Saturday 21st October 2017

Watkinsville First United Methodist Church: 1331 New High Shoals Rd, Watkinsville, United States

Running, Distance running, 5K


  • 5K Run/Walk - 5K Run/Walk with a shirt
  • 5K Run/Walk - 5K Run/Walk no shirt option
  • 5K Run/Walk - Group or Family Rate


Come out and participate in one of the OLDEST 5K races in the state of Georgia and the longest running 5K in Oconee County, the 43rd ANNUAL SCARECROW 5K presented by St Mary's Health Care System! The course is run on paved roads. Stay afterwards to enjoy the festivities at the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce Fall Festival held in Downtown Watkinsville.

Event details and schedule

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup: Starts at 7AM.

5K: Starts at 8:30AM

Fall Festival: 9AM

Running Awards: Awards will be presented to Overall M/F, Masters M/F, and top three M/F in age groups beginning 10 and under through 75 and over.

Timing and Results: Finish line management and results provided by Classic Race Services with complete results online at www.classicraceservices.com, www.active.com, www.runningintheusa.com, and www.coolrunning.com.

Shirts and Goodies: T-shirts guaranteed to all runners registered by 10/6/17 and as supplies last after that date and on race day. Plenty of fruit and drinks for finishers. Stay and enjoy the Oconee Chamber Fall Festival held in Historic Downtown Watkinsville.

Series Affiliation: The race is part of the 2017 Black Bag Race Series.

Other Info: In case of rain, the races will go on.  Delay of the start may happen in case of severe weather in the area at race time.  If severe weather continues, then the race director or local authorities may make the call to cancel the race at that time.  Sorry, no refunds.

Organised by

Classic Race Services


Phone: (706)680-7223

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