Race FAQ

Who should race?

Everyone! Since 2020, we have included a wheelchair division. This is a family-friendly, pet-friendly event. As long as children and pets are supervised, they may participate. For young children, we have a Tot Trot for those under 5. Strollers are welcome. Dogs on a leash are welcome.

What's the course?

The race begins and ends on Marietta Square: 1 Cherokee Street NE, Marietta, GA. We have a fun, challenging course that winds through the historic neighborhoods of Marietta. Click here to see a map of the course.

What's the cost?

The 2022 race costs $30 for runners through October 20th.  After that, the race costs are $35 through November 9th. The race cost on race day is $40.  Support us and earn a T-shirt for $25 by being a Phantom runner.  Detailed Registration information can be found here.

What logistics should I know?

Packet pick-up will be held at Big Peach Running, located at 1062 Johnson Ferry Rd Ste. 170, Marietta, GA 30068 from 4-7 pm on November 10th. Additional pickup will be at Post 29, located at 921 Gresham Avenue NE, Marietta, GA 30060 from 12-4 pm on November 11th. On race day, registration and packet pickup will be on Marietta Square beginning at 6:30 am. Wheelchair and 5k start at 7:30 am. The Tot Trot begins at 08:30 am. Food and water will be available at the race start/finish. Water will be available on the course. Traffic around Marietta Square will be blocked off. Parking will be available near the square, as outlined here.

Can I support you in other ways?

The best way to support our efforts is to participate in the Race. If you don't care to walk or run, you can be a phantom runner. For $25 we'll give you a t-shirt to show your support. See our registration page. You may prefer to sponsor our event. We have dozens of sponsors, large and small. Send us an email for more information. Lastly, you can always make a donation of any amount using the Donate To Post 29 button on the top right side of every page on our website.