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Click here for the 2021 Atlanta Kids Marathon Participant Instructions!

The youth portion of Atlanta's Marathon Weekend will show kids what it means to be part of a big city marathon. Held on the same weekend as the 2021 Atlanta's Marathon Weekend, this race gives kids ages 14 & under the chance to get out, get active, and get acquainted with running as they finish on the infield at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Participants can also join us in the Virtual Publix Atlanta Kids Marathon option.

With the event moving to Atlanta Motor Speedway, those in the mile will get to run one lap of the track. It is 1.3 miles or 2.1K in length. In order to help maintain proper social distancing the race can be completed either Saturday or Sunday. The 1.3 mile race will have several start times available on Saturday, February 27 and Sunday, February 28 with the dash times available both days as well. If virtual is your preferred option, that too is available.

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  • Date & Time

    February 27 & 28

  • Location

    Atlanta Motor Speedway

  • Distance

    • 1.3 Miles (ages 6 - 14)
    • Dash (ages 6 & under)
    • Virtual Options Available
  • Event Swag

    • T-shirt
    • finisher medal and post race snacks
  • Cost

    • 1.3 Mile: $15
    • $20 after 2/26
    • Dash: $10
    • $15 after 2/26
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Race Day Registration

  • Due to COVID-19, no race day registration
  • Deadline to register - online through 11:59 p.m., February 26, 2021

Timing & Results

All 1.3 Mile (only) registrants will be timed and unofficial results will be posted Sunday evening. No personal race registration information will be included.

The timing device for this event 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.

Atlanta Track Club intends to hold the event at Atlanta Motor Speedway as scheduled on February 27-28, 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 COVD-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.



Participants in the 1.3 Mile will complete a lap of the racetrack. Children in the dash will participate on the grassy infield of the track.

For the safety and enjoyment of all participants, parents are not allowed on the 1.3 Mile course. In addition, no headphones, pets, or wheeled conveyances of any kind, including baby joggers/strollers, roller/inline skates, and bicycles, are permitted on the course.


Atlanta Track Club has adopted specific policies to ensure the safety of all participants, volunteers and staff. All in attendance are expected to comply with the following policies. Atlanta Track Club reserves the right to ask any attendee to leave the venue should they not comply.

  • Scheduled start times, 20 runners per wave for the 1.3 Mile, 10 runners per wave for the Dash, every 15 minutes
  • Mask must be worn at all times (including warmup) but can be removed while participating in the event. Mask must be put back on immediately after crossing the finish line
  • Temperature checks upon entering the venue
  • Social distancing of 6 feet practiced throughout the venue
  • Complete the Health Screening Questionnaire within 24 hours of attending the event. Be prepared to show e-mail confirmation of completion on your phone at check-in


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Click here for the 2021 Atlanta Kids Marathon in-person event participant instructions!


Those selecting the virtual Publix Atlanta Kids Marathon 1.3 Mile distance option will be asked to complete their race(s) between Saturday, February 27, 2020 at 5:00 a.m. and Sunday, February 28, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. Results must be submitted by Monday, March 1, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

Virtual participants will receive a race bib, T-shirt, medal, CLIF Kid Zbar and Publix buff. Virtual participants who register before Thursday, February 18 at 11:59 p.m. will have their swag items shipped to them prior to event day. Those registering after the deadline will have their race packet sent after race weekend.


Brought to you by Atlanta Track Club, Kilometer Kids is a flexible, game-based running program designed to get children in the community active. The free program is a great way to engage children, ages 14 and under, in the sport of running. Contact (404-231-9064). Additionally, Atlanta Track Club offers numerous youth events each year. For more details click here.


Interested in giving back to the sport of running? Come volunteer with us! To learn more and to register, please visit here for more details. For questions about volunteering, email


If you have additional questions regarding the event, please email

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