Chilly Willy 5K/10K/Half Marathon

5039 W Broad St
Sugar Hill, GA 30518

Running > 10k, 5k, Half Marathon

Registration Powered by

Event Description

It's only ~chilly~ if you're standing still so come on out and keep moving this winter!~


It's winter time & it's cold, but don't hibernate!  Keep moving because it's a great time to go for a run whether you join us live or run virtual!


We're racing through the sweet city of downtown Sugar Hill, GA.  The 5K is on a Certified course and starts at 8:30 am; the 10K continues and the half marathon is a double loop.

All participants will receive their very own Chilly Willy long sleeve race shirt!  We'll have have chip timing with awards for the Overalls, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Masters, and the five year age groups. 

*Virtual package will be shipped out 1/17/22.



Event details and schedule

Packet Pickup Info

Early Packet Pickup

Info coming soon


Race Morning

Check-in will open at 7:30 AM sharp.  We strongly suggest coming to early packet pickup or make sure to arrive closer to 7:30AM race morning.


Event Beneficiary

January is MS month for us at Five Star, and a portion of all the January event proceeds go to the MS Center of Atlanta.

You can join in by either making a donation, or becoming a fundraiser yourself.  Anyone who raises $200 or more will be refunded their entry fee, and anyone who raises $500 or more will also receive a coupon for $25 off any future race event.


Entry & Registration Fees

Preview Pricing (now through 10/31/2021)

  • 5K:  $27
  • 10K:  $35
  • Half Marathon:  $45
  • Virtual 5K:  $35
  • Virtual 10K:  $40
  • Virtual Half:  $45

Regular Registration (11/1/2021 - 1/14/2022)

  • 5K:  $30
  • 10K:  $40
  • Half Marathon:  $55
  • Virtual 5K:  $35 (virtual registration closes 1/13/2022)
  • Virtual 10K:  $40 (virtual registration closes 1/13/2022)
  • Virtual Half:  $45 (virtual registration closes 1/13/2022)

Race Day Registration

  • 5K:  $35
  • 10K:  $45
  • Half Marathon:  $60

*All participants registered by 1/9/22 are guaranteed a shirt in their size.  Registrations after 1/9/22 will receive a shirt while supplies last. 


Virtual Running - How it works & Link for Time Submission

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

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? Or, maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then, the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends & pups to join you!  Sign up, and register for the Chilly Willy Virtual 5K, 10K or Half!!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib!  Hydrate and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route, and use the hashtag #ChillyWilly5K #ChillyWilly10K #ChillyWillyHalf #fivestarrunning

Step 5

Submit your results directly on through your Profile or registration.

You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime from 1/9/22, through end of day 1/15/22.

Step 6

View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.  


Course & Timing


Course #:  GA 17006WC

The 5K is a Certified Course and we're chip timing the start & finish (for all 3 races) so you're guaranteed a great net time.  

Everyone runs the same course down Peachtree Industrial Blvd, through E.E. Robinson, and back.  Note that there will be different turnaround points for the 5K & 10K.

*The half is a double loop.

Click here for course map


Awards & Goodies

Awesome Custom Finisher Medals included for all of the Half Marathon finishers!  

Half Marathon registrations & 5K/10K Finisher Medal purchases 1/9 and after will receive a different Finisher Medal. 

If you're running the 5K/10K and want a Finisher Medal to remember your run, add one on during registration for just $7 until 1/9/2022. 

We'll have awards in the following categories for all 3 races:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Masters M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Sr. Masters
  • Top 3 Overall Grand Masters
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & under through 75+

Great long sleeve race shirts in your size to all participants (guaranteed if you register by 1/9/22).


Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

This is one of your first opportunities to qualify for (1) free entry into our 2022 Turkey Trot & also to qualify for our Championship 5K/10K!

All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2022 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held in January 2023. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.  See event website



Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun 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 will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.


Event Schedule

Jan 9                                 Last day to register to guarantee shirt size

Jan 15             7:30 Am      Race Day Registration & Check-In Opens

                      8:30 Am      Race START

Event Location & Accomodations

Connect on Social