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Great Locomotive Chase 5k Race


The annual Great Locomotive Chase takes place on Saturday, October 1st, 2016. The race kicks off a day of family fun starting with the annual 5K run and 1 mile fun run featuring a flat and fast race route!  The race is professionally timed and is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Participants will cross the finish line with a post race party on the City Plaza to celebrate with family and friends.  There is also a cash prize for overall male and female winners.

Saturday, October 1, 2016


  • 6:30 am – Race day packet pickup and late registration opens
  • 7:30 am – 1 Mile Fun Run Start
  • 8:00 am – 5K Start
  • 8:55 am – Tot Trot
  • 9:15 am – Awards Ceremony

The 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 7:30 am in front of Kennesaw First Baptist
The 5K begins at 8 am in front of Kennesaw First Baptist

Race Route:
The race will run from the Kennesaw First Baptist Church, up through Swift Cantrell Park and finish in historic downtown Kennesaw.

Runner’s Admission:
$30 advance, $35 race day
Register at active.com.

For more information, please call (770) 427-2117 x3183 or email Leslie Edge at ledge@kennesaw-ga.gov.


  1. Holy cow! I won 3rd in my age group and my daughter won 1st. We left as soon as we were done. We didn’t think we would place I don’t suppose we still get prizes even though we didn’t stay for the awards ceremony?


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