Apple Festival 5K

Apple Festival 5K

The Apple Festival 5k and 1 mile race is a great way to start the Georgia Apple Festival presented by the Ellijay Lions Club.

Just added, Run at Home Option.  You can sign up to run the race anywhere you feel safe and submit your time before noon on 10/14/23 to to receive Black Bag Race Series and Clover Glove Series Points.  Those not running in person will not be listed in the final results and will not receive a shirt or an award.

Event details and schedule

47th Annual 5k and 1 mile race, the Apple Festival Road Race is a certified course that starts and ends at the Ellijay Elementary School located off North Main Street across from City Hall. 

Race day registration and packet pick up start at 7:00 a.m. in the school gym. 

The 5K race starts at 8:00 a.m. and the 1 mile starts at 8:45 a.m.  We will have Tot Trot in the gym following the Award Ceremony. Walkers, strollers and leashed dogs are permitted. 

Awards will be given to male and female overall, master, and grandmaster winners, as well as top 3 male and females in 14 age groups from 10 and under thru 70 and older.   Awards for 1 mile winners under 12 years old in age groups 5 and under, 6-8, 9-10 and 11-12 year old. 

Shirts are guaranteed to those who register by 10/29/21.  Those who register after that date and on race day are not guaranteed a shirt or size.

Finish line management and results provided by Classic Race Services with results posted to, and

The race is part of the 2021 Black Bag Race Series and the Clover Glove 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

Event Information

  Ellijay Elementary School, 32 McCutchen St, Ellijay, 30540, GA
}  October 14, 2023
  Saturday, 07:00 am to 05:00 pm
  (706) 502-4358
n  General

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