Friday, April 29 1:30-6:00pm

Mary Lin Elementary School, 586 Candler Park Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30307. Use Main entrance (on the circle)

School community: 1:30-3:00pm
General Public: 3:00-6:00pm (only online registrants will get a t-shirt. All others will get theirs after the race, while supplies last)

Sunday, May 1 8:00-9:00am

At start of race (In Freedom Park: intersection Hurt & Euclid. Look for the black inflatable arch! 8:00-9:00am (only online registrants will get a t-shirt. All others will get theirs after the race, while supplies last)


Both races will start on the Freedom Park Path on Poplar Cir.  Closest address for GPS is 976 Euclid Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30307. Near Hurt St. and Euclid intersections.


Come out Sunday, May 1, 2016, and run a beautiful course on a beautiful spring morning in Inman Park and support Mary Lin, its students and community. The funds raised through the Rocket Run will support the Outdoor Classroom as well as fund the ongoing work of the Foundation to help Mary Lin Elementary School achieve its educational goals by providing instructional, physical, and technological opportunities for the enrichment of Mary Lin students. 

Thanks to your fantastic participation and fundraising last year we raised over $45,000 to help build Mary Lin’s new playground. Let's keep up the momentum for our school!

Start gathering pledges now and you could win a NEW BIKE – earn a raffle ticket for every $25 you raise!

Registration Fees

5K Adult Closed


    1. $25.00
      Jan 1 - Apr 17
    2. $30.00
      Apr 18 - Apr 28

5K Child Closed

Child (12 and under)

1-Mile Rocket Blast Child Closed

child (12 and under)

1-Mile Rocket Blast Closed

Over 12


Q. How do I donate to 2 or more participants?

A. If for instance you have or know 2 children that you’d like to donate on their behalf you’ll have to donate to each one separately. Click “pledge participant” and search for by name to donate. After completing the first donation you’ll have to search for the second or third persons and complete the same steps.


Q. How do I join or create a team after I’ve already signed up?

A. Email and include event ID: “8213/rocket-run-2016” and Team Name, ask them to either add you to an existing team or include new Team Name that you’d like to create and they’ll do it for you.


DURING REGISTRATION: Please consider making a donation on behalf of your child/student when you are registering them.

AFTER REGISTRATION:  Please talk to close friends and family about what an awesome opportunity we have to support essential educational initiatives like new curriculum, advanced technology, teacher development and training and the outdoor classroom. Ask them to consider making a donation -- either by searching for your child's name using the "Pledge Participant" tab or, if you created a team during registration, by searching for your team name.

NEW BIKE:  Every Mary Lin Student will receive 1 raffle ticket for every $25 raised or donated in that student's name. 

Example: Fundraise $100 for the Rocket Run and receive 4 raffle ticket entries for a drawing of a new kid's bike!  Only Mary Lin Students are eligible to participate in the bike raffle.

Class prizes:
               Cupcake Party for:
                              Highest class participation
                              Highest fundraising class

Sign up by April 17:
               Adults: 1 raffle ticket for local restaurant gift certificate
           Kids: 1 extra raffle ticket for bike



Potential/Interested Sponsors:  Please email us for information - which we will gladly and promptly provide!


Thank you to all our generous sponsors!

Kryptonite Sponsor

Andre de Winter - Realtor with Remax

 Platinum Sponsor


Diamond Sponsors



Gold Sponsors





Silver Sponsors




2016 Logo Winner

Congratulations to our 2016 Rocket Run Logo Contest winner Abie Mechlowitz!



Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Hugo Hill $250.00
2 Eric Goldberg $250.00
3 Eric Goldberg $250.00

Top Teams


Team Hugo Hill

Raised: $451.00



Raised: $400.00


Team Smith

Raised: $300.00

Top Fundraisers


Hugo Hill

Raised: $451.00


Alexander Silvis

Raised: $200.00



Raised: $200.00

Event Schedule

  • April 12 10:45 PM EDT - Registration Deadline for Guaranteed T-Shirt

Contact Information

Event Location

976 Euclid Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

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