Blue Ribbon Run 5K

Sun February 5, 2023 Gainesville, GA 30501 US Directions
A fun-filled 5K your whole family can enjoy together!


5K Run/Walk

2:00PM EST

Fun Run

3:00PM EST
Anywhere you are!

Virtual 5K


This event was formerly the Embrace Race 5K held annually in February. 2023 will be our 10th anniversary of this event and feel a rebranding is necessary! We hope you will join us for the 10th Annual Blue Ribbon Run 5K & Fun Run! The race is an official PEACHTREE QUALIFIER!!

All proceeds benefit the Edmondson Telford Child Advocacy Center, a children’s advocacy center serving child abuse victims in Hall & Dawson Counties. As a 501c3 non-profit, we provide forensic interview and medical examination services to suspected child abuse victims free of charge and coordinate cases of abuse with local agencies. Our mission is to be the place where trauma ends & healing begins. 

All participants will receive:

  • Next Level Long Sleeve French Terry Sweatshirt
  • Goody bag
  • Snack/Drink

**T-Shirts are guaranteed to those registered by 1/20/2023.



Candler Field (across from cabin, behind City Park)
528 Prior Street
Gainesville, GA US 30501

Packet Pick-Up

Available on Saturday, February 4th from 10:00am to 12:00pm at:

Dick's Sporting Goods
150 Pearl Nix Pkwy Ste G
Gainesville, GA 30501

For directions, click HERE!


Dick's Sporting Goods Coupons

Thanks to our sponsorship from Dick's Sporting Goods, you our runners have access to some very exclusive coupons!! See the attached PDF below for the coupons which are valid ALL OF 2023!

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.



Course Map

The race course is 2 loops through the Brenau Campus area starting on Prior Street between Candler Field and Martha Hope Cabin.  For an interactive map including elevations, click HERE.

Race Contact Info

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MapMyRun Map


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