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The Midweek Mile & Dash is a FREE youth event designed for kids ages 14 and under. All participants can have fun in the Track & Field Zone, learning more about shot put, mini hurdles and more. Mile participants can also try out the dash! This event will feature a cross country-style course on the groomed trails of Legacy Park in Decatur. Parents and participants aged 7 and up have the option to the take part in the Grand Prix Cross Country 5K held concurrently with this event.

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

  • October 11, 4:30 p.m.


  • Legacy Park, Decatur


  • Mile (ages 6 - 14)
  • 50 Meter Dash (ages 6 & under)


  • Free and open to the public

Online Registration Cut-Off Date

  • October 10 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Race day registration is available

Event Day Schedule

*Timeslots/waves were chosen by participants in the registration process

4:30 PM

Race number pickup/Track & Field Zone/Dash opens

5:30 PM

Open Youth Mile Wave Start

5:45 PM

Open Youth Final Mile Wave Start

6:00 PM

Dash and Track & Field Zone Closes

6:15 PM

Grand Prix Cross Country 5K Start

Timing & Results

The timing device for the Mile is the Chronotrack single use B-tag. In order to receive an accurate time, please confirm your child's 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.)
  • If you do not wish to have your child timed, you may peel off the timing device or simply bend it several times.

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.

Race Day Registration

Race day registration will be available. To choose your preferred mile timeslot, we suggest registering online prior to race day. The online registration deadline is October 10 at 11:59 p.m.


The Midweek Mile & Dash will take place at Legacy Park in Decatur. Milers will start their event in the field and run the beloved paths inside the park. Course monitors will be stationed along the course for participant safety. Dashers will run their 50 meters in the field.

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