Sun August 6, 2023 Johns Creek, GA 30024 US Directions
5K Benefitting Mustard Seed Communities in Nicaragua!



8:00AM EDT
Events: 5K 5K-No Swag
Join the Virtual 5K; shirt is shipped to you!

Virtual 5K

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


Mustard Seed is back for 2023!

Join us in Johns Creek/Cumming for a great morning with a 5K at Kids R Kids, music and food all to benefit Mustard Seed Communities in Nicaragua! 

The 5K will start promptly at 8 AM and we'll have great shirts & awards for the Top 3 Overall M/F, Top 3 Overall Masters M/F,  Top 3 Overall Senior Master, Top 3 Grand Master, and the Top 3 in all the normal five year Age Groups from 10 & under to 75+.  Serious and recreational runners, walkers and strollers are all welcome!  USATF Certified course & AJC Peachtree Qualifier.  Come out for a great time or just to support the cause; virtual option available too!

Event Beneficiary

Proceeds go to support the Saint Brigid Mustard Seed Ministry dedicated to supporting the work of Mustard Seed Communities in Nicaragua serving abandoned children with disabilities and uplifting marginalized communities.

Entry Fee & Registration Info

Preview Pricing (ends 4/29)

  • 5K:  $30
  • 5K-No Swag:  $25
  • Virtual 5K:  $30

Regular (ends 7/30)

  • 5K:  $35
  • 5K-No Swag:  $30
  • Virtual:  $30 

Late Registration (until Aug 6)

  • 5K:  $40
  • 5K-No Swag:  $35

Last Day to register to guarantee a shirt in your size 7/26 

Raffle Tickets - purchase tickets to win one of many awesome Gift Cards & prizes!  Purchase more tickets to increase your chances!
$2 - one raffle ticket
$10 - six raffle tickets
$20 - 15 raffle tickets

Course & Timing

We're in North Georgia, and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast.  However, this is a pretty course and the bulk of it is flat...just a few short hills. 

USATF Certified course & AJC Peachtree QualifierImage

Course #:  GA16042WC

Virtual Running - How it works & Link for Time Submission

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Mustard Seed 5K Virtual!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib below!  Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #Mustardseed5k #fivestarntp #fivestarrunning

Step 5

Submit your results directly on

You can submit your race time on the Virtual Results page anytime through the end of race day.

Step 6

View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.


Awards & Goodies

We have awesome award medals in the following categories:  

  • Top 3 overall M/F
  • Top 3 overall masters M/F
  • Top 3 Overall grand master's M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Sr. master's M/F
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups

Awesome race shirts (guaranteed in your size if you register by 7/26.  Afterwards, they're available while supplies last. 

We'll also have a race day raffle with great prizes!  Pre-purchase tickets during registration or race morning!



Running is more F-U-N together, even if we're far apart! 

Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family and participate as a TEAM.  Your TEAM can be local or across the states; virtual participants will have their shirts shipped!  Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration, discounts below.

  • 5+:     $2.50 off
  • 11+:   $3.75 off
  • 21+:   $5 off
  • 51+:   $6.25 off
  • 100+:  $7.50 off

Event Schedule

July 26th

  • Last day for guaranteed Shirt in your size

August 5

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm:  Early Packet Pickup (New balance @ Northpoint. 7300 North Point Pkwy #119, Alpharetta, GA 30022)


August 6

  • 7:00 AM - Race Day Registration & Check in opens
  • 8:00 AM - 5K Starts

Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike
conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into one of the 2023 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held in January 2024. The number of spots available is based on the total registration. See event website

Race Contact Info

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