Join us Saturday

June 16, 2018



The race will take place at 8:00 am on Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Fourth Ward Historic Park.

Race Day Schedule:

  • 6:30 am - Race number and t-shirt pick up opens
  • 7:30 am - Warm up, courtesy of FIT: TO BE
  • 8:00 am - Race begins
  • 9:30 am - Refreshments, courtesy of King of Pops, and Awards Ceremony 


The O4W5K is the only road race run entirely through the hottest neighborhood in Atlanta. The course has been designed to include the best of both new landmarks (Ponce City Market, Historic Fourth Ward Park) and old (MLK, Jr. Historic District). 

The race begins and ends on North Avenue directly across from Ponce City Market. Runners will be guided to the start and should line up in their appropriate pace group. 

Please stay inside of the cones while running on North Avenue at the start of the race. On Glen Iris - do not cross over the cones:

  • Running out/Southbound: Stay in right lane

  • Running back//Northbound: Stay in right lane

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The two closest MARTA stations to the Old Fourth Ward Park are Inman Park on the blue/green line and North Avenue on the red/gold line. Paid parking is available at Ponce City Market. Limited free parallel parking is available throughout the Old Fourth Ward.  


Participants will receive a high-quality poly-blend t-shirt chosen for its softness, fit, and design. T-shirts are only guaranteed to those registered before June 1, 2018. 

Early Bib Number and T-shirt Pickup

Bib numbers and t-shirts will be available for early pickup on Friday, June 15th between 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Highland Runners, located at 1393 North Highland Avenue Atlanta, GA 30306.

For additional Frequently Asked Questions, visit our FAQ page. 


 2018 Old Fourth Ward 5K