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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!


The Thanksgiving Day 5K is sold out.

There is still plenty of room in the Half Marathon, One Mile & 50m Dash.


10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Big Peach Running Co. - Midtown

Number Pick-Up Parking

There is very limited parking in Midtown Atlanta. Please print the parking map, or use Parking Panda or Parkopedia to find available lots and their current rate. Parking lots/garages with the most available spaces for public parking include:

  • AT&T - 759 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
    • Visitor parking entrance located on West Peachtree at 4th Street 
  • Surface lots at 7th & Peachtree
    • 881 Main St. parking across from Starbucks
      • VERY LIMITED number of spaces
      • $7.00
    • Parking Company of America lot across from The Vortex
      • VERY LIMITED number of spaces
      • $7.00
  • Metropolis Retail Parking
    • Peachtree St. between 8th & 9th - behind Taco Mac and Fado Irish Pub
    • $3.00/30 minutes

PARTICIPANT INSTRUCTIONS - 2015 Thanksgiving Day Events

Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K

Event Age Limits:

  • Half Marathon: 14 & Up
  • 5K:  8 & Up
  • One Mile: 7 &  Up
  • 50m Dash: 6 & Under

Event is rain or shine. 

  • 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:
    • $90 at number pick-up
    • 5K:
    • $45 at number pick-up
    • One Mile:
    • $25 at number pick-up
    • 50m Dash:
    • $20 at number pick-up
  • Registration Cut-Off Date

    November 18, 2015 at 11:59 pm

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Event Day Schedule

  • 5:30 a.m. Will Call number pick-up opens
  • 7:00 a.m. Will Call number pick-up closes
  • 7:30 a.m. Half Marathon start
  • 8:00 a.m. 5K start
  • 9:15 a.m. 50m Dash start
  • 9:19 a.m. 5K course closes
  • 9:30 a.m. One Mile start
  • 11:20 a.m. Half Marathon course closes

Race Day Registration

Race day registration is not offered for this event. Onsite registration will be available during packet pick-up dates/times held prior to event day. Pre-race packet pick-up dates and times are listed below under Additional Information.



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.


Thanksgiving Day 5K 2015 Course Map

Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon 2015 Course Map

Thanksgiving Day 5K 2015 Turn by Turn Directions & Road Closures

Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon 2015 Turn by Turn Directions & Road Closures

Course time limit:

  • Half Marathon: 3 hours and 30 minutes (16 minute per mile pace)
  • 5K: 1 hour and 15 minutes (25 minute per mile pace)

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

Event Address

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

Thanksgiving Day Events 2015 Start/Finish Area Map

Race Number Pick-Up

Additional Information

Tuesday, November 25:  10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. - JUST ADDED

Wednesday, November 25:   10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Big Peach Running Co. - Midtown 

800 Peachtree St NE

Atlanta, GA  30308

Parking Map - Big Peach Running Co. - Midtown

Participants are welcome to send a friend or family member to pick up their number.

Will Call Packet Pick-Up

5:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Race Morning

*Must have pre-purchased

Located in the Triple Peach tent in the post-race area of the Green "Delta Medallion" Lot

View the Start/Finish Area map here


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.


Free parking is available at Turner Field in the Gold, Orange, Green, Blue, Red, Grey and Brown lots. 

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.
  • Atlanta Track Club is offering a Will Call option for the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon events. The cost is $20 per entry, and half of the proceeds will be donated to Atlanta Mission, which supports Atlanta’s homeless. See above "Will Call" section for more details.

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:

  • 1:35 (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.


2015 Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon Prize Money information can be found here.

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 two weeks 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.  If you were unable to claim your medal after Peachtree, or your second piece after the 10 Miler, all three pieces will be available at the Triple Peach tent at the conclusion of the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon.

 Confirm your Triple Peach Registration


Cobb County Kia

Additional InformationCobb County Kia will be showcasing the latest Kia vehicles on course. Check them out on race day and schedule a test drive at the dealership. The first 100 people who bring in their race bib to Cobb County Kia through December 12 and test drive a vehicle will receive a Mizuno - Atlanta Track Club branded water bottle.


Let us help you train for a longer distance! Accomplish new goals this fall with Atlanta Track Club’s Fall Full/Half Marathon Training. The 16-18 week program includes weekly pace group runs, mid-week workouts, monthly clinics, and more. The flexible program can be tailored to your target race and current fitness level. Whether you’re training for your first full or half marathon or your 50th, don’t go at it alone. For more information on Fall Full/Half Marathon Training, click here

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