Great Locomotive Chase 5k

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Date(s) - Saturday, October 1
6:30 am - 9:30 am

Kennesaw First Baptist Church

GLC5kFF (1)Come walk, run or push a stroller for a great cause at the Great Locomotive Chase 5k hosted by the Kennesaw Museum Foundation to benefit the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History.

The Great Locomotive Chase 5k is the 5th race in the Kennesaw Grand Prix series. This is a professionally timed race and a Peachtree qualifier (GA1103OWC).

What You Need to Know:

The Course: The race course begins at Kennesaw First Baptist Church on Main Street and runs through the historic district, looping through Swift Cantrell Park and ending right in the heart of downtown Kennesaw. It’s a scenic and mostly flat course.


Race Schedule: 6:30 am – 7:30 am:  Late Registration at Kennesaw First Baptist (No guarantee of t-shirt)

7:30 am:  1 Mile Fun Run begins

8:00 am: 5k begins in front of Kennesaw First Baptist

8:55 am:  Tot Trot – Downtown Kennesaw

9:15 am:  Awards Ceremony in the Plaza

Cost: Early Registration $25, Late Registration $30 (postmarked by 8/20), Race Day Registration $35 (Cash Only) 1 Mile Fun Run $15 (t-shirt and untimed bib), Phantom Runner (Mail My Shirt) $30 Tot Trot No Charge (No shirt and not timed)

Early Packet Pick-up:  (Includes race t-shirt and swag bag) Big Peach Running Company in Kennesaw,  September 28th & 29th from 4 pm – 8 pm

Awards: Awards to the Top Male / Female Finishers, Top Masters Male / Female Finishers, and Top 3 Male/Female in 14 age categories

Celebration: A special VIP celebration will be held for the first 50 finishers on the upper deck at Trackside Grill. There will be food and fun after the race for all participants at the Plaza near the Train Tunnel

Parking:  Plenty of parking is available at Kennesaw First Baptist or at any of the city’s public parking spaces

To Register or Make a