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

May 6, 2016

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Macon' Us Glow 5K

Macon, 6:00 PM

This evening race will be held at Amerson River Park. The race benefits Macon Reentry Coalition and Bibb County Accountability Courts, two programs dedicated to promoting public safety through reducing recidivism rates through services and interventions based on individual needs. Macon Tracks members get a discounted entry fee of $20.  Participants receive technical fabric shirts and glow bracelets.

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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.

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May 14, 2016

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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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Back the Blue Glow Run 5K and 10K

Warner Robins, 9:00 PM

This evening race is hosted by the Warner Robins Police Auxiliary.  The race is a kick off to Police Week 2016.

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May 21, 2016

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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.

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Forsythia Festival 5K Glow Run and Fun Run

Forsyth, 8:00 PM

This evening event is part of a Family Fun Day with festivities starting at 5:00 p.m.  There will be food, kids activities, a health fair, a live DJ, dance contest, trivia, and hula hoop contest.  Celebrate Armed Forces Day by dressing in red, white, and blue.  The runner with the most patriotic costume will win a FitBit.  A glow necklace is included with race registration.

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May 28, 2016

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Edge Fitness 5K

Bonaire, 8:00 AM

This 7th annual race benefits the International Justice Mission, a human rights agency.  There will be a cash prize of $150.00 to the first overall male and female.  Macon Tracks members receive $2.00 off the entry fee.  The race is part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

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Ingram Memorial 5K

Milledgeville, 8:00 AM

This 5th annual race will benefit a scholarship fund in memory of two brothers who died of cardiovascular disease, Willie R. (Bill) Ingram, Jr. and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Melvin T. Ingram USMC.  The race will be held at Central State Hospital.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix and the Black Bag Race Series.

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Just Around the Bend 5K and 15K

Dublin, 8:00 AM

This race will be held at the River Bend Wildlife Management Area in Dublin. The course will be mainly dirt roads and wide dirt or grass walking paths. The 5K starts at 8:00 and the 15K at 8:30. The 5K will be a single loop, while the 15K will be a looped event.

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GEICO Special Olympics 5K and Fun Run

Macon, 9:00 AM

The GEICO race is back, benefiting Special Olympics.  The course is flat and fast.  Wicking shirts to all pre-registered runners.

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June 3, 2016

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Daylily Dash 5K

Gray, 7:00 PM

This 13th annual race begins at Gray Elementary School.  Come back for the Daylily festival on Saturday at 9 a.m., when there will be a car show, arts and crafts, food, children’s activities, entertainment, and daylilies for sale.  Part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series, the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix, Clover Glove and Black Bag race series.

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June 4, 2016

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Torture Trail 10K and 1 Mile

Eatonton, 8:00 AM

No race day registration!  This race, now in its 38th year, has the best trophies of all time, special stained glass awards worth busting a gut for. The race features a USATF certified course and Br’er Rabbit t-shirts.  There is free ice cream for everyone after the race.  After the race, stay and enjoy the Putnam County Dairy Festival complete with arts and crafts and plenty of great food and fun for everyone.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix and Black Bag Race Series.

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June 11, 2016

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Citizens of Georgia Power 5K

Milledgeville, 8:00 AM

This race will be held at Central State Hospital.  Proceeds benefit local charities.

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June 18, 2016

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Papa's Peach Classic 5K and 1-Mile

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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July 2, 2016

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Help the Hungry 5K & 1-mile

Milledgeville, 8:00 AM

This is a fun run, not a race.  Please bring non-perishable food items for your entry fee.  Food collected will be donated to a local food pantry.  This event is hosted by the Milledgeville Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  The event will be held on the Oconee River Greenway.

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September 5, 2016

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

Macon, 8:00 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109The 40th 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 sno 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.

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September 17, 2016

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Joshua's Wish 5K & Awareness Walk

Macon, 8:30 AM

This 7th annual Joshua’s Wish 5K will be a timed event, held at Amerson River Park to raise money for pediatric brain tumor research.  All participants can enjoy door prizes, food, face painting, and more after the race.

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Project Giving's "Retro Night Glow"

Macon, 6:00 PM

This 7th annual night race and family event supports Project Giving’s mission to “Build Bridges of Hope” for families in our local community who are suffering from chronic medical illnesses.

September 24, 2016

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Georgia Golden Olympics 5K

Warner Robins, 8:00 AM

You must be age 50 or older to participate in this event, held in association with the Georgia Golden Olympics.  Track and field, race walking, cycling, and many other competitions will be held for seniors Sept. 21-24.

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