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Sunday, February 25, 2018 Georgia World Congress Center

Event Details


Schedule of Events

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Noon Event Opens, Onsite Registration & Entertainment Begins
2:00pm 5K Walk & 5K Run
4:00pm Event Ends

Make sure to check out our fun list of events starting at noon! Event activities coming soon.

 *Schedule subject to change.  Please check website prior to event for up-to-date information, or call 678-298-2248 and listen to the day-of-event message.
**Arrive early to enjoy entertainment, food and games before the walk run which starts at 2:00 p.m.
***Event occurs rain or shine, so please plan accordingly for the weather. 


Weather Alerts and Breaking News

Hunger Walk Run takes place rain or shine. Please visit www.hungerwalkrun.org, the Hunger Walk Run Facebook and Twitter feeds, or call (678) 298-2248 for updates or weather-related information the day of the event.


Walk-up Registration on Sunday

Walk-up registrants are welcome at the event. The registration fee increases by $5 at the gate. Day-of-event walk registration is $30 and run registration is $40. If you did not pre-register online and want an event T-shirt, you must visit the REGISTRATION TENT on Sunday to turn in your cash, check or credit card donation. All registered participants will receive one event T-shirt, per individual, regardless of the total amount raised. For money collectively raised by a team, the team captain must bring an envelope or signed waiver that has been filled out for each team member who wishes to receive a T-shirt. Please note: there are no ATMs onsite. Credit card payments will be accepted.


Map and Directions

Location: 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 (view map and get directions)

Parking Information  Parking is available in the vicinity of International Plaza in the RED Deck and Mangum Deck on Andrew Young International Boulevard, immediately next to the race site, and at all of the parking areas around the GWCC, Georgia Dome and Philips Arena, including the CNN Deck and Centennial Deck.  We suggest that all participants plan to arrive at the Georgia World Congress Center before 1:30pm, to allow time for parking and getting to the event (the Walk/Run starts at 2:00pm) All of these parking options are accessed via Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Marietta Street. More information coming soon.

Riding Lyft or Uber: Why drive when you can take Lyft or Uber? Easily accessible Lyft and Uber drop-off and pick-up sites are available for all participants. Never used Lyft or Uber? Learn about them here: https://blog.lyft.com/posts/how-does-lyft-work or https://www.uber.com/ride/how-uber-works/

Riding MARTA: Participants are encouraged to take MARTA to the Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN station OR Vine City station. Both are on the East-West line, 1 and 2 stops from Five Points. For the Georgia Dome exit, take a blue or green line train to the Dome MARTA station. Follow the signs to the Philips Arena exit. At street level, turn left and walk around Philips Arena to reach the Georgia World Congress Center. View more details.

Event Site Map - New Event Map Coming Soon

Walk Run Route Map (view - We have a new route this year through downtown Atlanta! Check it out and get your bearings ahead of time. *Subject to change contingent upon road closures and traffic patterns.


Don't Forget!

  • No pets! Only service animals are allowed at the Georgia World Congress Center and on the route.
  • Bring cash if you plan to purchase food. No ATMs onsite.
  • Bring banners and wear your team t-shirts.
  • Strollers are allowed at Hunger Walk Run. There is plenty of fun for the kids!
  • Dress in layers and bring sunscreen. The event occurs rain or shine.