About the race
Name: Run Like Hell 5K/Run Like Heck Fun Run
Distance: 5K Run/Walk & 1K
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
Historic Oakland Cemetery
Join us and run through the monuments and mausoleums of Atlanta’s most historic cemetery where notables such as Margaret Mitchell, Bobby Jones, and Maynard Jackson are buried. Proceeds benefit Historic Oakland Foundation and its restoration efforts. For more information on Oakland, visit www.oaklandcemetery.com.
Electronic Chip Timing is new this year for faster results!
Peachtree Road Race qualifier –USATF certified course.
RACE IS LIMITED TO 1,600 --- NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
Click here to view the course route.
- Saturday, October 15
- Packet pick up - 8:15 am
- 5K - 9:00 am.
- 1K - 10:30 am.
Click here for race course!
RACE IS LIMITED TO 1,600 AND ALWAYS SELLS OUT--- NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION!!!
- Online Registration Only at www.active.com
- Click here for information form (do not use to register).
PACKET PICK UP:
- Pick up packets and t-shirts early at Phidippides Ansley Mall location only October 8, 10, 11, 12. www.phidippides.com
- Race Day Packet & T-Shirt Pick-up only for out of town runners or emergency: 8:15-9:15 am at Lion Square behind Cemetery Offices
- 5K = $30 by 9/15, $35 thereafter.
- 1K = $15 by 9/15, $20 thereafter
Awards and Extras
Unique cemetery awards to the Overall M& F and Masters M&F winners and top 3 M &F finishers in each age groups
10 & under; 11-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64, 65 & over.
Ribbons to all 1K finishers.
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.