Race Details

 ​Sat, June 15, 2019 

Race Starts: 8:00 AM 

Packet pickup starts at 7:00 am  

1220 Al Bishop Drive,   

Marietta, GA, USA 


Get some extra sleep and save time race morning!

Mark your calendars for Early Packet Pickup Friday, June 14th from 4PM-8PM.

We’ll be hanging out at Moe's Southwest Grill in Marietta so stop by for some YUM and get your race packets!

Portion of proceeds go to the Cobb County Animal Services so make sure to drop your receipts in the bucket on site! There’s still room in the 5K if you (or your pup) want to join the fun! 
Moe’s Southwest Grill
3636 Dallas Hwy
Marietta, GA 30064
(678) 354-0331

register here


  Wag Wag, Waddle Waddle, Pant Pant…  Cobb County Animal Services is doing a 5K, and they're looking for you!  Come out to the Cobb County Police EVOC for a start and finish you won't forget.   The 5K starts at 8:00 am, and you can come alone, or bring your pooch.   Awesome course on County Services Rd, with awards for the fastest dog  and the for the humans:  Top 3 overall M/F, top 3 overall master's M/F,  and the top 3 in all the regular 5 year age groups.  We'll also have  great technical race shirts for all the human runners.  Proceeds from the event go to the Cobb Animal shelter.  

The event serves two purposes:  

  • A fundraiser for the shelter   
  • A special adoption event. Our goal is to get 50 dogs and cats adopted during this event.

Registration Fees


Early Bird...Through 5/15

  • 5K...$25
  • 5K-No Swag...$20  (Everything is the just save $5 and don't get a shirt)
  • Virtual 5K...$25

Regular Entry...Through 6/14

  • 5K...$30
  • 5K-No Swag...$25  (Everything is the just save $5 and don't get a shirt)
  • Virtual 5K...$25 (through 6/8)


  • Virtual 5K...$.30 (6/9 through 6/12)

Race Day

  • 5K...$35
  • 5K-No Swag...$30  (Everything is the just save $5 and don't get a shirt)

 Race for free...this is a Fundraiser, and if you can raise $250 in pledges, we'll refund you your entry fee. 

Awards and Goodies


We have awards in the 5K as follows:  

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall masters M/F
  • Overall grand master's M/F
  • Overall Sr. master's M/F
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups ages 10 & Under through 75+  

Awesome moisture wicking shirts guaranteed to all participants (women's sizes  too).  You'll also have the chance to swap it out for a sleeveless or a ladies racer back tank top.  Just register by 6/17 and it's guaranteed. Afterwards they're available while supplies last. 

All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot.   

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the   championships to be held on Jan 5, 2020. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.

Running Options

Yes, you can bring your friends, so grab  people you know (or don't know).   Share your morning with other like  minded folks and score a great discount   

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

If you have questions feel free to reach out to our Groups & Teams Coordinator (, and she'll get you set up. Be sure to include the race name in the subject line! You can also raise money as a team, and earn some awesome prizes. 

Virtual Race Option 

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?  Still want to participate and have a shot at an award? Then the virtual race is for you.  

Here's how it works:   

1. Register for the Virtual Division 

2. Start training 

3. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time

4. Submit your race time by end of race day 

5. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online 

6.Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures. 

7. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail. 

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.


All registrations are final...We're sorry, but there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments. 

Event Schedule

June 9  11:59 PM - Deadline for Guaranteed shirt in your size  

June 15  7:00 AM  - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens  

June 15 8:00 AM  - 5K Starts