Thu November 25, 2021 Jefferson, GA 30549 US Directions

5K Run/Walk

$12 8:00AM EST Price increases after November 24, 2021 at 11:30am EST
  • Hand sanitizer and masks will be available race day for all participants.
  • Race number and t-shirt pick up
    • Monday, 11/23 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at FBC Jefferson Fellowship Hall
    • Tuesday, 11/24 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at FBC Jefferson Fellowship Hall
    • Wednesday, 11/25 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at FBC Jefferson Fellowship Hall
    • Canned food items can also be brought at this time!
  • Race Day registration will be available starting at 7:00am (11/26). Please observe 6-feet social distancing! 
  • No parking at FBC Jefferson lots. These lots will be used to provide social distancing before the race. Participants may park at Jefferson High School FRONT PARKING LOT (575 Washington Street) which is walking distance to the church. There will be no shuttle service. Dress appropriately for the morning temperatures. There will be receptacles at the high school parking lot for the canned food donations brought by runners the day of the race.
  • Masks are to be worn at all times, by everyone. Runners can take off masks DURING race. Thank you in advance for adhering to this, for the safety of all.
  • We will NOT have an awards ceremony following the race! Awards will be mailed or can be picked up at the church office (76 Institute Street, Jefferson) starting Monday, November 30th at 8:30 am until 5:00 pm.
  • Bottled water will be available before and after race. Sorry, no food goodies this year; this is for the safety and protection of all.




First Baptist Church Jefferson
246 Washington St.
Jefferson, GA US 30549

Join us for a special Thanksgiving Day 5k Race through Historic Downtown Jefferson benefiting the FBC Jefferson Food Bank!

The Food Bank serves hundreds of Jackson County families in need every year.

Qualifying race for the AJC Peachtree Road Race.

Course is USA Track and Field Certified Course.  Certification #GA17065WC

Race starts at 8:00AM. Packet pickup starts at 7:00AM in the Education Building.

Entry Fee:
$12.00 plus 15 canned good items! All proceeds go directly to benefit the Food Bank.
Late Registration after midnight November 16 and race day registration:  $15.00 and 15 canned good items.
Your paid entry by November 24 guarantees a long sleeve T-shirt.  Shirts are not guaranteed to late or race day registrants. Canned good items will be collected on race day behind the church beginning at 7:00AM.

Suggested canned items:  Green beans, corn, peas, jelly, corn, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, and any non perishable food product.

-Top Male & Female, Masters, Grand Masters, and Seniors
-Top 3 Male/Female in each age group: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64,65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and up. 

We would love to have your family or your business become a sponsor for this very important cause! If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please use the Donation option in the online registration process, or contact us via email at

  • Presenting Sponsor $300+ primary logo on all advertising and shirts
  • Platinum Level ($200.00 or higher) sponsors can have their name and large logo advertised on T-shirt.  
  • Gold Level ($100.00 - $199.00) sponsors can have their name and business logo printed on the back of the T-shirt.
  • Silver level ($50.00- $99.00) sponsors have their business or family name listed on the race T-shirt.

Every penny goes to benefit the Food Bank!

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