Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022

Place: Candler Fields Parking Lot – 528 Prior Street, Gainesville 30501

Time: 8:30am
Beneficiary: Edmondson Telford Child Advocacy Center

Entry Fees:
All 5K Entry $30
Deadline for Runners to get a Guaranteed Race Shirt is Sunday, January 23, 2022.

All Fun Run 12 and under race FREE

Fun Runners do not receive a race shirt


Top Overall Male and Female
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Awards to
Male/Female in the following age groups:
9 & under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55+

First Place winner of every age group will receive a prize!



All proceeds benefit the Edmondson Telford Child Advocacy Center — a children’s advocacy center serving Hall & Dawson.

2022 Embrace Race Sponsors

Thank you so much to all of our sponsors this year! It is encouraging to see so many businesses in our community ready to race against child abuse!

GTO 2000 Logistics

ProCare RX

Conditioned Air Systems


GTO Logistics, ProCare RX


Conditioned Air Systems, Dick’s Sporting Goods, FX Logistics, JGS Resources, Peoples Bank & Trust


Atlanta Rehabilitation, BGW Dental, Burns & Herring, Collins Capital Advisors, Master’s Apparel, Peach State Bank & Trust, Publix, Ramsey Gadbois Dental Excellence, Sheriff Gerald Couch, United Community Bank


Gainesville Flooring, Gainesville Physical Therapy, Ret. Chief Carol Martin, JGeyer Advertising, Locos Grill & Pub, Patrick Toms DMD, The Honey Baked Ham Company, Melissa Kemp/Mrs Georgia America 2020, Gibson Dental Designs, Krystal of Gainesville


Blue Fin, Edward Jones/Beth Baldwin, Inn Between Deli, Mark Moore DMD, Parks Lumber Company, Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, Southern Companions, Rob & Sally Chambers, ll Shae Salon, The Piedmont Group of Atlanta/Dan Whigham, 63rd & Eliot, The Ship Station