Dash Away 5K

186 Recreation Rd
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Running > 5k

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Event Description

Come Dash Away, Dash Away, Dash Away All!~ 

It's the Holidays & we want to start it right with a dash on our Christmas sleigh!  Join us for the Dash Away 5K!  Our present to you will be a mostly fast course!  That's right!  We'll be running in Dawsonville, GA so you won't want to miss this one!

We'll be in Veterans Park, awesome race shirt, medals & more!   This awesome course is all part of the park so it will be great fun for all! We'll have Awards for the Overalls, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Masters & Top 3 in each of the usual 5yr Age Groups.

Event details and schedule

Entry Fee & Registration

Regular Registration (ends 11/27)

  • 5K:  $30
  • 5K-No Swag:  $25  (just skip the shirt)
  • Virtual 5K:  $30


Late Registration (ends 12/2)

  • 5K:  $32.50
  • 5K-No Swag:  $27.50  (just skip the shirt)
  • Virtual 5K:  $30


Race Day


  • 5K:  $35
  • 5K-No Swag:  $30


Register by 11/22 to guarantee your shirt & size; afterwards shirts are available while supplies last.


Awards & Goodies

Awesome race shirt to remember your run!


Awards to the following:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Masters M/F (40+)
  • Top 3 Overall Grand Masters M/F (50+)
  • Top 3 Overall Senior Masters M/F (60+)
  • Top 3 in all the usual 5yr Age Groups (10 & Under  75+)


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?  Maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet, I want one!"  Then the virtual race is for you.

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

Step 1

Get excited & grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Dash Away Virtual 5K!

Step 2

Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) 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 #DashAway5K

Step 5

Submit your results HERE

You can submit your race time anytime from 11/28/21 through 12/4/2021 11:59 PM.

Step 6

View your Results Monday after the Event Date.


Groups & Teams

You can grab your family, friends, co-workers, or your neighbors!  Put together a group and save!  This is a discount only - an opportunity to race/run/walk with friends, and save!

  • 5+          $2.50 off
  • 11+        $3.75 off
  • 21+        $5.00 off
  • 51+        $6.25 off
  • 100+      $7.50 off


Course & Timing

Great flat & fast course completely inside the park.  Fun for the whole family & friends!! 

We'll be chip timing the start & finish.


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

November 22

  • Last Day to Register to Guarantee Your Shirt & Size


December 3  

  • 7:30 AM    Check-in Opens
  • 8:30 AM    Race Start

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