Atlanta Runs You Might Like - September

Atlanta Runs You Might Like - September

Looking for a race to run around Atlanta this September? Here are a few local races that you might like!

Road Runs

Big Peach Summer Sizzler

Summer Sizzler

Date: September 4, 2017
Distance: 10k

Get in one last sizzle this summer with the Big Peach Summer Sizzler, one of Atlanta's best known races, held on Labour Day. Runners can use this 10km race to lock down their qualifying time for Peachtree Road Race, while supporting cystic fibrosis research. 

Atlanta Craft Classic Half Marathon & 5km

Date: September 9, 2017
Distance: 5k, half marathon

The Atlanta Craft Classic half-marathon and 5k starts at Atlanta's historic Grant Park and makes its way through the city's best neighorhoods and ends with a glass of cold, refreshing beer. The courses have enough of a challenge to them that they're interesting for seasoned runners, but aren't too difficult for anyone who's just here for the beer.

Sandy Springs Lightning 10/5k


Date: September 23, 2017
Distance: 5k, half marathon

Who wants to run fast, super fast?! Run like lightning at the Doug Kessler Sandy Springs Lightning 10k. This event has been one of the fastest 10k races in the state of Georgia for the last 27 years. 

 Rise Up and Run 5k

Date: September 30, 2017
Distance: 5k, one mile, 50 yard dash

Finish on the Atlanta Falcons 50-yard line inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium whether you run the 5K, One Mile and 50m Dash. Join the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC, Atlanta Track Club as they support Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Assault on Kennesaw Mtn. 5k

Assault on Kennesaw

Date: September 30, 2017
Distance: 5k

Run up the mountain to see what you can see! This 5k is a commemorative run honoring the fallen soldiers on the Georgia National Guard ending at the top of Kennesaw Mountain.

Fun Runs

Race for Research

Date: September 17, 2017
Distance: 5k, 2k, tot trot

Get the little ones involved in the tot-trot spreading good cheer at the Race for Research supporting the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation. There is also a 5K run, 2K fun-run/walk. It's an opportunity to enjoy each other's company and provide support to combat cancer.

Candler Park Neighbourhood Run

 Candler Park Run

Date: September 30, 2017
Distance: 5k

At the end of the month enjoy a 5k cruise on the Freedom Trail through the Candler Park neighbourhood. This run is part of a the bigger weekend celebration at the Fall Fest featuring two full days of music, 200+ artists/vendors, Kidlandia and Atlanta's best food trucks. 

Looking for More Atlanta Runs?

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Published on Aug 17, 2017

Heather, a contibutor for Run Guides, likes to run, bike and swim and will always attempt to give out high-fives while training.