The Atlanta Christmas 5K

Atlanta's First and Favorite Holiday Road Race

Drop the eggnog and join us for a 5K in the beautiful Virginia-Highland neighborhood. Sure it might be cold, but we'll be waiting for you at the finish line with hot chocolate, coffee, hot apple cider, and heaping helping of other Christmas treats. If your lucky, Santa might even show up!

Coming to Atlanta on December 9th at 8:00 AM
100% Santa Approved
  • USATF Certified 
  • Peachtree qualifier
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Scenic point to point course
Take to the streets with 2,000 of your closest friends. Can you beat Santa? Whether you are looking to knock out your peachtree qualifier for next year, stave off those extra holiday pounds, or escape those crazy inlaws for a few hours, this is your race!

USATF certified and chip timed. This race features the best post-race christmas party in town: hot chocolate, coffee, hot cider, christmas cookies and more.

This race is on December 9th, at 8:00 AM, starting at the YWCA of greater Atlanta. Click the link below to sign up!
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Win a Florida Beach Getaway!
December might be cold, but each runner will be entered into a drawing for a beach getaway at Fort Walton Beach in Florida!



Fort Walton Beach is located a few miles from Destin, Florida. The El Matador Condo is located steps away from the beach. From your balcony you can  listen to all the sounds of the beach.

Each person to register is entered for a chance to win a 3 day beach getaway. Dates subject to availability. Winner is selected at random, not by finish time.