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Event Cancelled due to weather

Join the Canton Police Department in a 5K run. 

Event teacheduled led to Dec. 9

This is a CERTIFIED, FLAT, FAST FUN run with cool shirts and awards.

The Canton Police Department would like you to run with them,

not from them. 

The 5K run will take place in the beautiful Etowah River Park/Heritage Park.  Police in the Park is an event to promote "Unity in our Community."

Registration fees

5K Closed

Fun Run Closed

1 Mile Fun Run

Police in the Park event

Police in the Park is an event to promote "Unity in our Community."  So come for the run, and stay for the fun.  The run will start at 9:00 am, followed by the Kids Fun Run.  The food and entertainment will be from 10:30 am until 1:00 pm. There's something for everyone:  Kids Fun Run  Police Demonstrations  Jump Houses  Public Safety Vehicles  Food  Music  Entertainment for the kids

Event Beneficiary

Proceeds from the event go to a Police Fund; which provides support and funds for local families and individuals in times of need.

Event Registration

Regular Registration is:


Fun Run...$15

Race day registrations are welcome for $5 more (no shirt guarantee on race day)  

Event Cap

Due to course & space restrictions…the event is capped at 500.

Course & Timing

Awesome super flat CERTIFIED course through Etowah River Park & Heritage Park using the paved trail and the walking bridge that connects them.  We'll be chip timing the start & finish, so you're guaranteed to get a great time you can use for the Peachtree.

Course #:  GA16053WC

Awards & Goodies

Awards as follows:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Masters M/F (40+)
  • Overall Grand Master M/F (50+)
  • Overall Sr. Master M/F (60+)
  • Top 3 in each of the regular 5 year age groups (10 & Under to 75+)

All participants registered by 12/3 are guaranteed a great technical shirt in their size.  We'll have some extras…but we can't guarantee receipt or size after 12/3. 

We're also offering some other great merchandise...

  1. Upgrade to a hoodie (instead of a race shirt)
  2. Add a hoodie to your race entry
  3. Add a baseball style hat

Teams & Groups

Grab your family, friends, and co-workers and participate as a team…

you can score a great discount, and nothing will replace the additional fun.

5+...Save 10%

 11+…Save 15%

 21+…Save 20%

 51+…Save 25%

 100+…Save 30%

Five Star 5K Champ, & Turkey Trot

  • All participants will receive FREE entry into the 2017 Five Star Turkey Trot.

  • Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships. See for full details.

Courtesy Policey & Refunds/Cancellations

Courtesy 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.  There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event Schedule

  • December 3 11:59 PM EST - Deadline for Guaranteed Shirt in your Size

  • December 9 8:00 AM EST - Race Day Registration and check in Opens

  • December 9 9:00 AM EST - 5K Starts

  • December 9 10:00 AM EST - Fun Run Starts

Contact Information

Event Location

Etowah River Park, Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton, GA, United States

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