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Georgia Aquarium 5K: Turtle Trot

Saturday, June 2, 2018
Pemberton Place - World of Coca-Cola 121 Baker St NW AtlantaGA  30313
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Pemberton Place - World of Coca-Cola 121 Baker St NW AtlantaGA  30313

About This Activity

Online registration is closed. Late registration is available at packet pickup on Thursday, 5/31 4:00-8:00pm at Big Peach Running Co Midtown or race morning beginning at 7:00am at the Georgia Aquarium ticketing window ($35).


Run, jog or walk for animals in this summer’s most exciting inaugural race, the Georgia Aquarium 5k: Turtle Trot! Come for the fast and flat course and stay for the post-race hospitality and high-energy DJ.

The Turtle Trot will take place in the heart of downtown Atlanta and is perfect for beginners and seasoned runners alike. Registration includes a dry-fit t-shirt, a finisher’s medal, runner’s hospitality and a sponsor fair at the end of the race. The top overall male and female finishers will each win an up-close animal encounter for two and top finishers from each age group will receive recognition certificates. The event will begin and end at Pemberton Place, giving participants easy access to Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Centennial Olympic Park and more. Children may participate in the 5k run, so long as they complete the course at the minimum pace of 20 minutes/mile. There is also a free Tot Trot 50 yard dash for children 4 and under who may not be ready for a full 5k run.

All proceeds from the Turtle Trot go to Georgia Aquarium’s research and conservation programs that directly benefit aquatic species, including turtles.

Sign up before May 23rd to guarantee your t-shirt size!

Event details and schedule


Present your Georgia Aquarium Turtle Trot race bib for $10* off General Admission on race day, Saturday, June 2, 2018.  Can’t stay after the race?  Redeem your bib for your discount any day in the month of June!

*Discount applies to regular full-priced walk up admission only.  Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer including Early Bird and Imagination Nights.  Cannot be redeemed online or via the Call Center.  One discount per race bib, one time use only. Valid June 2 – 30, 2018.  

Race Location:

Pemberton Place - World of Coca-Cola 

121 Baker St., Atlanta, GA


Race Day Schedule:

7:00AM - Late Registration and Packet Pickup Opens

8:00AM - 5k Race START

8:50AM - Children's Tot Trot START (Intended for children 4 and under. No shirt, no bib, $0.)

9:00AM - Awards Ceremony



Parking is located at the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola Parking Decks (normal parking fees apply).

5K Race Pricing:

  • Now- May 20: $25
  • May 21 - May 31: $30
  • June 2 Race Day: $35
  • Online Registration CLOSES Tuesday, May 29 11:59PM. Late registration will be available at Packet Pickup on Thursday, May 31 and Race Day beginning at 7:00AM

Packet Pickup:

Thursday, May 31 4:00-8:00PM at Big Peach Running Co. Midtown - 800 Peachtree St NE, Suite B&C, Atlanta, GA 30308


Race Day beginning at 7:00AM

(We recommend picking up packets on Thursday to avoid long lines on race day.)


First Place Male & Female Overall, Masters, and Age Group Winners will be awarded.

Age Group Bracket: 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

***No dogs, service animals only. No refunds, transfers, or deferrals.

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