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Come out in your Christmas gear for a fun race on the Beltline, Start & Finish at New Realm Brewing!
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$40 $37.50 8:00AM EDT Price increases after July 19, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


$45 $42.50 7:30AM EDT Price increases after July 18, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Half Marathon

$55 $52.50 7:30AM EDT Price increases after July 18, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual Races

8:00AM EDT
Events: Virtual 5K Virtual 10K Virtual Half Marathon

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


New Realm Brewing
550 Somerset Terrace NE #101
Atlanta, GA US 30306


"Oh what fun~ it is to ride in a one horse open..." wait, what month is it?  It's July!  That means Santa is on VACAY!  Come on out and join us at New Realm Brewing in Atlanta for Christmas in July 5K/10K/Half Marathon!   We've got an awesome shirt & Finisher Medals that are Santa approved!  We'll be in checking in and having the after party at New Realm, and running on the BeltLine, so it's pretty flat!


Special Olympics Georgia mission is to change attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities and to transform lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Christmas in July 5K/10K/Half Marathon is currently accepting sponsors. For more information, contact Meredith.


Early Bird (ends 4/15)

  • 5K:  $30
  • 10K:  $35
  • Half:  $45
  • Virtual:  $35

Regular (ends 7/14)

  • 5K:  $35
  • 10K:  $40
  • Half:  $50
  • Virtual:  $35 

Last Minute (ends 7/19)

  • 5K:  $37.50
  • 10K:  $42.50
  • Half:  $52.50 

Race Day

  • 5K:  $40
  • 10K:  $45
  • Half:  $55 

*Awesome race shirt guaranteed in your size with registration until 7/10/24.  Afterwards, they'll be while supplies last.

Finisher Medals guaranteed to the first 500 registered.


Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Christmas 5K/10K/Half Marathon in July Virtual!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib!  Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not), and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to be safe!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #Christmas5K10KHalfinJuly

Step 5

Submit your results directly on

You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime until end of race day.

Step 6

View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.



Race Shirts & Finisher medals



Awards as follows: 

  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female
  • Top 3 Overall Masters (40+)
  • Top 3 Overall Grand Master (50+)
  • Top 3 Overall Senior Master (60+)
  • Top 3 in each age group (10 & under - 75+)

All regular participants registered by 7/10 are guaranteed a great race shirt!

The first 625 registered receive a finisher medal!


We're in North Georgia, and there's not much that anyone can call flat & fast...but this one is really close!  The Start & Finish will be right next to New Realm!  You'll head down to Erwin, then come back and up into Piedmont Park. 

Click here for the 5K Course Map

Click here for the 10K Course Map

Click here for the Half Marathon Course


Running is more F-U-N together, even if we're far apart! 

Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family and participate as a TEAM.  Your TEAM can be local or across the states; virtual participants will have their shirts shipped!  Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration, discounts below.

  • 5+:  $2.50 off
  • 11+:  $3.75 off
  • 21+:  $5 off
  • 51+:  $6.25 off
  • 100+:  $7.50 off


Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike
conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds and will be disqualified.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.


All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2024 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held in January 2025. The number of spots available is based on the total registration...see event website


July 10

  • Last day to register to GUARANTEE your shirt size

July 19

  • Early Packet Pickup - New Realm Brewing
  • 4:00 - 7:00 pm

July 20    

  • 6:30 AM - Check-in & Race Day registration Opens
  • 7:30 AM - Half Marathon & 10K Start
  • 8:00 AM - 5K Starts


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Christmas 5K/10K/Half Marathon in July - Atlanta.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To



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