Starry Night 8.5K Walk/Run
Show your support for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and light Atlanta’s nighttime sky with lanterns to symbolize the hope for a cure to this terrible disease. Starry Night Atlanta helps raise funds for research to combat more than 100 types of childhood brain tumors, and will support services for families at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
Slightly different than other races, Starry Night is a non-traditional 8.5K race. The 8.5 kilometers represents the more than 28,000 kids, about a step for each, who battle brain tumors. In addition to the 8.5K race, there will also be a kids' 50-yard dash and local Stars will be highlighted throughout the evening.
The race will begin in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park. Runners will take off from the starting line and travel through the park. Along the way, runners will be able run past popular Atlanta sites like the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola and Pemberton Place. The return route will take runners past Georgia World Congress Center and back into CEntennial Olympic Park for the post-race festivities.