Virginia-Highland Summerfest 5K 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Virginia Ave. NE & North Highland Ave. NE 1004 Virginia Ave. NE AtlantaGA  30306
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Virginia Ave. NE & North Highland Ave. NE 1004 Virginia Ave. NE AtlantaGA  30306

About This Activity

Online registration closes at 6:00 PM on Thursday June 1. Race day registration will be available on Saturday from 6:30 am - 7:30 am in the Yeah Burger parking lot. Cash or check only, payable to the Virginia-Highland Civic Association. Registration and number pickup is also available from 4:30 to 7:30 at the Virginia Highland Church, across from Inman Middle School


This year’s Summerfest 5K Road Race will take place the morning of Saturday June 3 and will feature 1,500+ runners winding their way through the streets of Virginia-Highland. This race is a certified Peachtree qualifier, and features electronic chip timing. This race often sells out in advance, so participants are encouraged to register in advance.

About Summerfest:

Join in the excitement of the 34th annual Virginia-Highland Summerfest. The festival is a nonprofit event with proceeds donated to neighborhood projects: park improvements, landscaping, public libraries & more. Highlights of Summerfest include: the Artist Market with over 200 national artists, live music, Local Market featuring gourmet food and home items, Kid’s Fest and the 5K Road Race & Tot Trot.  Each year over 50,000 visitors attend Summerfest for one of the most memorable weekends of the year.

Celebrating 34 years of art, food and fun. Don't miss the party after the race at the Summerfest Festival with great bands, good food and adult beverages.

Widely considered the best festival and neighborhood road race in the Atlanta area, Virginia-Highland Summerfest is the place to be on the first weekend in June every year. 

Event details and schedule

Early packet pick up for your convenience:

May 27, May 29 - Jun 1, 10:00 - 6:00 — Phidippides Ansley Mall

Friday, June 2 -  4:30 pm to 7:30 pm-  Virginia-Highland Church

Early packet pick up is required.

Race Day packet pick up is for out of town runners only please

Tot Trot

The 5K starts at 8:00. After the 5K Road Race (starting around 9:15 AM), children 7 and under can run, waddle or crawl to the finish line of the Tot Trot which will be held this year on the lawn of the eastern section of John Howell Park (near Barnett). Every child receives a blue ribbon and a t-shirt for participating.

Registration ($10 per child) is online at or on-site, day-of-race, starting at around 8 AM on the grass on the eastern side of John Howell Park between where the statuary is and Barnett St.


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Virginia Ave. NE & North Highland Ave. NE 1004 Virginia Ave. NE AtlantaGA  30306
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