Thanksgiving Day Races In & 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. There are even some before and after the holiday to get you prepared.

Thanksgiving Day Races In and Around Atlanta
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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. 

Early Bird Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

When: November 18, 2023
Where: 200 Chastain Meadows Ct, Kennesaw, GA US 30144
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Get Basted Turkey Trot

When: November 19, 2023
Where: North Forsyth Middle School
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 5K, Dash

When: November 23, 2023
Where: Center Parc Stadium
Start Time: 7:45 a.m.

Thanksgiving Day Gobble Wobble 5K/10K/Fun Run

When: November 23, 2023
Where: At Halcyon
Start Time: 7:45 a.m. (10K – other race times vary)

Tryptophan Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K

When: November 23, 2023
Where: 405 Peachtree Pkwy, Ste 105, Cumming, GA US 30041
Start Time: 7:30 a.m. (for half marathon)

Harvest Run 5K/10K

When: November 23, 2023
Where: 117 Starksville Ave N, Leesburg, GA 31763
Start Time: 8:30 a.m.

Must Ministries Gobble Jog 

When: November 24, 2022
Where: Marietta Square
Start Time: 7:30 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! 

Thanksgiving Day Races In & Around Atlanta