3571594e 9bc4 47e9 97d2 154d0870f663


Sunday, October 29, 2017
Sandy Creek Nature Center 205 Old Commerce Rd AthensGA  30607
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Sandy Creek Nature Center 205 Old Commerce Rd AthensGA  30607

About This Activity

Come join us at Sandy Creek Nature Center for the 17th Annual Jack-O-Lantern Jog 5K and 1 Mile Goblin Fun Run.   The course is NOW USATF CERTIFIED and it is an OFFICIAL AJC PEACHTREE ROAD RACE QUALIFYING EVENT!  It will be an out and back run along the beautiful North Oconee River Greenway.  Walkers and Strollers are welcome.

Certification #GA17022DJ

Event details and schedule

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup: Begins at 1PM

Costume Contest for registered runners under 10 years old: Starts at 1:40PM

1 Mile Goblin Fun Run: Starts at 2PM

5K Jack O Lantern Jog: Starts at 2:30PM


Unique awards will be presented to Overall M/F, Masters M/F, and top three M/F in age groups begining 10 and under through 75 and over.  All participants in the 1 Mile will receive a special commemorative prize.

Timing and Results:

Finish line management and results provided by Classic Race Services with complete results posted online at  www.classicraceservices.com, www.runningintheusa.com, www.active.com, www.athlinks.com and www.coolrunning.com.

Series Affiliation:

The race is part of the 2017 Black Bag Race Series and the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix.

Shirts and Goodies:

Preregistered entrants (and late registrants, while supplies last) will receive a unique short sleeved T-shirt, delicious snacks, bananas, drinks and other goodies.

Costume Contest:

For registered runners under 10.  Judging by “Sandy the Frog” at 1:40 pm, before the Fun Run, for best boy’s and best girl’s costume. Safety first - masks off for the race!

Other Info: In case of rain, the races will go on.  Delay of the start may happen in case of severe weather in the area at race time.  If severe weather continues, then the race director or local authorities may make the call to cancel the race at that time.  Sorry, no refunds.

Organizer Info

Get ACTIVE on the Go

Couch to 5K®
Couch to 5K®

Couch to 5K®

The best way to get new runners off the couch and across the finish line of their first 5K.

Available for iOS | Android

Map & Direction

Sandy Creek Nature Center 205 Old Commerce Rd AthensGA  30607
Get Directions

Discuss This Activity