Get Your Glow On 5K

Fri April 26, 2019 Dawsonville, GA US 30534 Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Dawson County Board of Education
28 Main St
Dawsonville, GA US 30534
This Event will be this Friday, April 26th!

Grab your glow sticks...We're taking over downtown Dawsonville, GA for a 5K when the lights go out...and it's going to be great!

Mark your calendar for Friday April 19 at 8:00 pm. We have a great 5K course filled with tons of music & Glow. It'll be loads of fun, and If you're interested in going fast, we'll have awards for that too (Overall M/F, Master's Overall M/F, and the top 3 in all the usual age groups 10 & Under - 75+).


Race Contact Info

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Entry & Registration Fees

Dawson County Students, Teachers, & Staff...FREE  (option to purchase a T-shirt for $10)   

Parents, Friends, Family, & Community Members...$25  (includes race shirt T-shirt registration is received by 4/14).  

Race day registrations are welcome for $5 more.

Event Beneficiary

The event is being organized by the Dawson County Schools' Wellness Program.  The goal of the event is to promote student health awareness.  This will be a free event for all Dawson County School students.  All other registration fees will go toward covering the cost of the event.

Course, Timing, & Event Cap

The Let's Glow 5K course is fast and fun!  There are a couple of easy hills, and there will be lots of people to cheer you on to the finish line!  We will be chip timing everyone, so if you're looking for a PR, you should get a great net chip time.


There is an event cap.  1500 participants is all we can have and still guarantee everyone a safe, good time.

We've got Early Packet Pickup scheduled so save time on race day!

Thursday, April 18

                Time:        4 PM - 7 PM
                Location: Professional Development Center
                                  28 Main Street, Dawsonville, GA 30534

Finish Line

Join us at the finish line for music, recognition, refreshments, and loads of glow!

Shirts & Goodies

All 5K participants ($25 entry) registered by March 3rd are guaranteed a race shirt in their size.  Any registrations after April 14th will receive a shirt while supplies last.


Custom awards will be presented in the following areas:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Master M/F (40 yrs+)
  • Overall Grand Master M/F (50 yrs+)
  • Overall Senior Master M/F (60+)
  • Top 3 in each of the usual age groups (10 & under - 75+).
Groups & Teams

Bring your team, office, or family and help support the Dawson County Wellness Program.  

5+...$2.50 off

11+…$3.75 off

21+…$5 off

51+…$6.25 off

100+…$7.50 off

Five Star Turkey Trot & 5K Championships
  • All participants earn a free entry to the Five Star Turkey trot on Thanksgiving morning.
  • Top finishers will also earn a spot in the Five Star 5K Championships held in January 2020. See event website for complete details.
Event Schedule

April 14

  • Deadline for Guaranteed Shirt

  April 18

  • Early Packet Pickup

                   Time:          4 PM - 7 PM
                    Location:  Professional Development Center
                                       28 Main Street, Dawsonville, GA 30534

April 26

  • 6:45 pm...Race Day Registration & Check In Open
  • 8:00 pm...Teacher Fun Run
  • 8:15 pm...5K Race 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 final, we're sorry, but there are no transfers, deferments, and refunds.
  • Race will take place rain or shine.  In the event of extreme weather, the event may cancel, in which case there are no refunds.

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