5K Course

5K Course

The 5th Annual AthHalf 5K!

The 5K takes place on Sat., October 23, 2021 at 2:30 PM. The start line for the 5K is on Foundry Street right in front of The Classic Center Pavilion, which is where we’ll also be holding the AthHalf Health and Fitness Expo on Saturday. Oct. 23rd. The course makes a loop and runners will enjoy a run through downtown, Athens historic Boulevard neighborhood, and down Prince Street before finishing in front of The Classic Center Pavilion. So, bring your friends and family to enjoy this family-friendly run! A 5K is a great event to involve the whole family. On-line registration is open now and you can also register in-person at the Health and Fitness Expo on Saturday, Oct. 23rd between 12 pm – 2 pm.

The 2021 AthHalf 5k Course Map is located here.
The 2021 AthHalf 5k Elevation Map is located here.
The 2021 AthHalf 5k Written Direction sheet is located here.

Time Limit

The 5K has a one-hour time limit. All runners must be able to complete the course within an hour.

Runner Support

Runners will be supported with a water station at approximately 1.5 miles into the course, cheering fans, and bathrooms can be found near the finish line inside The Classic Center. There will be no first aid on the course.


The AthHalf 5K is scheduled during prime fall weather! In October, average monthly temperatures range between 50F and 76F, while rainfall totals average around just 3.2 inches for the month.

Family Involvement

While no pets will be allowed on the course for the safety of all runners, strollers will be allowed on the 5K course.