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 Kerry 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 13, 2016

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Goliath

Goliath 7.2 Mile

Gray, 8:00 AM

This road race with 39 hills is organized by Macon Tracks members Thomas Goss and James West.  If you don’t finish in 1 hour and 20 minutes, you’ll be escorted back on the “shame shuttle”.  If it was easy, it wouldn’t be called Goliath!

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Sweetheart Run for Sight 5K and 12K

Centerville, 8:00 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109This race is sponsored by the Centerville Lions Club and organized by the Robins Pacers.  Proceeds will help provide eye examinations and eyeglasses for those in need.  Part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

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February 20, 2016

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BookinIt

Bookin' It 5K and Fun Run

Macon, 8:30 AM

This race is organized by the Junior League of Macon.  The League is focused on improving literacy and school readiness in the Middle Georgia community through school partnerships, education, fund raising, advocacy, and hands-on projects.  The race will be held at the Ocmulgee National Monument on a paved course.

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February 27, 2016

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RunToLose 2014

Cantrell Center Run to Lose 5K & Fun Run

Warner Robins, 8:30 AM

This 8th annual race is sponsored by the Cantrell Center for Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine and proceeds benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.  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.  From the race organizers:

Never done a 5K before? No problem!! The heart of our run/walk event is for the first-timer. Our target audience is those who would never dream of participating in a 5K. Why? Because we want to see the Cantrell Center Run to Lose 5K & Fun Run used as starting point to beginning a healthier lifestyle. Already done a 5K? Great! Join us again this year. Nothing motivates first-timers more than seeing the example you set. Walk or Run, but GET MOVING, Middle Georgia!!

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March 5, 2016

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ErinGoBragh

Erin Go Bragh Challenge Half Marathon, 8 Mile, 4 Mile, and 1 Mile

Dudley, 8:30 AM

An official event of the 2016 Dublin/Laurens St Patrick’s Festival.

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NunRun

Nun Run 5K and Fun Run

Macon, 9:00 AM

This 4th annual race will be held at Cavalier Fields and benefits St. Joseph Catholic School.

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Undy5000

Undy Run 5K and Fun Run

Macon, 9:00 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109This chip-timed race is being organized by the Coliseum Cancer Institute to benefit Colon 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 Wesleyan College.  The race is part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

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March 12, 2016

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LoveofKratos

For the Love of Kratos 5K

Macon, 8:00 AM

Bring your dogs and walk or run with them at this 6th annual race, now back in Macon.  Proceeds go to to local rescue groups to help abused and homeless animals to provide food, vet care, and assist in finding them their forever homes.  Part of the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix, the Clover Glove Race Series, and the Black Bag Race Series.

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MissionsPossible

Missions Possible 5K, 10K, and Fun Run

Lizella, 8:00 AM

This 4th annual race will be held at Lizella Baptist Church and proceeds will help raise money to send kids on mission trips throughout the world.  The course is out-and-back and fast.  Awards this year are ceramic tiles painted by kids from the different mission sites around the world such as Peru, Wears Valley TN, Honduras, Uganda, and Camp Grace in Roberta. 

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Peach Road Race 5K and 10.5K

Byron, 8:00 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109The 4th annual Peach Road Race benefits the Medical Center of Peach County, Navicent Health. A health fair will immediately follow the race with free health screenings and local vendors. Part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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March 19, 2016

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Leprechaun Road Race 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile

Dublin, 8:00 AM

The annual Leprechaun Road Race in Dublin benefits the King’s Cleft Children’s Home, CASA Advocates for Children, ABC Women’s Clinic, and WINGS. All events start and finish at Dublin High School Old Gymnasium located across from Dublin Mall.

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CherryBlossom-2015

Cherry Blossom Road Race 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile

Macon, 9:00 AM

Held during the Cherry Blossom Festival, this race is organized by Macon Tracks member Tom Adrien to benefit Wesley Glen Ministries, an organization that serves adults with mental disabilities.  The course will start at Howard Middle School and will be an out-and-back among the horse farms and estates along Rivoli Drive.  There will be inflatables, face painting, sno cones, and other fun stuff for the kids.  The race is part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series, and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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March 26, 2016

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fittoachieve

Fit To Achieve

Forsyth, 8:00 AM

Join Monroe County Achievement Center in a 5K or 1 Mile Fun Run located in Forsyth.

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April 2, 2016

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Run2EndAlz-2016

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

Bonaire, 8:00 AM

Proceeds from this 6th annual run benefit Middle Georgia Alzheimer’s Association.  The race will be held at Landing Pointe Shopping Center and the course 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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MudRun

Macon Mud Run 5K, 7K, and 1K

Macon, 10:30 AM

The Macon Mud Run is an adventure race with hill climbs, pond crossings, tunnel crawls, creek crossings, and oodles of mud pits. Members can race individually or as a member of a team. There will also be a 1K Mini Mud for children ages 3-11 at 2:30 p.m. There will be 7K starts at 10:30 and 10:45, and 5K starts at 11:00 a.m. and every 15 minutes after that.  The race expo will have food, music, games, inflatables, and fun for the whole family. All proceeds will benefit the children and families of Hephzibah Children’s Home.

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April 9, 2016

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Perry Dogwood Festival 5K and 1 Mile

Perry, 8:00 AM

The 28th Annual Perry Dogwood Festival 5K will be hosted by the Perry High School cross country team.

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InsaneInflatable

Insane Inflatable 5K

Macon

Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world. Get “pumped up” for a course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever produced. Here’s your chance to be a kid at heart, and insane by choice!  It’s not about the Run… It’s all about the Fun!!  Use discount code VOGEL5 to receive $5 off registration.  This event will be held at Middle Georgia State University, in waves from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

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BrazilJungleJog-2016

Brazil Jungle Jog

Gray, 9:00 AM

This race will be held at the Hitchiti Nature Trail and will benefit Plenitude Baptist Church..

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April 16, 2016

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RunForVeteransAmericanLegion

Run/Walk for Veterans 5K and 10K

Zebulon, 8:00 AM

This is not a race, but rather a walk/run.  You can start anytime between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  There are two courses: a 5K through the city of Zebulon going through the Pike County Schools and Court House Square and a 10K that consists of all the 5K course plus seeing the old Zebulon Train Depot and a sampling of the Pike County countryside.  Both courses are generally flat with some slight hills.  After completing the run/walk, enjoy the festival with music and additional food and beverages.  Proceeds benefit Pike County American Legion Post 197.

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Running for Ronald 5K, 10K, 15K, Smile Mile, and Tot Trot

Macon, 8:00 AM

This 5th annual race benefits the Ronald McDonald House, celebrating 14 years of providing care, comfort and hope for families of children receiving medical treatment in Central Georgia.  The race will be held at Central City Park.  It’s part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series and the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix.

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MuddinForMissions

Muddin' for Missions 4K

Milledgeville, 8:30 AM

This 4K trail run through the woods includes challenging obstacles and a few encounters with mud and water.  Open to runners ages 10 and up. The race benefits Baptist Collegiate Ministries.

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PhoenixRising

Phoenix Rising 5K and 1 Mile

Gray, 6:00 PM

This 4th 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.

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April 23, 2016

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CougarsRunWild

Cougars Run Wild 5K

Gray, 8:00 AM

This race will be held at Harvey’s Supermarket and proceeds benefit Clifton Ridge Middle School.

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Taylor County Race for Literacy 5K

Reynolds, 8:00 AM

Reynolds, Georgia is 40 miles south of downtown Macon, west of Fort Valley.  This 9th annual race will benefit literacy programs in Taylor County.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix and the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.  Bring your family and enjoy the Georgia Strawberry Festival events after the race.  

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HeartOfGeorgia

Heart of Georgia Humane Society 5K

Macon, 8:30 AM

This race will be held at the Ocmulgee Indian Mounds.  The course will be partly on roads and partly on trails.  Proceeds benefit Heart of Georgia Humane Society.  The race is being organized by a young man for his Eagle Scout project.

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April 30, 2016

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AutismAwareness-2016

Autism Awareness 5K Trail Run and Fun Run

Forsyth, 8:00 AM

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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BananaPudding

Banana Puddin' 5K and 1 Mile

Irwinton, 8:30 AM

This race is part of the State Banana Pudding Festival.  It’s sponsored by the Friends of the East Wilkinson County Library and proceeds will be used for the 2016 Summer Reading Program.
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May 7, 2016

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All About Animals 5K, 10.2K, and 1 Mile

Macon, 8:00 AM

Proceeds from the race will help fund All About Animals Rescue, a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter located in Macon.  The race will be held at Mt. Zion Church.  The race is part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

May 14, 2016

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BattleOfByron

Battle of Byron 5K

Byron, 8:00 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109This race is held at North Peach Park in Byron.  The race route is very scenic and will take runners through Red Oak and Majestic Oak subdivisions.  Part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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May 21, 2016

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JugFest-2016

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.

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May 28, 2016

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GEICO Special Olympics 5K

Macon

The GEICO race is back, benefiting Special Olympics.  Stay tuned for more details.

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