The race is a winter-themed 5K run beginning and ending on the Lakeside High School track and running through local neighborhoods!

  • All proceeds of the Viking 5K will support the Lakeside H.S. Foundation programs to enhance education, athletics and the arts at Lakeside High School.
  • Runners can participate in three categories: Adult, Student/Youth, or LHS Faculty/Staff.

Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020

Race Time: 8 a.m. (more details below)

Where: Lakeside High School Track, 3801 Briarcliff Rd., Atlanta, GA 30345

Registration and Race Details:

Race Day Details

  • Registration/packet pickup begins at 7:00 a.m. in the Fine Arts Building.
  • Participants registering after 7:40 am will not be timed and will not be eligible for awards.
  • All online pre-registered participants will receive a long sleeve t-shirt. A limited number of t-shirts will be available for race day registrants.
  • Race start time - 8 a.m.
  • The course will be open 1 hour 40 minutes. That is 14 min 30 sec pace per mile.

Awards/Drawings - Awards will begin at 9:15 a.m. in the following categories:

  • Top 3 Overall Male/ Female
  • Masters Male/Female
  • Top 3 Male and Female in each specified age groups

Drawings for great door prizes from the sponsors will be given as well.

Timing: The race will be timed. Results will be posted online immediately after.

Weather: The event will happen rain or shine.

Refunds: There are no refunds or transfers.

Volunteers: Interested in getting involved? We need great volunteers and appreciate your help! Please email us at

Questions: Contact us at