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

February 23, 2019

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11th Annual Cantrell Center 5K & Fun Run

Warner Robins, 8:30 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109Focused on families, businesses, and individuals, this unique health initiative is a WIN-WIN for the entire community.  By participating in the 11th Annual Cantrell Center 5K & Fun Run, you are quite literally taking the first steps toward fighting the national obesity epidemic.  With your continued support, we will continue to fight toward reversing the growing statistics of obesity in Georgia… and across the country.

There will be chip timing and the course is USATF certified.  There are cash prizes for the top 3 overall and 1st master winners.  It’s a Run and See Georgia Grand Prix race and also part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

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Forsythia's Hello, Yellow 5K Run/Walk

Forsyth, 9:30 AM

Forsythia’s Hello, Yellow 5K will be the start to our Hello, Yellow Kickoff for our 32nd Annual Forsythia Festival.  The race will begin and end at FitCo Health Club, with a new route!  Show us your yellow on February 23rd!  Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the race begins at 9:30 a.m.   The 2019 Forsythia 5K is sponsored by Monroe Physical Therapy.  The race is “rain or shine” (no refunds).  Swag bags and t-shirts are only guaranteed to those who register by noon, February 8th, 2019.

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March 2, 2019

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Breezin' thru the Orchards

Fort Valley, 8:00 AM

Runners will make their way along the dirt roads in the crisp morning air that weave through groves of blooming fruit trees at Lane’s Southern Orchards. Proceeds from this event go to support the Pilot Club of Warner Robins which contributes to the betterment of the community through various service projects and scholarships. Pilot’s focus has always been service to others.

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Salute to our Troops 5K

Milledgeville, 9:00 AM

This race, organized by the Charity Benevolent Fund, will be held at the Oconee River Greenway.  Proceeds will be used to provide financial assistance to men and women in the armed services.

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March 9, 2019

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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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Peach Road Race 5K and 10.5K

Byron, 8:00 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109The 7th annual Peach Road Race benefits the Medical Center of Peach County, Navicent Health. Part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

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5K for FFA

Gray, 8:30 AM

The first annual 5K for FFA will benefit the Jones County FFA Chapter. FFA is a national organization that focuses on agricultural and leadership development for high school and middle school students. By joining us you will help the members of the Jones County FFA Chapter raise money for upcoming activities.

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Undy Run 5K and Fun Run

Macon, 9:00 AM

This chip-timed race is being organized by the Coliseum Cancer Institute to benefit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance.  Throw on your most outrageous underwear because there will be a costume contest and also children’s activities.  The race will be held at at the Mathews Athletic Complex at Wesleyan College located at the back of the Wesleyan College campus.

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March 24, 2019

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Cherry Blossom Road Race 5K and 1-mile Fun Run

Held during the Cherry Blossom Festival, this race is organized by Wesley Glen Ministries, an organization that serves adults with developmental disabilities. The annual Cherry Blossom Road Race will be held in a very special location this year – Downtown Macon before the start of the Cherry Blossom Festival parade! Plan to enjoy the 5K or Fun Run while parade spectators cheer you on.

*** Save the Date. Registration opens soon. ***

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March 30, 2019

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The Widow Maker Ultra Marathon and Whisky Still 5K

Whoever can run the most loops of The Widow Maker Trail from 7:28 AM (Sunrise) to 7:56 PM (Sunset) wins the race! Run as many loops as you can until The Widow Maker has you begging for mercy. If running from Sunrise to Sunset scares you then you can choose the Whisky Still 5K option. The races will be held Sprewell Bluff Park. More information on time and location directions can be found on the race website. Location: Thomaston, Georgia

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Red Shoe Run 5K & 12K

Macon, 8:30 AM

Red Shoe Run is a road race run/walk benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia. Runners may choose from distances of 5K or 12K.MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109  All races begin and end at GEICO One. Red Shoe Run is part of the Macon Tracks Running Club  OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

Pre-race packet pick up and in person registration is available Thursday, March 28th, from 12 noon – 6 pm and Friday, March 29th, from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm at The Ronald McDonald House, 1160 Forsyth Street in Macon.

 

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April 6, 2019

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Run 2 End Alzheimer's 5K, 10.5K, and Fun Run

Bonaire, 8:00 AM

Proceeds from this annual run benefit Middle Georgia Alzheimer’s Association.  The race is held at Landing Pointe Shopping Center. The 5K course is USATF certified and leads through picturesque Statham’s Landing.  Discounted entry for teams, children under 12, and Macon Tracks members.  Part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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April 13, 2019

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31st Annual Perry Dogwood Festival 5K and 1 Mile

Perry

The 31st Annual Perry Dogwood Festival 5K will be hosted by the Perry High School Cross Country Boosters and the Perry Chamber of Commerce.  Run/walk through one of Perry’s scenic neighborhoods. The race coincides with the Dogwood Festival activities throughout the weekend. A $100 cash prize awarded to the Overall Male and Female winner as well as Overall Male and Female Masters.

**** Save the Date! Registration Opens Soon. ****

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Phoenix Rising 5K and 1 Mile

Gray, 6:00 PM

This 7th annual race will be held at Reflections Psychotherapy and benefits the Crisis Line and Safe House of Central Georgia.  The course will be through the neighborhood and community of downtown Gray. There will be lots of activities including a bouncy house, martial arts demo, silent auction, and live music. Festivities start at 4, race starts at 6 pm.

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April 27, 2019

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Construction Angels 1st Annual 5K Run/Walk

Macon, 7:00 AM

This run/walk will be held at Amerson River Park and will benefit Construction Angels, a non-profit corporation that provides immediate financial assistance and grief counseling to the children and spouse left behind when a construction worker is fatally injured on a job site.

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2nd Annual Superhero 5K & 10K Run

Locust Grove, 8:00 AM

The Superhero Run unites a community to collectively salute first responders, our military and everyday citizens turned superhero through an act of kindness or bravery. Come dressed as your favorite superhero and help celebrate those dedicated to making a difference. Proceeds benefit Operation Lunchbox which provides non-perishable foods for children in Henry, Butts,  and Clayton counties every week. 
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Autism Awareness 5K Trail Race and Fun Run

Forsyth

This trail race will be held at Dayspring Presbyterian Church.  All proceeds go to benefit the Anchor of Hope Foundation in their ministry to children and adults with disabilities and their families.  After the race there will be a free Community Resource Fair & Family Fun Festival with food, music, inflatables, and games.

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Taylor County Race for Literacy 5K

Reynolds, 8:00 AM

The 12th Annual Taylor County Race for Literacy 5K will be run on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Reynolds Ballpark, South Liberty Street, Reynolds, Georgia. The race is registered with the 2019 Run & See Georgia Grand Prix Series & the Macon Tracks Club’s OrthoGA Race Series. Following the race, there will be refreshments and awards.

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May 4, 2019

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10th Annual All About Animals 5K, 10.2K, and 1 Mile

Macon, 8:00 AM

Walk, Bark, Run! Join All About Animals for its 10th annual Rescue Run with race proceeds benefitting the no-kill shelter’s rescue and adoption efforts. All races begin and end at Mt. Zion Baptist Church on Rivoli Drive with three different courses – 1M, 5K, and 10.2K. This race is part of the Macon Tracks Ortho Georgia Race Series.

 

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May 11, 2019

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Doggie Dash 5K Trail Run

Macon, 8:00 AM

Organized by a local high school student, this 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 18, 2019

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Georgia JugFest 5K and 1-Mile

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.

*** Mail-in registration available. ***

*** Online registration opens soon. ***

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June 15, 2019

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1st Annual Hard Labor Creek Duathlon

Rutledge, 8:00 AM

This duathlon takes place on the nature trails of Hard Labor Creek State Park, in Rutledge Georgia. There are two legs of the race: a 10K single-track trail run, followed by a 25K trail bike ride. Athletes can race as an individual or as a 2 person relay team. Competitors will need to provide their own trail bike for the bike leg of the race.

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4th 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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*** Online registration opens soon. ***

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August 17, 2019

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Middle Ga. Toys for Tots 5K

Fort Valley, 8:00 AM

Help support The United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program in the Middle Georgia area by walking or running in the Middle Georgia Toys for Tots 5K.  Run through the peach orchards of Lane Southern Orchards in Fort Valley.

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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 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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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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