Weekly Runs

Update 5-29-21: In accordance with new CDC guidelines we do not require mask or distancing at our events. However, we ask that all unvaccinated attendees please respect 6 feet of distance at events, and wear a face covering before and after our group runs (while standing around for announcements, taking a route map from the group leader and when talking to other attendees).

The majority of our events are held outdoors and provide ample space to spread out. Group run attendees may be asked to depart in waves if attendance is high.

Waiver: In consideration of attending Athens Road Runners events, I, the member, intending to be legally bound and hereby waive or release any and all right and claims for damages, illness, or injuries that I may have against Athens Road Runners Club, sponsors and their representatives and employees for any and all injuries to me or my personal property. This release includes all damages, illness, or injuries suffered by me before, during or after participating in the club. I recognize, intend and understand that this release is binding on my heirs, executors, administrators, or assignees. I certify as a material condition to my being permitted to attend the group runs that I am physically fit, having no symptoms of illness, and have not been in contact with anyone who has/may have COVID-19 within the last two weeks. By attending the group runs, I acknowledge (or a parent or adult guardian for all children under 18 years) having read and agreed to the above waiver.

Taco Tuesday Run

Taco Tuesday Run

Every Tuesday afternoon at 6:30 pm join us for one, three, or five miles starting and ending at El Barrio in Five Points.

Afterward, members enjoy 10% off all food!

Wednesday Speed

Wednesday Speed Work

Every Wednesday morning at 5:30 am ARR members meet at the UGA track for speed workouts. Each workout is aimed toward the next grand prix race on our calendar. These speed sessions are led by RRCA-certified Athens Racing Team coach, Al Jeffers. This is a great way to improve your speed and talk with a coach. So set your alarm for Wednesday morning and plan to meet at the UGA track.

Members check the Wednesday Speed Work page or our private FB group for updates on this week’s workout.

Normal Run

Normal Run

The Normal Run is now a weekly event in Normal Town, Athens GA! Come join us on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm for 1 or 3 miles, beer specials, and drawings for prizes!

This event rotates weekly between Normal Bar and Authentic Brewing Co. Check our calendar for the full schedule.

Saturday Morning

Saturday Morning Group Runs

Every Saturday morning at the Bottleworks parking lot behind Hendershots. May – September 7:15am, October – April 8:00am.

There is always a 3-mile and a 6-mile route. ARR members and first time guests are welcome to a free post-run “Runners Coffee”! (Don’t forget to tip your Barista).

Monthly Group Runs

Trail Series

Trail Series

Join us every 4th Sunday of the month at 6pm as we explore various trails around the Athens area. This run is lead by our Trail Creatures team and is a great introduction for beginner trail runners. Open to all refreshments and snacks are provide post run. Check our community calendar for locations and updates

Strava Challenge

Strava Challenge

Join us every month as we draw out a new Strava design. Each month a group run will gather at our local running clubs for a themed fun run to draw/run the monthly challenge! Check our community calendar and weekly newsletter for locations, dates, and times.