Do you dream of being a Power Forward? Or maybe a Point Guard or Center? Or maybe you have no idea what that means. No matter your feelings about basketball, March Madness is on the way, and what better time would there be to get involved in all the action!
We've put together not one, but two road races for you to score!
Start & Finish on the half court line at Rock Creek Park in Dawsonville. Participants will head out the door to run the race and then return to Finish at the half court line...
AND...that's not all. As you cross over the Finish, you'll even have the opportunity to SCORE! We'll toss you a ball & you can make your shot!; not required. You can throw it from downtown for a three pointer, dribble and hit it from the free throw line, finish a layup, or if you have it in you; SLAM DUNK!
You can run the 4K or the 4 miler...or...Run them both and complete the Shoot the Hoop Challenge! The 4K will start at 8 AM and the 4-Miler will start at 8:30 AM so you'll need to be back before 8:30AM to start the 4-Miler.
All Participants will receive an amazing sleeveless or tank (perfect for the new warmer weather...and it goes with the whole basketball theme). Shoot the Hoop Challenge participants will also receive a one-of-a kind Shoot the Hoop Finisher Towel.
Both races will have great Basketball themed trophies. Don't forget to grab your friends because the Fastest Team of 5 will win great team awards as well.
Event details and schedule
Entry Fee & Registration
Preview Pricing (through 2/28/20)
- 4 Miler...$30
- Shoot the Hoop Challenge...$50
- Virtual 4K...$35
- Virtual 4 Miler...$35
- Virtual Shoot the Hoop Challenge...$45
Regular (through 3/31/21)
- 4 Miler...$35
- Shoot the Hoop Challenge...$55
- Virtual 4K...$35 (registration closes 4/1/2021)
- Virtual 4 Miler...$35 (registration closes 4/1/2021)
- Virtual Shoot the Hoop Challenge...$45 (registration closes 4/1/2021)
Late Registration (4/1/21 - 4/3/21)
- 4 Miler...$40
- Shoot the Hoop Challenge...$60
Register by 3/28 to guarantee your shirt size; afterwards they'll be while supplies last.
Groups & Teams
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.
We'll even have a special trophies for the Fastest Teams of 5 in the 4K & 4-miler events.
COURSE & TIMING
We're in North Georgia and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast, but this is pretty darn close!
We'll be starting & finishing inside on the Basketball Half Court Line, so your run is guaranteed to finish with a glory shot!~ (Shooting the hoop is not required)
AWARDS & GOODIES
We'll have some pretty awesome trophies in both races as follows. You must be present for awards as they will not be mailed out for this event due to the S&H. Awards for the 4K will be at 9 AM and will be at 9:45 AM for the 4-Miler & Challenge; time may vary slightly on event day.
- Top 3 Overall M/F
- Top 3 Overall Masters M/F
- Overall Grand Master (50 yrs +)
- Overall Senior Grand Master (60 yrs +)
- Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+.
Awesome Racing Sleeveless & Ladies Tank; register by 3/28 to guarantee your choice.
All Shoot the Hoop Challenge participants will receive an awesome Road to the Final Four Finisher Spirit Towel!
VIRTUAL RUNNING - HOW IT WORKS & LINK FOR TIME SUBMISSION
Can't make it out to the event site on race day?
Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said: "Sweet...I want one!" Then the virtual race is for you. Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day. We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date!
New to Virtual Running? Here's how it works:
Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you! Sign up and register for the Road to the Final Four virtual 4K, 4-Miler or Shoot the Hoop Challenge!
Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!
Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want. Please remember to social distance & be safe!
Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #Roadtothefinalfour
Submit your results online directly onto RunSignUp from the Results Page on the event or your Profile Page.
You can submit your race time anytime between April 1st until 4/3/2021 11:59 PM..
View your Virtual Results Monday after the Event Date.
EVENT COURTESY POLICY & REFUND POLICY
Our events are designed to be fun 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.
Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.
No COVID-19 Refunds. If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided. The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.
Five Star Championship & Turkey Trot
This is one of the first opportunities for Top Finishers to earn a spot in the Championships Event to be held in January 2022. The number of spots available is based on the total registration. See event website for details.
All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into ONE of the Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots.
See event website for details.
March 28 Deadline for Guaranteed Race Shirt
- 7:00 am...Check in Opens
- 8:00 am...4K Starts
- 8:30 am...4 miler Starts
Additional race information can be found at https://www.fivestarntp.com/races/Road-to-the-Final-Four-Miler .