MLK NJROTC King 5K Run/Walk

Sun September 29, 2019 Lithonia, GA US 30038 Directions


$25 8:00AM EDT Registration ends September 28, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

5K-No Swag

$20 8:00AM EDT Registration ends September 28, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 5K

$25 Registration ends September 27, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

MLK High School
3991 Snapfinger Rd
Lithonia, GA US 30038

We've commandeered the roadways at MLK High School in Lithonia for the morning of September 29 to put together a 5K for the NJROTC program.  We'll have a great course, with music & refreshments at the finish line.  Awesome race shirts, and awards for the Overall finishers, Overall Masters, Overall Grand Masters, Overall Senior Masters, as well as the Top three in all of the usual 5 year Age Groups (10 & Under - 75+).

Race Contact Info

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

Entry Fee & Registration

Entry Fee & Registration

  • 5K...$25
  • 5K-No Swag...$20
  • Virtual 5K...$25

Race Day Registration

  • 5K...$30

*All registrations (except No Swag) include a guaranteed race shirt if you register by 9/22.  Registrations after that date will recieve a shirt while supplies last.

Course & Timing

We'll be electronically timing everyone one as they cross the finish line of a great course that is on the MLK High School grounds.  So it's closed to traffic and great for families that want to run together, or split up and race.

Awards & Goodies

We have awards as follows:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F
  • Top 3 Overall masters M/F 
  • Overall Grand Masters M/F 
  • Overall Sr. Grand Masters M/F
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+.  

Everyone will get a race shirt guaranteed in their size until 9/22!

Groups & Teams

Do you have a family? Friends? Co-Workers?

Bring them along to join in and have a shot at an extra award for the Fastest Group.  There'll be two seperate catagories JROTC units and regular groups.  Get 5 or more, and save $5 per person. 

  • Group discount is given at checkout if everyone registers together.
  • Refunds are issued for groups that register individually
Virtual Run

Virtual Race Options 

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?  
Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?
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 Sunday
  4. The Monday 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.

Click Here To Enter Your Vitural Time

Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into on of the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trots. See event website for details. 

Top finishers will also qualify for entry into the Five Star 5K/10K Championships to be held on January 5, 2020.

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...there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.

Event Schedule

Sep. 22

  • Deadline for guaranteed shirt

Sep. 29

  • 07:00 am...Race Day Check In Opens
  • 08:00 am...5K Starts
  • 09:00 am...Awards

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