Great Locomotive Chase 5k Race

The annual Great Locomotive Chase 5K race takes place on Saturday, September 10, 2022. 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 Great Locomotive Chase 5K is the fourth race of the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series and serves as a qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race.

There will be an awards ceremony after the race, and race participants can bring their number to the Southern Museum to receive free admission on race day.

Saturday, September 10, 2022

6:30am – Race Day Registration Opens
7:30am – 1 Mile Fun Run begins in front of Kennesaw First Baptist
8:00am – 5K begins in front of Kennesaw First Baptist
8:55am – Tot Trot
9:15am – GLC 5K Awards Ceremony

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

Parking: Parking is available in Adams Park, Kennesaw First Baptist Church. the Depot parking lot, and other lots in downtown Kennesaw.

For more information about this race, please visit

Read more about the 6 race Kennesaw Grand Prix.


  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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