Police in the park


Race Details


Sat, October 19, 2019

Race Starts: 9:00 AM

Etowah River Park

Brown Industrial Parkway

Canton, GA, United States



This is a CERTIFIED, FLAT, FAST FUN run with cool shirts and awards.

The Canton Police Department would like you to run with them,
not from them.

The 5K run will take place in the beautiful Etowah River Park/Heritage Park.  Police in the Park is an event to promote "Unity in our Community."

 The Police in the Park 5K is the opening event for a day to promote "Unity in our Community."  So come for the run, and stay for the fun.  The run will start at 9:00 am, followed by the Kids Fun Run.  

From there...head over to Brown Park at 251 E. Marietta St.  The food and entertainment will be from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. There's something for everyone:  Kids Fun Run  Police Demonstrations  Jump Houses  Public Safety Vehicles  Food  Music  Entertainment for the kids 

Registration Fees


5K: $25.00

1 Mile Fun Run:  $15.00

Race day registrations are welcome for $5 more (no shirt guarantee on race day).  

Awards and Goodies


Awards as follows:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Masters M/F (40+)
  • Overall Grand Master M/F (50+)
  • Overall Sr. Master M/F (60+)
  • Top 3 in each of the regular 5 year age groups (10 & Under to 75+)

All participants registered by 10/13 are guaranteed a great technical shirt in their size.  We'll have some extras…but we can't guarantee receipt or size after 10/13. 

We're also offering some other great merchandise...

  • Upgrade to a hoodie (instead of a race shirt)
  • Add a hoodie to your race entry
  • Add a baseball style hat

Five Star 5K Champ

Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships.

Running Options

 Proceeds from the event go to a Police Fund; which provides support and funds for local families and individuals in times of need.

Event Cap

Due to course & space restrictions…the event is capped at 500.

Course & Timing

Awesome super flat CERTIFIED course through Etowah River Park & Heritage Park using the paved trail and the walking bridge that connects them.  We'll be chip timing the start & finish, so you're guaranteed to get a great time you can use for the Peachtree.

Course #:  GA16053WC

Courtesy 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, deferments, or transfers. 

Event Schedule

 October 13 11:59 PM EDT - Deadline for Guaranteed Shirt in your Size

October 19 8:00 AM EDT - Race Day Registration and check in Opens

October 19 9:00 AM EDT - 5K Starts

October 19 10:00 AM EDT - Fun Run Starts