Choose the Spirit Runner option if you do not desire to run/walk but would like to donate!


New Life Community Ministries (NLCM) is located in South DeKalb County along the I-20 corridor, which is one of the most concentrated areas of poverty in Metro Atlanta. By becoming a participant/sponsor your donation will support NLCM to house, feed, clothe, provide career development, education and other support services to the homeless or those at risk of homelessness. This encompasses the thousands of families that are experiencing added negative circumstances as a result of the pandemic. Please join us and help to change a life!


  • You run or walk your own race at your own pace, and time it yourself.
  • Choose a safe trail, track, or park (for example the Michelle Obama Trail at GSU-Decatur Campus or the Beltline) to track your route and time your individual 5K. You can even choose to run/walk indoors on a treadmill.
  • Each runner/walker will use their own exercise app (you can download an app to your phone: Nike Run Club, RunKeeper, Fitbit, etc.) to track your route and time of your individual 5K.  Please email questions to if assistance is needed to download a tracking app.
  • You have from Saturday April 17th to Saturday April 24th at 11:59pm to complete your run and submit your time.

Below is information on virtual race registration, submission of time, and other details.

  • Qualifying Event

    Official AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifying event

  • ChronoTrack

    Real-time updates of the race allow participants, friends, and family to comment and engage on social networks.

  • Convenient

    For a virtual race, you choose your own date, time, and place to walk/run.

  • Lives Changed (2020 Stats)

    – 904 families rent/utilities paid
    – 49,644 residents fed
    – 1,084 individuals received case management
    – 1,000 families prevented from homelessness


Saturday, April 17 through
Saturday, April 24, 2021


Anywhere you choose to run/walk


Ages 8-12 / $15.00
Ages 13-54 / $30.00
Ages 55 & over / $25.00
Spirit runners / $30.00

In 2020 (March-September), with your help, we’ve provided…


Case Management Clients

153 Families

Homelessness Prevention


Rent/Utility Payments


Meals Served

93 Clients

Employment Assistance