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Cobb County Animal Services is doing a 5K, and they're looking for you!
Come out to the Cobb County Police EVOC for a start and finish you won't forget.
The 5K starts at 8:00 am, and you can come alone, or bring your pooch. Awesome course on County Services Rd, with awards for the fastest dog and the for the humans: Top 3 overall M/F, top 3 overall master's M/F, and the top 3 in all the regular 5 year age groups. We'll also have great technical race shirts for all the human runners.
Event details and schedule
Entry Fee & Registration
Early Bird...Through 5/31
- 5K...No Swag...$20 (Everything is the same...you just save $5 and don't get a shirt)
- Virtual 5K...$25
Regular Entry...Through 6/29
- 5K...No Swag...$25 (Everything is the same...you just save $5 and don't get a shirt)
- Virtual 5K...$25
- 5K...No Swag...$30 (Everything is the same...you just save $5 and don't get a shirt)
Race for free...this is a Fundraiser, and if you can raise $200 in pledges, we'll refund you your entry fee.
Proceeds from the event go to the Cobb Animal shelter. The event serves two purposes:
- A fundraiser for the shelter
- A special adoption event. Our goal is to get 50 dogs and cats adopted during this event.
Course & Timing
- Awesome course on & around County Services Rd.
- Chip Timing
Awards & Goodies
We have awards in the 5K as follows:
- Overall M/F
- Overall masters M/F
- Overall grand master's M/F
- Overall Sr. master's M'F
- Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+ for the humans
- The fastest dog
Awesome moisture wicking shirts guaranteed to all participants (women's sizes too). You'll also have the chance to swap it out for a sleeveless or a Ladies Racer Back tank top. Just register by 6/24 and it's guaranteed, afterwards they're available while supplies last.
Groups & Teams
Yes, you can bring your friends, so grab people you know (or don't know). Share your morning with other like minded folks and score a great discount
Your group will also have a chance at earning some additional bling...Awesome trophy to the the fastest team.
If you have questions...reach out to our Groups & Teams Coordinator Makayla, and she'll get you set up.
You can also raise money as a team, and earn some awesome prizes.
Championships & Turkey Trot
- All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot.
- Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the championships to be held on Jan 6, 2019. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website for details.
Event Courtesy & Refund Policy
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...We're sorry, but there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.
June 24 11:59 PM EDT - Deadline for Guaranteed shirt in your size
June 30 7:00 AM EDT - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens
June 30 8:00 AM EDT - 5K Starts
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