Fast and flat.


The Fort Oglethorpe 5K is a fast and flat race equally suited the Couch to 5K crew, run/walkers, and advanced runners looking to set a new PR.


Whether you are a competitive runner or seek a family stroll, this 5k is a memorable activity to be enjoyed together.


PLUS, it’s within the same race village environment as the Chickamauga Battlefield Half and Full Marathons. Get all the excitement and energy of the endurance races without the training commitment!


Next Race: November 9, 2024


The route starts and finishes at the Old Post Bandstand in Fort Oglethorpe, the same spot as the Battlefield Half and Full Marathons.


Runners will make a loop through the Fairlawn Acres neighborhood, including a section on the Honor Park trail before returning to the race village.


The course has been certified by USATF (Certification #GA19001MS).


Runners will receive a gun and chip (net) time for their race.


Overall winners will be determined by gun time and age group winners confirmed by net time within each age group.


Results will be posted here after the race.


Awards will be given for the following categories:


→  Overall Male & Female
→  Masters Male & Female (40+)
→  Grandmasters Male & Female (50+)
→  Senior Grandmasters Male & Female (60+)


The top 3 finishers (male & female) in each age group, organized in 5-year increments from the “14 and Under” group up to 70+, will also receive awards.

Race Entry Fees


Until December 30, 2023: $30

January 1 – April 28: $35

April 29 – July 28: $38

July 29 – October 28: $42

October 29 – November 8: $47


NOTE: If the race does not sell out, on-site registration will be available Friday Nov. 8 and Saturday Nov. 9 at packet pickup.

Save your spot on the start line!