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

August 7, 2021

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10th Annual Back to School 5K

10th Annual Back to School 5K

Gray, 7:30 AM

The Charity Benevolent Fund‘s 10th annual Back to School 5K will provide under-served students in Middle Georgia with backpacks, paper, glue, crayons, binders, folders, and other needed school supplies. A donation of $25 will provide 2 backpacks or one backpack and a school supply kit that will last the whole school year.

Race Website Online Registration

August 14, 2021

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Jackson Football Alumni 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run

Jackson Football Alumni 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run

Jackson, 8:00 AM

The 6th Annual Jackson Football Alumni 5K and 1-mile Fun Run is a family-friendly, chip-timed event run on a USATF certified course. Bring your strollers and leashed animals. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Jackson High School Touchdown Club for the purchase of new and updated football equipment.

Online Registration
Middle Ga. Toys for Tots 5K

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.  This chip-timed race will run through the peach orchards of Lane Southern Orchards in Fort Valley. New toys will be accepted on race day. If you wish to participate, bring a new, unwrapped toy to the race.

 

Online Registration

September 6, 2021

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

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

Macon, 7:30 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109The 44th 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 even more fun, enter the Parent & Child, Husband & Wife, or Team of 5 competition.  This race is part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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September 11, 2021

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The Heart and Sole 5K

The Heart and Sole 5K

Americus, 8:00 AM

Cole was only 21 years old when he unexpectedly passed away on June 2, 2018, due to Sudden Cardiac Arrest from an unknown illness, Cardiomegaly (an enlarged heart).

The Cole Varnum Agency was founded in memory of Cole Varnum, with the intent to potentially save lives by raising public awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. The goal is to be able to provide Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to local schools, businesses, organizations, and individuals in the surrounding area who could possibly benefit from having one, as well as provide the opportunity for individuals to participate in AED/CPR training and heart screenings.

Online Registration

September 18, 2021

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Raise your Ribbon for the 12th Annual Joshua's Wish 5K Run/Walk

Raise your Ribbon for the 12th Annual Joshua's Wish 5K Run/Walk

Macon, 8:00 AM

In-person or virtual.

Raise your Ribbon for the 12th Annual Joshua’s Wish 5K Run/Walk and Kid’s Field Day Activities. Held during Childhood Cancer Awareness month in September, this is an annual race that raises funds to support childhood cancer research and spread awareness. It will be held at Tatnall Square Park in Macon to raise money for pediatric brain tumor research. All participants can enjoy food, face painting, and more after the race.

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

 

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September 25, 2021

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Macon North Rotary Outdoor Adventure Race

Macon North Rotary Outdoor Adventure Race

Lizella, 8:00 AM

The Macon North Rotary Outdoor Adventure Race will consist of about 1 hour on the water (paddleboard, kayak, or canoe), 8-10 mile bike trail ride, and approximately a 5-mile trail run.  The race proceeds will benefit the local charities of Macon North Rotary with the mission of “Serve to Change Lives”. Additional information is on Racer Pal.

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October 9, 2021

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Lights On Out of School 5K

Lights On Out of School 5K

Macon, 8:00 AM

This event is a fundraiser for the Next Level Community Development Center’s (NLCDC) FREE after-school and summer program. Funds raised during the run/walk will be used in providing a high level of academic instruction, youth development, and college/career readiness activities to Middle Georgia youth falling 150% below the national poverty level and at risk of academic failure. The organization’s mission is to educate, enlighten, and empower youth and families to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Race Website Online Registration

October 23, 2021

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Macon Beer Fest 5K

Macon Beer Fest 5K

Macon, 8:00 AM

This 5K for the Macon Beer Fest brings together athletes, cancer survivors, physicians, caretakers, family members, and friends in the fight to end help end prostate cancer. This race helps promote prostate cancer education and the need for early testing.

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Phoenix Rising 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

Phoenix Rising 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

Gray, 6:00 PM

This 9th 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 face painting, martial arts demo, and live music. Festivities start at 4 pm, race starts at 6 pm.

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October 30, 2021

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Jay's Hope Trek or Treat Road Race

Jay's Hope Trek or Treat Road Race

Macon, 8:00 AM

35,000 pieces of candy, 1,000 runners and walkers, hundreds of costumes, and a whole lot of FUN!  Register for the 16th annual Trek or Treat Road Race presented by Chick-fil-A and GEICO! There is an event for everyone: the chip-timed 5K and 10K races, the mile-long unSpooky Sprint, and the Candy Mile with thousands of treats for kids 12 and under! These family-friendly events will be held at Bass Pro Shops in Macon. Proceeds benefit Jay’s HOPE Foundation, helping families with children who have cancer.

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

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December 4, 2021

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Reindeer Run 5K & Fun Run

Reindeer Run 5K & Fun Run

Macon, 8:30 AM

Start and Finish at Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital (700 Spring Street). Free Parking Available in the Yellow Deck, 1014 Forsyth Street.  The race benefits the Children’s Hospital.  Part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series.

 

Registration is open!

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February 26, 2022

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13th Annual Cantrell Center 5K & Fun Run

13th Annual Cantrell Center 5K & Fun Run

Warner Robins, 7:30 AM

MTRC Ortho-GA Logo 200x109Walk or run, but let’s GET MOVING, Middle Georgia!!!  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 5K & Fun Run used as a starting point to beginning a healthier lifestyle.  Avid runner?  Great!  Join us for a chance to win cash prizes!  Proceeds benefit our local Children’s Hospital, Atrium Health Navicent Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital.  This race is part of the Macon Tracks Ortho Georgia Race Series and the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix Series.

Save the date! Registration opens soon.

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