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Sat August 17, 2024 Atlanta, GA 30306 US Directions
Come run and finish up with a nice cold...popsicle!
Countdown to Race Day



$25 - $30 8:00AM EDT
Events: 5K 5K-No Swag


$30 - $35 7:30AM EDT
Events: 10K 10K-No Swag

Half Marathon

$45 - $50 7:00AM EDT
Events: Half Marathon Half Marathon-No Swag

Virtual Events

$35 8:00AM EDT
Events: Virtual 5K Virtual 10K Virtual Half Marathon

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


New Realm Brewing
550 Somerset Terrace NE #101
Atlanta, GA US 30306


What better way to end these HOT summer days than with a Popsicle 5K, AND WE'VE ADDED A 10K & HALF MARATHON?!!

Come join us for a 5K, 10K, or half and finish with nice cold popsicles by New Realm Brewing!  The course will be an out and back on the Atlanta BeltLine,  Check-in will be at New Realm Brewing.  Come on out and join us as we enjoy the morning on the BeltLine & New Realm Brewing!  You will have a great run and great atmosphere to kick off the weekend!


Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Popsicle 5K/10K/Half Marathon is currently accepting sponsors. For more information, contact Meredith.

Entry Fee & Registration

Regular Registration (ends 8/11):

  • 5K:  $30
  • 10K:  $35u
  • Half Marathon:  $50
  • Virtual:  $35

Last Minute Registration (ends 8/16)

  • 5K:  $32.50
  • 10K:  $37.50
  • Half Marathon:  $52.50

Race Day

  • 5K:  $35
  • 10K:  $40
  • Half Marathon:  $55

**Save $5 with No Swag Option (No Shirt)

*All participants registered by 8/7 are guaranteed a shirt.  Afterwards, they'll be while supplies last.



The Atlanta Humane Society is a no-kill shelter and has been dedicated to caring for animals and our community for over 150 years. Offering sheltering and adoption services, veterinary care, and community outreach, they understand the significant bond between humans and animals. Atlanta Humane strives to combat cruelty, neglect, and displacement by connecting homeless animals with loving homes and providing safe spaces for neglected ones.

Course & Timing

We'll be running an out and back on the Atlanta BeltLine starting & finishing at New Realm Brewing.

We’ll capture your start and finish times, and all results will be awarded based on your net chip time.

Click Here for the 5K Course Map

Click Here for the 10K Course Map

Click Here for the Half Marathon Course Map

Event Schedule

August 7th:  Last day to register for guaranteed shirt size

August 16th:  Early Packet Pickup - New Realm Brewing

  • 4:00 - 7:00 pm

August 17:

  • 6:00 AM - Check In Opens
  • 7:00 AM - Half Marathon Starts
  • 7:30 AM - 10K Starts
  • 8:00 AM - 5K Starts

Awards & Goodies

Swag and Finisher medals!

We have awards in all races as follows:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Masters M/F 
  • Top 3 Overall Grand Masters M/F 
  • Top 3 Overall Sr. Grand Masters M/F
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & Under through 75+.  

Everyone will get a race shirt guaranteed in their size until 8/7 and a popsicle at the Finish!

Groups & Teams

Running is more F-U-N together, even if we're far apart! 

Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family and participate as a GROUP/TEAM.  Your TEAM can be local or across the states; virtual participants will have their shirts shipped!  Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration, discounts below.

  • 5+:  $2.50 off
  • 11+:  $3.75 off
  • 21+:  $5 off
  • 51+:  $6.25 off
  • 100+:  $7.50 off

Five Star Championship & Turkey Trot

All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2024 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held in January 2025. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.  see event website

Virtual Running - How it works & Link for Time Submission

Can't make it out to the event site on race day? Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award?  Or, maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!", then the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Popsicle Virtual 5K!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib below!  Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to be safe!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #Popsicle5k #fivestarntp  #fivestarrunning

Step 5

Submit your results directly on

You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime anytime through Race Day at 11:59 PM.

Step 6

View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.

Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike
conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

Ready, Set, Go!



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