SAFFT Foster Your Color Craze 5K-Gainesville


Race Details


Date:  Sat. October 19, 2019

5K Starts at 8:00 AM

Location:  SAFFT Office
430 Prior St SE
Gainesville, GA US 30501 

Early Packet Pickup

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019

Time:  4 PM - 8 PM

Location:  Moe's Southwest Grill

 333 Shallowford Rd, Gainesville, GA 30504 

*Come get your bibs or come for the food/take out!  Moe's will give back a percentage of proceeds so drop your receipts in the bucket for SAFFT!*


 Come out to Gainesville and join SAFFT a second time around to Foster  Your Color Craze 5K!  Participants will get doused with different colors  of powder along the course.  So get ready & bring your family,  friends, and anyone else that wants to show off their colors, support  SAFFT and have a great time! 

Event Schedule


July 14            12:00 AM - Price increase
October 13   11:59 PM  - Deadline to register to guarantee your shirt 
October 17   4 PM - 8 PM - Early Packet Pickup at Moe's in Gainesville
October 19   7:00 AM - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens
October 19    8:00 AM  - 5K Starts

Registration Fees


Early Bird:  through July 13...$27

Regular: July 14 - Oct 18...$30

Race Day...$35

Kids 10 & Under 

Early Bird: through July 13...$15

Regular: July 14 - Oct. 18...$17

Race Day...$20

Kids 10 & Under (NO Shirt/Bib Packet):  FREE

Virtual 5K

Early Bird: through July 13...$27

Regular Price: July 14 - Oct 17..$30

RACE FOR Fund Raise for SAFFT and when you reach $250, your registration will be refunded back to you!

Awards and Goodies


Awesome race shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by 9/8, afterwards they're available while supplies last

We Have Awards As follows: 

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Masters M/F
  • Overall Grand Masters M/F
  • Overall Senior Masters M/F
  • Top 3 in all regular 5 Year age groups (10 & under - 75+)

All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into one of our 2019 Five Star Turkey Trots. 

Top finishers will also have the  opportunity to earn a spot in the  Championships to be held on Jan 5,  2020. The number of spots available  is based on the total  registration...see event website for details.

Running Options

Groups & Teams

Grab your family, friends, and co-workers  and participate as a team…you can score a great discount, and nothing  will replace the additional fun.  If you come out with a bunch of your friends...We've got some great discounts for you too.     

  • 5+...$2.50 off   
  • 11+…$3.75 off  
  • 21+…$5.00 off  
  • 51+…$6.25 off  
  • 100+…$7.50 off  

DONATE & FUND RAISE Did you know? All race and fundraising proceeds go to SAFFT.   How you can maximize your support:  Register and run with us!  Invite friends and family to join you!  If you can't make it, sign up for the Virtual Run!  Make a donation when you register!  Create your own pledge page!  

VIRTUAL RACE Can't make it to the event...Still want to support the cause...No Problem!  The Virtual Race Is For You!  Here's how it works:  

  1. Register for the Virtual division & Start Training  
  2. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time  
  3. Submit your race time by end of race day  
  4. The Monday after the race, results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online  
  5. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.  
  6. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail.