Mustard Seed is back for 2021!
August 8, 2021
Race Start 8:00 AM
Join us in Johns Creek/Cumming for a great morning with a 5K, music and food all to benefit Mustard Seed Communities in Nicaragua!
The 5K will start promptly at 8 AM and we'll have great shirts & awards for the Overall M/F, Overall Masters M/F and the Top 3 in all the normal five year Age Groups from 10 & under to 75+. Serious and recreational runners, walkers and strollers are all welcome! USATF Certified course & AJC Peachtree Qualifier. Come out for a great time or just to support the cause; virtual option available too!
Event details and schedule
Proceeds go to support the Saint Brigid Mustard Seed Ministry dedicated to supporting the work of Mustard Seed Communities in Nicaragua serving abandoned children with disabilities and uplifting marginalized communities. www.mustardseed.com
Entry Fee & Registration Info
Preview Pricing (3/25 - April 30)
- Virtual 5K...$30
Regular (May 1 - July 31)
Late Registration (Aug 1 - Aug 8)
- Virtual...$30 (reg. closes 8/5)
Don't want a shirt, just choose "No Shirt" during registration & save $5.
Raffle Tickets - purchase tickets to win one of many awesome Gift Cards & prizes! Purchase more tickets to increase your chances!
$2 - one raffle ticket
$10 - six raffle tickets
$20 - 15 raffle tickets
Course & Timing
We're in North Georgia, and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast. However, this is a pretty course and the bulk of it is flat...just a few short hills.
USATF Certified course & AJC Peachtree Qualifier
Course #: GA16042WC
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! *Shipping available for continental US only.
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 Mustard Seed 5K Virtual!
Download your Custom Digital Bib! 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 #Mustardseed5k
Submit your results directly on RunSignUp.com
You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime anytime from August 1st until 8/8/2021 11:59 PM.
View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.
Awards & Goodies
Great Award Medals in the following categories:
- Overall M/F
- Overall Master's M/F
- Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+.
Awesome race shirts (guaranteed in your size if you register by 8/1. Afterwards they're available while supplies last.
We'll also have a race day raffle with great prizes! Pre-purchase tickets during registration or race morning!
Running is more F-U-N together, even if we're far apart!
Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family and participate as a TEAM. Your TEAM can be local or across the states; virtual participants will have their shirts shipped! Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration, discounts below.
We have several Bib/Packet pickup options available for you.
Bib Mail Out...for $3 you can have your bib mailed straight to your front door with registration until 7/25/21. We'll be sending them out on Monday of race week, and you can sleep in a few extra minutes on race morning...just show up with enough time to get in the start coral. Once you finish, you can pick up your shirt and any goodies that might also be included.
Early Packet pickup...TBD
Race Day Pickup...Check in opens at 7:00 am on race morning. Be sure to arrive closer to 7:00 am than 8:00 am. We'll get you your bib, and then after you cross the finish line you can get your shirt and any goodies.
- Last day for guaranteed Shirt in your size
- 7:00 AM - Race Day Registration & Check in opens
- 8:00 AM - 5K Starts
Event Courtesy & 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 Championships & Turkey Trot
All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into one of the 2021 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website
Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held in January 2022. The number of spots available is based on the total registration. See event websiteRace Contact Info
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