2021 Thanksgiving Day Races Around Atlanta


Gobble Gobble! It’s almost time to sit down with your family for Thanksgiving dinner! But, if you want to start a new Thanksgiving tradition, why not participate in a Thanksgiving marathon, half marathon, 5K, trot, or fun run!? Surprisingly, there are a lot of different Thanksgiving Day races around Atlanta to choose from. 

One of the best things about these races is they start in the morning, so you can work up an appetite in time for Thanksgiving dinner! Check out some of these Thanksgiving Day races. 

Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, Dash

When: November 25, 2021-November 26, 2021
Where: Georgia State Stadium
Start Time: 5:30 a.m.

MUST Ministries Gobble Job 10K/5K/1K

When: November 25, 2021
Where: Marietta Square
Start Time: The earliest race begins at 7:30 a.m.

Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

When: November 25, 2021
Where: 3835 Johns Creek Pkwy
Johns Creek, GA US 30024
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Tryptophan Half Marathon/10K/5K

When: November 25, 2021
Where: 405 Peachtree Pkwy, Ste 105
Cumming, GA US 30041
Start Time: 7:30 a.m.

Harvest Run 5K/10K

When: November 25, 2021
Where: 117 Starksville Ave N, Leesburg, GA 31763
Start Time: Check-in starts at 6:30 a.m; Race begins at 8:30 a.m.

Make sure to check the websites for registration fees and day-of details. Be sure to check out Run Georgia’s website for more Thanksgiving Day races around Atlanta. You can also check out Atlanta Mom’s Fall Guide:: Family Friendly Races and Fun Runs for more family fun races throughout the season. 

Are there any races we missed? Let us know in the comments below or on our social media channels!