Decatur is a Runner Friendly Community

In 2017, Decatur proudly renewed its designation as a Road Runners Club of America “Runner Friendly Community”! This  distinction recognizes cities that stand out as runner-friendly, which improves that quality of life, economic impact, and physical activity for residents.

Cross Country Twosome Relay

Give this relay a try! Two people will make up the relay team, with youth, adult, and parent/child divisions. The XC course is a one-mile loop in Fairview Park. Each person will alternate miles, running two miles each for a total of 4 miles. A 1/2 mile Tot Trot will precede the race.

Date: Sunday, October 20
Time: On-site registration at 3:15 p.m., followed by Tot Trot and Relay Races
Code: 441647-21 Tots; 441647-22 Relay
Location: Fairview Park Tennis Complex
Fee: $5 for relay; $1 for Tot Trot

Scareport: Run the Runway

Lace up, dress, up, and join us for a 1-mile Tot Trot, 5K and 10K races on the runway at Decatur Airport! Prizes in all age divisions for runners and awards for best costume. Register by October 8 to guarantee a shirt.

Date: Saturday, October 19
Time: Tot Trot – 6 p.m. / 5K & 10K races – 7 p.m.
Location: Gaitros Aviation Hangar, Decatur Airport
Fee: Tot Trot – $16 by Oct. 19 ($21 on race day)
5K, 10K – $26 by Oct. 18 ($31 on race day)
Register at, visit the DISC, or call 429-3472.

Register online HERE

Turkey Trot

Enter the 5K or 10K run, 5K recreational walk, or 1/2 mile Turkey Tot Trot in Fairview Park! Tot Trot includes a T-shirt and participation prizes. 5K and 10K races include computerized results and 3-deep awards per age group. Register by November 9 to guarantee long-sleeved tech tee in the 5K, 10K, and walk. Register online at by November 14, mail your registration to the DISC, or call 429-3472.

Date: November 23
Time: 6:45 – 7:30 a.m. – Check-in
7:30 a.m. – Tot Trot; 8 a.m. – Race
Location: Fairview Park Pavilion #1
Fee: $26 ($31 on race day); Tot Trot $16 ($21 on race day)

Register online HERE