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

March 4, 2017

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Brentwood Eagle 5K

Sandersville, 8:00 AM

The 5th annual Brentwood Eagle 5K is a family friendly event that features a course for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. Strollers are welcome. Races will start and finish in front of Brentwood School, 725 Linton Rd, Sandersville, GA 31082.

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Faster than a Pastor Half Marathon, 8 Mile, 5K, and 1 Mile

Dudley, 8:00 AM

Formerly the Erin Go Bragh race, this race is a Laurens Baptist Association event with support of area schools and churches.  The race is an official event of the 2017 Dublin/Laurens St Patrick’s Festival.  Proceeds support Free Summer Sports Camp for 5th grade and under.  The Half Marathon and 8 mile courses are certified and eligible for state records.

 

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March 11, 2017

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Peach Road Race 5K and 10.5K

Byron, 8:00 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109The 5th 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 18, 2017

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

Dublin, 8:00 AM

Gear up for Dublin’s 51st Annual St. Patrick’s Leprechaun Road Race featuring a 1K Fun Run/Walk, 5K, and 10K where the whole family can run to support local charities on Saturday, March 18th at 8 AM. All events start and finish at Dublin High School Old Gymnasium located across from Dublin Mall. Get those Irish eyes smiling and feet moving in support of CASA, King’s Cleft Children’s Home, and WINGS in the race to crown the fastest leprechaun! No race day registration.

 

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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 25, 2017

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Fit To Achieve

Forsyth, 7:00 AM

Join Monroe County Achievement Center in a 5K located in Forsyth.

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April 1, 2017

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

Bonaire, 8:00 AM

Proceeds from this 7th 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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Undy Run 5K and Fun Run

Macon, 9:00 AM

This 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.

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Phoenix Rising 5K and 1 Mile

Gray, 6:00 PM

This 5th 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.

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April 8, 2017

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Perry Dogwood Festival 5K and 1 Mile

Perry, 8:00 AM

The 29th Annual Perry Dogwood Festival 5K will be hosted by the Perry High School cross country team.  From the race organizer:

Community 5K run/walk through one of Perry’s scenic neighborhoods. Race coincides with the Dogwood Festival activities throughout the weekend. Funds raised go to helping local athletic activities.  Are you ready to rock it? Go ahead and register!

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April 15, 2017

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SHAPE up Waco 5K

Sandersville, 9:00 AM

The race will begin and end at the Washington County Recreation Department taking runners and walkers onto Highway 24, down Hospital Road, and back to the Rec Dept. via nearby neighborhoods.

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April 22, 2017

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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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Muddin' for Missions 4K

Milledgeville, 8:30 AM

This is a trail run through woods with obstacles and with a few encounters of mud and water.  The race is made to be fun, not extremely strenuous, but it is challenging.  Some run, others walk.  Everyone has a great time.  The race is open to participants age 10 or up.  The race benefits Baptist Collegiate Ministries.

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April 29, 2017

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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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Oasis Road Race

Macon, 8:00 AM

This 7th annual road race is a chip timed event that will benefit the Africa Oasis Project, which is an aggressive effort to respond to the critical problem of inadequate and unsafe water creating high-risk in the lives of people throughout Africa. Age group awards will be given along with trophies to all Fun Run participants. Part of the Middle Georgia Runners for Christ Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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Running for Ronald 5K, 10K, 15K

Macon, 8:00 AM

This 6th annual race benefits the Ronald McDonald House, celebrating 15 years of providing care, comfort and hope for families of children receiving medical treatment in Central Georgia.  The race is part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series and the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix.

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May 6, 2017

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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 and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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May 13, 2017

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Battle of Byron 5K

Byron, 8:00 AM

The race has a new route this year.  The start and finish will be at North Peach Park.  The race route is very scenic and will take the runners through Red Oak and Majestic Oak subdivisions.  Organized by the Robins Pacers, the race is part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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GEICO Special Olympics 5K and Fun Run

Macon, 8:00 AM

Mark your calendar for the annual GEICO Special Olympics 5K and Fun, benefiting Special Olympics.  The course is on an out and back course, fast and flat.

*** Save the date. Race website and registration opens soon. ***

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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 and is a kickoff to Police Week 2017.

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May 20, 2017

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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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May 27, 2017

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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.

*** Save the date!  Registration opens soon. ***

June 17, 2017

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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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