Date(s): Dec 07, 2018 - Dec 09, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Jeff Galloway Premier Race Weekend is named for U.S. Olympian, best-selling author and one of the country’s most recognized and celebrated experts on running, Jeff Galloway. In addition to the coveted Half Marathon course, the race weekend includes “Barb’s 5K, named after Jeff’s wife of 40 years, ‘Fit Kids’ Fun/Run, the “Double G” for those running both the 13.1 and the 5K and a two-day Running/Fitness Expo at the Hyatt Atlanta Midtown.
Now in its fifth year, the Jeff Galloway Premier Race Weekend, Half Marathon and Barb’s 5K have quickly become must-attend staples in the running world as Atlanta prepares for the holidays. The scenic 13.1 mile course highlights some of Atlanta’s most historical landmarks. Runners start in Midtown Atlanta, traveling parallel to the M.L.K. historical sites and wind through the Freedom Parkway Trail by the Carter Center along the Beltline. The finish line comes at Piedmont Park.
Hosted by Phidippides, the oldest specialty running store in the country with two Atlanta locations, and sponsored by Northside Hospital, the mission of Jeff Galloway’s Premier Race Weekend is to promote healthy lifestyles with a focus on fitness, families and fun for participants of all ages. Training programs to help families get fit together before, during and after the race weekend are a hallmark of this event that helps sustain the positive message of healthy lifestyle behaviors throughout the year.
The JG 131. half marathon race weekend is produced by Galloway Productions and benefits the Piedmont Park Conservatory, Tragedy Assistance for Survivors, Piedmont Park Dog Park, the DONNA Foundation and Elliott Galloway Scholarship Fund. For more information or to register, visit https://jeffgalloway131.com/.