Blast & Dash 5K

Sat June 20, 2020 Dawsonville, GA 30534 US Directions RaceJoy Ready


8:00AM EDT

Dad 5K

8:00AM EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Rock Creek Park
445 Martin Rd
Dawsonville, GA US 30534

Who wants to be in the biggest Squirt Gun Battle of the summer?  And Dads, you get to join in for just 1/2 price!   We'll be blastin' & dashin' in Rock Creek Park and giving out squirt guns to all registered participants!  Awesome race shirts, squirt guns and a shot at awards (Overalls, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Masters, and the Top 3 in all the Age more (6 & Under, 7 & 8, 9 & 10, 11-14, 15-19, through 75+)!

Race Contact Info

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Available for Apple and Android devices.

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 the Blast & Dash 5K.

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.


  • 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.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To
Event Registration

Early Bird Registration... Through April 30

5K... $25

Dad 5K... $12

Regular Registration...  May 1 - June 19

5K... $30

Dad 5K... $15

Virtual 5K... $30

Race day registrations are welcome for $5 additional (shirts will be available while supplies last).

All participants receive a shirt, squirt gun & ONE water bottle. Shirts & sizes are guaranteed if you register by 6/14...we'll order extra, but we can't guarantee anything after the June 14.

Course & Timing

We're in North Georgia, and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast...But this one is. A great run mostly in the park & so it's super kid friendly as well. We'll be chip timing the start & finish, so if you're looking for a PR...this could be your event.

Awards & Goodies

We have awesome award medals in the following categories:   Top 3 overall M/F, Top 3 overall masters M/F, Overall grand master's M/F, Overall Sr. master's M/F, Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups...PLUS: 6 years & Under, 7 & 8 years, 9 & 10 years, 11-14, 15-19, through 75+.   Awesome race shirts to all participants...guaranteed & in your size if you register by 6/14.  Water bottle blaster squirt gun with one water bottle (but you're welcome to bring your own too)


Groups and Teams

What's better than squirting your kids...Bringing all your buddies so they can squirt their kids too. So grab the people you know (or don't know). Share your morning with other like minded folks and score a great discount.

5+...$2.50 off

11+…$3.75 off

21+…$5 off

51+…$6.25 off

100+…$7.50 off

Virtual Running

Can't make it out to the event site on race day? 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. Here's how it works:

1. Register for the Virtual division & Start Training

2. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time.                                                                                                                               

3. Submit your race time by end of race day.

4. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online.

5. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.

6. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail.

Five Star Championship & Turkey Trot

All participants will receive FREE entry into the 2020 Five Star Turkey Trot. Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships in January 2021. See for full details.  

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 final...We're sorry, but there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.

Event Schedule:
June 14 

  • 11:59 AM - Deadline to Guarantee shirt & size

June 20 

  • 7:30 AM - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens
  • 8:00 AM - Event Starts

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