The Great Cookie Chase 5K

445 Martin Rd
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Running > 5k

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Event Description


Come out to Rock Creek Park in Dawsonville (Just North of the Forsyth County Line) and get your Girl Scout Cookie fix taken care of before they're gone!.

We've got a super flat course, and every participant gets a box of those delicious cookies included with their registration; pick your Cookie Team to get those box of cookies!  Awesome race shirts, and awards to the Overalls, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Masters, and the top 3 in all the usual 5 year age groups.

It's going to be a delicious opportunity!

Event details and schedule

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Entry Fee & Registration

Preview Pricing (until 12/31/22)

  • 5K:  $32
  • Virtual 5K:  $30

Regular Pricing (ends 3/18/23)

  • 5K: $40
  • Virtual 5K:  $30

Race Day Registration

  • 5K:  $45

Register by 3/2 to guarantee your race shirt & cookie box of choice; after that shirt & cookies are available according to inventory.


Virtual 5K - *Cookie box not available for mailing/virtual*


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 and buddies to join you!  Sign up, and register for The Great Cookie Chase Virtual 5K!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib below!  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 #GreatCookieChase5K #fivestarrunning. #fivestarntp

Step 5

Submit your results directly on

You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime until 3/18/22 end of day.

Step 6

View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.


Awards & Goodies
  • Awesome race shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by 3/2.
  • AND 1 box of cookies; your choice to every registered runner guaranteed by 3/2.

Awards to top finishers as follows

  • Top 3 Overall M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Master's M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Grand Master
  • Top 3 Overall Senior Master
  • Top 3 in all the usual 5 year M/F Age Groups (10 & Under - 75+)
Join your favorite cookie team to see who's the fastest Cookie!

Are you a Thin Mint?  Or, maybe a Samoas?  Or maybe you just like to Tagalongs.  


  • Girl Scout S'mores® Crunchy graham sandwich cookies with creamy chocolate and marshmallowy filling. ...
  • Thin Mints® Crisp wafers covered in chocolaty coating. ...
  • Samoas® ...
  • Tagalongs® ...
  • Trefoils® ...
  • Do-si-dos® ...
  • Lemon-ups® ...
  • Toffee-tastic® (Gluten Free)

*Cookie Team is required to complete your registration.  Cookie box/shirt are guaranteed until 3/2; afterwards, availability is while supplies last.

Course & Timing

Super Flat course inside Rock Creek it's super family friendly.  

We've got a great Certified course & Peachtree Qualifier!


Course Map



Championship & Turkey Trot

All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2023 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 2024. The number of spots available is based on the total registration. See event website 

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

Thursday, March 2nd         Last day to register to guarantee your shirt size and cookie flavor

Sunday, March 19th      

  •  1:00 pm       Race day Registration & Packet Pickup open
  •  2:00 pm       5K starts

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