Road to Transformation

The 2018 Refuge Run will take place in Atlanta Georgia on Saturday, March 24th at 7:30 a.m., and host more than 500 runners for a 5K & 10K Peachtree Road Race Qualifier heading through one of Atlanta’s most historic neighborhoods.

Event info

The Refuge Run is a 5K & 10K Peachtree Road Race Qualifier benefiting City of Refuge, where we bring light, hope and transformation to individuals and families in crisis.

The 5K course will lead participants through the neighborhoods of Atlanta’s historic westside, which has been home to City of Refuge for nearly 14 years.
10K participants will go beyond the westside to Atlanta’s iconic downtown, passing by the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium on their way back to the finish line at City of Refuge.

Both courses represent the routes that thousands have taken as they come seeking a pathway out of poverty at City of Refuge.

At the end of the race all participants will receive a City of Refuge t-shirt, water, snack from the 180 Kitchen, and Peachtree Road Race qualified time by showing your racing bib.

Course maps

10K Map

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5K Map
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January 4, 2018

Online Registration

March 20, 2018

Online Registration

March 22, 2018

4 pm to 8 pm - Early Check In,
Skip the check in line and pick up your racing package two days before the race at Big Peach Running Center - Midtown | 800 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308.

March 24, 2018

6:00 am – Race Volunteers check in
6:30 am – On site registration begins.
6:30 am - On site check in begins.
7:30 am – 10K begins
8:00 am – 5K begins
9:30 am – Post Race Awards Ceremony
10:00 am – Finish Line Closes

For a detailed print out of participant and spectator information such as: amenity locations, parking, marta information, and course maps click HERE

Come join us at City of Refuge, 1300 Joseph E Boone Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30314

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 7:00 a.m. (registration opens)

Elizabeth Hornbuckle





Online Registration


Closes Midnight | Wednesday, March 20, 2018
Walkup Registration


Opens 7am | March 24, 2018

Early Check In
Skip the line the morning of, and pick up your racing package 2 days early!

4pm to 8pm | Thursday, March 21, 2018 | Big Peach Running Center - Midtown | 800 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

5K & 10K
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Presenting Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

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Results and Awards

All participants that complete Refuge Run will be eligible to receive an age group award for placing in the top 3 in their age group.

All age group awards will be mailed to the address listed on the participant’s registration 6 to 8 weeks after the race.

Custom designed plaques will be awarded 3 deep in each of the below age groups for both men and women. Please note that all age group awards are based on gun time.


Refuge Run 5K 2017 Overall Results

Refuge Run 5K 2017 Age Group Results

Refuge Run 10K 2017 Overall Results

Refuge Run 10K 2017 Age Group Results


Refuge Run 5K 2016 Overall Results

Refuge Run 5K 2016 Age Group Results


Refuge Run 5K 2015 Overall Results

Refuge Run 5K 2015 Age Group Results


Refuge Run 5K 2014 Overall Results

Refuge Run 5K 2014 Age Group Results


Get Involved

Be A Part of the Fun without Running a Step.

You don't have to be a runner to make a lasting impact. Experience the excitement and give back to your community by volunteering the day of the race.

Contact Alicia Taylor, for more information.


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A Neighborhood in Crisis — Where People Still Hope

City of Refuge is integrated into the fabric of a community where problems are pervasive, needs are enormous but “strength, hope and light endure. The work here benefits people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and perspectives:

For area residents,
City of Refuge is a place to draw “light, hope and transformation.”
For anyone else,
It is a community that provides shelter from the storm, warmth from the cold, an oasis from the desert.

City Of Refuge is a place "where good works" to effect positive, lasting, meaningful, tangible, transformational change in the lives it touches - whoever they may be and from wherever they may come, rich or poor.

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