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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)

April 19
Christ School 5K & 1 Mile
Warner Robins, 5K at 8:00 a.m., 1 Mile at 9:30 a.m.

This 5th annual race starts at Christ United Methodist Church.  The race is part of the Runners for Christ race series.
April 19
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 and Ladies Ministries Spring Banquet.  Stay for the Family Fun Day with a cookout and Easter egg hunt.
April 26
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 7th 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 26 Autism Awareness 5K Trail Run
Forsyth, 8:00 a.m.

This trail race will be held at Dayspring Presbyterian Church as part of the 5th annual Autism Awareness Festival.  All proceeds go to benefit the Anchor of Hope Foundation in their ministry to children and adults with disabilities and their families. 
April 26 Oasis 5K, 10K, and Fun Run
Macon, Fun Run at 8:00 a.m., 5K at 8:30 a.m.

This 4th annual race will be held at Stone Edge Church on Zebulon Road and will benefit the Africa Oasis Project, helping to create adequate, safe water supplies in Africa.  The race features chip timing.

April 26


Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series 5K, 10K, & 1-mile
Dublin, 8:00 a.m.

Join the herd & lace up your running shoes for a 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk at the Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series of Dublin, GA. This race will include chip timing, a certified course, dri-fit shirts, and a chance to win Chick-fil-A for a year.  Compete in SPEED (run fast) or compete in SPIRIT (dress up like a cow) to win prizes.  The Dublin race will be held at Dublin High School and benefits WinShape Camps in Communities.
April 26
Lace Up for Lucas 5K and Fun Run
Kathleen, 5K at 8:00 a.m., Fun Run at 9:00 a.m.

This race benefits Lucas Payne, a little boy who is just beginning his battle with a rare  form of leukodystrophy, a disease that attacks the central nervous system.  There is a special family rate of $50 and groups of 10 also get a discount.
April 26
(afternoon)
William's Run/Walk 5K & 10K
Fort Valley, 1:00 p.m.

Proceeds from this 6th annual run/walk will benefit the CRB1 fund (Curing Retinal Blindness is 1st Priority).  The event will be held at Lane Southern Orchards.  There will be inflatables for the kids.
May 3 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.  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix. 
May 3


Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series 5K & 1-mile
Milledgeville, 8:00 a.m.

Join the herd & lace up your running shoes for a 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk at the Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series of Milledgeville, GA. This race will include chip timing, a certified course, dri-fit shirts, and a chance to win Chick-fil-A for a year.  Compete in SPEED (run fast) or compete in SPIRIT (dress up like a cow) to win prizes.  The Milledgeville race will be held at Northridge Church and benefits WinShape Camps in Communities.
May 3
WRHS Speed Demon 5K
Warner Robins, 8:00 a.m.

This race is sponsored by the Warner Robins High School cheerleaders.  There is a cash prize of $100 to the 1st place male and female runners.  $25 to pre-register and $30 on race day.
May 3
Brian's Missions for Life 5K and Fun Run
Eastman, Fun Run at 8:00 a.m., 5K at 8:30 a.m.

All proceeds benefit Lakeside Assembly Mission Projects.  There will be live music and special entertainment for the kids.  Part of the Middle Georgia Runners for Christ race series.
May 10

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 10
Police Week 5K
Byron, 7:30 a.m.

This race, sponsored by several police agencies (including the Robins AFB police), benefits the families of fallen officers.  It will be held at North Peach Park.
May 10
(evening)
Greyhound Run with the Big Dogs 5K & Fun Run
Gray, 6:00 p.m.

This 3rd annual race is hosted by the Jones County Touch Down Club and benefits the Jones County High School football program.  Register by April 28 and it's only $15 for adults, $10 for kids 12 and under.  Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
May 17

Peach Road Race 5K, 10.5K, & 1-Mile
Byron, 10.5K at 7:30 a.m., 5K at 8:00 a.m., 1-Mile at 8:30 a.m.

The 2nd annual Peach Road Race benefits the Medical Center of Peach County.  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix.
May 17
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.  Register before May 9th and it's only $12 for ages 18 and under and $1 off if you get a group of 4 or more together.  Run fast and score a cool pottery award!
May 17


Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series 5K & 1-mile
Perry, 8:00 a.m.

Join the herd & lace up your running shoes for a 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk at the Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series of Perry, GA. This race will include chip timing, a certified course, dri-fit shirts, and a chance to win Chick-fil-A for a year.  Compete in SPEED (run fast) or compete in SPIRIT (dress up like a cow) to win prizes.  This race will be held in downtown Perry and benefits WinShape Camps in Communities.
May 17
Soul Shine 5K and 1-Mile
Hawkinsville, 8:00 a.m.

This race will be held at Taylor Regional Hospital.  Proceeds benefit Children with Disabilities in Georgia SHINE.
May 17
Forever Families Run/Walk HM, 8 mile, 4 mile, 1.1 mile
Dudley - 8 mile 7:30 AM; 4 mile 9:45 AM; 1.1 mile 11:05 AM

Run one race or run all 13.1 miles.  Proceeds go to Christian Adoption Awareness.  Part of the Dudley Challenge and the Runners for Christ Series.
May 26
(Memorial Day Monday)

Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series 5K, 10K & 1-mile
Macon, 8:00 a.m.

Join the herd & lace up your running shoes for a 10K, 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk at the Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series of Macon, GA. This race will include chip timing, a certified course, dri-fit shirts, and a chance to win Chick-fil-A for a year.  Compete in SPEED (run fast) or compete in SPIRIT (dress up like a cow) to win prizes.  The Macon race will be held at Ingleside Baptist Church and benefits WinShape Camps in Communities.
May 26
Salute to our Veterans 5K & 1-Mile
Milledgeville, 8:00 a.m.

This race will be held at the Oconee River Greenway and it benefits the Charity Benevolent Fund.  The course is a flat out-and-back, part pavement and part trail, along Lake Oconee.
May 31
Edge Fitness 5K
Bonaire, 8:00 a.m.

This 4th annual race, organized by Macon Tracks member and Edge Fitness General Manager Tracey Eubanks, benefits the International Justice Mission, a human rights agency.  There will be $150 cash prizes to the 1st overall male and female.  Macon Tracks members receive $3 off the entry fee.  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.
May 31
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Rock 'n Roll Half-Ironman, Sprint Triathlon, and Duathlon
Macon (Lake Tobesofkee)

The Coliseum Health System's Rock 'N Roll Man moves into its 11th year in 2014.  The sprint distance is great for newbies and kids.  If you don't like to swim, you can sign up for the duathlon.  You also can get a team together to capitalize on everyone's strengths.  This is a great local event and lots of fun.
May 31 Mission Partner's 5K
Fort Valley, 8:00 a.m.

This race will be held at Victory Baptist Church and benefits a mission trip to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.  $100 prize to top male and female.  Enjoy the craft fair after the race.
June 6 (Friday evening) Day Lily Dash Logo Daylily Dash 5K
Gray, 5K at 7:00 p.m.

Try an evening race for a change of pace. The race begins at Gray Elementary School with a new course layout this year.  Stay for the 11th Annual Daylily Festival on Friday evening and Saturday.  Part of the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series and the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix.
June 7


Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series 5K, 10K, & 1-mile
Warner Robins, 8:00 a.m.

Join the herd & lace up your running shoes for a 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk 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 chance to win Chick-fil-A for a year.  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 Houston County High School and benefits WinShape Camps in Communities.
June 7
Ridge Run 5K & Fun Run
Macon, Fun Run at 8:00 am, 5K at 8:30

The 5th Annual Ridge Run will be held at the former Elam Alexander school on Ridge Ave.  Proceeds from the race will be used to support Covenant Care Services, a non-profit, Christian adoption agency in Macon.  The race features a family-friendly atmosphere, chip timing, and a shady run through one of Macon’s most beautiful neighborhoods.  $1 discount for Macon Tracks members who pre-register.
June 14
Father's Day Family 5K and Fun Run
Warner Robins, 5K at 8:00 a.m., Fun Run at 9:00 a.m.

This race will be held at Southside Baptist Church.  The course is certified and Academy Sports gift cards will be given to the first and second overall and masters winners.  All proceeds of the race will go to help Southside’s Adoption Ministry.
July 19

Back to School Supply Donation Drive & 5K run
Macon, 7:30 a.m.

This run/walk in support of the Charity Benevolent Fund will be held on the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail (Riverwalk).
Sept. 1
(Monday)
Macon Labor Day Road Race
Macon Labor Day Road Race 5K, 10K, & Fun Run
Macon, 8:00 5K, 8:30 10K, 9:45 am Fun Run

The 38th 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. 
Sept. 6
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Race for Camp Little Shot 5K & 2-Mile Walk
Macon, 9:00 am

Directed by Elizabeth and Tom Jones, proceeds benefit Camp Little Shot, a free camp for children with diabetes.  The awards are made by the children at camp and are always creative.  This year the race will feature dry-fit shirts.    Part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix and the Macon Tracks Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex Race Series.
Sept. 20
Run or Dye 5K
Macon

Runners will be treated to color splashes along the route and a huge “tint the sky” event after the race.  Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.  The event will be held at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport.  Use code BBBSHG to get $10 off the registration fee.
Oct. 25th
(evening)
S.C.A.R.E. 5K & Costume Fun Run
Macon, 5K at 7:00 p.m., Fun Run at 6:15 p.m.

This event will be held at the Hephzibah Children's Home. The course will be lit with luminarias and there will be a live DJ.  The race features cash prizes, tech shirts, and inflatables for the kids, plus a costume contest for kids participating in the fun run.  Sponsored by Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants, proceeds from this event will be used to purchase AED's to donate to local community organizations.
Nov. 15
Running for Resources 5K & 1-Mile
Forsyth, Fun Run at 8:30 a.m., 5K at 9:00 a.m.

Proceeds from this 2nd annual race will provide basic resources to students in need at Mary Persons High School.