We hope you'll join us for this fun-filled road race in East Cobb! The 5K is a USATF certified course and an official Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race qualifier. The fun run is an exciting kids obstacle course located on the Eastside Christian School fields.
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Eastside Christian School
2450 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068
The starting line and finish line for the 5K are in the Eastside Christian School Student Center parking lot. The kids’ Fun Run will be held at the Eastside fields onsite.
From Atlanta: Take I-75 North. Exit at S Marietta Parkway (Exit 263). Turn right off the exit. Turn right at Lower Roswell Road. The school is on the right, at the intersection of Lower Roswell Road and Little Road. Continue past Little Road and follow signs for parking.
Free on-site parking is available, with overflow parking available at East Valley Elementary.
1 Must register before March 8, 2023 to participate as a timed runner.
Registrations after midnight on March 7 at midnight will not be available for early packet pick-up and will need to be picked up on race day. T-shirt sizes are not guaranteed for registrants who register on or after March 3, 2023.
On-line Registration closes March 8, 2023
I just want a t-shirt!
Interested in participating and supporting the race without running?
Join the East Cobb Classic Club for $30 to get your race shirt!
Time & Course Details
5K Start Time
8:30AM (Course closes at 10:00 am)
*All timed runners will be allowed to start before untimed runners/walkers.
Post-race refreshments are provided for all 5K runners.
Fun Run Start Time
9:30 am Ages 10 & up
9:40 am Ages 9 & 10
9:50 am Ages 7 & 8
10:00 am Ages 5 & 6
10:10 am Ages 4 & under
Fun Run participants will race through over 1/4 mile of fun-filled obstacles, including Zman's Foamfest at the finish! All Fun Run participants will receive a t-shirt and a finishers medal.
*No strollers, bicycles, roller blades, or pets allowed on the fun run course. Parents must supervise their children during the Fun Run.
Race Packet Pick Up
Thursday, March 9, 2023 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Big Peach Running Co. on Johnson Ferry Rd.
Friday, March 10, 2023 from 8:30 am to 9:30 am at Eastside Christian School Student Center Entrance
Saturday, March 11, 2023 beginning at 7:00 am at Eastside Christian School, Student Center Parking Lot
*You may pick up race packets for other runners if you have a picture of the ID of the registered runner.
Fun Run participants will race through over 1/4 mile of fun-filled obstacles, including Zman's Foamfest at the finish!
Race Day Fun
We hope that the East Cobb Classic is a fun morning for the whole family! Chick-fil-A East Lake will be selling breakfast items, Martha's Outpost will be selling coffee, and some of our sponsors will have tents for you to visit.
You should not participate in either event if you are sick. Be aware of the weather and take appropriate precautions to hydrate, dress appropriately, and stay alert.
Dogs and strollers are allowed on the course, however they will start behind all runners without pets and strollers. Please be prepared to pick up after your dog, if needed.
There will be one water station on the 5K course between mile one and two. In addition, there will be water available for participants at the end of the race. Water will also be provided for participants at the end of the Fun Run.
Results & Awards
Timing and results will be posted here within 24 hours of the conclusion of the race.
Click here to view 2023 race results.
Awards ceremony will be held directly after the race.
Overall and Age Group awards will be given to 5K timed participants only, in the following categories:
- Top 3 Overall Male and Female
- Top 3 Male and Female finishers in the following age groups: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Awards not claimed at the event will be available for pick-up on specified date(s) the following week.*Overall Male and Female finishers are not included in age group awards.