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

April 11, 2020

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7th Annual Running Thru History 5K and Fun Run

Andersonville, 8:00 AM

CANCELED

The Andersonville National Historic Site was one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War. During the 14 months the prison existed, more than 45,000 Union soldiers were confined here. Of these, almost 13,000 died here. Proceeds will be used to benefit Macon County Recreation and Friends of Andersonville. Registered by March 31st to receive a T-shirt and a Pac Bag filled with goodies. Awards are presented to the top three male and female finishers in each of 16 age groups. Fantastic door prizes!

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April 18, 2020

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ArtHealthy Festival 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Milledgeville, 8:00 AM

CANCELED

Come run/walk on the streets of historic downtown Milledgeville. The ArtHealthy & BodyPlex Milledgeville 5K is part of our annual festival. Our festival is a one-day event that introduces the residents of Baldwin County and surrounding areas to the many Business Entrepreneurs that offer more sustainable, healthier choices. We will have a kids zone, face painting, chalk demonstrations, belly dancing, and a FREE MOTOWN CONCERT. There will be hundreds of vendors selling products and providing services. Event Facebook page.

Dogwood Festival 5K

Dogwood Festival 5K and 1 Mile

Perry, 8:00 AM

*** POSTPONED ***

The 31st Annual Perry Dogwood Festival 5K will be hosted by the Perry High School Cross Country team, Perry Athletics, and the Perry Chamber of Commerce.  Run/walk through one of Perry’s scenic neighborhoods. The race coincides with the Dogwood Festival activities throughout the weekend. A $100 cash prize awarded to the Overall Male and Female winner as well as Overall Male and Female Masters.

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Dames Ferry Dragon Dash 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Gray, 9:00 AM

*** POSTPONED ***

Join us for the 1st annual Dames Ferry Dragon Dash!  This race is hosted by the Dames Ferry Elementary Running Club.  DFE Running Club strives to encourage an active and healthy life and meets monthly after school to run together.  All funds raised will be used to help purchase new playground equipment to encourage kids to stay active at recess.

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Phoenix Rising 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run Virtual Run

Gray, 6:00 PM

Virtual Run

This race has been changed to a VIRTUAL run. It is not canceled.

Please join us for the 8th Annual Phoenix Rising 5k & 1-Mile Fun Run! Due to the COVID-19 quarantine the race will be a virtual run. Proceeds from this race benefit Crisis Line & Safe House of Central Georgia’s Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy Program. Walkers are welcome!

 We will get on a Facebook Live on Reflections Psychotherapy LLC-Transformative Trauma on 4/18 @ 6:00 pm and walk the course in the hopes that others will run/walk a course safely in their own area.
Registrations will be taken until 4/30, the first 70 will receive our sterling silver lotus pin and shirts will be mailed out to participants.
Note: This run is not a Macon Tracks/OrthoGa Race Series event.
Race Director: Alicia Gregory
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April 25, 2020

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Taylor County Race for Literacy 5K

Reynolds, 8:00 AM

*** POSTPONED ***

The 13th Annual Taylor County Race for Literacy 5K will be run on Saturday, April 25, 2020, at the Reynolds Ballpark, South Liberty Street, Reynolds, Georgia. The race is registered with the 2020 Run & See Georgia Grand Prix Series & the Macon Tracks Club’s OrthoGA Race Series. Following the race, there will be refreshments and awards.

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Third Annual Dick Frame 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

Macon, 8:30 AM

Join us for the third annual Dick Frame 5K and 1-mile Fun Run at First Presbyterian Day School in honor of Dick Frame who has ALS and has coached at FPD for almost 40 years. Proceeds from the race will be used to benefit the ALS Association Georgia Chapter.

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May 2, 2020

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11th Annual All About Animals 5K, 10.2K, and 1 Mile Fun Run

Macon, 8:00 AM

*** POSTPONED ***

Walk, Bark, Run! Join All About Animals for its 11th annual Rescue Run with race proceeds benefiting the no-kill shelter’s rescue and adoption efforts. All races begin and end at Mt. Zion Baptist Church on Rivoli Drive with three different courses – 1M, 5K, and 10.2K. This race is part of the Macon Tracks Ortho Georgia Race Series and the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix Series.

May 9, 2020

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Doggie Dash 5K Trail Run

Macon, 8:00 AM

Organized by a local high school student, the third annual 5K trail race at the Georgia Industrial Children’s Home supports Critical Care For Animal Angels and Reid Rescue. Please consider bringing a bag of dog or cat food to be donated to Macon-Bibb County Animal Welfare.

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May 16, 2020

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Georgia JugFest 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Knoxville, 7:30 AM

CANCELED

Enjoy a morning run and then stay for the Georgia JugFest and Old Knoxville Days Festival after the race. All proceeds benefit the Crawford County Historical Society and the Old Courthouse Restoration Project.  Run fast and score a cool pottery award!  This race is part of the Macon Tracks OrthoGeorgia Race Series. Photos from the 2019 JugFest.

*** Online registration opens soon. ***

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Back the Blue Glow Run 5K and 10K

Warner Robins, 9:15 PM

Join us as we wrap up 2020 Police Week with the WRPD Glow Run for Special Olympics 2020.  This year, our agency will be raising funds for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, the largest annual fundraising event benefiting Special Olympics Georgia.

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June 13, 2020

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Last Gasp 5K Run/Walk

Macon, 6:30 PM

Experience running or walking through the grounds of the 125-acre Historic Riverside Cemetery in downtown Macon. In addition to the paved course, the route offers views of the Ocmulgee River and downtown Macon. Leashed dogs and strollers are also welcome. Proceeds benefit the mission of supporting preservation, conservation and enhancement of the cemetery’s landscape, buildings, monuments and future for all to enjoy.

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

June 20, 2020

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5th Annual Papa's Peach Classic 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

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 the Roberta/Crawford County Chamber of Commerce. Photos from the 2019 Papa’s Peach Classic.

*** Online registration opens soon. ***

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August 15, 2020

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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.

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September 19, 2020

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Brer Terrapin Trot 5K run/walk and Fun Run

Eatonton, 7:00 AM

One of the projects of the Eatonton Service League in Eatonton, Georgia is helping needy families at Christmas time. The Brer Terrapin 5K walk/run is one of its fundraising events.

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October 10, 2020

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Lights On Out of School 5K

Macon, 8:00 AM

This event is a fund raiser for the Next Level Community Development Center’s (NLCDC) FREE after-school and summer program. Funds raised during the run/walk will 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.

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