The Race Half Marathon & 5k

Saturday, October 5, 2024 · East Point, GA · Course Map

The Cascade Springs Nature Preserve Trail where Battle of Utoy Creek was fought in East Point, GA where The Race Half Marathon & 5k is being held annually

Welcome to the seventh annual The Race, a half marathon and 5k, in support of black-owned businesses, neighborhoods, and charities.

Road Runners. East Point is a suburban city in Atlanta, Georgia. This course will take runners throughout several suburban neighborhoods; an ideal course for those who prefer road running over trail running.

Starting at 7:00 a.m and ending at 12:00 p.m., the half marathon course begins at the Impact Event Center on 2323 Sylvan Road.

Throughout the race, runners will journey through several neighborhoods of Georgia, including but not limited to East Point, Sylvan Hills, Westview, Oakland City, and Capitol View.

All participants will receive a race shirt, a commemorative medallion, a commemorative race bib, and an event patch. Along with the registration fee, your contribution will be put towards the 2024 Charitable Impact Fund!

There will be a total of five stocked aid stations throughout the 13.1 mile course that will comprise bottled water. If you want additional fueling sources, it’s encouraged to bring your own.

There are several top awards that will be presented post-race, and all participants will be welcomed with complimentary recovery sources including fruit, water, and snack bars. For those in town all weekend long, it’s encouraged that you stop by the post-race expo, otherwise known as the Wrap-up Party, on October 6th from 12-3 p.m.

Race Weather & Climate

East Point, a city in the Atlanta metropolitan area, enjoys pleasant autumn weather on October 7th. The average low temperature for this date is around 58°F, while the daytime temperatures typically reach an average high of approximately 77°F. October in East Point, Georgia, offers mild mornings and comfortably warm afternoons, making it an excellent time to engage in outdoor activities and enjoy the beauty of the fall season in the area.

The Race Half Marathon Results

The Race Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map here

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is at 7:00 AM ET and end time at 12:00 PM ET


  • Half Marathon: $79+
  • 5K: $38+
  • The Race Half Marathon (VIRTUAL): $75+
  • The Race 5K VIRTUAL $35

You may also check the race director’s registration page for fees.

The Race Half Marathon & 5k Registration Link

You can find the registration page on RunSignup

Official Race Website

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