Athens Racing Team
Official racing team of Athens Road Runners founded in June of 2021.
Local 2022 Athens Racing Team Qualifying Races
Note: you can also submit a time from any certified USATF race course to qualify!
The very first Athens Racing Team Qualifying race. USATF certified 8k course
USATF certified one mile road course down Milledge Avenue
USATF certified half marathon course through the city of Athens finishing in Sanford Stadium
Run our very own Athens Road Runners 5k! This race is free for ARR members
How to Qualify for the Athens Racing Team
Athens Road Runners members can qualify for the Athens Racing Team by submitting a qualifying time based on their age ON RACE DAY. The qualifying standards are based on 70% of age-graded time (Regional Class). Races must be run on a USATF-certified course (with the exception of the ARR free 5k). Qualifying times are valid for two years from the initial qualifying race. Email [email protected] to submit your qualifying race time today!
Team Member Benefits
Athens Racing Team is a diverse group of Athletes from all age groups training together, encouraging one another, and striving to build a better competitive racing community in Athens, GA.
Coaching and workouts
Team workouts are held weekly at Spec Towns track, hosted by the team coach, Al Jeffers.
Ability to Race as a Team
We are now officially a USATF Certified Team! We look forward to competing at team events allowing our members to score points as a squad.
Coach Al Jeffers has a long history of coaching athletes in cycling and running to personal records and elite performances.
Coach Al Jeffers
RRCA Certified Coach