2017 Red Poppy 5k


The Georgetown Running Club is hosting the Red Poppy 5K that will start at 9am at Georgetown High School. Challenge your family, friends, and co-workers to come out and run/walk the race.  The race will start and end in front of Georgetown High School.  The race will feature a timed 5K run/walk with age group awards, sponsor booths, and tons of fun!  Fun course that is ideal for the walker to the competitive runner and everything in between.  Great for strollers too!!  After the race go into downtown Georgetown and enjoy the Red Poppy Festival.

The majority of proceeds will be given to Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center. The center provides a safe place to disclose child abuse, reduce the emotional trauma for children and their non-offending family members, and extend professional services that protect the integrity of an investigation. To learn more visit www.WilcoCAC.org. Also proceeds will go to the Georgetown Visitor’s Center.

Did you know that the Red Poppy Bike Ride is on the same day? At the same location? Would you like to do both? Then sign-up for the Red Poppy 5k AND the Red Poppy Bike Ride. Before you do, make sure you can finish the 5k in 40 minutes or under to allow you enough time to get started with the bike ride by 10am. If you choose to do this, then you need to register for the Red Poppy Bike Ride and choose a distance 50 miles or less.

5K Registration

5K participants $25 online, includes a race packet and shirt (guaranteed shirt for entries received by 4/16, after that while supplies last). Entry fee increases to $30 on April 17.  Entry increases to $35 on race day, April 29.  All Georgetown Running Club members receive a $5 discount.

Shirt Guarantee – register by 4/16

Guaranteed shirt for entries received by 4/16, after that while supplies last, so register before 4/16. You must also pick up your shirt at packet pick-up.  No shirts will be held after the event.

Kids’ Fun Run – following the final finisher ~10:15 – Race Day Registration only

There will be a Kids’ Fun Run that will be held after the final finisher at around 10:15. The fun run is free but we suggest a $5 donation.  All kid finishers will receive a ribbon.

Awards – after Kid’s Fun Run

Presented to top overall male and female runners, top masters male and female, and the top three male and female in the following age groups, 10 & under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and older.

Packet Pick-up – must be picked up by 5k start

Friday, April 28, Pinot’s Palette Georgetown, 212 W. 7th Street, Suite 110, Georgetown, TX from 11am-6pm;

Saturday, April 29, at the race start, Georgetown High School, 2211 North Austin Avenue, Georgetown, TX from 7:30am-8:45am


We would like to thank AdvoCare, Camp Gladiator, & Pinot’s Palette of Georgetown!!


Contact:  Bill Schroeder, GRC@GeorgetownRunningClub.com

Contact Phone: 512-724-3774

Registration:  Red Poppy 5K Registration

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