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Event Information

The Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon and 5K attract thousands of runners and walkers eager to share in the holiday spirit and give thanks for their health and fitness. Come celebrate this Thanksgiving Day with the Atlanta Track Club and earn your turkey!

Event is rain or shine. 

Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K

  • Date & Time

    Nov 26, 7:30 am

  • Location

    Turner Field

  • Distance

    • 13.1 miles
    • 5K
    • One Mile
    • 50m Dash
  • Event Swag

    • Long sleeve Mizuno apparel item
    • Finisher's medal
    • FREE Parking
  • Cost

    • Half Marathon:
    • $60 through 5/31/15
    • $70 through 7/31/15
    • $75 through 8/31/15
    • $80 through 9/30/15
    • $85 through 11/19/15
    • $90 at number pick-up
    • 5K:
    • $25 through 5/31/15
    • $30 through 8/31/15
    • $35 through 11/19/15
    • $45 at number pick-up
    • Mashed Potato Mile:
    • $15 ($25 at number pick-up)
    • Gravy Gallop:
    • $10 ($20 at number pick-up)
  • Registration Cut-Off Date

    November 19, 2015 at 11:59 pm

Event Day Schedule

  • 5:00 a.m. MARTA rail service begins
  • 7:30 a.m. Half marathon start
  • 8:00 a.m. 5K start
  • 9:15 a.m. Gravy Gallop start
  • 9:21 a.m. 5K course closes
  • 9:30 a.m. Mashed Potato Mile start
  • 11:20 a.m. Half marathon course closes

Race Day Registration

Race day registration is not offered for this event. On-site registration will be available during packet pick-up dates/times held prior to event day. Please check back closer to the event for relevant packet pick-up dates and times.

Timing & Results

Unofficial results available online the afternoon of the event. Results are made official approximately 30 days 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 foldor 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.

Event Address

Turner Field - 755 Hank Aaron Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30315

Race Number Pick-Up

More information coming soon

Switching Races

If you would like to switch races, you must do so during packet pick-up hours held prior to event day. There will be no refunds for switching from the half marathon to the 5K, and additional fees will apply for those switching from the 5K to half marathon. Shirts will be provided based on availability to those switching events. Those switching events on race morning will be disqualified and removed from the results.

Parking

Free parking is available at Turner Field in the Gold, Orange, Green, Blue, Red, Grey and Brown lots. Click here for a map of Turner Field Parking.

MARTA

Rail service will start at 5 a.m. Participants should ride to the Georgia State or Five Points station. From either location, the walk is a short distance to Turner Field. There will not be a bus shuttle service.

Gear Check

Gear check is NOT offered for this event. Instead, please see information below on the Ton of Clothing drive.

TON of Clothing Drive

Atlanta Track Club has once again joined forces with Atlanta Mission in hopes of collecting a TON of clothing. Here’s how you can help us meet our goal:

  • Bring clothing with you to donate at race number pick-up
  • Wear clothing you’d like to donate as your warmup clothes for the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon events and shed your clothes prior to the race start or along the course. We’ll gather clothing from the start line and throughout the course to be cleaned and donated.

Pace Team

The Thanksgiving Day 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:

  • 1:30 (6:52)
  • 1:35 (7:15)
  • 1:40 (7:38)
  • 1:45 (8:01)
  • 1:50 (8:24)
  • 2:00 (9:10)
  • 2:15 (10:18)
  • 2:30 (11:27)
  • 2:45 (12:38)

Participants can sign up at the Atlanta Track Club tent during race number pick-up.

Awards

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:

  • 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, and 80+ (excluding the overall winners)

5K 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:

  • 8-14, 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, and 80 (excluding the overall winners)

Age group awards for both distances will be mailed once results are finalized (approximately thirty days after the event).

Triple Peach

Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon pieces for the 2015 Triple Peach medals, as well as your 2015 Triple Peach finisher’s shirt, will be awarded in the post-race festival area.

Volunteer with us

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

Questions

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

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