• 5K-Student - Individual Age group/open
  • 5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Virtual 5K - Individual Age group/open



Come join us at Woodland High School for the 5K for Friends, supporting A Friend's House.  

We'll be running the 5K on the grounds of Woodland High School.  The course isn't super flat, but it's pretty flat & fast. There will be awards in top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & under - 75+. 

We'll have a great race shirt and medal for the awards. You don't want to miss out!

Event details and schedule

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Entry Fee & Registration

Early Bird Pricing (Ends 12/20):

  • 5K-Student:  $20
  • 5K:  $25
  • Virtual 5K:  $30

Regular Registration (Ends 3/20)

  • 5K-Student:  $25
  • 5K:  $25
  • Virtual 5K:  $3

Late Registration (Ends 3/24)

  • 5K-Student:  $25
  • 5K:  $30
  • Virtual 5K:  $30

Race Day Registration:

  • 5K-Student:  $25
  • 5K:  $35
  • Virtual 5K:  $30

*Participants that are registered by 3/4/2023 are guaranteed a race shirt in their size.  Registrations after that will receive a shirt while supplies last.  


Course & Timing

We're running on the grounds of Woodland High School.  


Course Map

Awards & Goodies

Awesome race shirts t-shirts (guaranteed in your size if you register by 3/4/23, afterwards they're available while supplies last). 

We'll have awards in the following categories:

Top 3 Overall M/F
Top 3 Overall Masters M/F (40 yrs+)
Top 3 Overall Grand Masters M/F (50 yrs+)
Top 3 Overall Senior Masters M/F (60 yrs+)
Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & under - 75+

Groups & Teams

Running is more F-U-N together! 

Organize your very own Team!  Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family, and participate as a Team.  Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration.

5+:      $2.50 off
11+:    $3.75 off
21+:    $5.00 off
51+:    $6.25 off
100+:  $7.50 off

Grab friends, grab some cool swag!

Virtual Running & How It Works

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? Or, maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then, the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends to join you!  Sign up, and register for the 5K for Friends Virtual!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib!  Hydrate and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route, and use the hashtag #5KforFriends  #fivestarrunning  #fivestarntp

Step 5

Submit your results directly on through your Profile or registration.

You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime until 3/23/2023 until 11:59PM.

Step 6

View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.  

Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2023 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held on January, 2024. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.  See event website

Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun 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. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants; there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.


Event Schedule

March 4th:  Last day to guarantee a shirt in your size. 

March 25th: 

  • 7:30AM:  Registration Opens
  • 8:30AM:  Race Starts

Organised by

Five Star NTP

59 Highway 9 South, Dawsonville

Phone: 770-633-5511

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