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Additional race information can be found at https://www.fivestarntp.com/races/Running-Scared-5K%2F13K.
Grab your costumes & kids, or leave all that at home. Come out for the best Halloween themed event of the season and be fast, have a great time, or do both. We'll have plenty of Halloween goodies, plenty of music, and a fun atmosphere at the start and finish line. The 5K & 13K start at 8:00 AM & 8:30 AM at Rock Creek Park in Dawsonville GA. We'll have an awesome shirts for participants & awards in both races to the top 3 Overall M/F winners, the top 3 M/F Masters winners, Overall M/F Grand Master, Overall M/F Senior Master, and the top 3 in all the regular 5 year Age Groups.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Preview Pricing (Ends 7/7)
Early Bird Pricing (Ends 8/19)
Regular Registration (Ends 10/16)
Last Minute Registration (Ends 10/20)
Race Day Registration (Ends 10/21)
*Register by 10/11/23 to guarantee a race shirt in your size! Race shirts after the deadline will be dependent on availability, so don't wait!
We'll have awards as follows:
Everyone will get a race shirt guaranteed in their size until 9/29/23.
Special awards: Planning on dressing up? We'll have a prize for the best costume, so grab all your fancy, creative, funny costumes and put them on.
Running is more F-U-N together, even if we're far apart!
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 5 or more receive discounts off their registration, discounts below.
Grab some friends to run with you, and grab great swag!
Can't make it out to the event site on race day?
Still want to participate or support the cause 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 the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.
New to Virtual Running? Here's how it works:
Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you! Sign up and register for the Running Scared 5K or 13K Virtual!
Download your Custom Digital Bib below! Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!
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!
Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #RunningScared5k13k #fivestarrunning
Submit your results directly on RunSignUp.com
You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime until 10/21/2023 11:59 PM.
View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.
All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2023 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website.
Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held in January 2024. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website
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.