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Kick off your Thanksgiving with the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, Mile & Dash. It's an Atlanta tradition! Runners and walkers will earn their turkey as they start their race under Atlanta's iconic Olympic rings. Stick around for a post-race celebration inside Georgia State Stadium. You'll want to bring your medal and your bragging rights to Thanksgiving dinner.

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.

Participant Emails

Date & Time

  • Thursday, November 25, 2021


  • Center Parc Stadium, 755 Hank Aaron Dr, Atlanta, GA 30315


  • Half Marathon (ages 14 & older)
  • 5K (ages 8 & older)
  • Mile (free for ages 6-14, fee for 15 & older)
  • Dash (free for ages 6 & under)

Event Swag

  • Half Marathon:
    - Long-sleeve Mizuno t-shirt
    - Finisher's medal
    - FREE parking
  • 5K:
    - Long-sleeve Mizuno t-shirt
    - Finisher's medal
    - FREE parking
  • Mile & Dash
    - Finisher's medal (ages 14 & under)
    - FREE parking


  • Half Marathon:
    - $60 through 4/30/21
    - $65 through 5/31/21
    - $75 through 7/31/21
    - $80 through 8/31/21
    - $85 through 9/30/21
    - $90 through 11/6/21
    - $95 through 11/24/21/race number pickup (until 3:00 p.m.)
    - $105 through 11/24/21 (until 11:59 p.m./includes Will Call)

  • 5K:
    - $25 through 4/30/21
    - $30 through 5/31/21
    - $35 through 7/31/21
    - $40 through 8/31/21
    - $45 through 9/30/21
    - $50 through 11/6/21
    - $55 through 11/21/21.race number pickup (until 3:00 p.m.)
    - $75 through 11/24/21 (until 11:59 p.m./includes Will Call)

  • Mile:
    - FREE for 14 & under $10 ( 15 & older)
    - 50m Dash: FREE


5:45 a.m.

Will Call Number Pickup Opens

8:15 a.m.

Will Call Number Pickup Closes

7:15 a.m.

5K Start

7:38 a.m.

5K Start Line Closes

7:43 a.m.

Wheelchair Half Marathon Start

7:45 a.m.

Half Marathon Start

8:30 a.m.

Half Marathon Start Line Closes

8:40 a.m.

Mile Start

9:03 a.m.

5K Course Closes

9:15 a.m.

Dash Start

12:00 p.m.

Half Marathon Course Closes


Race day registration is not offered for this event. Onsite registration will be available during race number pickup dates/times held prior to event day, unless events are sold out. Pre-race number pickup dates and times are listed below under Additional Information.

Atlanta Track Club intends to hold the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, Mile & Dash at Center Parc Stadium as scheduled on November 25, 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 COVID-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.


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 Maps:

Half Marathon


Mile & Dash

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)
  • Mile: 25 minutes

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. If you are interested in the event as a wheelchair participant please email awd@atlantatrackclub.org.


Based on the guidelines released by the CDC, Atlanta Track Club has adopted specific policies to ensure the safety of all participants, volunteers, and staff. Atlanta Track Club reserves the right to ask anyone in attendance to leave the venue should they not comply.

  • Attendees who have received the COVID-19 vaccination will not be required to wear a mask.
  • Attendees who are not vaccinated are requested to wear a mask while not running or walking.
  • All participants to bring their own hydration on the course.
  • Attendees are requested to maintain social distancing throughout the duration of the event.

With the recent rise in cases due to the Delta variant, we ask all attendees to consider taking additional steps to ensure their safety and the safety of those around them. This includes but is not limited to wearing a mask regardless of vaccination status and practicing social distancing. Out of an abundance of caution, Atlanta Track Club staff will wear masks during this event.


Members of Atlanta Track Club get to participate in 7 free events throughout the year! They also receive discounts on all events and programs as well as guaranteed entry into the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race!