Race Details

This race will be one of the most enjoyable January, cold-weather runs you will ever participate in!

The 34th Annual Polar Bear Run is a Peachtree Qualifier road race featuring a flat course in East Cobb County and

chip timing through Georgia Runner Race Timing. Come enjoy this super fun winter race with the miles 

outdoors and the party indoors! The race will be held rain, snow or shine! 

*NEW* - runners will be chip timed at the start and finish of the race through Georgia Runner

race timing.


Plenty of free on-site parking available.  


Johnson Ferry Baptist Church.  955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30068

Start Line and Finish Line will be in the Johnson Ferry parking lot near Little Willeo Road.

Cub Runs are completed indoors!


From Atlanta: Take I-75 North to I-285 East. Exit Riverside Drive. Turn Left onto Riverside Drive.

At the major intersection of Riverside Drive and Johnson Ferry Road, turn left.

Church is approximately two miles on the left.


5K Course Route 

2k Course Route

Start Times

5K Timed Run: 8:30AM

2K Fun Run: 8:00AM

Cub Run & Cub Dash: 9:00AM


5K and 2K - $30

5K and 2K Late Registration begins January 26 - $35

Cub Runs (age 2-5 only) - $25

Virtual Runner (Run on your favorite course and send us your time and a photo!) - $35


Friday, January 28, 10am - 7pm, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church 955 Johnson Ferry Rd. Marietta, GA

Saturday, January 29, beginning at 6:30am, at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church
you may pick up additional race packets if you have a copy or picture of the ID of the registered runner.



Refreshments are provided for runners.

Awards ceremony will be held directly after the race inside the gym. 



Timing & results