Running Scared 5K & 13K


Race Details

  Oct. 19, 2019
Dawsonville, GA
Race Starts: 8:30 AM

Rock Creek Sports Complex
445 Martin Rd.
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Early Packet Pickup

Save time race morning, come grab a bite to eat or take out and drop your receipts in the bucket for MS!

Friday, Oct 18th from 4PM - 8PM @ Moes' Southwest Grill   837 Highway 400 North, Dawsonville, GA 30534 


 We're working with a few different organizations during the event.  The primary beneficiary is the MS Center of Atlanta whose mission is to improve the health and hope of MS patients through advocacy, education, state of the art treatment and research leading to a more promising future. 

Registration Fees


5K... $30.00

13K... $30.00

5K... $25.00 (No Swag)

13K... $25.00 (No Swag)

Virtual 5K:

Run on your own time and at a location you choose. Turn in your time, and we'll send you your shirt & medal after the event is over...posting results for all the virtual runners

Virtual 13K:

Run on your own time and at a location you choose. Turn in your time, and we'll send you your shirt & medal after the event is over...posting results for all the virtual runners

All participants registered by 10/15 are guaranteed a long sleeve zip up. Registrations afterwards will receive a shirt while supplies last.

  • Race day registrations are also welcome for an additional $5.
  • Children 10 years & Under save $10 off the registration fee.

Awards and Goodies


Both races will be chip timed, and awards will be given out as follows:

  • Top 3 overall M/F
  • Top 3 overall Masters M/F
  • Overall Grand Masters M/F
  • Overall Sr. Masters M/F
  • Top 3 in each 5 year age group starting at 10 & under and going through 75+. Awards for the 5K will start at approximately 9:30 am, and 10:30 am for the 13K.

Finisher Awards

All 13K participants will receive a Running Scared Finisher Award.

Special awards:

Planning on dressing up? We'll have a prize for the best costume, so grab all your fancy, creative, funny costumes and put them on.  

 All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the 2019 Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot.

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the championships to be held in Jan 5, 2020. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website for details. 

Running Options


You get to choose which team to run for when you register...Human or the Undead.  It doesn't matter for your personal time or the awards you can win, but we're going to take the teams average time and come up with a winning team will get special prizes at the end.

Virtual Race

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?
Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?
Or Maybe your just in love with the shirt or the cause?

Then the virtual race is for you.

Here's how it works:

  • Register for the Virtual division
  • Start Training
  • The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time
  • Submit your race time by end of race day
  • The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
  • Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.
  • Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail.

 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​

Aid Stations

We'll have plenty of water & aid on the course for everyone, with a stop approximately every 1.5 - 2 miles 

 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. 

Event Schedule


October 13

  • 11:59 PM - Deadline for guaranteed shirt in your size

October 18

  • 4PM - 8PM  Early Packet Pickup at Moe's Dawsonville 

October 19

  • 7:30 AM - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens
  • 8:30 AM - Races Start