New this year...Are you up for a challenge?  Do you have what it takes??  Push yourself to see if you are able to Conquer the Westside!  Run the 5K at 7:30 am then run the 8K at 8 am!

Atlanta BeltLine Westside 5K/8K

Sat, July 13, 2019
7:30 AM

933 Lee Street Southwest,

Atlanta, GA, USA

Registration opens: 6:30 AM

Race Starts: 7:30 AM

Now in its 9th year, the 2019 Atlanta BeltLine Run.Walk.Go! Race Series is the perfect chance to explore various trail segments and stay active. Check out the latest developments along the Atlanta BeltLine, snag an awesome t-shirt, and burn a few calories - runners, walkers, strollers, and dogs are welcome!

This event takes participants through the oldest neighborhood in Atlanta – West End. It also travels on the original segment of the Atlanta BeltLine – the West End Trail, as well as the some of the newest...before continuing through Westview.

All proceeds benefit the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership.

Registration Fees


Add a little to your distance, and see a little more of the trail by running the 8K.

Westside Challenge...$60

Virtual 5K
Run on your schedule where you can

Virtual 8K
You can up your distance for the virtual race also.

Entry Fee & Registration

Early Bird Entry through June 13


13K Challenge...$60

Virtual 5K...$30

Virtual 8K...$35

Regular registration through July 12 (no shirt guarantee after 7/9)


​13K Challenge...$70

Virtual 5K...$40

Virtual 8K...$45

Race Day registrations are welcome for $5 additional (no shirt guarantee)

Early Packet Pickup

Avoid the lines on race morning...TBD


Create a team or join a team for the Westside 5K or 8K.  There are several team challenges to participate in this year – top fundraising team, largest team, and fastest team!

Create a team:

1. Download PDF for step-by-step directions on how to create a team.

2. Join a team

3. Download PDF for step-by-step directions on how to join your team.

4. Fundraising

5. Advance the Vision and Win Great Prizes in the Process!

Help move the Atlanta BeltLine project forward!   Create a personal fundraising page and ask your family and friends to support you or your team.


Top individual fundraiser (must raise a minimum of $250) will win a Retrospec Fixie Bike from Mountain High Outfitters.

Top fundraising team will also win some really fun prizes.  Stay tuned for more details! 

**All money raised for fundraising challenges must be in by Thursday, July 12 at 12:00 pm EST.**

Create a fundraising page 

Download PDF for step-by-step directions on how to create a pledge page.

Contribute to someone’s fundraising page

Pledge Participants on the left sidebar.

Share my fundraising page

Go to your fundraising page and copy the URL or share on Facebook, Twitter and Google by sharing the icons on your fundraising page.


Great Custom Awards in the following:

Overall M/F
Overall Master's M/F
Overall Grand Master's M/F
Overall Sr. Master's M/F
Top 3 in each of the regular 5 year age groups (10 & Under through 75+)

Overall awards will be based on Gun Time & Age Group awards will be based on Chip Time.

Course, Timing, and Start & Finish area

The start and finish line will be filled with energy, music, and refreshments.  This year's course is almost exclusively on the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail...we'll be chip timing the start and finish, and sending everyone out in quick waves to ensure no one gets bumped around in the crowd.

We in the process of having the course USATF certified, and we'll publish the course number once we have it.

Beneficiary & Fundraising

All race proceeds and fundraising dollars go the the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership whose mission is to recruit, align and convene partners to fulfill the Atlanta BeltLine vision in targeted, strategic and coordinated ways.

Ways to support the Atlanta BeltLine vision:

1.  Come out and participate on race day

2.  Grab your friends to participate on Race Day

3.  Participate in the Virtual Run if you can't make it

4.  Make a donation when you register

5.  Create your own pledge page when you register and share it on social media

Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

All registered participants earn free entry into the Five Star Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Morning, or the Five Star Early Bird on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
Top finishers qualify for the Five Star 5K Championships held to be held on January 6.

Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. With that in mind any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.

All registrations are final...Sorry, but there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.
Race will take place rain or shine

Event Schedule

June 13 11:59 PM - Early Bird Entry Ends

July 7 11:59 PM - Last day for guaranteed shirt & size

July 13 6:30 AM  - Race Day Check-in & Registration opens

July 13 7:30 AM  - Race Starts

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Virtual Race Option

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?
Still want to participate and have a shot at an award?
Then the virtual race is for you.

Here's how it works:

1. Register for the Virtual division
2. Start Training
3. The day before the race you'll receive instructions & a link to submit your race time
4. Submit your race time by end of race day
5. The day after the race results (Virtual Runner division) will be posted online
6. Monday after the race you'll receive an email with a link to the results & any pictures.
7. Monday after the race we'll package up all the T-shirts & medals and put them in the mail.