Manta Race 5K – Now Virtual!

ALERT: After careful consideration, we have made the decision to close Georgia Aquarium to public guests. We continue to closely monitor this ever-evolving situation around COVID-19 with the ongoing commitment to the health and wellbeing of our guests, staff, volunteers and animals.

Mar 23

This year's Georgia Aquarium 5K is now virtual!

Georgia Aquarium’s 5K is back for its third year!  Whether your motivation is to get in shape or make an impact on aquatic animal conservation, join us virtually as we run, jog, or walk for our one world ocean.

All proceeds from the Georgia Aquarium 5K go towards Georgia Aquarium’s research and conservation programs that directly benefit aquatic species, including manta rays. Thank you for participating!

Need to register?  Click on the “Register” button to your right!

Already registered?  Submit your results! See details below.

Registration includes:

  • Collectible Manta Race T-shirt
  • Collectible Finisher’s medal
  • Limited time offer: $10 off a General Admission ticket to Georgia Aquarium.  See details below.
  • Limited time offer: 20% off memberships. See details below.

All runners 21 and over, having submitted their times by 11:59pm on April 18, 2020 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)
  • Two (2) tickets to Georgia Aquarium’s Red, White & Brew (must be 21+ to attend event)



Submitting Your Race Results

Everything you need to know!

Please have your race roster login information handy, as you will need it to access the results submission page!

What you’ll need:

  • Ability to Upload Photo Proof: You will need to upload a photo of your results to show proof of your finish time.  The photo can be one be:
    • Screen shot of your preferred tracking app via smart phone, or smart watch
    • Photo of your smart watch displaying your results
    • Photo of your treadmill displaying distance and time.
  • Participants that have already picked up their runner bib and t-shirt:
    • Once you’ve submitted your results, you will receive your medal via USPS as soon as we can get it to you. Please be patient as this may take some time.
  • Participants and new participants who have not yet received their runner packet:
    • Once you’ve submitted your results, you will receive your bib, t-shirt, and medal via USPS as soon as we can get it to you. Please be patient as this may take some time.

All set? Submit your results now by clicking the “Results” button to your right!

Exclusive Discount Offer for Manta Racers

Present your Georgia Aquarium Manta Race race bib for $10* off General Admission or  for 20%* off the purchase of an individual or family membership.

*Discount applies to regular full-priced walk-up admission and memberships only, once Georgia Aquarium is open to the public, continuing for the first three weeks of normal operating hours. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer including Early Bird and Imagination Nights. Cannot be redeemed online or via the Call Center. One discount per race bib. One time use only. 

Presented By

Presented by Northside Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the age groups?
  • Who receives an award?
  • Can children participate?
  • What is included with my registration?
  • Can someone else pick up my packet for me?
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