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Kettle Krush 5K

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Piedmont Park 400 Park Drive NE AtlantaGA  30306
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Piedmont Park 400 Park Drive NE AtlantaGA  30306

About This Activity


Ready. Set. Sign up today for The Salvation Army Kettle Krush 5K or new 1-mile fun run!

Join the Salvation Army and The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary in this fundraiser event to help “krush” poverty, homelessness, and sex trafficking, and support veterans in the metro Atlanta area. For 127 years, The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command has helped thousands of men, women, and children in this area, who are in need of emergency food, shelter, clothing and financial assistance as well as spiritual and emotional counseling, rebuild lives and achieve stability. Your participation enables The Salvation Army and its Women’s Auxiliary to help more people every day.

Event details and schedule

Race Location

Race will start/finish inside Piedmont Park next to the Large Pavilion - 400 Park Drive NE, Atlanta, GA.


The Kettle Krush 5k and 1 mile course is contained inside the park. 


The parking garage is in the center of the park, and is great for visitors, especially those on their first visit. The Park shares a parking deck with the Atlanta Botanical Garden and the rate is typically based on the amount of time you spend in the park. Piedmont Park access is on the lowest floor.

Address to Parking Garage: 1320 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA 30306

The garage is off of Monroe Drive on Worchester Drive, or visitors can enter off Piedmont Avenue at the Atlanta Botanical Garden entrance. The park is accessed from the lowest floor.

Off street parking is also available on the surrounding streets.


Now - May 15th: 5K ($25), 1Mile ($15)

Packet Pickup and Race Day Late Registration: 5K ($30), 1Mile ($15)

*Online registration closes on May 15th at 11:59PM.


Gather your school mates, family, friends, and co-workers and participate as a team! Teams of 10 or more will be eligible for prizes to be awarded to the school and individual/company teams with the most number of participants.

Packet Pickup and Late Registration

Thursday, May 17th from 4:00 P.M. -8:00 P.M. at Big Peach Running Co Midtown Store

800 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30308

Race Day Schedule

7:00 A.M.  Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration

8:00 A.M.  Start of 5K Race

8:45 A.M.  Start of 1 Mile Race

9:00 A.M.  Presentation of Awards

Special Prizes For Winners

1-year family memberships (valued at $139 each) to Atlanta Botanical Garden to top M/F 5K overall & masters winners and top M/F runners in 1 Mile fun run (age 12 & under).

All participants will receive a short-sleeved, soft cotton T-shirt.

Post-Race Celebration

Join us for our Post-Race Celebration to celebrate your finish line victory!

We WELCOME strollers, NO dogs please.

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Piedmont Park 400 Park Drive NE AtlantaGA  30306
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