(Photo courtesy of Atlanta Marathon)

The deadline to participate in the upcoming Atlanta Marathon is Wednesday, Oct. 23.  The Atlanta Marathon and 10-Miler, as well as 5K and Kids’ Fun Run will be held Oct. 27 at Atlantic Station. The event is spresented by American Family Insurance and organized by Atlanta Track Club.

The challenging course takes participants on a tour of Atlanta’s well-known sites and neighborhoods including Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Aquarium, CNN Center, Turner Field, The King Center, Grant Park, Virginia-Highland, Piedmont Park, Buckhead and along Peachtree Road. The new 10-Miler will start outside Piedmont Park and will follow the last 10 miles of the Atlanta Marathon course. Both the Atlanta Marathon 5K and Kids’ Fun Run start and finish at Atlantic Station.

To register, visit atlantamarathon.org.


Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.