October 05, 2019

Police in the Park

October 05, 2019 Etowah River Park • 600 Brown Industrial Pkwy CantonGA  30114 View Map Organized by Five Star NTP

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October 05, 2019

Etowah River Park

600 Brown Industrial Pkwy CantonGA  30114
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Join the Canton Police Department in a 5K run. 

This is a CERTIFIED, FLAT, FAST FUN run with cool shirts and awards.

The Canton Police Department would like you to run with them,

not from them. 

The 5K run will take place in the beautiful Etowah River Park/Heritage Park.  Police in the Park is an event to promote "Unity in our Community."

Event details and schedule


The Police in the Park 5K is the opening event for a day to promote "Unity in our Community."  So come for the run, and stay for the fun.  The run will start at 9:00 am, followed by the Kids Fun Run.  

From there...head over to Brown Park at 251 E. Marietta St.  The food and entertainment will be from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. There's something for everyone:  Kids Fun Run  Police Demonstrations  Jump Houses  Public Safety Vehicles  Food  Music  Entertainment for the kids.


Virtual Race Option

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?  

Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?

Still want to support the Police Fund??

Then the virtual race is for you!

Here's how it works.

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


Click Here to Enter Your Virtual Time


ENTRY & REGISTRATION FEES   Early Bird Pricing - through Sept. 7th
  • 5K...$25
  • Fun Run...$15
  • Virtual 5K...$25

Regular Registration - Sept. 8th - Oct. 4th

  • 5K...$27
  • Fun Run...$17
  • Virtual 5K...$27 until 10/3

Race Day Registration

  • 5K...$30
  • Fun Run...$20

All registrations include a race shirt (guaranteed when you register by 9/29, registrations afterwards will receive a shirt while supplies last.

*Race day registrations are welcome for $5 additional


Proceeds from the event go to a Police Fund; which provides support and funds for local families and individuals in times of need.


Due to course & space restrictions…the event is capped at 500.


Awesome super flat CERTIFIED course through Etowah River Park & Heritage Park using the paved trail and the walking bridge that connects them.  We'll be chip timing the start & finish, so you're guaranteed to get a great time you can use for the Peachtree.


Course #:  GA16053WC


Awards as follows:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Masters M/F (40+)
  • Overall Grand Master M/F (50+)
  • Overall Sr. Master M/F (60+)
  • Top 3 in each of the regular 5 year age groups (10 & Under to 75+)


All participants registered by 9/29 are guaranteed a great technical shirt in their size.  We'll have some extras…but we can't guarantee receipt or size after 9/29. 


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

  • All participants will receive FREE entry into the 2019 Five Star Turkey Trot. 
  • Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships scheduled for January 5, 2020. See www.fivestarntp.com for full details.
  • 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.  
  • All registrations are final.  There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.
  • Event will take place rain or shine.  In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

September 29  11:59 PM- Deadline for Guaranteed Shirt in your Size
October 5           8:00 AM - Race Day Registration and check in Opens
October 5           9:00 AM - 5K Starts
October 5         10:00 AM - Fun Run Starts

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