Date: May 22, 2021

This year only, the Marigold 10K will be the Marigold 8K. The Marigold 8K will be run in Bishop, GA using the Santa Stroll 8K course. This is a USATF certified course (GA12139WC), but finish times cannot be used as a Peachtree qualifier.
The race is supported by The Athens Track Club Trust Fund.
Event details and schedule

Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup: Begins at 6:30AM at Bishop Baptist Church, 1110 Old Bishop Road, Bishop, GA 30621

8K: Starts at 8:00AM. There will be wave starts

Awards: The 8K overall male and female winner, master’s male and female winner, grandmaster’s male and female winner, and first three finishers, male and female, in age groups of 5 year increments will receive awards. 

Athens Racing Team Qualifying Race: This year’s race will be the first qualifying race for Athens Racing Team. All Athens Road Runner members who run 70 percentile their age will qualify, and the 1st place Athens Road Runners Male and Female Masters, Grand Master, and Top 3 M&F open will qualify for Athens Racing Team Elite

Grand Prix Series Race: This year’s Marigold 8k is part of the 2021 Athens Road Runners Grand Prix series. Click here to learn more about scoring points in our Grand Prix Series

Timing and Results:  Finish line management and results provided by Classic Race Services with results posted to,,

Shirts and Goodies: Shirts are guaranteed to those who register by 05/01/21. Those registering after that date and on race day are not guaranteed a shirt or size. There will be plenty of refreshments. 

Series Affiliation: The race is part of the 2021 Black Bag Race Series.

More Info: COVID restrictions require wearing a mask before and after the race. Race will begin with wave starts. Delay of the start may happen in case of severe weather in the area at race time. If severe weather continues, then the race director or local authorities may make the call to cancel the race at that time. Sorry, no refunds.

Marigold Festival: The 2021 Winterville Marigold Festival will be held virtually on Saturday, May 8th. Visit the Winterville Marigold Festival Facebook page here for more information, and to view the live stream.