Race Information

Garrison Mill Greyhound Gallop 1K Fun Run/5K and Giddy Up Gallop organized by
Run For It! Productions

Sprint gallopers, slow trotters, and families are all welcome to run/walk 1K or 5K.
5K is an AJC Peachtree Road Race Qualifying Event!
5K is a Run and See Georgia Grand Prix Series race!

4 yo & under are welcome to take part in the Giddy Up Gallop with our Gary the Greyhound, Little Zach from Zaxby’s Chicken, Doodles from Chick-Fil-A and other friends! Must register and sign a waiver to participate.

Price for registration:
$30 – 5K
$25 – 5K students (under 18 yo)
$20 – 1K
Giddy Up Gallop – 4 & under FREE – Registration required!
All categories increase $5 on March 1, 2020.

Download the manual registration form by clicking Download below and bring the completed form to Big Peach or prior to the race (see details below):

Road closure: 7:30 AM Wesley Chapel Road closes and re-opens at 9:15 AM

There is NO parking at the school. We encourage all participants to walk, be dropped off at the school before the road closes or park at one of the below locations and take a shuttle to arrive at Garrison Mill Elementary School:
Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church
4495 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta, GA 30066
Unity North Atlanta Church 
4255 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta, GA 30066
The first shuttle leaves at 6 AM. The LAST shuttle leaves at 7:15 AM!

Please plan accordingly as roads will close at 7:30 AM sharp. Whenever possible, please carpool if you are driving, or if you live close enough, consider walking to the school as you “warm up”.

Packet Pickup and Same Day Registration
Save time and pick up your number and t-shirt in advance!
Friday, March 6th 4-7 PM at:
Big Peach Running Co.

1062 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30068
Pick up your number and t-shirt at school on Saturday morning at 6:30 AM under the covered play area.

Race Day Schedule

6:30 AM same-day registration and packet pickup at Garrison Mill.

7:30 AM Wesley Chapel Road closes

7:30 AM 1K race begins.

8:00 AM 5K begins. Our course starts at Garrison Mill school, continues along the picturesque Wesley Chapel Road, through Mabry Park, back onto Wesley Chapel Road and finishing at the school.

9:00 AM Family friendly post race party featuring a DJ, snacks and refreshments in the cafeteria

9:15 AM Wesley Chapel Road re-opens

9:15 AM Giddy Up Gallop run with the Mascots begins on the track for 4 & under. Please register in advance!

9:30 AM Awards ceremony under the covered play area. Medals for top three female / male 5K finishers in the following age groups and overall.

  • 8 and under
  • 9-10
  • 11–12
  • 13-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70 and over