Atlanta Soccerfest & 5K/Fun Run

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sun, Jun 22, 2014

Address

Atlanta, GA

About This Activity

ATLANTA SOCCERFEST 2014 WILL BE A UNIQUE ALL DAY EVENT FOR SOCCER FANS OF ALL AGES HELD ON SUNDAY, JUNE 22ND 2014 IN BROOKHAVEN PARK. 

  • 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Fun Run Race in the morning to "kick-off" the fun filled day.
  • All day World Cup viewing party on a giant outdoor screen culminating with USA vs. Portugal at 6:00 PM
  • All Day: Kid Zone for all ages
  • Soccer competitions for kids of all ages, winners and prizes to be announced prior to the USA game at 6:00 PM
  • Food from some of Atlanta's best food trucks and street vendors
  • Beer starting at 12:30 (It's Sunday!)

Event schedule and times

The day of the festivities, 5k run will kick things off at 8am sharp at the entrance to Brookhaven Park (corner of Osborne Rd and Peachtree Rd) followed by the 1 mile Fun Run. We encourage all participants to arrive by 7:30am if you previously picked up your race packet at Big Peach and 7:15 if you have not.

The Course: Starting at Brookhaven Park, the route then heads back into residential, upscale Brookhaven offering a scenic tour of some of Atlanta's most beautiful homes; before eventually looping around and finishing at the start in Brookhaven Park (homebase for SoccerFest to follow)

As you finish the race please enjoy all the park has to offer as we will be wrapping up set up for the full day's festivities...don't forget- kick off for the first World Cup game of the day is at noon and Sweetwater and Food Trucks will be in full force!

Parking: We highly encourage you to take Marta if convenient or if you must drive, utilize the Brookhaven Marta station's free, public parking (0.5 mi away)

What to Bring: As with all races, practice safety and come prepared with some sort of identification to be kept on you throughout the race and at all times. Water and nourishment will be provided.

What to Wear: We encourage patriotism and keeping cool!

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