5th Annual RACE for the Orphans 5K

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Coweta County Fairgrounds 275 Pine Road NewnanGA  30263
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Coweta County Fairgrounds 275 Pine Road NewnanGA  30263

About This Activity

Come change lives by joining hundreds of runners on Saturday, May 6, 2017 for the 5th Annual RACE for the Orphans 5K.  Run, jog or walk to help raise funds for adopting families to bring their children HOME!

ORION Racing will professionally manage the 5K finish line and use RFID chip timing to ensure the most accurate finish times possible.  The 5K course is USATF Certified (#GA16071WC) and is a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier. 

NEW for 2017: Awards will be given to top 3 schools with the most participants in the 5K event.

Through your participation, RACE for the Orphans, Inc., is changing lives and helping bring children home to their forever families. Founded in 2013 with a vision for Raising Awareness, Compassion and Education about the needs of the 150+ million orphans around the world, the annual 5K RACE has grown to over 600 participants and volunteers…all committed to raising money for area adopting families.




Event details and schedule

Tot Trot (1/4 mile) begins at 8:15 AM

1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 AM

5K begins at 9:00 AM (USATF certified #GA16071WC/Peachtree Road Race Qualifier)

Awards ceremony begins at 10:00 AM

Runners, joggers, walkers, and strollers welcome

Children 12&Under in Tot Trot and Mile receive ribbons

Top Male/Female Milers receive medals

CASH PRIZE for Overall Male/Female 5K winners

Top 3 Overall Male/Female/Masters receive medals

Top 3 Male/Female in 14 age groups receive medals

Awards for top 3 schools with the most participation in 5K event

Kids FunZone!

Door prizes!

Early packet pickup available at Dragonfly Running Club (10 LaGrange Street, downtown Newnan) on Friday, May 5th from 11 AM to 7 PM. Race day registration and packet pick-up begins at 7:30 AM at the Coweta County Fairgrounds.

RACE T-shirt guaranteed to all who register before May1st.

***Early Registration ends at 11:59 PM on April 30, 2017.  Price increases by $5.00 for each race category on May 1st.

***Online registration ends at 11:59 PM on May 4th. 

*** Phantom Runner option available with purchase of $20 t-shirt

Visit www.racefortheorphans.org for more information.




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Coweta County Fairgrounds 275 Pine Road NewnanGA  30263
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