755 Battery Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA US 30339
Join us for our largest fundraiser of the year - "RaceTrac's Run for Research 5K" - in support of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research! This family-friendly event, which will be held in RaceTrac's hometown of Atlanta, is open to runners and walkers of all levels. All proceeds, including 100% of registration fees, will go directly to fund The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s support of Parkinson's research. There will be free food, prizes, music and more at this event.
The theme is “RACE FOR FOX IN YOUR CRAZIEST SOCKS!” It’s time to break out those neon, knee-high, polka dotted socks you’ve been saving for a special occasion. The crazier the socks, the better - as long as they aren’t smelly!
There’s also a fundraising component through the Michael J. Fox Foundation that participants can select during registration to create teams with your friends and families and raise money for the cause!
More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease today, so lace up your shoes and show your support!
Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Race Day Parking
Parking will be available in the Red Deck and is FREE for the first 3 hours.
Address: 2565 Circle 75 Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339
To interactive map of race route with elevations, click HERE. USATF Certified Course #GA18016DJ
Your time from this race can be used to qualify for the Peachtree Road Race!
To note: The MapMyRun interactive map will show the course as 3.22 Miles. However, this course has been accurately measured following USATF's guidelines and is 3.1 Miles.
Packet Pick-Up Info
Early Packet Pick-Up is available on two dates:
Wednesday, September 13th at Big Peach Running Co. in Marietta -- located at 1062 Johnson Ferry Rd., Marietta, GA 30068
Wednesday, September 13th from 2-7pm
Thursday, September 14th the Right Field Gate at Truist Park (across from Sports & Social) -- located at The Battery Atlanta -- 755 Battery Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
Thursday, September 14th from 10am-5:30pm
Race day pick-up will be available near the Truist Park Chop House gate beginning at 7:00am!
Runners are encouraged to park in the Red Deck both days, the first three hours of parking are free!!
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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy
Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!
We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the 2023 Run for Research 5K.
Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!
Some key RaceJoy features include:
GPS Progress Alerts
- Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.
Live GPS Tracking
- Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.
- Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.
Virtual Results (virtual events only)
- Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
Additional race information can be found at https://www.racetrac.com/About-Us/Run-For-Research.
- Top Female/Male Employee
- Overall Female/Male
- Masters Female/Male
- Top 3 M/F in the following age groups:
- 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over.
Race Participant Survey
Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.