Twilight Foundation

Athens Ridge 5K Run

The Twilight weekend of sporting events kicks off early Saturday morning with the Athens Ridge 5k Run. This run is open to participants of all athletic levels, starting and finishing in downtown Athens. The course is flat for the first 2K and has a couple rolling hills between 2K and 4K. It finishes fairly flat. There are age graded categories and awards for men and women. Jogging strollers  are allowed, but please leave Fido at home!

Classes are:

  • 14 and under
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60+

5K Race Course:

Printable Map


Saturday night, the top fifteen men and top fifteen women from the Athens Ridge 5K will compete for $1,000 in prize money on the Athens Orthopedic Clinic Twilight course in the Athens Ridge $1,000 Mile. Staging for this event is at the third turn at the intersection of Thomas Street and Washington Street.  Runners should be in this area to be staged by 7:00 PM.  Runners will need to pick up a new race number  from registration (lower level of the parking deck) by 6:45 pm.



  • 2014 VIP Tickets Now Available!

    Date Posted: 04.07.2014

    Enhance your Athens Orthopedic Clinic Twilight weekend experience! Tickets to the 2014 VIP area can be purchased now through race weekend by following the link...

  • WE NEED YOU! Sign up to volunteer for the 2014 AOC Twilight!

    Date Posted: 03.17.2014

    There are many volunteer opportunities over AOC Twilight Weekend, and we need your help! Sign up today!

  • Registration for 2014 Athens Orthopedic Clinic Twilight is open!

    Date Posted: 02.26.2014

    Registration for all events are open! Pre-register and save money!

  • 2013 VIP Tickets Now Available!

    Date Posted: 04.10.2013

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  • 2013 Registration Now Open!

    Date Posted: 04.04.2013

    Registration for all events for 2013 Twilight is now open. Registration is available online and ends on April 25th. Late registration is also available on...

  • Mountain Bike Criterium is back!

    Date Posted: 03.19.2013

    You asked for it. And you got it! Time Trials will be at East Athens Community Park, less than 2 miles from the downtown race course....

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    Date Posted: 04.27.2012

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Event Information


5K Start - Washington Street between Lumpkin Street and Hull Street

5K Finish - Washington Street and College Avenue

$1,000 Mile Start - Washington Street (just off Lumpkin Street)

$1,000 Mile Finish - Clayton Street and College Avenue


April 26, 2014


Athens Ridge 5K - 8:30 AM

$1,000 Mile - staged by 7PM/start 7:20 PM


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