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Races in Georgia’s Rome

Posted February 19, 2024 by Kristi Kent in News Release, Uncategorized

Get your running shoes ready for the upcoming races in Georgia’s Rome!

Berry Half Marathon/ 5K /10K
Saturday, March 2, 2024
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Experience the largest campus in the world. Berry College boasts 27,000-acres of beauty including historic sites, pristine forest, and diverse wildlife. This race is an annual tradition for many racers from across the United States.

Saturday, March 16, 2024 – Evening Run
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Rome’s most fun and festive 5K returns with all the glowing, foamy fun!  The 5K begins at 6:30 p.m. with the walk beginning at approximately 6:45 p.m. Participants are encouraged to wear as much green as possible as well as decorate with lots of glowing goodies. The race’s course runs through downtown Rome and finishes on the pedestrian bridge by the Town Green. ”

Whiskey Run Rome

Saturday April 6, 2024

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Welcome to Rome’s 2nd annual community race. A portion of the proceeds go to TRED! With a half-marathon, 10K, or 5k to choose from, and lots of excitement after the run, you’re sure to have fun one way or another.

Race For Freedom 5k and One Mile Walk

Saturday April 13, 2024

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Please join us for the Inaugural “Run for Freedom 5K /1M Health Walk!” The race will be held Sat., April 13th at 8:00 AM and will serve to raise funds in support of Heart’s Cry Ministry. Hearts Cry Ministry is a Christ-centered, long-term residential restoration program for victims coming out of sexual abuse & trauma. The 5K is a USATF-certified course [GA21022WC] and is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier.

Assail the trail: 5K and 1-Mile Walk
Saturday, April 13, 2024
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Please plan to join TRED for the third annual 5K trail run and 1-mile trail walk on Saturday, April 13 at 9am at the GE Trails at Garrard Park. This unique run will benefit the GE Trails by providing funding to expand the trail system and provide maintenance to the existing trails.

Saturday June 8, 2024
The morning of the Cave Spring Historical Society’s yearly Arts & Crafts Festival! Join us for this exciting event.


Planning a race? Let us and everyone else know about your event. Submit your event to our community event calendar.

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Our Georgia's Rome tourism team works hard to curate content to help you discover and explore our beautiful town! We want to ensure our content is up-to-date and accurate; so please let us know if we ever overlook an important detail! This post was originally written by Kristi Kent and is updated by staff.

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