Saint Patrick's Dracula Dash 5K
About the race
Name: Saint Patrick's Dracula Dash 5K
Distance: 5K Run/Walk & 1K
Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
Historic Oakland Cemetery
Introducing Saint Patrick’s Dracula Dash! A spooky take on Saint Patrick’s Day. This race starts and finishes inside of Historic Oakland Cemetery. This event is a USATF certified Peachtree Road Race qualifier and utilizes electronic chip timing.
Electronic Chip Timing is new this year for faster results!
Peachtree Road Race qualifier –USATF certified course.
Click here to view the course route.
Sunday, March 17, 2019
2:00 PM - Race day registration (if not sold out) and number pickup
3:00 PM - 5K starts
3:45 PM - 5K awards ceremony
4:00 PM - Costume contest!
- Online Registration at www.active.com
- Click here
- Phidippides in Ansley Mall
PACKET PICK UP:
Early Number Pickup??: Early number pickup will be available at Phidippides in Ansley Mall on March 9, 11, 12 and 13. Early number pickup is encouraged! www.phidippides.com
- $35 by January 16
- $40 until March 16.
- $45 on race day
Awards and Extras
Awards: Overall Male & Female, Masters Male & Female, first in age groups in 5 year increments from 10 & under to 70 & over ( ie 20-24, 25-29 etc.)
Costume Contest: Show your Saint Patrick’s day spirit by competing in the costume contest. We will have categories for traditional Saint Patrick’s Day costume and Spooky Saint Patrick’s Day costume. Costume contest winners will get $25 cash (12 and under, 13-19, 20+)!
I-75 & I-85 North & South -
Follow signs to I-20 East. Take Exit 59A to Boulevard. Turn left, head north on Boulevard through two intersections, then turn left onto Memorial Drive. Follow Memorial Drive to Oakland Avenue, turn right, and the entrance to Oakland Cemetery is through the gates ahead about 300 feet on the right.
I-20 East & West -
Take Exit 59A to Boulevard (if heading eastbound turn left off ramp across I-20 at the second traffic light; if westbound turn right at the first traffic light). Proceed north on Boulevard, then turn left onto Memorial Drive. Follow Memorial Drive to Oakland Avenue, turn right, and the entrance to Oakland Cemetery is through the gates ahead about 300 feet on the right.
Take MARTA East line to King Memorial Station. Exit the station and walk south on Grant Street. Turn left at stop sign onto MLK Drive. You will be facing Oakland's front gates.
Parking - Due to repair work within Oakland Cemetery, parking is temorarily restricted to on street parking outside our front gate. You are welcome to park and walk in.
Maps and more.