The Pumpkin Classic 5k Trail Run and 1 Mile Fun Run benefits Road Trip Home Animal Rescue. What better time to see the gorgeous forests and Lake Allatoona than a crisp October morning in Georgia! This year's main event will showcase a little over 3 miles of Red Top Mountain's beautiful trails. Taking runners through Red Top Mountain State Park and along the shoreline of Lake Allatoona, this trail run will be the highlight of your fall!
The 1 Mile Fun Run will also take participants on a short jaunt through the forest and back on the paved Lakeside Trail along Lake Allatoona. Don't mind the ghosts and goblins...their just there to have fun!
Event details and schedule
PUMPKIN CLASSIC 5k TRAIL RUN and 1 MILE FUN RUN
Benefiting ROAD TRIP HOME ANIMAL RESCUE
|WHEN| Saturday – October 28, 2017
|WHERE| Red Top Mountain State Park, 50 Lodge Road SE, Acworth, Georgia 30102
| TIME | 5K Trail Run begins at 8:00 AM and 1 Mile Fun Run Starts at 9:15 AM
| PRICING | 5K – $30.00 until October 25th, after October 25th $35.00
1 Mile Fun Run - $15.00 until October 25th, after October 25th $20.00
| WHAT’S INCLUDED | All runners receive a high-quality runner’s t-shirt (size can only be pre-selected with advance online registration).
| START LINE | Race begins in the field behind the Red Top Mountain Lodge
| COURSE INFO | 5K Trail Run will utilize portions of the Sweet Gum, Homestead and Visitor’s Center Loop Trails. Please review the course map below very carefully. Please be aware the trails are rocky, have exposed roots and stumps and covered in pine straw and leaves. WATCH YOUR STEP. Depending on the weather trails may be muddy and slick. Event will have a GUN START and chip-timed to ensure accuracy.
| RACE DAY REGISTRATION | You may register on race day beginning at 7:00AM at the Registration Tent in the field behind the Red Top Mountain Lodge. Race day registration for 5k is $35 and 1 mile fun run is $20. T-shirts are not guaranteed to race day registrants.
| PACKET PICK UP| Bibs and shirts will be available for pick-up on Friday, October 27th from Noon to 6:00 PM at Academy Sports, 453 East Main Street, Cartersville, GA or on race day beginning at 7:00 AM
| PARKING | Red Top Mountain State Park requires $5.00 parking fee for each vehicle. Parking is available at the Lodge. We would like to encourage you to carpool with your favorite runners and cheerleaders!
|AWARDS| Awards will be presented to winners at 9:00 AM
| ABOUT THE CAUSE | Road Trip Home Rescue is a non profit 501 (c) 3 no-kill organization founded in 2011 with the intent to rescue dogs and cats from high-kill shelters in Georgia. After proper vetting and socialization, we transport them to the Northeast where there is a shortage of adoptable pets. There they find loving, forever homes.
***EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE
***In the event this run is cancelled, no refunds will be issued.