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Upcoming Local Races, Middle Georgia:

Races within an hour's drive of Macon are listed here.  To add your event to the race calendar, please e-mail your flyer and/or website address plus a filled out race information form to macontracks@macontracks.org.  If you have a race outside the area that you'd like to promote, please feel free to post on the Macon Tracks Facebook page to tell people about it.

See also: South Georgia Race Calendar and Racer Pal Race Calendar (search by series or location)

Jan. 31
Go for Red 5K and Fun Run
Macon, 9:30 a.m.

This race benefits Charity Benevolent Fund heart disease awareness.  It will be held at the Ocmulgee National Monument.
Jan. 31

Wyatt's Wish Winter RUNderland 5K & Fun Run
Warner Robins, 8:00 a.m.

This race benefits Wyatt's Wish, a non-profit organization that provides respiratory masks for infants with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Jan. 31
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Dauset Trails Huff N Puff Half Marathon
Jackson, 8:00 a.m.

Enjoy some time in the woods with friends on Dauset's beautiful trails.  The race benefits Dauset Trails Nature Center.  Runners receive a hoodie.
Feb. 7

Al Toll Memorial 5K, 15K, and Fun Run
Macon, 8:30 a.m. 5K, 9 a.m. 15K

Come join us for this 31st annual race.  This year the race will start at ACE Academy.  Both races are open to runners of all ages.  The 5K is an out-and-back and the 15K is a rolling loop with plenty of hills.  Macon Tracks members receive $1 off the entry fee and earn points in the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.  The race is also part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix and Middle Georgia Runners for Christ race series.
Feb. 14

Sweetheart Run for Sight 5K, 12K
Centerville, 8:00 a.m.

This race is sponsored by the Centerville Lions Club and organized by the Robins Pacers.  Proceeds will help provide eye examinations and eyeglasses for those in need.  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
Feb. 21
Goliath 4.4 & 7.2 mile
Gray, 8:00 a.m.

This road race will be held at Greenwood Church and it's organized by Macon Tracks members Thomas Goss and James West.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit Jones County Cross Country team.  There will be cash prizes for the 7.2 race.  Women will have to compete with the men for the cash prizes.  If you don't finish in 1 hour and 35 minutes, you'll be escorted back on the "shame shuttle".  If it was easy, it wouldn't be called Goliath!
Feb. 21
Bookin' It 5K & Fun Run
Macon, Fun Run at 8:30 a.m., 5K at 9:00 a.m.

This race is sponsored by the Junior League of Macon.  Proceeds from the race will be used to improve literacy and school readiness in the Middle Georgia community through school partnerships, education, fund raising, advocacy, and hands-on projects.  The race will be held at the Ocmulgee National Monument on a paved course.
Feb. 28
Cantrell Center Run to Lose 5K
Warner Robins, 8:30 a.m. 5K, 9:15 1-mile fun run

This 7th annual race is sponsored by the Cantrell Center for Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine and offers chip timing.  The course is USATF certified and the race can be used as a Peachtree Road Race qualifier.  There are cash prizes for the top 3 overall and 1st master winners.  It's a Run and See Georgia Grand Prix race and also part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.
Feb. 28  Lake Country Gymnastics 5K & Fun Run
Milledgeville, 8:00 a.m.

This race will be held at the Oconee River Greenway.  Proceeds benefit Lake Country Gymnastics and Snowball Express, which serves the children of fallen military heroes.
March 7
Undy 5000 and 1-Mile Fun Run
Macon, 9:00 a.m.

This race is being organized by the Coliseum Cancer Institute to benefit the Colon Cancer Alliance.  Participants are encouraged to wear underwear outside of their outfits to bring attention to the area affected by colon cancer in a fun way.  The race features chip timing, a costume contest, and inflatables for the kids.  The race will be held at Wesleyan College.  New this year - the race is part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.  Macon Tracks members receive **$5** off registration by using "TRACKS" as the discount code!
March 7
Muddin' for Missions 4K
Eatonton, 9:30 a.m.

This 4K trail run along a creek through the woods will feature challenging obstacles and a few encounters with mud and water.  The race benefits Baptist Collegiate Ministries.  Must be age 10 or older to participate.
March 7
Erin Go Bragh Challenge
Dudley, half marathon, 8 mile, & 4 mile at 8:30 a.m., 1 mile at 11:00 a.m.

This race will be held at Dudley Baptist Church and it's part of the Dublin/Laurens St. Patrick's Festival.  Part of the Runners for Christ, Clover Glove, and Black Bag race series.
March 7
Forsythia Festival 5K & Fun Run
Forsyth, 4:00 p.m.

This year the race will be held at the Monroe County Recreation Department and the race will be a color run.  Runners receive a white t-shirt and sunglasses.  There will be inflatables for the kids and a post-race concert.  A portion of the proceeds benefits Relay for Life.
March 14

Peach Road Race 5K and 10.5K
Byron, 8:00 a.m.

The 3rd annual Peach Road Race benefits the Medical Center of Peach County.  A health fair will immediately follow the race with free health screenings, Farmer's Market vendors, and activities for the kids.  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
March 21
Leprechaun Road Race 5K, 10K, & 1-Mile
Dublin, Fun Run at 8:00 a.m., 5K & 10K at 8:30 a.m.

This 38th annual race starts at Dublin High School and benefits King's Cleft Children's Home, CASA (advocates for children), ABC Women's Clinic, and WINGS.  Part of the Middle Georgia Runners for Christ race series.
March 28

Cherry Blossom Road Race 5K, 10K, & 1-Mile
Macon, 5K & 10K at 8:15 a.m., 1-Mile Run/Walk at 9:15 a.m.

Held during the Cherry Blossom Festival, this race is organized by Macon Tracks member Tom Adrien to benefit Wesley Glen Ministries, an organization that serves adults with mental disabilities.  The course will start at Howard Middle School and will be an out-and-back among the horse farms and estates along Rivoli Drive.  There will be inflatables, face painting, sno cones, and other fun stuff for the kids.  The race is part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series, the Runners for Christ race series, and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
March 28
Fit to Achieve 5K & Fun Run
Forsyth, 5K at 8:00 a.m., 1 Mile at 8:30 a.m.

This race will be held at the Monroe County Achievement Center.
April 4
Run 2 End Alzheimer's 5K, 10.5K, and Fun Run
Bonaire, 5K at 8:00 a.m., 10.K at 8:30 a.m.

Formerly the Claxton Road Race, this 5th annual run benefits the Alzheimer's Association.  It will be held at Landing Pointe Shopping Center and the course leads through picturesque Statham's Landing.  Discounted entry for teams, children under 12, and Macon Tracks members.  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
April 4
Resurrection Run 5K & 1-Mile
Jeffersonville, 1-Mile at 8:00 a.m., 5K at 8:30 a.m.

This race will be held at the Jeffersonville Church of God.  Proceeds benefit the Youth Ministries Summer Retreat.  Stay for the Family Fun Day with a cookout and Easter Egg Hunt.
April 11
Macon Mud Run 5K, 7K, and 1K
Macon, 7K at 10:30 and 10:45, 5K at 11:00 a.m. and every 15 minutes

The Macon Mud Run is an adventure race with hill climbs, pond crossings, tunnel crawls, creek crossings, and oodles of mud pits. Members can race individually or as a member of a team. There will also be a 1K Mini Mud for children ages 3-11. The race expo will have food, music, games, inflatables, and fun for the whole family. All proceeds will benefit the children and families of Hephzibah Children’s Home.
April 11


Perry Dogwood Festival 5K and 1-mile
Perry, 8:30 am

The 27th Annual Perry Dogwood Festival 5K is part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
April 11
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Phoenix Rising 5K & 1-Mile
Gray, 6:00 p.m.

This 3rd annual race will be held at Reflections Psychotherapy and benefits the Crisis Line and Safe House of Central Georgia.  The course will be through the neighborhood and community of downtown Gray.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
April 18
 
Cougars Run Wild 5K
Gray, 8:00 a.m.

This race will be held at Gray Family Health and proceeds benefit Clifton Ridge Middle School.
April 25
Taylor County Race for Literacy 5K
Reynolds, 8:00 a.m.

Reynolds, Georgia is 40 miles south of downtown Macon, west of Fort Valley.  This 8th annual race will benefit literacy programs in Taylor County.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix and the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.  Bring your family and enjoy the Georgia Strawberry Festival events after the race.  
April 25 Autism Awareness 5K Trail Run and Fun Run
Forsyth, 5K at 8:00 a.m., Family Fun Run at 9:30 a.m.

This trail race will be held at Dayspring Presbyterian Church.  All proceeds go to benefit the Anchor of Hope Foundation in their ministry to children and adults with disabilities and their families.  After the race there will be a free Community Resource Fair & Family Fun Festival with food, music, inflatables, and games.
May 2 All About Animals Rescue Run 5K, 10.2K & 1-mile Fun Run
Macon, 8:30 a.m.

Proceeds from the race will help fund All About Animals Rescue, a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter located in Macon.  The race will be held at Mt. Zion Church.  The race is part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix. 
May 9

Battle of Byron 5K
Byron, 8:00 a.m.

Organized by the Robins Pacers, this race is "a little uphill, and a little downhill!"  The race begins in the Municipal Complex in Byron and is part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
May 9
Running Water 5K
Macon, 5K at 8:30 a.m., walk at 8:45 a.m.

This race is part of Mt. DeSales' "ban the bottle" campaign.  It will be held at the Macon Water Authority Amerson Water Treatment Plant at Javors Lucas Lake.
May 16
Georgia Jug Fest 5K, 1-Mile
Knoxville, 7:30 a.m.

Enjoy a morning run and then stay for the Georgia JugFest and Old Knoxville Days Festival after the race (www.gajugfestival.com ).  All proceeds benefit the Crawford County Historical Society and the Old Courthouse Restoration Project.   Run fast and score a cool pottery award!  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.
May 30
Edge Fitness 5K
Bonaire, 8:00 a.m.

This 6th annual race, organized by Macon Tracks member and Edge Fitness General Manager Tracey Eubanks, benefits the International Justice Mission, a human rights agency.  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.
May 30

 
Brain Awareness 5K
Gray, 1-Mile at 8:30 a.m., 5K at 9:00 a.m.

This 3rd annual Brain Awareness 5K benefits the Pilot Club of Jones County to educate children & adults on brain safety and purchase helmets for all pre-K children in Jones County.   The race has a new course this year and will be held at Elam Baptist Church.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
June 13
Running For Ronald 5K, 10K, & 15K
Macon

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 Tattnall Square Park.  It's part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
Oct. 3
Fall Line Festival Great Locomotive Chase 5K
Gordon, 8:00 a.m.

The out-and-back course begins at MLK Park in Gordon.  Stay after the run and enjoy free entertainment, a classic car show, arts & crafts, antique tractor events, and activities for kids.  This is a Run & See Georgia Grand Prix race and part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.
Oct. 17
S.C.A.R.E. 5K & Costume Walk
Macon, 5K at 8:30 a.m., Costume Walk at 9:30 a.m.

This year the S.C.A.R.E. race will be held at the Ocmulgee National Monument.   The race features cash prizes and tech shirts, plus a costume contest for kids participating in the costume walk.  Sponsored by Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants, proceeds from this event will be used to purchase AED's to donate to local community organizations.
Oct. 31

Jay's Hope Trek or Treat 5K, 10K, & Candy Mile
Macon

This 10th annual race will be held at Bass Pro Shops.  Runners of all ages are encouraged to run in costume.  Children under the age of 13 can trick or treat along the 1-mile course.  Proceeds benefit the Jay’s Hope Foundation, helping families with children who have cancer.  The Jay's Hope race is part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Middle Georgia Runners for Christ Race Series.