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Virginia-Highland Summerfest 5K Road Race
June 6 race has been postponed to November 14

About the Race
Name: Virginia-Highland Summerfest 5K Road Race
November 14, 2020, 8:00 a.m. 
Atlanta, GA - Virginia-Highland
Commemorative Summerfest T-shirt to all runners. 

About Summerfest:
Join in the excitement of the 37th annual Virginia-Highland Summerfest
The festival is a non profit event with proceeds
donated to neighborhood projects: park improvements, landscaping, public libraries & more. Highlights of Summerfest include: the Artist Market with over 200 regional artists, live music, food, local market, Kid’s Fest and the 5K Road Race.  Each year over 50,000 visitors attend Summerfest for one of the most memorable weekends of the year. 

Celebrating 37 years of art , food and fun. Don't miss the party after the race at the Summerfest Festival with great bands, good food and adult beverages.
Widely considered the best festival and neighborhood road race in the Atlanta area.
Virginia-Highland is the place to be on the this first weekend in June every year.
  • FREE BEER & premium t-shirt!
  • Official AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifier
  • Chip-timed race
  • The route winds through our beautiful, tree-lined historic neighborhood
  • Cheerleaders along the route
  • 100% of the profit goes back into local schools, parks, tree plantings, and many other initiatives

Ed Williams -

November 14
- 6:30 a.m. - Packet pick up
- 8:00 a.m. - 5K Run/Walk.

Entry Fees
- 5K - $35 if postmarked or registered online by April 15; $40 thereafter.
*All participants in the 5K will receive the Virginia Highland Summerfest commemorative t- Shirt.

- online at
- in store at Phidippides Ansley Mall - 404-875-4268

Rain or shine - no refunds.

Early Packet Pick-Up! Pick up your race number and t-shirt at the following locations before the race!
- Phidippides at Ansley Mall – TBD (for hours:
- November 13 at Virginia Highland Church: 743 Virginia Avenue NE, Atlanta GA 30306 - 4:30pm - 7:30pm
- Race Day: 6:30am-7:30am. Limited to out of town runners and emergency situtations

VIEW RACE COURSE - click here
5K Race starts 8am near intersection of Virginia Ave and N Highland Ave (across from Standard Station). Course runs through scenic neighborhood and ends in John Howell Park.


Unique picture plaque awards to Overall M & F, Masters M & F, and 3-deep each age group 10 & Under through 70 & over in 5-year increments. Gift cards from Phidippides for Overall & Masters M & F winners. Commemorative Virginia Highland Summerfest t-shirt.

Race Sponsors
A big thank you to all of our sponsors for making this event possible.

Race Shirt
coming soon