Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon

Attend Atlanta’s biggest Thanksgiving pre-game

This event may have been changed due to COVID-19 outbreak precautions. Please check official event and venue websites to confirm the status.

When: This event has been canceled for 2020; the Peachtree Road Race will take place virtually on November 26-29 for 2020.
Where: Georgia State Stadium (formerly Turner Field)

Thanksgiving Day Marathon. 📷:Atlanta Track Club

Not only does the Atlanta Track Club organize the world’s largest 10K, but it also whips locals and visitors into shape at their annual Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, Mile and Dash. Here are a few reasons why both spectators and runners should attend this Atlanta Turkey Day tradition.

Reasons to go to the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5k, mile and dash

  1. You can eat as much as you can at the table without the guilt since you already worked off all those calories.
  2. The half marathon’s course twists and turns through historic and beautiful neighborhoods including Inman ParkOld Fourth WardGrant Park and Little Five Points, giving runners a glimpse at the city’s quiet residential areas.
  3. While Georgia State Stadium serves as the starting and finish line for the race, spectators can also watch from other popular Atlanta sites including the Capitol BuildingCentennial Olympic ParkAtlantic StationPiedmont Park and Historic Oakland Cemetery.
  4. Whether running or watching from the sidelines, this event is a family affair. And no matter your age or fitness level, there’s a variety of distances for everyone.
  5. After crushing it on the course, runners receive a medal, a Mizuno t-shirt, free photos, and a post-race pie!
Atlanta Thanksgiving Day Marathon
Thanksgiving Day Marathon.📷: Atlanta Track Club

Insider tips

Participants at the Thanksgiving Day Marathon in Atlanta
Thanksgiving Day Marathon. 📷: Atlanta Track Club

Know before you go

What time does the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon and 5K start?

The Thanksgiving Day 5K starts at 7:30am and the Half Marathon starts at 7:45am.

Where does the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon and 5K start?

The starting line for the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon and 5K is along Hank Aaron Drive next to the Georgia State Stadium (formerly known as Turner Field). View and download course maps.

How much does it cost to particpate in the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon and 5K?

Costs vary for the different races included in the Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, Mile and Dash. The 50m Dash is free to participate in. The Mile race costs $10 for registrants 15 years and older (14 and younger are free). Costs to participate in the Half Marathon and 5K vary depending on when you register; costs for the Half Marathon range from $60-$95 and costs for the 5K range from $25-$50. The sooner you register for these two races, the cheaper the entry fee.

Thanksgiving Day Marathon contact info

Georgia State Stadium Contact Information
755 Hank Aaron Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

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