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We're coming up on the birthday of the U.S.A., and we're going to celebrate by saying thanks to all the people that work hard every day to keep this the land of the free and the home of the brave. 

You don't have to be, but if you are...All active duty military and first responsders are welcome to join us for the 5K or the 10K at no charge.  We start right in front of Sugar Hill City Hall at 7:30 am for both the 5K & 10K.  We're getting some great technical shirts, and we'll have some amazing finisher awards, as well as awards to the top 3 M/F, top 3 master's M/F, overall Grand Master's M/F, overall Sr. Master's M/F, and the top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups.

2016 Event

Check out last years event (courtesy KAWW Productions).

Entry Fee & Registration

FREE Entry for (ID required) (shirt not included):

  • Active Duty military (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard)
  • Addititionally all first responders (Police, EMT, Fire department)


Regular Individual Entry


Early Bird Registration through May 15th




Regular Registration through June 30th



Raceday registrations are welcome for $5 additional.

Kids 10 & Under 1/2 off!


Awesome Tri Blend shirts (both unisex & women's cuts) are included with entry for all Regular Individual Entries. 

Free entries will have the option to purchase a shirt for $15.  Everyone registering or purchasing a shirt by 6/25 will be guaranteed a shirt in their size.  All registrations afterwards will recieve a shirt while supplies last.  Child sizes will be cotton.


Finisher Medals to all participants

Additional award medals as follows:

  • Overall top 3 M/F finishers
  • Overall top 3 master's M/F (40 yrs +)
  • Overall Grand Master's M/F (50 yrs +)
  • Overall Sr. Master's M/F (60 yrs +)
  • Top 3 in all of the usual 5 year age groups 10 & Under - 75+.

Course & Timing

Both the 5K & 10K courses are lollipops, going down Peachtree Industrial, and then looping back.  We'll be chip timing the start & the finish, with live scrolling results at the finish line.

Aid Stations

All aid stations will have water & energy drink. the 5K will have 2 stops, and the 10K will have 5 stops.

Groups & Teams

Yes, you can bring your friends, so grab people you know (or don't know).  Share your morning, and score a great discount.  Groups must register at the same time to get discount, or contact Lowell@fivestarntp to coordinate other arrangements.

5+...Save 10%

11+…Save 15%

21+…Save 20%

51+…Save 25%

100+…Save 30%

Championship & 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 in Dec 2017. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website for details.

Event Courtesy Policy & 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 transfers, deferments, and refunds.

Event Schedule

  • June 25 11:59 PM EDT - Deadling for guaranteed shirt in your size

  • July 1 6:30 AM EDT - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens

  • July 1 7:30 AM EDT - Races Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Downtown Sugar Hill 5039 W Broad St Sugar Hill, GA 30518

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