And we're ready to celebrate the dog days of summer, with a 5K just for Fido and you! Come out & join us in downtown Newtown Park for a dog friendly 5K! You can bring your dog, or leave them at home. We'll get things started at 8 AM sharp!
Awesome race shirt & great awards to the top 3 Overall M/F, top 3 Overall Masters M/F, top 3 Overall Grand Masters M/F, top 3 Overall Senior Masters M/F and the top 3 in all the regular 5 year age groups. We'll be chip timing the start & finish, so you're guaranteed to get a great time you can use for the Peachtree. The course is entirely inside the park!
*Course is a Certified Peachtree Qualifier.
Event details and schedule
Preview Pricing (ends...4/15)
- 5K-No Swag...$20
Early Bird (ends...5/15)
- 5K-No Swag...$25
- 5K-No Swag...$30
- 5K-No Swag...$35
We're in North Georgia and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast. However, this is a pretty course and the bulk of it is pretty fast.
It's also certified and completely inside Newtown Park.
We have awards as follows for the Humans:
- Top 3 Overalls M/F
- Top 3 Overall Masters M/F
- Top 3 Grand Masters (50 yrs+) M/F
- Top 3 Senior Masters (60 yrs+) M/F
- Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+
For the dogs:
- Top 3 dogs that cross the finish line.
Awesome shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by 6/29, afterwards they're available while supplies last.
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:
Get excited, grab some friends to join you! Sign up, and register for the Dog Days Virtual 5K!
Download your Custom Digital Bib! Hydrate and get ready to get moving!
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!
Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route, and use the hashtag #DogDays5K #fivestarrunning
Submit your results directly on RunSignUp.com through your Profile or registration.
You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime through end of day 7/9/22.
View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.
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+...$2.50 off
- 11+…$3.75 off
- 21+…$5 off
- 51+…$6.25 off
- 100+…$7.50 off
This is a great course to earn a spot in the Championships to be held January 2023. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.
All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into ONE of the 2022 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trot. See event website for details.
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.
The event will go on rain or shine. In the event of thunder/lightning, we may be forced to cancel the event. All registrations are final. We're sorry, but there are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.
- Deadline for Guaranteed T-shirt & size
July 9 (Race Day)
- 7:00 am...Check-In & Registration Open
- 8:00 am...Race Starts
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy
Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!
We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Dog Days 5K.
Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!
Some key RaceJoy features include:
GPS Progress Alerts
- Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.
Live GPS Tracking
- Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.
- Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.
Virtual Results (virtual events only)
- Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.