Paladin Pacer 5K and Fun Run - Cancellation Notice

We are so sorry to inform you of the cancellation of one of our favorite Pinecrest Community Events - the annual Paladin Pacer, a 5K Peachtree Road Race Qualifier. This is yet another difficult decision and disappointment this school year because of the pandemic.

Our philosophy continues to be: hold as many of our events and traditional activities as possible, by adding health and safety measures, before changing or canceling. Unfortunately, in order to hold this race, we have to have a permit from the Forsyth County Commissioners office.

We have learned that all January 5K run permits were pulled, and the race that is scheduled for the weekend before our race was also pulled, forcing them to either cancel or create a virtual event.

The Paladin Pacer 5K and Fun Run was always intended to be held on the Pinecrest campus as a community event. A virtual Paladin Pacer would not fulfill our intention to serve our community of offering a live, in-person race, starting and ending on our campus.

Your understanding is appreciated. We have every intention to hold this race next February. We look forward to a pandemic-free Paladin Pacer in 2022!
Pinecrest Academy is a private PreK-12 Catholic school located in Cumming, South Forsyth, just minutes from Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton and Suwanee. We serve families of all faiths seeking a Christian education for their children. To learn more about our unique educational philosophy, visit our Welcome page.

The mission of Pinecrest Academy is reflected in the word Integer, which is Latin for “whole,” or “entire,” and reflects our goal of forming the whole child as an authentic “Person in Christ.” The school motto Semper Altius, means “Always Higher,” and challenges our students, parents, staff and faculty to strive for excellence in all areas of Integral Formation® - intellectual, spiritual, human and apostolic.