Race Description

*Number Pickup will be race day only, starting at 7:30 at John Howell Park. Race day registration will also be available starting at 7:30*


Join Books For Africa on May 6 for our first annual Race for Educational Empowerment-- The BFA 5k! Walk, jog, or run this fun and family event in the beautiful and historic Virginia Highlands. This year features T-shirts for all participants!

There will be awards for top overall male and female, top overall masters runner male and female. After the race join us back at the Books For Africa warehouse for live music, drinks, food, and giveaways!!!

Race Highlights

  • Great T-Shirts!
  • Fast course circling the Virginia Highlands Neighborhood
  • Special rates available for corporate groups (10+)
  • Free Giveaways, Raffles and Prizes
  • Books For Africa Afterparty!!

Awards |Age Groups: Awards for: First Overall M/F, First Masters M/F, and three deep in each age group

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Race Information

  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Race Date: 05/06/2019 09:00 (Estimated)
  • Categories: 5K, Kids Run (under 12), Phantom Runner , Black Doll Affair
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  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of May 6th, Atlanta, GA can expect temperatures between 52℉ and 65℉ with humidity around 73% and precipitation of 0.08".
    Last year the weather condition was Patchy rain possible.
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