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It's that time of year!

Dahlonega UMC MMO & Preschool are doing their
annual 5K to chase away that pesky winter chill!

We start and finish at Lumpkin County High School. The 5K course is super scenic, running through Camp Glisson.  Age group awards, tech shirts, and proceeds go to the Preschool scholarship fund.

Registration fees

5K Closed

  1. $25.00
    Nov 28 - Feb 17

Fun Run Closed

  1. $15.00
    Nov 28 - Feb 17

Tot Trot Closed

  1. Free
    Nov 28 - Feb 17

Registration & Entry Fee

5K...$25 (includes long sleeve cotton shirt.  Upgrade to a long sleeve tri-blend for $6)

Fun Run...$15 (includes long sleeve cotton shirt.  Upgrade to a long sleeve tri-blend for $6)

Race day entries are welcome for $5 additional.


The course starts & finishes at Lumpkin County High School, then follows a back road to Clamp Glissen.  Once in the camp you'll follow the camp road through the grounds and past beautiful Cane Creek Falls.

Awards & Shirts

Custom awards as follows:

  • Overall Male & Female 
  • Overall Masters Male & Female
  • Overall Grand Masters Male & Female
  • Overall Sr. Masters Male & Female
  • Top 3 in 5 year age groups starting at 10 & under and going through 75 +. 


Awesome long sleeve race shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by Feb. 11.

Upgrade your shirt to a Tri-Blend for just $6.

Groups & Teams

Do you have a group...or maybe just plan on grabbing a bunch of coworkers?  Put together an official team with a name and everything and you'll have a shot at an additional award and get a discount.


Teams with:

11 + members...15% 

21+ members...20% off

Everyone needs to register at the same time, or contact Makayla (our groups & teams coordinator) to set up a coupon code so everyone can register on their own.


2001 Indian Dr. Dahlonega, GA 30533

Follow GA-400 North until you reach US-19/GA-60. Take a left onto US-19/GA-60 and follow it for approximately 6 miles. Continue to follow US-19 N/S Chestatee St. Turn right onto Martin St. Take 3rd Left onto S. Grove St/GA 60 for approx. 1.9 miles. Turn left onto Indian Drive @ Lumpkin County High School. There will be signs directing traffic and parking.

Five Star 5K Champ, & Turkey Trot

All participants receive Free entry into the Five Star Turkey Trot. Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships. See for full details.

Event Courtesy & 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 refunds, transfers, or deferments.

Event Schedule

  • February 17 7:00 AM EST - Check in & Registration Open

  • February 17 8:00 AM EST - 5K Starts

  • February 17 9:00 AM EST - Fun Run Starts

  • February 17 9:15 AM EST - Tot Trot Starts

Contact Information

Event Location

Lumpkin County High School, 2001 Indian Drive, Dahlonega, GA, United States

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