Extra Yard 5K

RESULTS - 2018 Extra Yard 5K

The Extra Yard 5K is the official road race of the College Football Playoff. Registration includes two tickets to Playoff Fan Central, a participant shirt, finisher's medal and entry into a drawing for CFP National Championship Game game tickets. The top overall male and female finishers will each win two tickets to the national championship game. The event includes live entertainment, activities with race sponsors and a post-race awards ceremony. All proceeds benefit Extra Yard for Teachers, the College Football Playoff Foundation’s primary initiative that elevates the teaching profession by inspiring and empowering teachers. 


Date & Time

  • January 8, 2018


  • International Plaza, Downtown Atlanta


  • 5K (8 & older)

Event Swag

  • Long Sleeve Mizuno shirt
  • Tickets to Playoff Fan Central
  • Medal


  • $25.00 through 11/27/17
  • $30.00 through 12/31/17
  • $35.00 through 1/5/18
  • $45 on race day


6:30 a.m.

Race number pick-up opens

7:30 a.m.

Deadline to register, be timed & in results

8:00 a.m.

5K begins

Start line closes

Start line closes

9:00 a.m.

Awards ceremony

9:30 a.m.

Course closes


  • Cost: $45 cash or credit card only (unless event sells out)
    • $15.00 discount for teacher showing valid school i.d.
  • Deadline to register and be timed: 7:30 a.m.

T-shirt sizing and availability canot be guaranteed for those registering on race day.


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.


2018 Extra Yard 5K Course Map

Course time limit:

  • 1 hour and 15 minutes (25 minute per mile pace)

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.


Did you know as a member of Atlanta Track Club you receive a discount on all events (except AJC Peachtree Road Race). Join today to begin receiving discounts and the many other benefits of membership!