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Come kick off Mother's day weekend with an awesome event for the entire family.

We'll be racing through historic downtown buford, most of which is flat & fast.  Choose your distance 1 mile, 5K, 10K.  Chip timing, Finisher Medals for 5K & 10K, Custom awards, and tech shirts.

Registration fees

Individual 5K Closed

Individual 10K Closed

Sidekick Shuffle (1 Mile) Closed

Virtual 5K Closed

Race the event in your location on your schedule

Virtual 10K Closed

Race the event in your location on your schedule

Event Details

Timing & Awards:

The event will be chip timed and we'll have awards for the top 3 overall male & female, top 3 overall masters male & female, as well as top finishers in all the normal 5yr age groups starting at 10 & under through 75+. Finisher Medals will be given to 5K & 10K registered participants.

Event Cap

The event is capped at 1500 participants

Family Teams:

If Super Mom wants to bring out the entire can! You'll save 10% off registrations of 2 or more. Just register everyone at the same time (create a team with a team name), and your discount will be applied at checkout.


Side Kick Shuffle

Not ready for the entire 5K? Still want to join in the festivities? Come out for the Sidekick Shuffle 1 mile Fun Run. You still get the same great shirt and opportunity for fun. The Sidekick Shuffle will be a non-timed event.


Special Stroller Awards

Will you be pushing a stroller on race day?  We'll be having a race within a race.  You'll have a chace to win one of the awards to the top 3 stoller runners.



All participants registered by 5/1 are guaranteed a race shirt in their size (women's sizes too). Registrations after that will receive a shirt while supplies last.


Finish Line & Post Race Refreshments:

We'll be bringing out some great treats for the finish line refreshment table…so don't plan on rushing out.


Five Star 5K Championships & Turkey Trot:

All participants will be eligible for free entry into the Five Star Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. Top finishers will earn a spot in the Five Star 5K championships to be held on 12/17.


5K, 10K, 1 mile…Sidekick Shuffle

Event Schedule

  • May 7 12:00 AM EDT - Deadline to register and guarantee shirt & size

  • May 13 7:00 AM EDT - Race day check in

  • May 13 8:00 AM EDT - Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

395 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518, United States

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