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2024 Explorer Dash 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Sat March 23, 2024 Decatur, GA 30030 US Directions


2024 Explorer Dash 5K (AJC Peachtree Qualifier)

8:30AM EDT - 9:29AM EDT
Open to ages 8 - 99.

2024 Explorer Dash 1-Mile Fun Run

9:30AM EDT - 9:59AM EDT


The Museum School PTO and Foundation are proud to present the Annual Explorer Dash 5K and 1-mile Fun Run event on Saturday, March 23, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  This is a family-fun event that raises awareness about The Museum School and unites our community through the importance of incorporating healthy living and eating habits into our everyday life.  Proceeds from the event will benefit The Museum School PTO/Foundation and the continued progress of our school.

The 5K is a scenic course which winds through Avondale Estates and passes by the Avondale Lake.  It is an out and back course with rolling hills and a downhill finish. The 5K will begin at 8:30 A.M. next to the TMS gym on Forrest Blvd.  Race medals are being given to the top M/F overall 5K finishers and top finishers in every age category of 5K. The 5K is an Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race Qualifying Event! The USATF Certificate # is GA22052WC. Race was measured from the right lane. Runners must stay in right lane on the course. The 1-mile Fun Run will start at 9:30 A.M. next to the TMS gym on Forrest Blvd. All Fun Run finishers (with Bib) will get a Fun Run medal! The Fun Run is not a timed event.

No dogs allowed on the racecourse.

T-shirts and swag bags are available for those registered by Feb. 28, 2024. There are no T-shirts for those who register after Feb. 28. The last day to register online for the 1 Mile and 5K is March 19. Race Day Registrants are not guaranteed a goody bag.

The race will be held rain or shine. Please be sure to check the local weather forecast and dress appropriately for the weather conditions. 

Packet Pickup will be held on Friday, March 22nd from 1:30-7:30pm at Big Peach Running Co.-Decatur. 1565 Church St.Ste. 520
Decatur, GA 30033

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The Museum School of Avondale Estates
923 Forrest Boulevard
Decatur, GA US 30030

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