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8th Annual RACE for the Orphans 5K

Starts Saturday October 3rd, 2020

Newnan, GA

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Run to change lives!  Join more than 1,000 participants on Saturday, October 3, 2020 for the 8th Annual RACE for the Orphans 5K as we run and walk to raise funds for adopting families to help bring their children HOME!

ORION Racing will professionally manage the 5K finish line and use RFID chip timing to ensure the most accurate finish times possible.  The 5K course is FLAT, FAST, USATF Certified (#GA16071WC) and is a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier. 

Cash prizes for Top 5K Male & Female winners, and awards will be given to the top 3 schools with the most participants.

Through your participation, RACE for the Orphans, Inc., is changing lives and helping bring children home to their forever families. Founded in 2013 with a vision for Raising Awareness, Compassion and Education about the needs of the 150+ million orphans around the world, the annual 5K RACE has grown to over 1,000 participants and volunteers…all committed to raising money for area adopting families.




Event details and schedule

Tot Trot (1/4 mile) for ages 5 and under begins at 8:15 AM

1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 AM

5K begins at 9:00 AM (USATF certified #GA16071WC/Peachtree Road Race Qualifier)

Awards ceremony begins at 10:00 AM

Runners, walkers, and strollers welcome (NO dogs or other pets per Coweta County Fairgrounds rules)

Children 12&Under in Tot Trot and Mile receive ribbons

Top Male/Female Milers receive medals

CASH PRIZES and Medals for Top 3 Overall Male/Female 5K winners

Top 3 Masters receive medals

Top 3 Male/Female in 14 age groups receive medals

Awards for top 3 schools with the most participants

Kids FunZone!

Early packet pickup available at Dragonfly Running Club (10 LaGrange Street, downtown Newnan) on Friday, October 2nd from 11 AM to 6 PM. RACE day registration and packet pick-up begins at 7:30 AM at the Coweta County Fairgrounds.

RACE T-shirt guaranteed to all who register by Sunday, September 27th.

***Early Registration ends at 11:59 PM on Sunday, September 27th.  Price increases by $5.00 for each race category on September 28th.

***Online registration ends at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, September 30th. 

***Phantom Runner option available with purchase of $20 t-shirt

Visit www.racefortheorphans.org for more information.




Race Distances

Price Register
Tot Trot (1/4 mile, ages 5 & Under) - Indi... $15.00 until Btn active register yellow
5K - Individual Age group/open $35.00 until Btn active register yellow
Other-Phantom Runner (T-shirt is $20) - In... Click to Find Out Btn active register yellow
"Mia's Mile" Run and Walk - Individual Age... $25.00 until Btn active register yellow

Places to Stay

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Start Location

275 Pine Road, Newnan, GA

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