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Atlanta Marathon 2020

See all the Olympic sites during one long run

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Last updated: by Eleonora Provozin

The Atlanta Marathon is an annual race held in Atlanta, Georgia, every March. In addition to the marathon distance of 26 mi (42 km), there is a half marathon and a 5K run. The Atlanta Marathon was held for the first time on March 25, 2007, and until 2019 it was known as Publix Georgia Marathon. In 2020, Atlanta gets to host the U.S. Olympic marathon trials for the 2020 Summer Olympics a day before the marathon, so it's a great occasion to see the legends.

The scenic Atlanta Marathon course starts and finishes at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. The route features such popular Atlanta's landmarks as Piedmont Park, Georgia State University, Inman Park, Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, Edgewood Avenue, Little Five Points, Virginia–Highland, Georgia Institute of Technology, Grant Park and Zoo Atlanta, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Morris Brown College, Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College, 1996 Olympic rings, Georgia State Stadium, Oakland Cemetery, Cheney Stadium, and Georgia State Capitol.

Course time limit is 6 hours 30 minutes for the marathon (15 minutes per mile pace) and 3 hours 30 minutes for half marathon (16 minutes per mile pace). Unofficial results are usually available online the afternoon of the event. Official results are announced about two weeks after the event, as soon as all inquires have been processed.

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