Come change lives by joining hundreds of runners on Saturday, May 6, 2017 for the 5th Annual RACE for the Orphans 5K. Run, jog or walk to help raise funds for adopting families to bring their children HOME!
ORION Racing will professionally manage the 5K finish line and use RFID chip timing to ensure the most accurate finish times possible. The 5K course is USATF Certified (#GA16071WC) and is a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier.
NEW for 2017: Awards will be given to top 3 schools with the most participants in the 5K event.
Through your participation, RACE for the Orphans, Inc., is changing lives and helping bring children home to their forever families. Founded in 2013 with a vision for Raising Awareness, Compassion and Education about the needs of the 150+ million orphans around the world, the annual 5K RACE has grown to over 600 participants and volunteers…all committed to raising money for area adopting families.
Event details and schedule
Tot Trot (1/4 mile) begins at 8:15 AM
1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 AM
5K begins at 9:00 AM (USATF certified #GA16071WC/Peachtree Road Race Qualifier)
Awards ceremony begins at 10:00 AM
Runners, joggers, walkers, and strollers welcome
Children 12&Under in Tot Trot and Mile receive ribbons
Top Male/Female Milers receive medals
CASH PRIZE for Overall Male/Female 5K winners
Top 3 Overall Male/Female/Masters receive medals
Top 3 Male/Female in 14 age groups receive medals
Awards for top 3 schools with the most participation in 5K event
Early packet pickup available at Dragonfly Running Club (10 LaGrange Street, downtown Newnan) on Friday, May 5th from 11 AM to 7 PM. Race day registration and packet pick-up begins at 7:30 AM at the Coweta County Fairgrounds.
RACE T-shirt guaranteed to all who register before May1st.
***Early Registration ends at 11:59 PM on April 30, 2017. Price increases by $5.00 for each race category on May 1st.
***Online registration ends at 11:59 PM on May 4th.
*** Phantom Runner option available with purchase of $20 t-shirt
Visit www.racefortheorphans.org for more information.
RACE for the Orphans