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Run to change lives! Join more than 1,000 participants on Saturday, May 2, 2020 for the 8th Annual RACE for the Orphans 5K as we run and 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 FLAT, FAST, USATF Certified (#GA16071WC) and is an AJC Peachtree Road Race Qualifier.

Cash prizes for Top 5K Male & Female winners, and 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 1,000 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/AJC Peachtree Road Race Qualifier)

Awards ceremony begins at 10:00 AM

Runners, walkers, and strollers welcome (NO dogs or other pets per Coweta County Fairgrounds rules)

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 1st 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 by Sunday, April 26th.

***Early Registration ends at 11:59 PM on Sunday, April 26th. Price increases by $5.00 for each race category on April 27th.

***Online registration ends at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, April 29th.

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

Visit www.racefortheorphans.org for more information.
  • Date & Time

    May 2, 8:00 am

  • Location

    275 Pine road
    Newnan, GA