Red Poppy 5k


The Georgetown Running Club is hosting the Red Poppy 5K on Sunday, Apr 14th that will start at 8am in San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St, Georgetown, TX 78626.  Challenge your family, friends, and co-workers to come out and run/walk the race.  The race will start and end along the San Gabriel River.  The race will feature a chip 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!!  Yes dogs are welcome, but please keep them on leashes and under control.


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  Also proceeds will go to the Georgetown Visitor’s Center.


The Red Poppy Bike Ride is not on the same day or location.  It is now on Saturday, Apr 13th.


5K Registration

5K participants $25 online, includes a race packet and shirt (guaranteed shirt for entries received by 3/31, after that while supplies last).  Entry fee increases to $30 on 4/1.  Entry increases to $35 on race day, 4/14.  All Georgetown Running Club members receive a $5 discount.


Shirt Guarantee – register by 3/31

Guaranteed tech short sleeve shirt for entries received by 3/31, after that while supplies last, so register before 3/31.  You must also pick up your shirt at packet pick-up.  No shirts will be held after the event.  Register early because this is a highly sought-after shirt and perfect for wearing at the Red Poppy Festival, Apr 27-29 in downtown Georgetown.


Kids’ Fun Run – following the final finisher ~9:15 – Race Day Registration only

There will be a Kids’ Fun Run that will be held after the final finisher at around 9:15. 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

Saturday, April 13, Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626, from 11am-6pm

Sunday, April 14 at the race start, 7-7:45am



We would like to thank AdvoCare and Georgetown Parks & Recreation.

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