The 2009 Make-A-Wish 5k takes place on Saturday, October 17, 2009.  Registration at 7am, and the race begins at 8am.  The race will begin and end at the Marietta Square. All proceeds go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. Race day registration starts at 7 a.m. with the race starting at 8 a.m.

If you would like to support the race, but aren’t able to attend, you can register as a Phantom runner. All registered participants, including Phantom runners, will receive a commemorative long-sleeved T-shirt.


  • Fee: $15
  • After Oct 12, up to Race Day: $20
  • Children 12 & Under: $10
  • Group (10 or more): $12
  • Kids 5 & Under (no T-Shirt): Free
  • Phantom Runner: $20 (I want to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation and will be there in spirit. The shirt will be sent by mail. Please indicate shirt size on registration form.)

All registered participants will receive a commemorative long sleeve t-shirt.

The course begins and ends at the Marietta Square. Participants will proceed through historic Marietta neighborhoods, returning to the Square.

Directions & Parking:
From I-75 go west on North Marietta Parkway (Exit 265). Continue to Church Street and take a left (just before the bridge) heading to the Square. Parking will be in the Cobb County Parking Deck and in lots around the Square.

For additional information:
Please call Beverly Martin at (770) 528-2620 , email or John Houser at (770) 499-3902, email



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