This year’s Summerfest 5K Road Race will take place Saturday, September 25 at 8 am and will feature 1,000+ runners winding their way through the streets of Virginia-Highland. A few reasons to sign up:
- FREE BEER!
- Official AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifier
- Chip-timed race
- The route winds through our beautiful, tree-lined historic neighborhood
- Cheerleaders along the route
Join in the excitement of the 37th annual Virginia-Highland Summerfest . The festival is a nonprofit event with proceeds donated to neighborhood projects.
Widely considered the best festival and neighborhood road race in the Atlanta area.
Highlights of Summerfest include the Artist Market with over 200 national artists, live music, Kids Fest, great food, and the 5K Road Race. Each year over 100,000 visitors attend Summerfest.
Event details and schedule
The race starts near the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Lanier Boulevard, one block east of N. Highland Avenue.
Race Starts at 8:00 AM :
Begin lining up at 7:30 with walkers and strollers to the rear, please.
Early packet pick-up :
- 9/18, 9/20 - 23, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm — Phidippides Ansley Mall
- Friday, 9/24 - 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm- Virginia-Highland Church
Early packet pickup is strongly encouraged.
Race Day packet pickup is for out-of-town runners only, please.
Awards will be given to the first, second, and third place by age group, and for overall and masters male and female winners.
Please see the Summerfest website for directions and information on transit and parking.