2022 INVESCO QQQ THANKSGIVING DAY HALF MARATHON, 5K, MILE & DASH

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2022 Participant Instructions

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

For Atlanta Track Club's current policies concerning COVID-19, click here.

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

  • Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 7:30 a.m.

Location

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

Distances

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

Cost

  • Half Marathon:

- $50 through 12/31/21
- $60 through 4/29/22

- $65 through 5/31/22
- $75 through 7/31/22
- $80 through 8/31/22
- $85 through 9/30/22

- $90 through 11/6/22

- $95 through 11/21/22 (race number pickup until 3:00 p.m.)
- $100 through 11/23/22 (until 6:00 p.m.)
- $130 through 11/24/22 (through the start of race/includes cost of Will Call)

  • 5K:
    - $20 through 12/31/21

- $30 through 5/31/22

- $40 through 11/6/22

- $45 through 11/21/22 (race number pickup until 3:00 p.m.)
- $50 through 11/23/22 (until 6:00 p.m.)
- $80 through 11/24/22 (through the start of race/includes cost of Will Call)

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

EVENT DAY SCHEDULE

5:45 a.m.

Will Call Number Pickup Opens

7:15 a.m.

5K Start

7:25 a.m.

5K Start Line Closes

7:30 a.m.

Wheelchair Half Marathon Start

7:35 a.m.

Half Marathon Start

7:45 a.m.

Will Call Number Pickup Closes

7:50 a.m.

Half Marathon Start Line Closes

8:00 a.m.

Mile Start

8:40 a.m.

5K Course Closes

9:15 a.m.

Dash Start

11:20 a.m.

Half Marathon Course Closes

Number Pickup

Location: 768 Hank Aaron Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30315 (formerly Fanplex)

  • Saturday, November 19, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 20, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

All half marathon and 5K participants must pick up their number during one of the above times unless you purchased Will Call. Participants are welcome to send a friend or family member to pick up their number but they must present your check-in pass.

Mile & Dash participants have the option to pick up their number at one of the above times, or on race day. Race day number pickup is offered for mile and dash runners ONLY.

Race day registration is not offered for this event. Onsite registration is available during race number pickup dates/times held prior to event day.

Atlanta Track Club intends to hold the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, Mile & Dash at Center Parc Stadium as scheduled on November 24, 2022. 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.

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.

Course

Course Maps:

Half Marathon

5K

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

Road Closures

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 half marathon or mile courses. Dog and strollers in the 5K must registered for the appropriate wave. Headphones are strongly discouraged. If you are interested in the event as a wheelchair participant please email awd@atlantatrackclub.org.

Dogs & Strollers Wave

Rules & Regulations

Atlanta Track Club wants every member of the family to feel welcome at the 2022 Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day 5K including those family members in strollers/baby joggers as well as your four-legged friends on leashes. Participants pushing strollers/baby joggers and those with dogs will start their race in a dedicated wave for dogs and strollers. To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants, we ask all participants pushing a young one in a stroller/baby jogger or holding a leash adhere to rules and regulations. A couple list of these rules and regulations can be found below.

Please note dogs and strollers are only allowed in the Thanksgiving Day 5K.

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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!

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