The 7th Annual USATF Certified Intown Ten 10K and 5K Road Races take place in the residential streets of Virginia-Highland and Morningside neighborhoods of Atlanta. The 5K begins at 8AM sharp and the 10K starts at 9AM sharp. Both courses are loops which start and finish near John Howell Park which is located at Virginia Avenue NE and Barnett Street NE, Atlanta, 30306. Race proceeds benefit neighborhood causes including Trees Atlanta and The YWCA of Greater Atlanta.
Both courses have long flat stretches, some downhill stretches and some inclines, as is characteristic of the neighborhood. The 5K and 10K share the same finish line and the final stretch is a down hill quarter mile section on Barnett starting at St. Charles Avenue.
The Intown Ten has become a favorite with runners because of the scenic course, high quality long sleeved t-shirts for 10K participants and short sleeved t-shirts for 5K participants and finishers flags for the first 100 10K finishers. New for 2018, the top 25 5K finishers will receive finishers flags, and all 10K finishers registered by February 28th will receive finisher medals. Complimentary snacks from vendors such as Press And Grind, Sprouts, Kind Bars, Go Go Squeez and more await at the finish line. Sponsors will be set up at the race village in John Howell Park.
Many runners use their Intown Ten times to qualify for a time wave in the Peachtree Road Race. The 2017 race sold out and there is a 1,000 participant limit, so register early to ensure a spot. Do not mail registrations after Feb. 27th. They will be returned.
Custom winner medals to Overall M & F, Masters M & F Stroller M and F & First Place M & F each age groups: 10 & under, 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over. Gift cards from sponsoring running stores to Overall M & F and Masters M & F. Walkers and strollers welcome but must line up behind runners. We love pets, but please no dogs allowed. No refunds. Rain or Shine. Please note the Intownten.com website is still being updated for the 2018 race. Check our Facebook page for the most current information. www.intownten.com www.facebook.com/intownten
Event details and schedule
Race time: 5K begins promptly at 8AM and the 10K begins promptly at 9am on Sunday March 4, 2018
Course Info: Courses are USATF certified and available on the USATF website and Intownten.com
Mountain High Outfitters – Ponce City Market
675 Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite E-184, Atlanta | (470) 344-1745
Saturday, Feb. 24 10am – 5pm
Sunday, Feb. 25 12 – 5pm>
Monday, Feb. 26 11am – 5pm
Phidippides Midtown Atlanta – Near Piedmont Park
1544 Piedmont Avenue Northeast, Suite 119, Atlanta| (404) 875-4268
On the second row of shops – just right of LA Fitness
*** 15% off in store when you pick up your race bib***
Tuesday, Feb. 27 11am – 6pm
Wednesday, Feb. 28 10am – 6pm
Thursday, Mar. 1 10am – 6pm
Race day packet pickup will be available starting at 7AM race morning at the Intown Ten Tent at the corner of Barnett and Virginia Ave, Atlanta, GA 30306 (841 Virginia Ave.)
Arrival Info: We suggest arriving no later than 7:30 AM to find a parking spot, etc...
Parking info: Parking is available on non-race route streets and the YWCA parking lot on North Highland amd Adair. PLEASE do not park near the Virginia-Highland Church, as they have very little parking for their parishioners.
What to wear / bring: Please check the weather for updates, further instructions will be available on our Facebook page at facebook.com/intownten.
There will be a bag drop at the race. Look for the 2 Men and a Truck Van.