Spark the Conversation 5k - Heads up for Harry

3790 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Running > 5k

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Event Description

The Heads up for Harry 5K in 2021 will be a great race day experience and support a mission to promote mental health awareness among teens and young adults. The race takes place at the 5k course of one of the top high school school cross country programs in the state, winding through the woods around the campus of Marist School, finishing on the lower fields by Nancy Creek. 

Free T shirt with registration. Your support goes to Heads up for Harry is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping young adults affected by mental illness, and their loved ones, find the resources and support they need. The organization, started in 2018, works with local schools and other organizations to share a message with young adults about how to talk openly about mental health, mental illness, and how to support each other in our mental health journeys.

Must be register by September 18th to be guaranteed a T-shirt.

Rain or shine/no refunds

Event details and schedule


7:00am: Registration and Packet pick up

8:15am: Line up at THE START

8:15am: Warm up stretching

8:25am: Prayer

8:30am: START TIME



Parking will be available at the on-campus parking lot directly adjacent to the race starting location. When you come into campus, continue straight while the fields are on your right. Parking lot will be towards the back of campus past main buldings. 



Race bibs will be available near the parking lot and adjacent to the starting point before the race, starting at 7am. Tshirts, water, and snacks will be available post-race near the finishing line


Unfortunately, due to campus rules, dogs are not allowed on the 5k course. 

Families welcome. Strollers are unlikely workable due to this being a grass / woods trail and NOT A PAVED ROAD

Day of walk ups will be allowed but not guaranteed a t-shirt

FREE: 10 year olds and under

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