7th Annual RACE for the Orphans 5K

Saturday 4th May 2019

Coweta County Fairgrounds: 275 Pine Road, Newnan, United States

Distance running, Running, 5K, 1 Mile


  • Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Running-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open
  • Running-1/4 Mile Tot Trot (ages 5 & Under) - Individual Age group/open
  • Other-Phantom Runner (T-shirt is $20) - Individual Age group/open
  • Other-Phantom Runner (Hat is $20) - Individual Age group/open


"May the Fourth be with you" to change lives!  Join hundreds of runners on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for the 7th Annual RACE for the Orphans 5K.  Run, jog or 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 USATF Certified (#GA16071WC) and is a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier. 

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 800 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, joggers, walkers, and strollers welcome

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, May 3rd from 11 AM to 7 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 before May1st.

***Early Registration ends at 11:59 PM on April 30, 2019.  Price increases by $5.00 for each race category on May 1st.

***Online registration ends at 11:59 PM on May 1st. 

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

Visit www.racefortheorphans.org for more information.




Organised by

RACE for the Orphans

44 College Street, Newnan

Phone: 7703108222

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