The Race presented by The Unity Collective

Saturday 13th October 2018

Impact Event Center: 2323 Sylvan Road, East Point, United States

Other endurance, Running, Distance running


  • Unity Collective Backer Registration - Half Marathon w/VIP
  • Unity Collective Backer Registration - Half Marathon Only
  • Unity Collective Backer Registration - 5K Only
  • General Registration - Half Marathon w/VIP
  • General Registration - Half Marathon Only
  • General Registration - 5K Only
  • The Race merchandise ONLY - The Race merchandise Only


The Race presented by The Unity Collective. A half marathon weekend event that supports black owned businesses, neighborhoods, and charities taking place in Atlanta, GA | October 12-14, 2018. We are committed to delivering a top-notch, world-class, road race that comes out of the gate with excellence at every step.

Be a part of history. Be a part of the Legacy. Run The Race!

The Unity Collective:  A collaboration of running community leaders, vendors, and supporters united to host a road race that supports black owned businesses, runs through historically black neighborhoods, makes a positive impact with charity and service, and garners massive national support from the African-American running community.

Members of The Unity Collective will include

• Individuals  

• Groups/Clubs/Teams 

• Sponsors 

• Vendor Partners 

• Charitable Partners  

that back and support the The Race in its inaugural year by: 

• Supporting the Kickstarter Campaign to back the race;

• Registering their Group/Club/Team as a supporting and participating group in The Race;

• Offering quality services, products, and sponsorship funds for the implementation of The Race; or

• Demonstrating a vested interest in the charitable benefits of The Race

Charitable Impact

The Race will positively impact the community in the following manner:

  • Service projects will be organized and executed in partnership with Westside Volunteer Corps, City of Atlanta, runnningerds serves, and others.
  • The community will be actively engaged in the course planning and volunteer opportunities.
  • The Race half marathon weekend will conclude with a Charitable Impact Service Project on Sunday, October 14th!
  • $5 of EVERY race registration fee will put into a Charitable Impact Fund and given directly to community charities and organizations within the neighborhoods we run through and that support The Race initiative.
Tentative Registration Calendar & Schedule of Value

January 15th - July 31st: General Registration $75, VIP add on $75

August 1st - August: General Registration $90, VIP add on $75

September 1st - September 30th: General Registration $95, VIP add on $75

October 1st - October 12th: General Registration $100, VIP add on $75

Tentative Race Capacity for The Race 2018 Legacy

2500 Half Marathon & 5K Entries

600 VIP Experience

Tentative Course Map (application & certification in progress, this course is not final)

Event details and schedule

Important Dates & Events

Registration Opens

Monday, January 15, 2018 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - 8:00am

Atlanta Area Unity Collective "Backer Packet" Pick Up Party

Monday, January 22, 2018 - Kenny's T's 217 Walker Street SW, Atlanta GA 30313

Volunteer Registration Opens

Monday, April 2, 2018


And more TBA....


The Race Half Marathon Weekend Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 11th - Welcome Night and VIP Event

Location: TBD

Hours: TBD

Friday, October 12th - Expo & Packet Pick-Up, Meet & Greet

Location: Impact Event Center - 2323 Sylvan Road East Point, GA 30344

Hours: 11:00am - 7:00pm

Saturday, October 13th - The Race Half Marathon 2018 Legacy & 5K

Location: Impact Event Center - 2323 Sylvan Road East Point, GA 30344

Half Marathon Start: 7:00am

5K Start: 7:15am

Sunday, October 14th - Community Impact Service Project

Location: TBA

Hours: TBA

Organised by


898 Oak Street Unit 1103, Atlanta

Phone: 4044410963

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