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Atlanta’s best, fastest, and most convenient race course! The Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute Half Marathon winds you through Midtown and takes you to some of Atlanta’s most famous landmarks. An enjoyable course that finishes in historic Piedmont Park. See the course here with mile markers.
Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute Half Marathon Training Schedule
All participants will receive:
100 Foot Drop!
Course Limit: The course will be open for 4:30 hours or until the last participant finishes. If participants are maintaining a slower than 20:36 minute-per-mile pace, they will be asked to move to the sidewalk between miles 7.25 (10:27 AM) and 8.25 (10:48 AM). After mile 8.25, participants can move back onto the road and will have a lane all the way until mile 11, when they enter Piedmont Park where there is no vehicular traffic.
Start Line: 11th Street and Peachtree Walk (Midtown Atlanta), 106 11th Street, Atlanta, GA 30309. Take Marta to the Midtown Rail Station to get to the start line.
Support Stations: Set at miles 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 11.5.*Porta-Potties will be available at the Start/Finish Line and at each of the support stops. Accelerade will be available at the Support Stations.
Finish Line: Piedmont Park’s Greystone (between the Active Oval and the swimming pool). Endurox R4 will be available at the Finish Line.
1) Take MARTA Rail to the Midtown Station, and exit onto 10th Street. The Half Marathon Start line is right up the hill from 10th Street, at 11th Street and Peachtree Walk. The Half Marathon finish line is about 1/2 mile walk to the MARTA Midtown Station. The Arts Center Marta Station is another close station.
2) We recommend parking at the Parking Deck for Piedmont Park / Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Use GPS address: 1320 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA 30306. Exit the parking deck on the first level and walk into Piedmont Park, past the finish line. Exit out of Piedmont Park on 12th Street (Green Market area), and continue up 12th Street. Pass Peachtree Street and turn left onto Peachtree Walk. The start line is at 11th and Peachtree Walk. After you finish the race, you can walk the short distance back to the parking deck.
You can also park near the start line, but there aren't as many options. After the race, you'd just walk back to your car.
Due to safety and insurance issues, no strollers, baby joggers, roller blades, animals, or other vehicular apparatus are allowed on the race course.
After the race, you’ll receive your finisher medal, get your picture taken with Jeff Galloway and pick up your after-race refreshments. It’s a pleasant walk to MARTA (Midtown or Arts Center).
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-200-2771 x306.
USATF Certification Number – GA14094WC