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Join the Atlanta Police Foundation for the 2017 Atlanta’s Finest 5K organized by Atlanta Track Club. Proceeds from the event benefit Crime Stoppers Atlanta, a program of the Atlanta Police Foundation that provides cash incentives for anonymous information that helps law enforcement solve crimes. Along with the 5K, the event also includes a One Mile, ages 7 and up, as well as 50m Dash for kids 6 and under. Participants can also check out squad cars, motorcycles and the Mobile Command Unit.

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

    August 19, 7:30 a.m.

  • Location

    Pemberton Place, 126 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

  • Distance

    • 5K (8 & older)
    • One Mile (7 & older)
    • 50m Dash (6 & under)
  • Event Swag

    • Short-sleeve Mizuno shirt

Event Day Schedule

  • 6:00 a.m. Race number pick-up opens
  • 7:00 a.m. Deadline to register and be timed and included in results
  • 7:30 a.m. 5K begins
  • 8:15 a.m. One Mile begins
  • 8:30 a.m. 50m Dash begins
  • 8:51 a.m. Course closes

Race Day Registration

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

  • Cost: $35 (5K), $20 (One Mile), $15 (50m Dash) via cash or credit card
  • Deadline to register and be timed: 7:00 a.m.

T-shirt sizing and availability canot be guaranteed for those registering on race day.

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.

Event Address

121 Baker Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30313

Race Number Pick-Up

Number pick-up will take place the morning of the event beginning at 6:00 a.m. T-shirts will be distributed after you cross the finish line.

Parking

Parking is available in the World of Coca-Cola parking garage for a fee of $7 per vehicle per day. The entrance is located at the stoplight on Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. between Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Luckie Street. Please plan to arrive early to allow time for parking, number pick up and arrival at the start line.

MARTA

Public Transportation is highly encouraged. There are two MARTA train stops to choose from:

  • MARTA stop W1: Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center
  • MARTA stop N1: Peachtree Center.

It is approximately a 10 minute walk from either station

Awards

  • Overall Male and Female Awards
  • Masters Male and Female Awards
  • Overall Male and Female APD Officer Awards
  • Age Group Awards for the top three men and women in each age group (14 & under, five-year increments up to 80+)

Grand Prix

Atlanta's Finest 5K is the eigth event in the 2017 Atlanta Track Club Grand Prix Series presented by Piedmont Healthcare. For more information on the 2017 Grand Prix Series, please click here.  Please note: Your age on December 31, 2017 is used as your base age for Grand Prix scoring. For example, if you are currently 34 years old but will be turning 35 in November, your age will appear as 35 in the standing throughout the Grand Prix season. 

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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