Dog Days 5K

Sun August 9, 2020 Sugar Hill, GA 30518 US Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Sugar Hill City Hall
5039 W Broad St
Sugar Hill, GA US 30518

Wag Wag, Pant Pant…to celebrate the dog days of summer, we're having a 5K just for Fido and you!  Come out & join us in downtown Sugar Hill for a dog friendly 5K!  You can bring your dog, or leave them at home.  We'll get things started at 8 AM sharp!  Awesome race shirt & great awards to the top 3 Overall M/F, top 3 Overall Masters M/F, top 3 Overall Grand Masters M/F, top 3 Overall Senior Masters M/F and the top 3 in all the regular 5 year age groups. We'll be chip timing the start & finish, so you're guaranteed to get a great time you can use for the Peachtree.  The course will be an out & back from City Hall to PIB and then head South.
*Course is a Certified Peachtree Qualifier.

Registration Fees

5K Regular Registration

Regular Registration...July 1st - Aug 8th:  $30
Race Day:  $35

5K No Swag (same great race, just no shirt)

Regular Registration...July 1st - Aug 8th:  $20
Race Day:  $25

Virtual 5K... $30
Run on your own and we'll mail you your shirt & award

Early Packet Pickup... TBD

Seize your chance to sleep in a little on race day! 


Course & Timing

We're in North Georgia and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast.  However, this is a pretty course and the bulk of it is flat..just a few short hills.  =)

Awards & Goodies

We have awards as follows for the Humans:

Top 3 Overalls M/F
Top 3 Overall Masters M/F
Top 3 Grand Masters (50 yrs+) M/F
Top 3 Senior Masters (60 yrs+) M/F
Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+

For the dogs:
Top 3 dogs that cross the finish line.  

Awesome shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by 8/2, afterwards they're available while supplies last.

Virtual Option

Can't make it out to the event site on race day? Still want to participate and have a shot at an award? Still want to support the Cause?

Or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then the virtual race is for you!

Here's how it works:

1. Register for the VIRTUAL division & Start Training
2. Event emails will have a link to submit your time.
3. Submit your race time by end of race day.
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.

Submit Your Time Here
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

Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

This is a great course to earn a spot in the Championships to be held January 2021. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.
All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into ONE of the 2020 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trot. See event website for details.

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.

The event will go on rain or shine.  In the event of thunder/lightning, we may be forced to cancel the event. All registrations are final.  We're sorry, but there are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event Schedule

August 2,  11:59 PM  - Deadline to register & get a guaranteed shirt in your size

August 9,   7:30 AM  - Race day registration & check in open

August 9,   8:00 AM  - Race Starts

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