Spring Chicken Festival 5K

About This Activity

The Spring Chicken Festival 5K is held in beautiful downtown Gainesville, GA. After the races, participants are encouraged to visit the 2013 Gainesville Spring Chicken Festival.

Race Time

The Spring Chicken Festival 5K will begin at 9:00AM.


Technical short sleeve shirts are guaranteed to all runners that pre-register before 4/15/2013 and on race day as supplies last. Awards will be presented to Overall Male/Female, Masters Male/Female, Grand Masters Male/Female and the top 3 in 5 year age groups beginning with 10 and under through 75 and over.


Pre-registration fees will be $25.00 ($18.00 no shirt option) prior to 4/15/2013. After 4/15/2013 and on race day the entry fee is $30.00 ($23.00 no shirt option).


Proceeds support the community running programs of the Lanier Running Club. Programs include a Youth Running Program where young people aged 8 – 18 from the Hall County area participate in the USATF Track & Field and Cross Country Junior Olympics State, Regional and National meets. Young athletes participated in the youth program since October 2008 with three individual National Champions and many individual and team podium finishes on the state, region and national levels.


We have a "NEW COURSE" for 2013.We run on the Midtown Greenway and cross the Downtown Gainesville Pedestrian Bridge twice.

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