Special Alert

AthHalf: AthFest's Health and Fitness Expo and Half Marathon

  • October 26, 2019
    October 27, 2019
  • Location: Expo at The Classic Center and race in Downtown Athens
  • Price: Prices vary - see website; register early to save!
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AthHalf packs all that Athens has to offer all in one exciting half marathon course, including a run through Athens’ historic districts and the UGA campus, and live music from local Athens bands throughout the course! And it’s all to help raise money to support music and arts education for K – 8 youth.

AthHalf is produced annually by the nonprofit organization, AthFest Educates, supporting its mission of funding high-quality music and arts programming for youth. When you run the AthHalf, you are directly impacting a child’s access to music and the arts.

The AthHalf is AthFest Educates’ largest fundraising event, raising tens of thousands of dollars to advance high-quality music and arts education for local youth through direct support of school and community-based programs and experiences. More on AthFest Educates at http://athfesteducates.org/

Schedule of Events:

October 26th:

12pm - 6pm The AthHalf Health and Fitness Expo

2:30pm 3rd Annual AthHalf 5K

October 27th:

7:30am The10th Annual AthHalf

All half marathon runners must pick-up their race packet between 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the AthHalf Health & Fitness Expo. 5K runners must pick-up their packet at the Expo between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm. The Expo is in the Classic Center Pavilion located at 440 Foundry Street in downtown Athens, GA.

The Expo is last chance to register for AthHalf Half Marathon and 5K (unless sold out in advance).

The Expo will have bargains on running and fitness merchandise, free samples of runner nutrition, demonstrations of fitness products, and all sorts of health and fitness exhibits related to running, walking, and overall wellness. The Health and Fitness Expo is open to all and free of charge.

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Expo at The Classic Center and race in Downtown Athens