Georgia Aquarium 2023 5K

Mar 11

It's time to lace up...

The tradition continues starting March 11, 2023

Georgia Aquarium’s 5K walk/run returns for its sixth year. Starting and finishing at one of the most recognizable landmarks in downtown Atlanta, this Peachtree Qualifier 3.1-mile course is a quick “out and back” run/jog/walk sponsored by Dermaglove returns for all ages.

Can’t make it downtown? There’s a virtual option just for you! No matter where you live, we want you to run for the ocean.

Whether your motivation is running your first 5K, getting back in shape, preparing for the Peachtree Road Race or a longer distance race, by participating you’ll make an impact on aquatic animal conservation.

All participants will receive a runner’s bib, Commemorative t-shirt, Collectable themed finisher medal, and Georgia Aquarium swag. All proceeds for the 5K go toward the Aquarium’s research and conservation initiatives here at home and across the globe. This furthers the understanding of the ocean’s animals to aid in their survival for generations to come.

New this year, the first 200 Georgia Aquarium Members to register will receive a discounted rate of only $30 per participant.

Georgia Aquarium 2023 5K 11

Dates to Note

In-Person Race Details

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2023

Time: 8:00am

Location: Georgia Aquarium/Pemberton Place

225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Virtual Race Details

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2023 – April 16, 2023

Time: 8:00am on 3/11 – 11:59pm on 4/16

Location: You can complete your 3.1 miles anywhere you’d like and at your own pace. Treadmill, the park, on the beach, it’s your choice.

Race Details

In-Person Race Details

Our in-person race takes place at Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta, and starts on Saturday, March 11 at 8:00am. You’ll be treated to an out-and-back 3.1-mile Peachtree Qualifier course through the streets of downtown and neighboring Georgia Tech.

Virtual Race Details

Participants choosing a virtual race can participate anywhere they’d like and at their own pace! Whether those 3.1 miles are in your neighborhood, in a park, on a shoreline, or even a treadmill, simply submit your results on our site and enjoy bragging rights of helping our oceans.


Registration includes:

  • Collectible 5K themed medal
  • Collectible 5K themed t-shirt
  • Runner’s bib
  • Georgia Aquarium swag


Ready to register? Click here or click the “Register Now” button to your right.

All runners 21 and over, having submitted their times (either automatically by participating in person or submitting virtual race times online) by 11:59pm on April 16, 2023, are entered in a drawing for a chance to win prizes including:

  • Georgia Aquarium swag basket
  • Two (2) tickets to Georgia Aquarium’s Sips Under the Sea (must be 21+ to attend event)

Submit Your Race Results

Information on submitting your results will be available beginning race day!

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