Whether running is a passion or a workout for you, a road race is an outstanding way to put your body to work and enjoy a sense of accomplishment…and, perhaps, even a cool new medal. From the world-renowned legacy of the Peachtree Road Race to the colorful brilliance of the LES 5K Color Run, check out these 10 best road races in Georgia.
The Peachtree Road Race is undoubtedly Georgia’s most famous race because it’s the largest 10K road race in the world. Atlanta runners pride themselves on conquering the area’s three challenges: heat, hills, and humidity. You’ll overpower all three at this spectacular 4th of July race.
Support women’s athletics when you secure your spot in the Savannah Women’s Half Marathon. The event welcomes men as well as women, and it features a 5K as well as the better-known half marathon.
Every March, the world’s largest campus comes alive with runners from throughout Georgia and beyond. Whether you’re running the half marathon, 10K, or 5K, you’re sure to love this beautiful springtime road race.
Whether you’re a Tybee Island local or you’re looking for a beachy place for your next road race, the YMCA Critz Tybee Run Fest will not disappoint. Take in the gorgeous scenery with any of the five different run events: the Kids’ Run, 1-Miler, 2.8-Miler, 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon.
Pay homage to the civil war history that took place in Georgia with the Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon. If you’re not up for a full marathon, check out the half marathon or the 5K.
Shed some tears of joy when you cross the finish line at the fantastic Tear Drop Half Marathon. This Chatsworth road race features a 5K and 10K as well as the namesake half marathon so there’s a distance for every runner.
Explore the gorgeous campus of Augusta University and more of lovely Augusta when you partake in the popular Augusta Half. Along with a half marathon, the event offers a 10K and a 5K, so choose your distance and show up ready to have a great time.
Celebrate the cherry blossom blooming season and support the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia at Macon’s Cherry Blossom Road Race. Whether you opt for the quarter marathon or the 5K, you’ll always have a blast.
A color run puts a fantastic and unique twist on the classic road race. Live life in full color with this exciting 5K or kids’ fun run.
Do your part to promote heart health when you run the Heart and Sole 5K, organized by the Tallapoosa East Baptist Church. The 5K welcomes runners and walkers alike including strollers.