Holiday fun runs this weekend in Atlanta

If you’ve got some time this weekend, take a break from stuffing your face with all of the delicious treats that come along with the holiday season and participate in some festive fitness fun. There are holiday themed runs and walks in the Atlanta area this weekend.  Atlanta holiday events

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Santa’s Sleigh 5K – Woodstock
This 5K is a for everyone: families, walkers, runners and the course includes rolling hills and pretty scenery all to support the non-profit, Enduring Hearts. Enduring Hearts awards operating grants for research projects in organ transplantation. Register at

The Ugly Sweater Run – Piedmont Park, Atlanta
Find the ugliest sweater you can and hit the streets for this 5K run around the city. Each runner receives a custom vintage knit hat, hot chocolate, an adult beverage, and entry into contests.


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Atlanta Santa Speedo Run – Atlanta
Join or watch runners in speedos and Santa costumes course through Midtown Atlanta. This  1.5 mile fun run and social event to raise money for Everybody Wins! Atlanta.

Sleighbells on the Square 5K/1K/Tot Trot – Marietta
This AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifier is a festive run to raise money for the Children’s Emergency Fund. Runners receive a long sleeve technical performance shirt.  Register at

Inman Frosty 5K - Atlanta – Atlanta
Run in Virginia-Highland and along the beltline to benefit Inman Middle School. Runners, walkers, families, and strollers welcome.

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