Oakhurst Arts Run is October 11


Get your ART on this year at The Oakhurst Arts Run 5K!

NEW THIS YEAR! Tie-dye your race t-shirt after the run!

Event shirt only guaranteed for registration by September 26, 2014.

This year, Decatur Education Foundation and the Decatur Arts Alliance are partnering on the run and proceeds will support art grants (in our schools and community) as well as the Mary Miller Decatur Youth Fund which provides scholarships for low-income students to participate in city programs.


For a paper registration form click here

Start your day with the 5K and then stay and enjoy the Oakhurst Arts and Music Festival.

Race starts and ends at One Step at a Time running store located at 650 East Lake Drive, Decatur, GA 30030.

Walkers, strollers and leashed dogs are welcome but should line up in the back of the pack.

Oakhurst Arts Run is part of the Team Decatur Grand Slam Fitness Challenge.  Click  here for more information.

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Tour deCatur is March 15: Register Now and Save


Register now for the 12th Annual Tour deCatur! 

MARCH 15, 2014

Early bird pricing ends after February 28!

(and price goes up to $30 for all ages)

We are excited to announce that for the first time the Tour deCatur 5k will use timing chips giving you instant and accurate race results when you cross the finish line!

The Tour deCatur, now in its 12th year, gives participants the opportunity to run a 5k road race and/or a 1-mile fun run through neighborhoods of Decatur. This event started as a grassroots fundraiser for the Decatur Education Foundation and has grown into a community wide tradition with over 2500 participants. One registration fee allows participation in any of the events: 5k, 1 mile or Tot Trot. Funds raised by this event support Decatur youth by removing obstacles to education, fueling personal effort and supporting teacher innovation.

  • 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk: 8:45am
  • 5K Road Race/Walk: 9:15am
  • Tot Trot (age 4 and under): 10am


Staging Area: Decatur High School located at 310 N. McDonough Street, Decatur, GA 30030. Parking available in the Decatur HIgh upper lot off E. College Avenue or at Agnes Scott College.

Race route: Due to construction we will need to modify the race route and will post when finalized. Event will be held rain or shine and will only be cancelled due to severe conditions which would make the route unsafe.  NO refunds will be issued.

Tour deCatur is a qualifying run/walk event in the Team Decatur Grand Slam Fitness Challenge.


* T-shirts are NOT guaranteed for people registering after February 28th. Registration for all ages goes up to $30 after February 28, 2014.

Not interested in running but don’t want to miss this great event?   Volunteer for the race by emailing Nia@DecaturEducationFoundation.org

Early Registration for Tour deCatur Ends March 9th: What Are You Waiting For?

Don’t pay more!  The early registration deadline for Tour deCatur (5k, 1-mile and Tot Trot) is 5pm this Friday, March 9.  After that time registration for all ages will be $30 (and t-shirt is not guaranteed).  Don’t wait – register TODAY and be part of the 10 year anniversary of this great Decatur event that benefits the children and youth of our community.  Go to www.tourdecatur.com for info and link to register
Tour deCatur is a qualifying run/walk event in the City of Decatur’s Grand Slam Fitness Challenge.

Run Tour deCatur on March 26th

$100.00 in Decatur Bucks! To be awarded to one lucky person wearing their Team Decatur t-shirt at the Tour deCatur Run/Walk on Saturday, March 26!!!

 The Decatur Active Living Department has a $100.00 Decatur Bucks gift card for one lucky member of Team Decatur. Only Tour deCatur participants wearing their Team Decatur t-shirts will be eligible for the drawing. Decatur Active Living will have a Team Decatur box and index cards at one of the registration tables. Put your name on a card and drop it in the box. We will draw a name during the awards ceremony after the 5K run/walk.

 Decatur Bucks gift cards can be used at more than 200 shops, restaurants, cafés, galleries, salons and services in the city of Decatur – any business that accepts credit or debit cards.

The Tour deCatur 5K (3.1 mile) Run/Walk event begins in front of Decatur High School at 9:15 AM on Saturday, March 26.  This is the second qualifying event in the Team Decatur Grand Slam Fitness Challenge.  Participate in this event, the KP Corporate Run/Walk in September, and two of the three remaining Decatur-based 5K run/walk events and you win the Grand Slam Fitness Challenge. 

Jon us! Get in your run or walk. Help promote Team Decatur. You might even win $100.00 in Decatur Bucks. You can’t beat that!  Team Decatur member, Diane Cortese, won the $100.00 gift card at the Run With The Dogs in January. This time it could be you!!!

For information on the Tour deCatur and how to register, go to http://decatureducationfoundation.org/. This event is a fundraiser for the non-profit Decatur Education Foundation.

For information on Team Decatur visit www.decaturga.com/teamdecatur.