingAwayWinter5K

Step 5

Submit your results online at: Chasing Away Winter Virtual 5K

You can submit your race time anytime anytime until 2/20/2021 11:59 PM..

Step 6

View your Results Monday after the Event Date.


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.


Click HERE for the Course Map


Awards, & Goodies

Custom Award Medals in the 5K as follows:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Masters M/F
  • Overall Grand Masters M/F
  • Overall Senior Masters 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. 14.

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

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:

  • 5+...$2.50 off
  • 11+…$3.75 off
  • 21+…$5 off
  • 51+…$6.25 off
  • 100+…$7.50 off

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 will receive a Free entry into (1) of the Five Star Turkey Trots.  See our Turkey Trot Website for more info. Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships for 2022. See for full details.

Event Schedule

February 14  11:59 PM     Last day to register to guarantee your shirt

February 20  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 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.


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