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 25, 2015

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Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A Connect 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile

Macon, 8:00 AM

Join the herd & lace up your running shoes at the Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series of Macon. This race will include chip timing, a certified course, dri-fit shirts, and a Family Fun Zone for kids 12 and under. Compete in SPEED (run fast) or compete in SPIRIT (dress up like a cow) to win prizes. The Macon race will be held at Ingleside Baptist Church. The race benefits WinShape Camps in Communities.

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May 30, 2015

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EdgeFitness

Edge Fitness 5K

Bonaire, 8:00 AM

This 6th annual race, organized by Macon Tracks member and Edge Fitness General Manager Tracey Eubanks, benefits the International Justice Mission, a human rights agency.  There will be a cash prize of $100 to the overall male and female winners.  Macon Tracks members receive $2 off the entry fee.  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.

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BrainAwareness2015

Brain Awareness 5K

Gray, 8:30 AM

This 3rd annual Brain Awareness 5K benefits the Pilot Club of Jones County to educate children & adults on brain safety and purchase helmets for all pre-K children in Jones County.   The race has a new course this year and will be held at Elam Baptist Church.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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June 5, 2015

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Daylily Dash 5K and Fun Run

Gray, 7:00 PM

This 12th annual race begins at Gray Elementary School.  Stay for the Daylily Festival on Friday evening and Saturday.  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series, the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix, Clover Glove and Black Bag race series.

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June 6, 2015

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Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A Connect 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile

Warner Robins, 8:00 AM

Join the herd & lace up your running shoes at the Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series of Warner Robins, GA. This race will include chip timing, a certified course, dri-fit shirts, and a Family Fun Zone for kids 12 and under.  Compete in SPEED (run fast) or compete in SPIRIT (dress up like a cow) to win prizes.  The Warner Robins race will be held at Southside Baptist Church and benefits WinShape Camps in Communities.

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TortureTrail-2015

Torture Trail 10K and 1 Mile

Eatonton, 8:00 AM

No race day registration!  This race, now in its 37th 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. 

Race Website

June 13, 2015

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CampChristian

Camp Christian Trail Run 6K

Gordon, 8:00 AM

This race offers something for everyone who wants to experience a trail run. The race will be run on the property of Camp Christian and features a little bit of everything: single track, double track, hills, shallow creek crossings, and technical areas. The event is sponsored by the Wilkinson County Chamber of Commerce and proceeds will benefit Camp Christian and local Chamber Community Projects.  Part of the Runners for Christ race series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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

Macon, 8:00 AM

This 4th annual race benefits the Ronald McDonald House, celebrating 13 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 Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Middle Georgia Runners for Christ Race Series.

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June 20, 2015

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Ridge Run

Macon, 8:00 AM

The 6th Annual Ridge Run 5K and Kids Fun Run Father’s Day Celebration will be held at the former Elam Alexander school on Ridge Ave.  Proceeds from the race will be used to support Covenant Care Services, a non-profit, Christian adoption agency in Macon.  The race features a family-friendly atmosphere, chip timing, and a shady run through one of Macon’s most beautiful neighborhoods.  $1 discount for Macon Tracks members
who pre-register.

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June 27, 2015

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ExchangeClub

Xtra K for the Kids 6K

Macon, 8:00 AM

This race is organized by the Exchange Club of Macon.  Proceeds benefit the Middle Georgia Food Bank backpack program.  The race will be held at A.C.E. Charter School.  Part of the Middle Georgia Runners for Christ race series.  Macon Tracks Running Club and Runners for Christ members receive $1 off during early registration.

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July 4, 2015

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HelpTheHungry

Help the Hungry 5K

Milledgeville, 8:00 AM

This is a fun run, not a race, so there are no awards, but the cost is free, just please bring non-perishable food items.  The run is hosted by the Milledgeville Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  The food will be donated to the local food pantry.  The run will be held on the Oconee River Greenway.

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August 15, 2015

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AppleADay

Apple a Day 5K

Macon, 7:30 AM

This race is organized by Girl Scout Troop 60667, with the assistance of Macon Tracks Board Member Thomas Goss, as their Silver Award project.  The race will be held at Central City Park on the route formerly used by the Komen Race for the Cure.  There will be a health and activity fair for kids afterwards until 11:30 a.m.

Race Website Print Form

September 5, 2015

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OldCapitolCity

Old Capitol City Classic 5K and 1-Mile

Milledgeville, 7:30 AM

This 7th annual race will be held at Oconee Regional Medical Center.  All proceeds benefit the Oconee Regional Healthcare Foundation.

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September 7, 2015

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

Macon, 8:00 AM

The 39th 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 Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

Race Website

September 26, 2015

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Komen Race for the Cure 5K

Macon

This year the Komen race will be held at Mercer University in Macon. Runners will be timed.

Race Website

October 3, 2015

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Fall Line Festival Great Locomotive Chase 5K

Gordon, 8:00 AM

The out-and-back course begins at MLK Park in Gordon.  Stay after the run and enjoy free entertainment, a classic car show, arts & crafts, antique tractor events, and activities for kids.  This is a Run & See Georgia Grand Prix race and part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.

October 10, 2015

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MDSHomecoming

Cavalier Club Alumni Race

Macon, 8:00 AM

This race is part of Mt. De Sales’ homecoming celebration.  There will be a pancake breakfast after the race.  Proceeds benefit MDS athletic programs.

October 17, 2015

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S.C.A.R.E. 5K and Costume Walk

Macon, 8:30 AM

This year the S.C.A.R.E. race will be held at the Ocmulgee National Monument.   The race features cash prizes and tech shirts, plus a costume contest for kids participating in the costume walk.  Sponsored by Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants, proceeds from this event will be used to purchase AED’s to donate to local community organizations.

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October 24, 2015

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Flamingo Fest

Macon, 9:00 AM

Celebrate breast cancer survivors and their families at United in Pink’s
2nd Annual Flamingo Fest 5K Run/Walk at historic Wesleyan College.

October 31, 2015

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

Macon

This 10th annual race will be held at Bass Pro Shops. Runners of all ages are encouraged to run in costume. Children under the age of 13 can trick or treat along the 1-mile course. 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 Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Middle Georgia Runners for Christ Race Series.

November 7, 2015

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Ocmulgee Mounds 5K Run and 2.5K Walk

Macon, 9:00 AM

Proceeds from this 5th annual race benefit the interpretive and educational programs at the Ocmulgee National Monument Association.  Runners will travel a 5K paved path, passing the Great Temple Mound and returning after the Funeral Mound. Walkers will travel 2.5K along the beautiful shaded paths on a scenic, cross-country course. 

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