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

  • 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.
  • New this year!  We’ve opened up a friendly competition between feeder schools and alumni groups.  When filling out the registration, please select the feeder school you are representing or the alumni group you are representing.  Winning groups will receive bragging rights for 2022 and possibly some door prizes!

Race Date: 8AM – Saturday, January 22, 2022

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.
  • 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 will begin at 9:15 a.m. in the following categories:

  • Top Overall Male/ Female
  • Masters Male/Female

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