43rd Annual Vidalia Onion Run

Sat April 25, 2020 Directions

5k Run/Walk

8:00AM EDT

10k Run

8:00AM EDT
First Baptist Church Vidalia Parking Lot
107 E 2nd St.
Vidalia, GA US 30474

All events begin and end on Church Street in Vidalia, GA, between First Baptist Church and First United Methodist Church.

***$3,500 in prizes available to runners/walkers***

  • 5 drawings for $100 cash for runners/walkers (must be present to win)
  • Overall Awards for top 3 female and male runners in 1 mile fun run
  • Overall Awards for top 3 female and male runners in 5k Onion Run and 10k Onion Run
  • Awards for top 3 female and male runners in all age divisions in 5k Onion Run and 10k Onion Run
  • $1,500 PRIZE MONEY to any female or male runner who wins the 10k Onion Run AND who sets a new female or male course record for 10k Onion Run.

RACE BIBS - Runners in 5k Onion Run and 10k Onion Run will receive race bibs with assigned RFID timing chip. Race bibs with timing chips MUST be worn to ensure proper place of finish. Bibs are disposable after races. NO BIBS will be assigned for the 1 mile race.

5k Onion Run and 10k Onion Run Award Age Groups: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.

EARLY PACKET PICKUP - Friday, April 24th; 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., 101 East First Street, Vidalia, GA 30474 (look for Onion Run signs)

Participants in the 5k Onion Run or 10k Onion Run may also run the One Mile Fun Run for no additional fee. 


All students and faculty from the Montgomery County, Toombs County, Vidalia City, Vidalia Heritage Academy, and Robert Toombs Christian Academy school systems are strongly encouraged to register through your school.  Not only will you receive a discounted registration fee but your school will also receive a donation for each paid registrant.


Online registration ends April 24, 2019.  There will be an additional fee of $5 for all registration after April 24th.   



The Kiwanis Club of Vidalia, Inc. reserves the right to exchange or substitute prizes or awards. T-shirts are reserved for pre-registered runners first. On race day, registered runners will receive a t-shirt.

  • 10K Course Record: Male - 29:25 Malcolm Campbell, 1997; Female - 34:21 Janet Cherobon, 2007
  • 5K Course Record: Male - 17:34 Clint Watkins, 2002; Female - 20:43 Valya Harrell, 2014
Race Contact Info

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  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE, starting at 6:30 a.m.
  • Early Packet Pickup will be April 26th from 4-6:30 p.m. at Vidalia First Baptist-Historic Sanctuary (101 East 1st Street, Vidalia, GA, 30474).
  • On race day (April 27th), packets will be available in the parking lot of First Baptist Church of Vidalia, GA starting at 6:30 am
  • Participants who want to run in 1 Mile Fun Run and have registered for the 5K or 10K run may do so with no additional fee.
  • All registered participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt. Fruit and fluids will be provided at finish line.
  • Late or Race Day registrants will receive a commemorative t-shirt, upon availability

Sanctioned by the Vidalia Onion Festival


First Baptist Church Vidalia Parking Lot
107 E 2nd St.
Vidalia, GA US 30474


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