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2017 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon

The Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon is one of the southeast's premier distance events. Whether you're taking on 13.1 or tackling 26.2, we hope you'll join Atlanta Track Club for the 12th running of this Atlanta tradition. 

In 2017, the full marathon SOLD OUT! Plan ahead and register today for Atlanta's only marathon. 

Atlanta Track Club events are held rain or shine. However, the threat of lightning or other severe weather in the vicinity of the event may result in a delay or cancellation. For full details on our event policies, including weather, refunds and cancellations, click here

 

  

  • Date & Time

    March 18, 7:00 a.m.

  • Location

    Atlanta

  • Distance

    • Marathon (ages 18 & older)
    • Half Marathon (ages 14 & older)
    • One Mile (ages 7-14)
    • 50m Dash (ages 6 & under)
  • Event Swag

    • Marathoners:
    • Long-sleeve Mizuno shirt
    • Medal
    • Half Marathoners:
    • Short-sleeve Mizuno shirt
    • Medal
  • Cost

    • Marathon: $70 through April 7
    • $80 through 7/14/17
    • $90 through 11/10/17
    • $95 through 12/10/17
    • $105 through 1/9/18
    • $110 through 2/13/18
    • $120 through 3/6/18
    • $130 through 3/14/18
    • $140 at expo
    • Half Marathon:
    • $50 through April 7
    • $60 through 7/14/17
    • $70 through 11/10/17
    • $75 through 12/10/17
    • $80 through 1/9/18
    • $85 through 2/13/18
    • $90 through 3/6/18
    • $95 through 3/14/18
    • $100 at expo
    • One Mile & 50m Dash:
    • FREE
  • Registration Cut-Off Date

    March 14 at 11:59 p.m.

Event Day Schedule

  • 5:30 a.m. Will Call number pick-up opens *only if purchased
  • 6:45 a.m. Will call number pick-up closes  *only if purchased
  • 6:50 a.m. Wheelchair start
  • 7:00 a.m. Marathon & Half Marathon start
  • 8:45 a.m. Half Marathon awards ceremony
  • 10:00 a.m. Be Healthy Georgia run start
  • 10:30 a.m. Marathon awards ceremony 
  • 2:00 p.m. Course closes

Publix Georgia Marathon Health & Fitness Expo

The Publix Georgia Marathon Health & Fitness Expo is the bib number pick-up location for race participants. The boutique style expo features music, Publix premium giveaways, official race merchandise from Mizuno, free food and drink sampling from sport nutrition and health food companies and fun interactive opportunities with exhibitors.  

Exhibitor list: Coming Soon! 

All participants must pick up their race packets at the Expo unless they purchased Will Call during registration, or separately through the Atlanta Track Club online store.

Location

Coming Soon!

Dates/Times

Friday, March 16, 2018: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 17, 2018: 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m.

 

 

Race Day Registration

Race day registration is not offered for this event. Onsite registration will be available during packet pick-up dates/times at the Health and Fitness Expo held prior to event day. Pre-race packet pick-up dates and times are listed above under Health and Fitness Expo.

Group Registration Program

The Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon Group Registration Program supports running clubs, corporations, training groups and others by providing additional race benefits. Benefits are awarded based on the size of the  group and include gathering space in the race finish area, marketing promotions, and more. To join the program, please contact Natalie Demarko at [email protected] before February 5, 2018. Click here for additional information. 

Participating groups in 2018:
65 Roses/Miles for Cystic Fibrosis
Atlanta Tri Club
Black Girls Run
Black Men Run 
Chattahoochee Road Runners
Endurance House Atlanta
Galloway Training
ITL
Joon Mah Runners
Kyle Pease Foundation
Metro Area Running Club
Moms Run This Town
RunFam
runningnerds
Team Jardina
Team Take Down Publix

Timing & Results

Unofficial results available online the afternoon of the event. Results are made official approximately two weeks after the event, after all inquires have been processed.

Your timing device for this event is the Chronotrack single use B-tag. In order to receive an accurate time, please confirm your bib is...

  • Clearly visible on the front of the torso
  • Unaltered and unmodified (Do not fold or wrinkle)
  • Pinned in all four corners
  • Not covered (jackets, fuel belts, etc.)

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.

Course

2017 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon Course Map & Elevation

Street Closures - 2017 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon

*Course subject to change

Course time limit:

Marathon: 6 hours 30 minutes (15 minute per mile pace)

Half Marathon: 3 hours and 30 minutes (16 minute per mile pace)

For the safety and enjoyment of all participants, no pets, or wheeled conveyances of any kind, including baby joggers/strollers, roller/inline skates, and bicycles, are permitted on the course. Headphones are strongly discouraged. 

List of Prohibited Items

Event Address

Coming Soon!

Will Call

Must pre-purchase

Buy online during registration or you can purchase Will Call post-registration by visiting our online store by March 11th at 11:59 pm. 

Will Call Number Pick-up will take place from 5:30 a.m. - 6:45 a.m. race morning.

Your number will not be available at Will Call on race morning unless you have purchased this option.  If you do not purchase Will Call, your number will only be available at the Publix Georgia Marathon Health and Fitness Expo.

Switching Races

If you would like to switch races, you may do so by emailing [email protected] or in person at the Health & Fitness Expo held prior to event day.  If a distance is sold out prior to the event, there will not be an option to switch to that distance.  There will be no refunds for switching from the full marathon to the half marathon, and additional fees will apply for those switching from the half marathon to the marathon. For those switching races at the expo, shirts will be provided based on availability. Those switching events on race morning will be disqualified and removed from the results.

MARTA

We encourage all participants to take MARTA on race morning to avoid traffic delays due to race related street closures. CLICK HERE for more information on taking MARTA to the event. MARTA will begin rail service one hour earlier than usual on Sunday morning (5:00 a.m.) in order to get runners and spectators to the start line. Park at any of the 23 MARTA rail stations that have free daily parking.

Parking

Coming Soon

Gear Check

Gear check will be available on race day starting at 5:30 a.m. All gear should be dropped off at the gear check tent prior to race start and will be available for pick-up until 2:00 p.m. Please use the gear check tag on your bib to help identify your bag. Additional gear bags will be available at number pick-up and at the gear check tent on race morning. 

Pace Team

The Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon Pace Team is here to help you achieve your goals at the event. Pace teams will be available for the following finish times:

  Marathon Pace Teams      Half Marathon Pace Teams  
3:30 1:30
3:45 1:40
3:50 1:45
4:00 1:50
4:15 2:00
4:30 2:15
4:45 2:30
5:00 2:45
5:15 3:00
5:30 3:30
5:45  
6:00  
6:30  


Participants can sign up for a Pace Team at the Health & Fitness Expo.

Streakers

The Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon happily continues to celebrate those special runners who have kept their streak going! Benefits include:

  • Feature on event webpage
  • Special packet pickup line at the Expo
  • Unique race bib
  • Special race day gear check line
  • Commemorative gift

2018 Eligible Streakers

If you are a streaker and do not see your name on the list, please contact [email protected].

Awards

2018 prize money list coming soon!

Marathon awards (awarded on race day):

  • Overall male and female
  • Masters male and female
  • Grandmasters male and female

Age group awards will be mailed to the top three finishers in each age division once results are finalized (approximately two weeks after the event:

  • 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80- 84, 85-89, and 90+ (excluding the overall winners)

Half Marathon awards (awarded on race day):

  • Overall male and female
  • Masters male and female
  • Grandmasters male and female

Age group awards will be mailed to the top three finishers in each age division once results are finalized (approximately two weeks after the event:

  • 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80- 84, 85-89, and 90+  (excluding the overall winners)

Training

Let us help you train for a longer distance! Our spring marathon and half marathon training takes place in the winter/spring and prepares participants for the Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon on 3/18/18. The program is great for novice and intermediate runners. Whether you’re training for your first full or half marathon or your 50th, don’t go at it alone. For more information on Training, click here.

Travel

Coming soon!

Contact HCI Travel, the official agent of the 2018 Publix Georgia Marathon, for help with any additional travel needs.

Volunteer

Interested in giving back to the sport of running?  Come volunteer with us! Contact [email protected] for more information. 

Spectators

Our marathoners and half marathoners need your support! Check back for more information on spectator cheer zones hosted by our sponsors or neighborhoods along the course. 

FAQs

FAQ's 2017 Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon

Questions

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

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