MARTA to the Atlanta Mission 5K

The Atlanta Mission 5K Race is a fundraiser and road race that starts and ends in Centennial Olympic Park near two MARTA stations: Peachtree Center and GWCC/CNN. Registration fees for the event provide one night of shelter and services for a homeless person in the city. Walk-ups welcome on the day of the event.

Peachtree Center Station Directions

  1. Take a red or gold line train to Peachtree Center (view station map)
  2. Follow signs to the John Portman/Peachtree Street West exit
  3. At street level, turn left on Peachtree Street
  4. Turn left again at the first intersection, John Portman Blvd.

GWCC/CNN Station Directions

  1. Take a blue or green line train to the GWCC/CNN MARTA station
  2. Follow signs to the State Farm Arena exit
  3. At street level, turn left in front of State Farm Arena and walk around the building (turn right in front of the Georgia World Congress Center)
  4. The street dead ends at Centennial Olympic Park. Cross the street at the stoplight and walk straight ahead through the park to reach the start line


  • Rail service begins at 6 a.m. on the weekends
  • Use the MARTA on the Go app for real-time train arrivals
  • Check out the many free MARTA parking lots around the city to park and ride. Lindbergh Center is one of the best places to park on the north side of the city.

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