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Atlanta BeltLine Virtual Westside 5K / 8K / 13K

July 25, 2020

Socially Distanced Westside Love

Race: Anytime until 12 pm, July 25

Packet Pickup/Food Donations: July 11 from Noon – 7 pm

Race Time Log In: July 11 – 25

Online Kickoff: July 25, 9 am Warm-up with Madison James

Online Awards: July 25, 2 pm Awards with Rob Brawner, ABP Executive Director

Lift up beloved Atlanta BeltLine communities and connect with your neighbors at the Virtual Westside 5K/8K/13K. This year, as we celebrate 10 years of the Run.Walk.Go! series, we are cutting out the crowds and increasing our commitment to BeltLine residents and businesses.

Participate at your convenience in our reimagined fan-favorite and submit your best race time by noon on July 25 with the peace of mind that you’re social distancing. In addition, 10% of race proceeds will benefit the West End Family Life and Community Center pantry. Since 2012, the center has been making a difference in the lives of children, seniors and young adults in the West End Community.

Your entry supports the important work of the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership to empower residents in BeltLine communities by helping us connect them with affordable housing, jobs, and a healthy lifestyle.

Never participated in a virtual race? That’s OK! We’ll share everything you need to know.

Race Pricing & Where to Sign Up

  • Virtual 5k or 8K: $20 ($35 with race tee)
  • Virtual 13k: $30 ($45 with race tee)

Register here for the 2020 Atlanta BeltLine Westside 5k/8k/13k.

How It Works

Here’s how you can be a part of the virtual 2020 Westside 5k/8k/13k:

  1. Sign up for the race you want to participate in: the 5k, the 8k, or the ultimate challenge 13k! Sign up here.
  2. Get your race bib and t-shirt (t-shirt optional). You can either request that we mail your bib/t-shirt to you when you register, OR you can pick them up at our contactless race packet pick-up event to be held Saturday, July 11 at The Ke’nekt in West End.
  3. Get out there and run! We encourage you to run your race on one of the Westside Trail courses we’ve designed for you (see below). Plenty of free parking is available at Lee + White. After your run on the Westside Trail be sure to stop by and grab refreshments at one of the many awesome businesses located along the trail. Or, you can run your favorite route in your neighborhood or wherever you like. Wherever you run, wear your shirt and bib to help spread the word and get others involved!
  4. Share your time, a selfie, and/or a picture taken along your race route on social media and use the hashtag #WestsideVirtualRace
  5. Submit your results online at www.FiveStarNTP.com/westside-time-input. Submit your race time any time starting July 11, 2020 but no later than Saturday, July 25 at 12:00 pm in order to be eligible for an award. Be sure to include your full name when you submit and be sure that name matches the name you used to register. 
  6. Check out your race results during our virtual race day on Saturday, July 25. Virtual race day will include the following:
    • 9:00 am 💪🏽 Virtual Welcome and Warm Up with Atlanta BeltLine Fitness Ambassador Madison James

      12:00 pm 🥇Final time to submit times for awards (optional)

      2:00 pm 🏆 Thanks to Participants and Sponsors and Announcement of Awards with Executive Director Rob Brawner


Custom prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Overall M/F
  • Overall Master’s M/F
  • Overall Grand Master’s M/F
  • Overall Sr. Master’s M/F

Top 3 in each of the regular 5 year age groups (10 & Under through 75+)

Special awards will also be given to winners in the following categories:

  • Best Dressed Race Participant
  • Largest Team
  • Best Westside Trail Picture


Participants are encouraged to run their race on the Westside Trail using one of our pre-determined courses where you will pass amazing samples of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine like this mural, The Singer by Suzy Schultz

Our Sponsors

We would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of the 2020 Atlanta BeltLine Virtual Westside 5k/8k/13k.


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