Race Description

Welcome fall racing season with the West Georgia 15k/5k, a classic road race that is sure to be a highlight of your running calendar! Starting and finishing in Carroll County's beautiful John Tanner Park, both the 15k and 5k courses take you on a scenic tour of lakes, country roads, pastures, . . . and hills! Both the 15k and 5k courses are USATF-certified, with the 15k being one of only seven USATF-certified 15ks in the state of Georgia.

Students through 12th grade receive a $5 discount (use coupon code "STUDENT" at check out).

Dri-fit shirts  * Chip timing  * Free kids fun run  * Free photos

Awards for top 3 male and female overall, top male and female masters, and top 3 male and female division finishers!

The West Georgia 15k/5k is part of the 2017 Greater Atlanta Run Series. Please visit www.GreaterAtlantaAthletes.com for full details on the West Georgia 15k/5k, as well as the entire 2017 Greater Atlanta Run Series.


West Georgia 15k/5k Reviews 4.9 - 5 reviews

Review West Georgia 15k/5k

5.0/5
Course: 5.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
2016 Race Review
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Hard but very beautiful

As a tourist and in prepartion for a Halfmarathon back home I searched the web for a good opportunity to run around Atlanta. What I found is a very well organized but very hilly race( which makes you stronger) in the beautiful John Tanner Park in Carrollton. Highly recommended and I hope I can come back one day!? Cheers from Switzerland.

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5.0/5
Course: 3.5/5
Organization: 5.0/5
2015 Race Review
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Retired

I like being in a race series. Some parts of this race were difficult but the course was smooth and no auto traffic was very nice. This race series has the absolute best photos and free makes for great memories and value. I like donating my shoes. The race staff is the best I have seen and I run alot. This is a fantastic group of volunteers that really care about the event. Food is awesome. Thanks everyone for very special running race series.

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5.0/5
Course: 5.0/5
Organization: 4.0/5
2015 Race Review
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Worth the drive

A long way from Atlanta but worth the early morning wake-up. Hilly and challenging course along traffic-free paved roads of scenic and rural Carroll County. The first cool, crisp run of the season, and the perfect tune-up test for your Fall long-distance race. So glad I found the GAA race series this year. They do a great job and their commitment to serve runners is genuine.

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4.5/5
Course: 4.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
2015 Race Review
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Great Race

The only down side of the race was at the end of the race there was someone on the intercom made a very hurtful comment. Due to a pull muscle, I finished toward the end, and the smart comment was mean.

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Contact Information

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Paul Koster
Email:
paul@greateratlantaathletes.com
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5.0/5
Course: 5.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
Hard but very beautiful

As a tourist and in prepartion for a Halfmarathon back home I searched the web for a good opportunity to run around Atlanta. What I found is a very well organized but very hilly race( which makes you stronger) in the beautiful John Tanner Park in Carrollton. Highly recommended and I hope I can come back one day!? Cheers from Switzerland.

Sascha R.

West Georgia 15k/5k Restaurants & Activities

Below are some of the highest rated restaurants in Carrollton as well as the highest rated activities in Carrollton. Extend your experience with all Carrollton has to offer.

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Things to do in Carrollton
  • Irish Bred Pub
    3.5 Based on 47 Reviews
  • Indulge Salon & Day Spa
    4 Based on 16 Reviews
  • Boss Cigars
    4.5 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Trillium Vineyard
    5 Based on 4 Reviews
  • Carrollton Cultural Arts Center
    4.5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Places to eat in Carrollton
  • Evan's Barbeque Company
    4.5 Based on 133 Reviews
  • Gabe's Downtown
    4.5 Based on 103 Reviews
  • Plates on the Square
    4 Based on 96 Reviews
  • Corner Cafe
    4.5 Based on 88 Reviews
  • Carrollton, GA Weather
    West Georgia 15k/5k weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of October 7th, Carrollton, GA can expect temperatures between 65℉ and 88℉ with humidity around 64% and precipitation of 0".
    Last year the weather condition was Overcast.
  • Carrollton, GA current weather
  • Mist 39.3℉ Mist


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