Races within an hour’s drive of Macon are listed here. To add your event to the race calendar, please e-mail your flyer or website address plus a filled out race information form to Don at macontracks@macontracks.org. If you have a race outside the area that you’d like to promote, please feel free to post on the Macon Tracks Facebook page to tell people about it.

See also: South Georgia Race Calendar and Racer Pal Race Calendar

August 24, 2019

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The Josephine Harmon John 316 Cancer Awareness Challenge 5K & 1-mile run/walk

Lizella, 7:30 AM

Like Salvation, it’s “FREE” to all who accept. (T-shirts are extra.)  Separate awards for walkers and runners.

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5th Annual Glazin' A Trail Donut Run 5K and Fun Run

Centerville, 8:00 AM

Who’s ready to run for a great cause and for donuts?! Come join us for our 5th annual “Glazin’ A Trail” Donut Run to benefit the boys and girls at The Methodist Home for Children and Youth! Participants signed up as a “Donut Runner” will receive a half dozen donuts provided by Krispy Kreme at the 5K half-way mark. They have to try to eat the whole half dozen and then run (or walk!) back to the finish line. All participants signed up for the regular 5K or the 1-Mile Munchkin Run will receive a donut at the finish line. Race t-shirts are guaranteed only for all participants who pre-register.  All proceeds will go to fund our children’s meal expenses, school trips, tutoring costs, recreation costs for the pool for summer fun, everyday essentials, and much more. We hope you will join us for a sweet morning and a worthy cause!

 

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Macon Beer Fest 5K

Macon, 8:00 AM

This 5K for the Macon Beer Fest brings together athletes, cancer survivors, physicians, caretakers, family members, and friends in the fight to end help end prostate cancer. This race helps promote prostate cancer education and the need for early testing.

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September 2, 2019

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Macon Labor Day Road Race 5K, 10K, and Fun Run

Macon, 7:30 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109The 43nd annual Macon Labor Day Road Race features a fast point-to-point course, chip timing, gender-specific wicking shirts, and a family-friendly atmosphere.  The courses are USATF certified and can be used as a Peachtree Road Race qualifier for next year.  For even more fun, enter the Parent & Child, Husband & Wife, or Team of 5 competition.  There will be snow cones, cotton candy, inflatables, music and more at the park after the race, so bring the whole family.  This race is part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

Host Hotel: Candlewood Suites, Macon, $69 special rate

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September 7, 2019

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Race for Education 5K and Fun Run

Warner Robins, 8:00 AM

This 10th annual race supports adult education programs and GED scholarships in Central Georgia Technical College’s 11-county service area. The flat course starts on the CGTC Warner Robins campus and winds through campus and onto Cohen Walker Dr.

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Annual Allison Everett 5K

Milledgeville, 9:00 AM

The Georgia College Exercise Science Club will be hosting the 3rd Annual Allison Everett 5K race in memory faculty member Allison Everett.  Proceeds will be used to raise money for a scholarship in Allison’s name.

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September 14, 2019

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Joshua's Wish 5K Run/Walk

Macon, 8:00 AM

The 10th annual Joshua’s Wish 5K Run/Walk and Kid’s Field Day Activities will be held at Tatnall Square Park to raise money for pediatric brain tumor research. All participants can enjoy food, face painting, and more after the race.

 

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The Heart and Sole 5K

Americus, 8:00 AM

Cole was only 21 years old when he unexpectedly passed away June 2, 2018 due to Sudden Cardiac Arrest from an unknown illness, Cardiomegaly (an enlarged heart).

The Cole Varnum Agency was founded in memory of Cole Varnum, with the intent to potentially save lives by raising public awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. The goal is to be able to provide Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to local schools, businesses, organizations, and individuals in the surrounding area who could possibly benefit from having one, as well as provide the opportunity for individuals to participate in AED/CPR training and heart screenings.

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September 28, 2019

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Diaper Bank 5K

Macon, 8:00 AM

Get ready to pound the pavement for the Inaugural Diaper Bank 5K. Did you know 3 out of 5 parents struggle with diapers need? A baby will use 8 to 10 diapers a day. The proceeds will be used to provide free diapers to parents.

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Go Fight Run! 5K

Perry, 9:00 AM

Praetorian CrossFit is hosting this run as part of the gym’s charity efforts benefiting a local family with childhood cancer. There is some hefty prize money up for grabs along with a fun CrossFit division to test your running and mental fitness! Check out the registration link for more information on how to sign up and donate to the cause today.

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October 5, 2019

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S.C.A.R.E. 5K

Macon, 9:00 AM

Georgia Arrhythmia Foundation, a non-profit organization, hosts this annual 5K Run and 1 Mile Wellness Walk to increase community awareness of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and support the need for automated external defibrillator (AED) placement in schools and other public places as well as community education regarding basic life support (BLS) training. To date over 40 AEDs have been donated! The race is part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

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October 12, 2019

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Lights On Out of School 5K

Macon, 9:00 AM

This event is a fund raiser for the Next Level Community Development Center’s (NLCDC) FREE after-school and summer program. Funds raised during the run/walk will used in providing a high level of academic instruction, youth development, and college/career readiness activities to Middle Georgia youth falling 150% below the national poverty level and at risk of academic failure. The organization’s mission is to educate, enlighten, and empower youth and families to make healthy lifestyle choices.

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October 26, 2019

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Jay's Hope Trek or Treat 5K, 10K, unSpooky Sprint, and Candy Mile

Macon, 8:00 AM

35,000 pieces of candy, 1,000 runners and walkers, hundreds of costumes, and a whole lot of FUN!  Register now for the 14th annual Trek or Treat Road Race! There is an event for everyone: the 5K and 10K races, the mile-long unSpooky Sprint, and the Candy Mile for kids! These family-friendly events will be held at Bass Pro Shops in Macon. Children under the age of 13 can trick-or-treat along the 1-mile course.  The race features chip timing.  Proceeds benefit the Jay’s Hope Foundation, helping families with children who have cancer. The Jay’s Hope race is part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

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November 2, 2019

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16th Annual Hope Gallop 5K, 10K, & 15K

Stockbridge, 8:00 AM

The 16th Annual Hope Gallop boasts of 5K, 10K and 15K courses that promise to deliver challenge and breath-taking beauty. Both 5K and 10K routes are along the paved paths of Panola Park while the 15K route leads to an even greater adventure and challenge that includes a rugged terrain both paved and trail. Proceeds benefit the Hands of Hope Clinic that provides medical and dental care to the uninsured and under-served residents of Henry County.

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November 11, 2019

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Soldiers Empowerment Group Assisting Military Individuals (SEGAMI) Half Marathon & 5K

Perry, 7:30 AM

The SEGAMI Half Marathon and 5K will benefit the nearly 2 million uninsured veterans in the United States. This race is open to the general public, so come out for an awesome event to support our veterans and their family members on Veteran’s Day 2019!

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November 16, 2019

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H2 Strong 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Warner Robins, 8:00 AM

Looking for a race with a great cause? Look no further.  Join us for the inaugural H2 Strong 5k and 1-mile Fun Run to help the Allen family and sweet Hailey Holder. In May, Hailey was diagnosed with a very rare form of very aggressive cancer. Hailey faces a year or more of inpatient chemo and radiation plus more surgery.

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November 23, 2019

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Georgia 5K Run for Breast Cancer

Macon, 8:00 AM

It’s The Journey is launching a new event to help support central Georgians facing breast cancer! The Georgia 5K Run for Breast Cancer launches on Saturday, November 23 at The Shoppes at River Crossing, Macon. The race begins at 8:00 a.m., and is a run/walk event. Over the past 16 years, It’s The Journey (a local 501(c)3 nonprofit) has funded 371 grants totaling $15 million to support breast health programs throughout Georgia.

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November 28, 2019

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10th Annual Turkey Trot 5K & 10K

McDonough, 8:00 AM

This growing family tradition has become South Atlanta’s largest Thanksgiving Day Race.

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November 30, 2019

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2nd Annual Jingle Jog 5K Run/Walk

Forsyth, 6:30 PM

Organized by the Forsyth-Monroe County Chamber of Commerce, Jingle Fest returns to Forsyth. The festival will kick off on Shop Small Saturday with Secret Santa’s Workshop. After your day of shopping, lace up your sneakers, deck yourself in holiday lights and head out to the 2nd Annual Jingle Jog. This 5K allows runners and walkers to go through Forsyth while enjoying the beautiful lights and decorations of the season.

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December 7, 2019

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Kiwanis Christmas 5K, Macon

Macon, 8:00 AM

This is a great opportunity to support the Kiwanis programs and scholarships that support youth in middle Georgia and to run the cross-country 5K course on the campus of Middle Georgia University.

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February 1, 2020

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The 2nd Annual Cupid Shuffle Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run

Barnesville, 8:00 AM

If horse farms, lakes, and rolling hills sound inviting, then here’s a running opportunity you don’t want to miss. Plan your escape today to the Bunn Ranch, a 400-acre farm gently nestled in the beautiful countryside of Barnesville, Georgia. The Ranch serves as a beautiful backdrop for the pre and post-race festivities.

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February 22, 2020

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Junior League of Macon 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile Fun Run

Macon, 8:00 AM

Come join The Junior League of Macon for their 5K, 10K, and the 1-Mile Fairytale Frolic Fun Run.  The 5K will begin at Vineville Baptist Church and the 10K will begin at RunFit Sports.  Proceeds will benefit The League’s charitable projects. Both the 5K and the 10K courses are USATF certified and thus can be used to earn a great starting position in the  AJC Peachtree Road Race on July 4th.

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February 29, 2020

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12th Annual Cantrell Center 5K & Fun Run

Warner Robins, 8:30 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109Never done a 5K before??  NO PROBLEM!  First-timers are at the heart of this unique health initiative designed to get Middle Georgia moving. Free resources available for beginners.  Avid runners are also welcome to compete for cash prizes. Proceeds benefit our local Children’s Hospital in Macon: Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health.

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May 9, 2020

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Doggie Dash 5K Trail Run

Macon, 8:00 AM

Organized by a local high school student, the third annual 5K trail race at the Georgia Industrial Children’s Home supports Critical Care For Animal Angels and Reid Rescue. Please consider bringing a bag of dog or cat food to be donated to Macon-Bibb County Animal Welfare.

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May 16, 2020

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Georgia JugFest 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Knoxville, 7:30 AM

Enjoy a morning run and then stay for the Georgia JugFest and Old Knoxville Days Festival after the race (www.gajugfestival.com ).  All proceeds benefit the Crawford County Historical Society and the Old Courthouse Restoration Project.   Run fast and score a cool pottery award!  Part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

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June 20, 2020

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5th Annual Papa's Peach Classic 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Musella, 8:00 AM

Please bring the family and join us for a healthy morning of exercise and conversation. Enjoy the 5K or the 1 Mile Fun Run, then enjoy spending some time browsing around Dickey Farms Packing Shed and treat yourself to some Dickey Farms Peach Ice Cream! All proceeds support Roberta/Crawford County Chamber of Commerce.

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