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Run for Babies 2018-Cartersville
Run - Walk for the March of Dimes

Come start your weekend in Cartersville at the Dellinger Park 

and participate in the Run for Babies 5K benefiting the March of Dimes!

The March of Dimes is doing their annual march, and this year they're adding a 5K to go along with it.  The 5K starts at 7:00 pm, and you'll get a chance to enjoy everything the walkers do.  Hot Dogs & awesome finish line refreshments from Publix, Great 5K Race specific tech shirts, chip timing, and awards to the overalls, masters overalls, overall grand masters, overall senior masters, and age groups.

Registration fees

5K Closed

Includes a guaranteed technical race shirt to all participants if registered by 4/29

  1. $30.00
    Mar 7 - May 4

5K...No Swag Closed

Same great event...No Shirt

  1. $25.00
    Mar 7 - May 4

Virtual 5K Closed

Can't make it...still want to support the cause, get a shirt, and have a chance at winning a medal?

  1. $30.00
    Mar 7 - May 4

Entry Fee & Registration

Regular Registration...through 5/3

  • 5K...$30
  • Virtual 5K...$30
  • 5K...No Swag...$25  (same everything...just no shirt)

Race Day Registration (no shirt guarantee)

  • 5K...$35
  • 5K...No Swag...$30  (same everything...just no shirt)


This event is a fundraiser for the March of Dimes.  You can obtain $200 in pledges, and we'll refund your registration fee to you.

Virtual Race Option

Can't make it out to the event site on race day? 

Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?

Then the virtual race is for you.

Here's how it works.

  1. Register for the Virtual division
  2. Start Training
  3. The week of the event you'll receive your bib via email or USPS.
  4. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time
  5. Submit your race time by end of race day
  6. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
  7. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.
  8. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail.

Timing & Awards:

The event will be chip timed and we'll have awards as follows:

  • Top 3 overall M/F
  • Top 3 overall masters M/F  (40 years +)
  • Overall grand master M/F  (50 years +)
  • Overall senior master M/F  (60 years +)
  • All the normal 5yr age groups starting at 10 & under through 75+.


Grab your classmates, coworkers, or friends & family and put together a team.  We'll have a special trophy for the fastest team.

Finish Line & Post Race Refreshments:

Publix is coming out with loads of Goodies, including hot dogs.  Doodles the Georgia Tech clown will be there, there'll be face painting, a great DJ, Jump houses, and loads of other activities; so be sure to plan on hanging around a little while and having some fun.

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 1/6/2019.

Event Schedule

  • April 29 11:59 PM EDT - Deadline to guarantee shirt and size

  • May 4 5:30 PM EDT - Race day check in starts

  • May 4 7:00 PM EDT - Race starts

Contact Information

Event Location

100 Pine Grove Road, Cartersville, GA, USA

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