November 13, 2021 / Fort Oglethorpe, GA
The Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon, in its 41st year, is run through the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park in Northwest Georgia. The park honors one of the Civil War's most important battles.
Named as one of the "10 best marathons in the south" by Heathline. Selected by VacationHomeRentals.com as Best Marathon in Georgia. Voted "race of the year" in 2012 and 2013 by local runners. In 2010, readers of Runner's World selected the marathon as the "most family-friendly" marathon, the runner-up for "most scenic" marathon, and third for best overall marathon. In 2007, it was selected as Runner's World must-do "run through history" marathon of 2007.
RRCA Georgia State Championship Races
The RRCA Championship Event Series is one of the oldest distance running traditions in the US, dating back to 1958 when the RRCA awarded their first championship designation. The goal of the RRCA Championship Event Series is to shine a spotlight on well-run, community-based events, and to promote the sport of running by recognizing the top performing runners in the Open, Masters (40+), Grand Masters (50+), and Senior Grand Masters (60+) categories for both men and women as RRCA Champions.
The 2021 Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon, Half Marathon, and Fort Oglethorpe 5k have been designated as the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) State Championship Events for Georgia. State Championship medals will be awarded to top overall, master (40+), grandmaster (50+), and senior grandmaster (60+) male and female marathon winners, half marathon winners, and 5k winners.