Top 5k Runs Part 3

There are a new wave of 5Ks this summer season!  Check out part 3 of this series.  Here are the top upcoming 5ks in the area, and let us know which one is your favorite.

1.  2014-2015 Xterra Georgia Trail Run Series

Just what you trail enthusiasts have been waiting for!  This series included 8 races that all have something different to offer.  Runners can enter one of all eight of the Georgia races.  So if you are looking for a unique way to experience Georgia’s hiking trails, then this is running series is perfect for you.  Locations and dates vary.

2.  Chick-fil-A Connect 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile -
June 6, 2015

Southside Baptist Church, Warner Robins, 8:00 AM

Join the herd & lace up your running shoes at the Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series of Warner Robins, GA. This race will include chip timing, a certified course, dri-fit shirts, and a Family Fun Zone for kids 12 and under.  Compete in SPEED (run fast) or compete in SPIRIT (dress up like a cow) to win prizes.  The Warner Robins race will be held at Southside Baptist Church and benefits WinShape Camps in Communities.

3.  Running for Ronald 5K, 10K, 15K, Smile Mile, and Tot Trot – June 13, 2015 

Central City Park Macon, 8:00 AM

This 4th annual race benefits the Ronald McDonald House, celebrating 13 years of providing care, comfort and hope for families of children receiving medical treatment in Central Georgia.  The race will be held at Central City Park.  It’s part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Middle Georgia Runners for Christ Race Series.

4.  Moonlight Miles - July 11, 2015

Boredom is not an option at this crazy-fun Bragg Jam event!  Runners are aglow at this highly anticipated annual event.  So grab your glow stick, glow paint, and bright running close and come run the streets of Macon with the coolest folks in town.  For those who show up to the park early, there will be entertainment and live music.  Registration and packet pick-up begins at 7pm and the race starts at 9pm.

Race Start Location: Tattnal Square Park

5.  Macon Labor Day Road Race 5K, 10K, and Fun Run - September 7, 2015

The 39th annual Macon Labor Day Road Race features a fast point-to-point course, chip timing, gender-specific wicking shirts, and a family-friendly atmosphere.  The courses are USATF certified and can be used as a Peachtree Road Race qualifier for next year.  For even more fun, enter the Parent & Child, Husband & Wife, or Team of 5 competition.  There will be sno cones, cotton candy, inflatables, music and more at the park after the race, so bring the whole family.  This race is part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.

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