Race-day registration will be available at the starting line, but participants are encouraged to register online beforehand (online registration is now closed).
Mailing Your Registration
If you prefer to sign up for the race via mail or at City Hall, complete this form (PDF) and return it with your entry fee to:
21 North Avondale Plaza
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
Entry forms are also available at City Hall. City Hall is closed on weekends, so in-person or mailed entries must be received or delivered, respectively, by 5 p.m. Friday, August 26, in order to qualify for the early-bird discounts.
Registration for the 5K costs $20 through Sunday, August 28, and $25 after. Registration for the 1-mile race costs $10 through Sunday, August 28, and $12 after. Please make checks payable to the Avondale Estates Labor Day Race.
Racers of all ages and athletic levels are invited to participate.
Both races include chip timing for more accurate results.
Medals will be given to the top age-group finishers (6 and under, 7-10, 11-14) for the Novice 1-Mile Race, and the top age-group finishers in the 5K Main Race. Overall winners will receive a trophy.
5K Age Groups
10 and under
This event benefits the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association. Beloved baseball player Lou Gehrig brought international attention to ALS in 1939, when his career ended due to the disease. As the preeminent ALS organization, the association leads the way in research, care services, public education and public policy, giving help and hope to those facing the disease.
Business, family, and individual sponsorships are an important part of this fundraiser! Donate money to sponsor the race and your name or business logo will be included on the official Labor Day Race T-shirt. Learn more by checking out our sponsorship information flyer (PDF). You can also view a list of our 2016 sponsors.
Please note that no bicycles, rollerblades or dogs are allowed in this event.