Run for Hunger 5K

Sat May 11, 2019 Dawsonville, GA US 30534 Directions
Early Packet Pickup

Zaxby's in Dawsonville is hosting the early packet pickup on Thursday from 5-8 pm.

Come out and grab your bib & shirt, and maybe even some wings.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Rock Creek Park
445 Martin Rd
Dawsonville, GA US 30534

The event was originally scheduled for 5/4...due to weather, the new date is 5/11.  Same location & schedule

It's May the 4th, and we're bringing back the Star Wars theme to the annual Run for Hunger 5K.  We're back at Rock Creek in Dawsonville, so you're guaranteed a great race time on a flat out & back course.

We're bringing out all of our Glow in the Dark gear, and we'll be lighting up the night for an awesome time.  We'll also have some amazing race shirts and awards for the male and female Overall, Master's,Grand Master's, Senior Masters, and the Top 3 in all the usual age groups (10 & Under - 75+). 

Race Contact Info

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

Entry Fee & Registration

Early Bird...Through 4/4

  • 5K...$25
  • 5K-No Swag...$20 (no shirt)
  • Virtual 5K...$25


Regular...Through 5/3

  • 5K...$27
  • 5K-No Swag...$22
  • Virtual 5K...$25

Race Day

  • 5K...$30
  • 5K-No Swag...$25
Event Beneficiary

Proceeds for the 2019 Run for Hunger 5k will go to support The Church @ War Hill Community Outreach Program. Through the Community Outreach Program, food is distributed to families in need. The Community Outreach Program also operates the Grocery Garage which sells groceries at a discounted price to help with the cost of feeding the average family.

You can help even more by helping us fund raise.  We'll even refund your entry fee if you can help us raise $200. 

Virtual Race

Can't make it to the event...Still want to support the cause...No Problem.


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 Keepsake Bibs; and put them in the mail.
Course & Timing

If you've never been to Rock Creek...It's SUPER FLAT & SUPER FAST!  It's out & back, and we'll be electronically timing with live results.

We're also encouraging everyone to wear their favorite Star Wars Swag...Bring out the Light Sabers, Imperial Walkers, and Wookies, for a fun filled 5K course.


Awards & Goodies

Awesome race shirts for all participants (guaranteed if you register by 4/28.

5K Awards as follows:

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

Grab your family, friends, and co-workers and participate as a team…you can score a great discount, and nothing will replace the additional fun.

5+...$2.50 off

11+…$3.75 off

21+…$5 off

51+…$6.25 off

100+…$7.50 off

Turkey Trot & Championships
  • All participants will receive FREE entry into the 2019 Five Star Turkey Trot.
  • Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships to be held in January of 2020
    See for full details.
Event Schedule
  • 4/28...Deadline to guarantee shirt & size
  • 5/4
    • 7:00 pm...Check In & Race Day Registration Opens
    • 8:00 pm...Race Starts
  • 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.
  • The event will go on as scheduled rain or shine.  We're sorry but all registrations are final...there are no refunds, transfers or deferments.
  • We're sorry, but we can not mail or save race shirts or swag that are not picked up

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