Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services

Pre-Registration for This Year's Guns and Hoses Run is This Friday

February 4, 2019

Runners who pre-register by this Friday, February 8th, for this year’s Guns and Hoses 5K Run will be guaranteed a correct T-shirt size for participating in the event.

The run will be held on Saturday morning, February 23rd, at Hobgood Park located at 6680 Bells Ferry Road in Woodstock. Portions of the money from the event will benefit organizations selected by Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services (Hoses) and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office (Guns). The fire department has selected Goshen Valley Boys Ranch and the Sheriff’s Office will raise money the Cherokee Sheriff’s Foundation.

Participants who register will select the team they want to represent, either the Hoses or the Guns. Portions of the entry fee will go towards that agency’s chosen charitable organization. You can visit the Cherokee Recreation and Parks Agency's website to register for the race.

The cost is $10 for the fun-run and $25 for the 5K. Prices for each respective race will increase by $5 after Feb. 8. The fun-run begins at 7:30 AM, while the 5K starts at 8AM.

For additional information, please visit the website at www.crpa.net/special-events/guns-hoses-5k/. For questions about the races, contact Lindsey Collet at lcollett@cherokeega.com or phone (770) 924-7768.

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Firefighters dressed in full gear to run in last year's race.
Firefighters dressed in full gear to run in last year's race. (click image for slideshow)
Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson, holds the trophy that was presented to the fire department for having the most runners.
Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson, holds the trophy that was presented to the fire department for having the most runners.
A large crowd of runners participated in last year's event.
A large crowd of runners participated in last year's event.
Cherokee County Battalion Chief, Ricky Collett, and his wife and Fire Investigator, Cheri Collett, cross the finish line together.
Cherokee County Battalion Chief, Ricky Collett, and his wife and Fire Investigator, Cheri Collett, cross the finish line together.