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Kick off your summer with the Navi-Gator 5k, 10k or Fun Run!
New for 2022 is the 10K distance!!

We also have the 5K, Fun Run & Virtual 5K event for 2022!

As you navigate 2022, why not have some F-U-N along the way!

We will be joining you in-person for 2022 plus we've got a fun twist to our traditional Navi-Gator 5K race! In addition to the in-person 5K, Fun Run & Virtual 5K events, we've added a 10K option.

Lots of things staying the same...Same great venue, same great awards, and same high quality swag!

NEW for 2022: 10K option added

Please continue to spread the word to support St. Brendan's Church & their missions!

Event details and schedule

Event Beneficiary

Race proceeds will benefit Good Samaritan of Forsyth.

What is Good Samaritan? Good Samaritan is a volunteer organization based in Forsyth County. Our mission is to help families and individuals in our local community who need immediate assistance to get through dire circumstances. We provide short-term financial assistance and provide referrals for longer-term counseling and other services. All funds we raise go directly to help those in need. We do not maintain offices or other administrative overhead, such as a Website or Social Media. This ensures that every dollar we raise goes direction to Forsyth County residents in need. For more information about our organization call (770) 205-2324.

Event Registration

Preview Pricing...ends 3/31 (does not include sign up fee)

  • 5K...$30
  • 10K..$40
  • Fun Run...$10
  • Virtual 5K $ 30
  • Virtual 10K $40
  • Check out the "No Swag" options!

Regular Pricing...ends 5/31

  • 5K...$35
  • 10K...$45
  • Fun Run...$12
  • Virtual 5K...$35
  • Virtual 10k...$45

Late Registration...ends 6/11

  • 5K...$40
  • 10K...$50
  • Fun Run...$15
  • Virtual 5K....$35
  • Virtual 10K...$50

*All participants registered by June 1st are guaranteed a shirt. Fun Run participants may purchase a shirt for $10. Registrations afterwards will receive a shirt while supplies last.

Are you a "Perfect Gator"? If you've run the Navi-Gator all 6 years, make sure you let us know in your registration so we are able to recognize you in a special way!~

RACE FOR FREE...This event is a fundraiser, and as such, all participants are encouraged to get pledges. As a reward, anyone who raises $250 will have their entry fee refunded to them.


Run on a Certified Course with the Start & Finish at Academy Sports so it will be very spectator friendly!

Click here to for Course Map

Awards & Goodies

You won't want to miss out on this one for 2021~

We'll have a shirt for the 5K and then a shirt for the Swamp Stomp Challenge!

Great Custom Finisher Medals to all participants indicating your 43-mile or 5K achievement!

Awesome Moisture wicking technical shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by June 1st, afterwards they're available while supplies last. If you complete the Swamp Stomp AND the 5k (virtual or in person) you receive BOTH shirts! In addition, all runners will receive a "Greater Gator Neck Gaiter" plus other surprise treats. Children participating in the Fun Run will receive Gator Flip Flops, & have the option to purchase a shirts and/or finisher medal!

Awards as follows for the 5K:

  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female
  • Top 3 Overall Masters (40+)
  • Top 3 Overall Grand Master (50+)
  • Top 3 Overall Senior Master (60+)
  • Top 3 in each age group (10 & under - 75+)

5K, Fun Run, Virtual 5K Shirt


Can't make it out to the event site on race day? and still want to support the Ministries of St. Brendans?

Still want to participate 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 with all the finisher's bling of our in-person race the week-day after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running? Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you! Sign up and register for The Swamp Stomp Challenge!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib! Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

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!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #Navigator5K

Step 5

Submit your times online directly onto RunSignUp from the Event Page (RESULTS) or your Profile Page.

You can submit your times anytime between June1st until 6/12/2021 11:59 PM..

Step 6

View your Virtual Results Monday after the Event Date.

Groups & Teams

Running is more F-U-N when you're doing it with your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers!

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 8 or more participants receive $5 off each of their registration. Discounts are credited after a team reaches 8 members. No more than 15 members per team. *Group refund only valid for 5K and Virtual 5K.

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.
  • Competitors without a bib will not be eligible for a time.

Event Schedule

June 1

  • Last day to Guaranteed your shirt & size

June 11

  • 7:00 AM Race Day Registration & Check-In Opens
  • 7:30 AM 10K Race Starts
  • 8:00 AM 5K Race Starts
  • 9:00 AM Fun Run Starts

Championships & 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 2023. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.

All participants will automatically qualify for (1)FREE entry into ONE of the Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots.

See event website for details.

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