Sat April 27, 2024 Cumming, GA 30041 US Directions


5K Run/Walk

$35 8:00AM EDT Price increases after March 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


All parking is at Northside Hospital-Forsyth
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive
Cumming, GA US 30041



The 2023 Boulder Dash 5K Race is a unique race in Forsyth County, Georgia.

The course winds through an active quarry, offering participants views of the working quarry face, ancient rock deposits, and massive equipment used to process, move and manage the rock. At the finish line, the Martin Marietta Spring Fling awaits, with Exhibitor/Team Tents and lots of fun for racers and spectators alike.

Sponsor generosity combines with race registration fees to make this event a great fundraiser in the Forsyth community.


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Kids 10 & Under pay $15.00  --  discount is automatically applied at checkout. 




Race Contact Info

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


Check out our video of a past years race!

After the Race

Please plan to stay and enjoy the Martin Marietta Spring Fling immediately following the race!

In addition to many great spring festival activities, race awards will be presented after all finishers have crossed the finish line.

Reserve your Exhibitor or Team Tent* and enjoy these benefits:

  • Visibility for your company – hang your banner, wave signs, sell merchandise
  • Be seen by hundreds of families in the community
  • Throw a tent party after the race to celebrate with your team as they cross the finish line!
  • *If you want to set up a tent at the finish line, please download, complete and return our Tent Registration Form by Friday, April 8th.

Always a favorite at the Spring Fling is the opportunity to check out Martin Marietta Material Company’s mining equipment and learn more about the quarry. You can also:

  • Enjoy various food and beverages for purchase
  • Relax in the field with friends
  • Get the kids involved with fun springtime family activities

Race Venue Info

Buses will run on a continuous loop to provide transportation for runners and spectators to and from each venue (separate START & FINISH locations)!

We request that ALL race participants and spectators parking at Northside Forsyth enter at the traffic light at Northside Boulevard.  Volunteers will direct you to the Women’s Center Parking Lot or to the MOB Parking Lot.  See the map for reference (Boulder Dash parking indicated by red shading):

Corporate Challenge

Local companies are encouraged to field teams of employees. What’s a team? A team is made up of 5 or more employees from the same company.

  • Teams can train together or just keep each other on schedule. Setting training goals and setting up challenges among the team members add fun to the even before race day.
  • Teams can fundraise together, soliciting donations from co-workers not participating and/or requesting corporate matching for their registration fees or collected donations.
  • Teams can show company spirit by having shirts and/or hats made for the event and show strength in their numbers on race day.

Of course, individual runners and walkers are also welcome to this 5K run/walk event.

Packet Pick-Up

Early pick-up will be available on April 28th from 11am to 6pm at Lou Sobh Kia in Cumming (1135 Buford Rd, Cumming, GA 30041).

Available on race day starting at 7:00am!


5K Course Map

To view the interactive 5K course map and elevation chart, click HERE.

Race Website

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