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Event Announcement: At this time, all time slots for the in-person Hearts & Soles 5K are full. Participants can still register for the virtual race. Don't forget, Hearts & Soles 5K is moving to the Tucker Recreation Center for 2021. The event will be timed and on the roadways of Tucker!
Celebrate your love of running and walking with the Hearts & Soles 5K. This event is the second event in the 2021 Grand Prix Series.
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.
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Date & Time
February 6, 7:45 a.m.
Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 Lavista Rd, Tucker, GA 30084
- 5K (ages 8 & older)
- FREE for members
- $20 for nonmembers
Event Day Schedule
- 7:10 a.m. Health screening opens
- 7:15 a.m. Number pickup opens
- 7:45 a.m. 5K start
- 7:55 a.m. Start waves every five minutes
- 10:05 a.m. Start line closes
- 11:20 p.m. Course closes
RACE DAY REGISTRATION
No race day registration is available, but individuals can register online until February 4 at 11:59 p.m.
Participants must register for a specific time slot in order to participate in the event. Start waves will start every 5 minutes and be limited to 25 people. Race number pickup will be available on race morning. Participants should plan to pick up their numbers no more than 30 minutes before their start wave.
Atlanta Track Club intends to hold the Hearts & Soles 5K at Tucker Recreation Center as scheduled on February 6, 2021. If the format of the event moves to virtual ONLY or is cancelled all together, you will be given the option to receive a full refund (less processing fees from registration vendor). If, due to COVD-19, the location of the event has to be changed, refunds will not be provided, but you will be immediately notified via email and social media.
TIMING & RESULTS
Unofficial results available online the afternoon of the event. Results are made official one week 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 Time Limit
- 5K: 1 hour and 15 minutes (25 minute/mile pace).
Any participant still on the course after the course limit will be asked to move to the sidewalk and will not have event services available.
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.
Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 Lavista Rd, Tucker, GA 30084
5K: Ages 8 & up
Free parking is available at Tucker High School. Atlanta Track Club signs and volunteers will help guide you to the available parking areas and access to the start/finish area. Please consider carpooling.
- Tucker High School - 5036 Lavista Rd, Tucker, GA 30084 (closest parking accessible off Chamblee Tucker Rd.)
HYDRATIONPlease arrive with your own hydration for this event. There will be no fluid distribution on course or available prior to your start time. Participants will receive one bottle of water at the finish line.
Those selecting the virtual Hearts & Soles 5K race option will be asked to complete and submit their race between Friday, February 5, 2020 at 5:00 a.m. and Monday, February 8, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. Virtual participants may submit their results here. The results submission link will not become live until Friday, February 5, 2021.
Atlanta Track Club's return to racing will feature a race-by-appointment format to reduce gathering size and course congestion. Safety measures include, must are not limited to:
- All participants and staff required to wear masks (mask not required while running)
- Health screenings
- Social distancing
- Limited contact number distribution
- No fluid distribution on course - all participants must arrive self-sufficient
- Hand sanitizing stations
- No contact food and water distribution at the finish
- Air hugs and high fives encouraged
Due to the race-by-appointment format, both overall awards and age group awards will be based on net time. Overall winners are not eligible for age group awards.
Award ceremonies will not be held on site in 2021. All awards will be emailed to participants after the event. All winners will receive a credit to Atlanta Track Club's online store which can be combined with future credits from other Grand Prix events.
- Overall Male and Female
- Age Graded Masters Male and Female
- Age Group Awards for the top three males and females in each 5 year age division (10 & under, 11- 4, 15-19, five year increments up to 90+).
The Hearts & Soles 5K is the second event in the 2021 Atlanta Track Club Grand Prix Series. For more information on the 2021 Grand Prix Series, please click here. Please note: Your age on December 31, 2021 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.
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 5K course.
ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES
In order to serve all our athletes, Atlanta Track Club offers opportunities for Athletes with Disabilities (AWD). If you are an AWD and interested in participating in the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, to discuss what reasonable accommodations can be made based on your specific needs. Atlanta Track Club officials will provide reasonable accommodation to Athletes with Disabilities on an individualized and event by event basis.
VOLUNTEER WITH US
Interested in giving back to the sport of running? Come volunteer with us! To learn more and to register, please visit https://www.atlantatrackclub.org/volunteer. For questions about volunteering, email email@example.com.
If you have additional questions regarding the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Atlanta Track Club has adopted specific policies to ensure the safety of all participants, volunteers and staff. All in attendance are expected to comply with the following policies. Atlanta Track Club reserves the right to ask any attendee to leave the venue should they not comply.
- Scheduled start times, 25 runners per wave, every 5 minutes
- Mask worn at all times (including warmup) but can be removed while participating in the event but must be put back on immediately after crossing the finish line.
- Temperature checks upon entering the venue
- All participants to bring their own hydration on course
- Social distancing of 6 feet practiced throughout the venue
- Complete the Health Screening Questionnaire within 24 hours of attending the event. Be prepared to show e-mail confirmation of completion on your phone at check-in
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