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

April 4, 2015

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Hawkinsville Smokin' the Track 5K

Hawkinsville, 8:00 AM

Sponsored by Taylor Regional Hospital, this race will be held on a dirt track where the harness horses run at the Lawrence Bennett Harness Training Facility.  Proceeds benefit the Hawkinsville Harness Festival.

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ResurrectionRun

Resurrection Run 5K and 1 Mile

Jeffersonville, 8:00 AM

This race will be held at the Jeffersonville Church of God.  Proceeds benefit the Youth Ministries Summer Retreat.  Stay for the Family Fun Day with a cookout and Easter Egg Hunt.

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

Bonaire, 8:00 AM

Formerly the Claxton Road Race, this 5th annual run benefits the Alzheimer’s Association.  It 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 Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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April 11, 2015

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DogwoodFestival-2015

Perry Dogwood Festival 5K and 1 Mile

Perry, 8:00 AM

The 27th Annual Perry Dogwood Festival 5K is part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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GatorGo-2014

Gator-Go 5K

Macon, 9:00 AM

Mercer fraternity Kappa Sigma organizes this race to benefit the Military Heroes Campaign.  The race starts at Mercer University Medical School.

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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. 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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PhoenixRising

Phoenix Rising 5K and 1 Mile

Gray, 6:00 PM

This 3rd 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.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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April 18, 2015

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Christ School 5K and 1 Mile

Warner Robins, 8:00 AM

This 6th annual race starts at Christ United Methodist Church.  The race is part of the Runners for Christ race series.

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CougarsRunWild

Cougars Run Wild 5K

Gray, 8:00 AM

This race will be held at Gray Family Health and proceeds benefit Clifton Ridge Middle School.

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SuperHero

TLC Casa SuperHero Run

Dublin, 8:00 AM

This race will be held at West Laurens Middle School.  Proceeds benefit TLC CASA, providing child advocacy for abused children.  Dress as your favorite super hero!  The Fun Run starts at 8:00 a.m., the 10K at 8:30, and the 5K at 8:45. Part of the Middle Georgia Runners for Christ race series.

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April 25, 2015

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Oasis Road Race

Macon, GA, 8:00 AM

This 5th annual run/walk will benefit the Africa Oasis Project, an aggressive effort to respond to the critical problem of inadequate and unsafe water creating high-risk in the lives of people throughout Africa. Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix and Middle Georgia Runners for Christ Race Series.

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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 8th annual race will benefit literacy programs in Taylor County.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix and the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.  Bring your family and enjoy the Georgia Strawberry Festival events after the race.  

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Autism Awareness 5K Trail Run and Fun Run

Forsyth, 8:30 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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Warrior5K

Warrior 5K

Warner Robins, 8:30 AM

This race will be held at Pearl Stephens Elementary School and proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

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May 1, 2015

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MaconUsGlow

Macon' Us Glow 5K

Macon, 6:00 PM

This evening race will be held at Central City Park and run along the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail (Riverwalk). 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.

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May 2, 2015

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AllAboutAnimals

All About Animals Rescue Run 5K, 10.2K and Fun Fun

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 Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix.

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OffTheBeatenPath

Off the Beaten Path 5K and Fun Run

Reynolds, 7:00 PM

This race will be on a trail that navigates through the woods and around the planted fields of “The Farm”.  Proceeds benefit Bethel Church’s youth missions.

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May 9, 2015

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BattleOfByron

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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RunningWater

Running Water 5K

Macon, 8:30 AM

This race is part of Mt. DeSales’ “ban the bottle” campaign.  It will be held at the Macon Water Authority Amerson Water Treatment Plant at Javors Lucas Lake.

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Greyhound

Greyhound Run with the Big Dogs 5K and Fun Run

Gray, 6:00 PM

This 4th annual race benefits the Jones County High School soccer program.  The race will be held at the Jones County High School football field.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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May 16, 2015

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Georgia Jug Fest 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 Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.

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Veterans 5K

Warner Robins, 8:00 AM

This race is organized by Volunteer Macon to help combat the high suicide rate among veterans.

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May 23, 2015

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Mission Partners 5K and 1 Mile

Fort Valley, 8:00 AM

Proceeds from the race will be used to help the Pine Ridge Baptist Church purchase a tractor for ministry needs. The race features Dry-fit shirts, discounts for youth, cash prizes, inflatables and special refreshments. Part of the Runners for Christ racing series.

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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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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 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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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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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. 

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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.

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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 31, 2015

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JaysHope-2014

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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