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Join the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Track Club for the 2015 Rise Up and Run presented by Northside Hospital.  This family friendly event offers something for the whole family including a One Mile and 50m Dash. All 5K and One Mile participants will have the opportunity to finish on the Atlanta Falcons 50-yard line inside the Georgia Dome while the 50m Dash will take place on the field also. 

Online registration is now closed. See below for more information about registration at number pick-up and onsite race morning.


Number pick-up, Friday, September 11: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Road Runner Sports Atlanta

3756 Roswell Rd NE Suite 16
Atlanta, GA 30342

The first 25 people at Road Runner Sports Atlanta to register onsite for the 5K will receive a free Falcons mini helmet!

Enjoy an exclusive number pick-up offer from Road Runner Sports Atlanta! Receive $10 off a minimum $30 purchase as well as up to 20% off for all your last minute race gear. Plus don’t miss out on your one FREE entry to the GRAND PRIZE raffle for your opportunity to win a $250 shopping spree at Road Runner Sports.

2015 Rise Up and Run 5K


Race day, Saturday, September 12: onsite registration is available starting at 6:00 am.


Event is Rain or Shine

  • Date & Time

    Sept 12, 7:30 am

  • Location

    Georgia Dome, 1 Georgia Dome Drive, Atlanta, GA 30313

  • Distance

    • 5K (8 & older)
    • One Mile (7 & Older/open to adults)
    • 50m Dash (6 & younger)
  • Event Swag

    • Commemorative Mizuno Shirt
    • Commemorative Medal
    • FREE parking

Event Day Schedule

  • 6:00 a.m.  Race Number pick-up opens
  • 7:30 a.m.  5K
  • 7:30 a.m.  Falcons Landing opens (inside Georgia Dome)
  • 8:15 a.m.  One Mile
  • 8:30 a.m.  50m Dash
  • 8:45 a.m.  Awards Ceremony

Race Day Registration

Providing we have not reached race capacity, we will offer race day registration for this event.

  • Cost:  $30 via cash or credit card
  • Deadline to register and be timed: 7:00 a.m.

T-shirt sizing and availability cannot be guaranteed for those registering on race day.

Timing & Results

Available online the afternoon of the event.

Atlanta Track Club is a member organization of both the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) & USA Track & Field (USATF) and adheres to the guidelines and rules of competition in the events Atlanta Track Club conducts & provides.


1 Georgia Dome Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30313


Friday, September 11 - 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Road Runner Sports Atlanta

3756 Roswell Rd NE Suite 16
Atlanta, GA 30342

Number pick-up also available on race day starting at 6:00 am. 

Additional Information


  • 5K Men's and women's Overall Awards
  • 5K Men's and women's Masters Awards
  • 5K Age Group Awards for the top three men and women in each age group (14 and under, five-year increments up to 80 )

All participants in the One Mile Fun Run will receive a medal and all participants in the 50m Dash will receive a ribbon.


Free parking is available for all participants in the Red Deck, accessible off Andrew Young International Blvd. A voucher will be emailed to you to receive free parking.

Public Transportation is highly encouraged. The Georgia Dome is most easily accessible on MARTA via the westbound (blue) train to the W1:Dome/GWCC/Phillips Arena/CNN Center stop.


All spectators will enter the Georgia Dome through Gate C beginning at 7:30 am. Escalators to Gate C are located near the race start line.


In addition to your 5K time, all 5K participants will receive a 40 yard dash split time for their final 40 yards of their run on the field!

Did you know...

The 40 yard dash is primarily run to evaluate the speed of football players by scouts, particularly for the NFL Draft. The origin of timing football players for 40 yards comes from the average distance of a punt and the time it takes to reach that distance. Punts average around 40 yards in distance from the line of scrimmage, and the hangtime averages approximately 4.5 seconds. Therefore, a 40 yard dash time under 4.5 seconds is ideal.


Interested in giving back to the sport of running? Come volunteer with us! To learn more, please contact [email protected].


If you have additional questions regarding the event, please email [email protected]

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