2024 May Midweek Mile & Dash

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The Midweek Mile & Dash is a FREE youth event designed for kids ages 14 and under. This is the third and final of three spring midweek mile & dash events (March 13, April 10, May 8). Held at Westside Park in Atlanta, kids 6-14 can a run a mile on the paved paths near the reservoir. Dashers will sprint through the large grass lawn for 50 meters. All participants can enjoy the Track & Field Zone and learn more about shot put, javelins, mini hurdles and more! This final event also has a Coaches/Parents/Volunteers/Staff wave at 6:10 PM. Join us and celebrate the love of running!

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

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024


  • Westside Park, 1660 Johnson Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318


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


  • FREE and open to the public

Online Registration Cut-Off

  • May 7, 11:59 p.m.
  • Race day registration is available

Event Schedule

4:15 p.m.

Volunteer Check-In Opens

5:00 p.m.

Race Number Pickup Opens

5:30 p.m.

Dash and Track & Field Zone Opens; ongoing

5:30 p.m.

Mile - Open Youth waves begin & continue every 10 minutes

6:00 p.m.

Mile - Competitive Youth wave

6:10 p.m.

Coaches/Parents/Staff/Volunteers Wave

6:30 p.m.

Event Concludes

Course Information

The mile course will utilize the winding, tree-lined paths within the park. Course monitors will be stationed along the route for participant safety. A lead runner or cyclist will ensure kids start properly. The dash will take place in the grassy common area near the park pavilion. (No adults on the course please, except course monitors!)

For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, no headphones, pets or wheeled conveyances of any kind, including roller/inline skates, and bicycles are permitted on the course.

Race Day Registration

Race Day Registration begins at 5:00 p.m.

Deadline to register: online through 11:59 p.m., May 7, 2024

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 a MyLaps timing tag. The device is adhered to the back of your race number. DO NOT REMOVE OR BEND. Wearing your race number improperly could result in improper scoring and possible disqualification. In order to receive an accurate time, please confirm your race number 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, water bottles, 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.

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