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Cobb County Animal Services is doing a 5K, and they're looking for you!

Come out to the Cobb County Police EVOC for a start and finish you won't forget. 

The 5K starts at 8:00 am, and you can come alone, or bring your pooch.  Awesome course on County Services Rd, with awards for the fastest dog and the for the humans:  Top 3 overall M/F, top 3 overall master's M/F, and the top 3 in all the regular 5 year age groups.  We'll also have great technical race shirts for all the human runners.

Registration fees

5K

Registration closes in 8 days 6 hours
  • Come put your feet on the ground, and race with us on event day

    1. $25.00

      Early Bird

      Mar 13 – May 31
      Register
    2. $30.00

      Regular

      Now registering Jun 1 – Jun 30

5K...No Swag

Registration closes in 8 days 6 hours
  • Same great race...no shirt.

    1. $20.00

      Early Bird

      Mar 13 – May 31
      Register
    2. $25.00

      Regular

      Now registering Jun 1 – Jun 30

Virtual 5K

Can't make it...no problem! You can run when & where (and if) you want. Just send us your time, and we'll send you your swag & medal (if you win).

  1. $25.00
    Register

Entry Fee & Registration

Early Bird...Through 5/31

  • 5K...$25
  • 5K...No Swag...$20  (Everything is the same...you just save $5 and don't get a shirt)
  • Virtual 5K...$25

Regular Entry...Through 6/29

  • 5K...$30
  • 5K...No Swag...$25  (Everything is the same...you just save $5 and don't get a shirt)
  • Virtual 5K...$25

Race Day

  • 5K...$35
  • 5K...No Swag...$30  (Everything is the same...you just save $5 and don't get a shirt)


Race for free...this is a Fundraiser, and if you can raise $200 in pledges, we'll refund you your entry fee.

Event Beneficiary

Proceeds from the event go to the Cobb Animal shelter.  The event serves two purposes:

  • A fundraiser for the shelter 
  • A special adoption event. Our goal is to get 50 dogs and cats adopted during this event.

Course & Timing

  • Awesome course on & around County Services Rd.
  • Certified course...so it's a Peachtree Qualifier.  #GA18025WC
  • Chip Timing

Awards & Goodies

We have awards in the 5K as follows:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall masters M/F
  • Overall grand master's M/F
  • Overall Sr. master's M'F
  • Top 3 in  each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+ for the humans
  • The fastest dog


Awesome moisture wicking shirts guaranteed to all participants (women's sizes too).  You'll also have the chance to swap it out for a sleeveless or a Ladies Racer Back tank top.  Just register by 6/24 and it's guaranteed, afterwards they're available while supplies last.

Groups & Teams

Yes, you can bring your friends, so grab people you know (or don't know).   Share your morning with other like minded folks and score a great discount 

5+...10% off

11+…15% off

21+…20% off

51+…25% off

100+…30% off


Your group will also have a chance at earning some additional bling...Awesome trophy to the the fastest team.

If you have questions...reach out to our Groups & Teams Coordinator Makayla, and she'll get you set up.


You can also raise money as a team, and earn some awesome prizes.

Championships & Turkey Trot


  • Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the  championships to be held on Jan 6, 2019. The number of spots available  is based on the total registration...see event website for 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 final...We're sorry, but there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.

Event Schedule

  • June 24 11:59 PM EDT - Deadline for Guaranteed shirt in your size

  • June 30 7:00 AM EDT - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens

  • June 30 8:00 AM EDT - 5K Starts

Contact Information

Event Location

1220 Al Bishop Drive, Marietta, GA, USA

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