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Come out and support Kids Hope International Inc.

and enjoy a great morning race

on the Atlanta BeltLine.

The Start & Finish is in Historic Fourth Ward Park, but the rest of the race is on the BeltLine between Krogg & Ponce Market.

Great race shirts & Awards to the overall M/F, overall masters M/F, grand master M/F, senior master M/F, and the top 3 in all the usual age groups 10 & under through 75+.

Registration fees

5K Closed

Put your feet on the ground and come out to the morning event.

  1. $25.00
    Jan 2 - Apr 21

Virtual 5K Closed

Can't make it out on race day but still want a shirt and a shot at a medal...then the virtual run is for you.

  1. $25.00
    Jan 2 - Apr 21

Registration Details

  • Regular Entry Fee...$25
  • Race Day Registration...$30


*All participants registered by 4/15 are guaranteed a great race shirt in their size.  We'll have extras, but registrations afterwards will receive a shirt while supplies last.

Event Beneficiary

Proceeds from the event go to Kids Hope International, whose mission is to provide orphans, vulnerable children and children with disabilities in undeserved communities globally with basic human necessities today and to create a path for a sustainable tomorrow.

The Steps of Hope 5K is a fundraiser specifically to raise funds for the Build a School Project, 

currently building a school in a village in Congo.


Virtual Race

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?  

Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?

Or Maybe your just in love with the shirt or the cause?

Then the virtual race is for you.


Here's how it works.

  1.  Register for the Virtual division
  2. Start Training
  3. The week of the event you'll receive your bib via email or USPS.
  4. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time
  5. Submit your race time by end of race day
  6. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
  7. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.
  8. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail.

Timing, Awards, & Shirts

We've got great custom awards in the following age groups.

  • Top 3 overall M/F
  • Top 3 overall Masters M/F
  • Overall Grand Masters M/F
  • Overall Sr. Masters M/F
  • Top 3 in each 5 year age group starting at 10 & under and going through 75+.

  • Awesome race shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by April 15.
  • Chip timing for the start & finish.

Groups & Teams

Grab your family, friends, and co-workers and participate as a team…you can score a great discount, and nothing will replace the additional fun.

5+...Save 10%

 11+…Save 15%

 21+…Save 20%

 51+…Save 25%

 100+…Save 30%


When you join a team you'll have the option to have your bib, shirt, and any other goodies put into a team box.  The first member just picks up the box, and hands everything out to all the participants.  No lines!  It's quick & easy.

Questions, or needs?  Reach out to our Groups & Teams Coordinator 

Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

  • All participants will automatically qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. 

  • Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the championships to be held in December. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website for details.

Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

  • Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. With that in mind any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.
  • All registrations are final...we're sorry but there are no transfers, deferrals, or refunds

Event Schedule

  • April 15 11:59 PM EDT - Last day for guaranteed shirt in your size

  • April 21 7:00 AM EDT - Race Day Check In Open

  • April 21 8:00 AM EDT - 5K Starts

Contact Information

Event Location

651 North Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

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