5th Annual Dekalb County Police Department’s Beat The Badge 5K Run/Walk

/5th Annual Dekalb County Police Department’s Beat The Badge 5K Run/Walk

september, 2019

28sep8:00 am1:00 pm5th Annual Dekalb County Police Department's Beat The Badge 5K Run/Walk


Event Details

DeKalb County Police Headquarters
1960 West Exchange Place
Tucker, GA US 30084


The Beat the Badge 5K is back!!!!

NEW FOR 2019:

  • Electronic “chip” timing for faster, more accurate results
  • Pre-race packet pick up the day before the race = less stress race day 
  • Fresh new law-enforcement themed T-shirt (Dri-Fit) 
  • Kid’s Fun Run and Toddler Dash
  • Exciting new vendors and sponsors

RACE DETAILS: Have fun legally outrunning the police! Come visit the police K-9 memorial and 9/11 Memorial in front of Police Headquarters. After the race is a mini-festival at Police HQ with food, music, SWAT trucks, police motorcycles, fun stuff for kids and more! Course is well supervised by DeKalb’s finest officers. If you can’t run, please consider registering as a “phantom runner”. All proceeds will benefit the DeKalb Police Alliance, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works to support all DeKalb County based law enforcement officers.

COURSE: Course is flat and fast! Out & back course through beautiful Tucker neighborhoods.

AGE GROUPS/AWARDS: Overall M & F, top Law Enforcement runners, Masters M & F, and First Place M & F in each of the following age groups: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 & over.

REGISTRATION: Limited to 1000! Register early!

Individuals: $25 if received by June 30th ; late and race day registration = $30 (Phantom runner – same)
Law enforcement runners/walkers (P.O.S.T. certified): $20
Register online – www.runsignup.com
Download form and mail race entry at: (pending)
On-site registration at DKPD Police Headquarters in front of building beginning at 7:00 am on race day.
Make checks payable to: DeKalb Police Alliance; Mail to: DeKalb Police 5K, 4451 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker, Georgia, 30084

T-SHIRTS: All participants registered by September 10, 2019, will receive a commemorative T-shirt with a law enforcement theme.

PARKING: There will be plenty of free parking around the police headquarters and in surrounding business lots. Many great restaurants nearby to patronize after the race.

PACKET PICKUP: Friday, September 27, 2019, from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. inside the lobby of the DeKalb Police Headquarters, 1950 W. Exchange Place, Tucker. After 8:00 pm, packet pickup will be on race day beginning at 6:30 am.

PETS/STROLLERS: No pets allowed except certified service animals. Strollers are allowed (please be careful of runners!)

COURSE CERTIFICATION: We are now officially a PEACHTREE ROAD RACE QUALIFIER!!!!MORE INFORMATION / SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: please contact Sergeant Obester at 678/937-5301 or email at: [email protected]



(Saturday) 8:00 am - 1:00 pm


DeKalb County Police Headquarters

1960 West Exchange Pl

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