Atlanta BeltLine Westside 5K/8K
2018 Atlanta BeltLine Run.Walk.Go! Race Series
Now in its 8th year, the 2018 Atlanta BeltLine Run.Walk.Go! Race Series is the perfect chance to explore various trail segments and stay active. Check out the latest developments along the Atlanta BeltLine, snag an awesome t-shirt, and burn a few calories - runners, walkers, strollers, and dogs are welcome!
**NEW** AFTER PARTY AT MONDAY NIGHT GARAGE
This year’s Westside race starts and ends at the Lee + White Development and makes extensive use of the Westside Trail, which opened to the public in September 2017. Hundreds of participants – from avid runners to families with pets and strollers – will run/walk through historic neighborhoods like West End and Westview with 8K participants continuing on the trail to Washington Park and back.
All proceeds benefit the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership.
Run on your schedule where you can
Add a little to your distance, and see a little more of the trail by running the 8K.
You can up your distance for the virtual race also.
You can race one, or you can race them both.
Register now for both the Westside 5K & Eastside 10K for just $65
Early Bird Entry through June 14
Regular registration through July 13 (no shirt guarantee after 7/9)
Race Day registrations are welcome for $5 additional (no shirt guarantee)
Big Peach Running Company Registration Entry...
Don't want to Register online, stop by Big Peach Running Company...Mid Town, and register in person.
Avoid the lines on race morning...
Pick up your packet from 11AM - 7PM on Friday 7/13 at:
The first 200 get a free Popsicle from King of Pops!
Create a team or join a team for the Westside 5K or 8K. There are several team challenges to participate in this year – top fundraising team, largest team, and fastest team!
Create a team
Download PDF for step-by-step directions on how to create a team.
Join a team
Download PDF for step-by-step directions on how to join your team.
Advance the Vision and Win Great Prizes in the Process!
Help move the Atlanta BeltLine project forward! Create a personal fundraising page and ask your family and friends to support you or your team.
Top individual fundraiser (must raise a minimum of $250) will win a Retrospec Fixie Bike from Mountain High Outfitters.
Top fundraising team will also win some really fun prizes. Stay tuned for more details!
**All money raised for fundraising challenges must be in by Thursday, July 12 at 12:00 pm EST.**
Create a fundraising page
Download PDF for step-by-step directions on how to create a pledge page.
Contribute to someone’s fundraising page
Donate to a Participant on the left sidebar.
Share my fundraising page
Go to your fundraising page and copy the URL or share on Facebook, Twitter and Google by sharing the icons on your fundraising page.
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 you saw the shirt and said: "Sweet...I want one!"
Then the virtual race is for you.
Here's how it works:
1. Register for the Virtual division & Start Training
2. The week of the event you'll receive your bib via email
3. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time
4. Submit your race time by end of race day
5. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
6. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.
7. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts, medals, and Keepsake Bibs; and put them in the mail.
Great Custom Awards in the following:
Overall awards will be based on Gun Time & Age Group awards will be based on Chip Time.
The start and finish line will be filled with energy, music, and refreshments. This year's course is almost exclusively on the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail...we'll be chip timing the start and finish, and sending everyone out in quick waves to ensure no one gets bumped around in the crowd.
After the run be sure to hang around for FREE beer at Monday Night Brewery Garage.
We in the process of having the course USATF certified, and we'll publish the course number once we have it.
Want to check out the course?
All race proceeds and fundraising dollars go the the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership whose mission is to recruit, align and convene partners to fulfill the Atlanta BeltLine vision in targeted, strategic and coordinated ways.
Ways to support the Atlanta BeltLine vision:
1. Come out and participate on race day
2. Grab your friends to participate on Race Day
3. Participate in the Virtual Run if you can't make it
3. Make a donation when you register
4. Create your own pledge page when you register and share it on social media
The Atlanta BeltLine Run.Walk.Go! Race Series would not be possible without our incredible sponsors!
Atlanta United FC Astra
Chicago Bar Company
STREAM REALTY PARTNERS Trader Joe's
June 14 11:59 PM EDT - Early Bird Entry Ends
July 8 11:59 PM EDT - Last day for guaranteed shirt & size
July 14 6:30 AM EDT - Race Day Check-in & Registration opens
July 14 7:30 AM EDT - Race Starts
July 14 7:45 AM EDT - Monday Night Garage After Party Starts