Atlanta boasts some of the best fall running weather. Temperatures are cool, humidity is low, and the sunshine dancing on the changing leaves is BEAUTIFUL. If you’re visiting Atlanta – or if you live in the metro area – it’s the perfect time to lace up your shoes and head out for a run. There are countless races to choose from that offer different distances, cater to a variety of fitness levels, and are perfect for family fun.
Here are 5 fall races every weekend in October to get you started:
Six Flags Fright Fest The Escape Run
October 4, 2013, 8:30 p.m.
Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race
10K, 5K and Adventure Kids Race
October 13, 2013, 7 a.m.
Superheroes vs Villains
October 19, 2013, 8 a.m.
Superheroes-in-Training Fun Run (Children under 12)
200 meters, at 9 a.m.
13th Annual Silver Comet Half Marathon
October 26, 2013, 7:45 a.m.
Atlanta Marathon, 10K and 5K & Fun Run
October 27, 2013, 7 a.m.
Until next time …
Photo credits: Atlanta Half Marathon and The Escape Run websites.