Thrasher Park, Norcross, Georgia, Gwinnett County, United States

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Activities: Nonprofit event, Running race, Virtual race, 1 Mile, 5K (3.1 Miles)



Join us (in person) at Thrasher Park on Saturday 23, 2021

11:00 am until 4:00 pm. 

The Family Fall Festival and 5K Run/Walk unite hundreds of children, families, and even runners to raise funds and increase awareness for young children with disabilities in the Atlanta and North Georgia communities. SIGN UP FOR THE FESTIVAL TODAY!

The day will be filled with:




In Case of Rain, the festival will be held at: 

JA DISCOVERY CENTER AT GWINNETT                                                                                                  1333 Old Norcross Road
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046



Here's what you need to know for the virtual race:

The cost to participate is $25.00 per person and includes an official pair of runner's socks (for the first 100 registrants) and an exclusive race bib.
You can still create a team, and we encourage you to recruit your friends, family, and co-workers, so it is more fun for you. since we can't all be together in full capacity. Due to the race being virtual, you will have time to complete the challenge between Oct.18th through 12 pm on Oct. 23rd.

  • Each registrant can create a personal fundraising page.
  • We will provide a printable bib number to wear while you complete your Run/Walk. In addition, we highly encourage you to take photos of yourself, your team, and your journey and share them with us, as well as post them on your social media page. 
  • ESNG will provide a platform in which you can submit your timing results. 
  • All participants who submit a time will receive a Finisher certificate via email with your posted time and rank.

The Spooky Sprint is FREE and is In-Person: children nine years and under. Each SP participant will receive a Special Prize.

Registration is limited – please register early to ensure your spot!  We will be closing online registration on 10/23/21 at 1:00 pm.

  • We will award 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
  • An award will be given to the person who's walked or ridden a bike the most miles for the week.

Our goal of $100k will help provide services to 4,000+ ESNG's children. Now more than ever, ESNG children and families need the community's support to rally behind the importance of our mission, and we hope we can continue to count on you to be part of our success in this GREAT event!


Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Join ESNG for a Day in the Park Filled with Fun Activities such as a Scavenger Hunt, Dance-Off and other Activities

    A FREE family festival with games and prizes! Raffles, Snow Cones, Popcorn and Games include: Face Paint, Princess Crowns, STEM Activities, Limbo, Long jump, Obstacle course, Tug of War, Hop Scotch, Corn Hole, Spin the Wheel Ring Toss, Bubbles, and Jump House create a superhero mask and more. Fun for the Entire Family!
    Activity Starts: 10/23/2021 11:00 - Activity Ends: 10/23/2021 16:00
    Registration opens : 9/20/2021 14:50
    Activity type: Nonprofit event
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/20/2021 14:50
      Registration closes : 10/23/2021 16:00
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00

  2. Spooky Sprint Fun Run (ages 9 and under)

    FREE to Kids 9 years and under - We encourage that you dress in costume for a quick dash around Thrasher Park or around your block! This is a non-timed event but all will get medals for participation and a special prize. MUST REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE!
    Activity Starts: 10/23/2021 11:00 - Activity Ends: 10/23/2021 14:00
    Registration opens : 8/6/2021 14:24
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): Super Cape and Mask
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 8/6/2021 14:24
      Registration closes : 10/23/2021 13:00
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00

  3. ESNG's Virtual Run Walk Roll Stroll-FOR ALL (record time/miles from Oct. 17th - Oct. 23rd)

    Participants are encouraged to Run, Walk, Roll, or Scroll in their neighborhoods or come out to Thrasher Park on Oct. 23rd. You can also participate in the race VIRTUALLY as a group or as an individual. This event is fun for all while raising funds for our children. We hope we can continue to count on you to be part of our success in this GREAT event!
    Activity Starts: 10/23/2021 12:00 - Activity Ends: 10/23/2021 14:00
    Registration opens : 8/6/2021 17:08
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): ESNG Runners Socks
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 8/6/2021 17:08
      Registration closes : 10/23/2021 12:00
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45

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