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What you need to know: 

The Check-In and Start line for AWA5K is in The Meadow of Piedmont Park (across 10th Street near 10th and Monroe).

The 5K run course is certified, chip timed, and is a Peachtree Road Race pre-qualifier.

You may choose to register as an individual or form/join a team.  Runners are encouraged to fundraise. 

Run starts at 1 PM on 10th Street.

Race Number / Bibb Early Pick Up

Early Bibb pick up will be on Thursday, October 18th from 3:30 to 7:00 pm. At the Ansley Mall Phidippides.  Runners registering after noon on Wednesday, at 11:59 pm will need to pick up their race number on Sunday, starting at 11 AM from the Runner Check-In Tent.

Online Registration

You may register online anytime between now and Saturday, October 20th, at 12:00 noon. Registration fee is $35.00. 
Day of Event/On-Site registration costs $45 and is open from 11am-12: 30 pm. Event Day registration closes at 12:30.  We accept cash, check, debit/credit cards for your registration.

Bag Check

Bag check is available between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. the day of the event.


Street parking is very limited around The Meadow.  We strongly encourage you to use MARTA, Uber, or Lyft.  Carpool if you must drive, and please be aware of all street signs regarding parking.

If available, you may wish to park at the Sage Parking Structure.  There is event pricing when crowded, so please come prepared.

Runner Awards 

This year’s awards are from Mizuno, Phidippides, and other athletic retailers. Awards are presented at 2:45 in Runner Land near the DJ and the refreshments.  All finishers will receive an AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run 2018 commemorative shirt and medal!

Winner medals will be rewarded in the following categories:

Top Male and Female

Masters Male and Female (40+)

Male and Female winner in each of the following age groups: 0-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 and 65+



'Red Ribbon Super Hero' Runner Costume Contest!

Red Ribbon Super Hero


Want to run and have some fun? Join our Runner Costume Contest.  The challenge is to create the best costume for ‘Red Ribbon Super Heroes.’  

Once your Runner number / Bibb is attached, visit the table near the Water tent near the start line.  Individuals, couples, teams and even groups may enter.  

Prizes will be awarded to the ‘Best in Show’ ‘2nd place, and 3rd place. Be as creative as you can for our celebrity judges.

Questions? Call the red hot line at 404.876.WALK (9255) or email: 5KRun@aidatlanta.org

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