2017 Atlanta Runs You Might Like - December

Atlanta Runs You Might Like - December

Holiday season is here, and that means some quality time with family and loved ones. It is also time for plenty of spirited runs with great themes. Why not garb your relatives and check out one of these great runs this December?

Here is a list of road and fun runs happening in and around Atlanta this month. 

Road Runs

Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10k

Date: December 2, 2017
Distance: 10k

Run along the eastside of the Atlanta BeltLine with the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K. Runners get the opportunity to run through some of Atlanta's best sights as the course takes runners through the neighborhoods of Inman Park, Midtown, Old Fourth Ward, Poncey-Highland and Virginia Highland.

> Learn more about the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10k

Atlanta Christmas 5K Run/Walk

Date: December 9, 2017
Distance: 5k

Indulge in the Christmas spirit and join two thousand runners with Santa hats running through the streets of Virginia Highland. After the run stay for a festive post-race party with warm beverages, snacks, music and awards. This event sells out so make sure to sign up early. A portion of race proceeds will benefit the Atlanta Fire Foundation, Fire Station # 19 and other charitable causes in the neighborhood.

> Learn more about the Atlanta Christmas 5K Run/Walk

Jeff Galloway 13.1

Date: December 17, 2017
Distance: Half Marathon

Jeff Galloway transformed himself from an overweight 13 year old to an Olympian through learning and applying the principles of training. Over more than 40 years, he has coached over a million runners and walkers to their goals through the Galloway training programs, retreats, running schools and books. This event is meant to celebrate runners of all fitness levels who have used these training principles to prepare for the challenge of running 13.1 miles. 

> Learn more about the Jeff Galloway 13.1

Fun Runs

Christmas Sunset Cinema 5k

Date: December 9, 2017
Distance: 5k

Start the festive season with a family-friendly community event in Canton, GA. This holiday spirited event begins with a 5k run followed by an outdoor family-friendly movie. This race is one of four in the Sunset Cinema Series. Do the entire series and get a series medal!

> Learn more about the Christmas Sunset Cinema 5k

Ugly Sweater Run - Atlanta

Date: December 9, 2017
Distance: 5k

This one of a kind event is all about celebrating the unique fashion choices that you have collected over the years. Begin your run at the starting line with thousands of other runners, each wearing the best ugly sweater. The 5K course is sure to put you in the holiday spirit and stick around after the race for post-race festivities. 

> Learn more about the Ugly Sweater Run - Atlanta 

Monday Night Brewing Westside 10

Date: December 9, 2017
Distance: 10 mile and 10k

Join the Monday Night Brewing Company for the annual Monday Night Brewing Westside 10 Miler and 10K. This event has limited registration so sign up early. The run features a hilly and challenging course through Atlanta's Westside business and residential district. Each runner gets a gift box, while top finishers receive an award. Stick around for beer tasting, music and local food!

> Learn more about the Monday Night Brewing Westside

Looking for More Races?

Already familiar with these races? Go to www.runguides.com/atlanta/runs to view out full calendar of races happening in and around Atlanta during the year.

Published on Nov 23, 2017