Harris Jacobs Dream Run

The Harris Jacobs Dream Run was created to serve our community by providing a fun and active event that honors the memory of Harris Jacobs - an influential leader in the Jewish community - and helps ensure that every child has the opportunity to participate in MJCCA sports programs.


Join us for the 21st Annual Harris Jacobs Dream Run!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

7:30 am - Kids' 1-Miler
Ages 12 and Under
7:30 AM - Blonder Walk
in partnership with the Blonder Department for Special Needs
8:00 am - 5K Road Race/Walk

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Both the Fun Run/Walk and the 5K Road Race begin and end at Zaban Park and follow a course through family-friendly Dunwoody neighborhoods. 

2014 Highlights

  • NEW THIS YEAR! Packet Pick-Up Expo at the MJCCA
    Explore vendor and sponsor tables, win prizes and pick-up your packet before race day at the MJCCA for the first annual Packet Pick-Up Expo. Two convenient dates are available:
    • Thursday, May 1, 5:00 – 9:00 pm
    • Friday, May 2, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • NEW THIS YEAR! The Blonder Walk
    In partnership with the Blonder Department for Special Needs, the MJCCA will host the first ever Blonder Walk. Cheer on adults with special needs as they compete in a 1 Mile race around the lake at the MJCCA.
  • AJC Peachtree Roadrace Qualifier
    The Harris Jacobs Dream Run is now a certified course. Use your time to qualify for the AJC Peachtree Road Race in 2015!
  • Chip Timing
    All 5K runners will be chip timed to ensure ultimate accuracy with all race results
  • Registration
    All pre-registered runners will receive a microfiber, high performance, men’s/women’s cut race t-shirt.
    • Register before April 21, 2014 and pay $25; the fee will increase to $30 after April 21st.
    • Kids’ 1-Miler fee: $15
    • Blonder Walk fee: $15
    • Race Day registration fee:$35
    • Phantom runner fee: $30 - Please don't make me sweat; send me my shirt!
  • Kids’ 1-Miler
    Cheer on children ages 12 and under as they compete in the Kids’ 1-Miler around the lake at Zaban Park’s Campus. All finishers will receive a microfiber, high performance, youth sized shirt for participating.
  • Team Challenge
    Form a team with at least 5 runners/walkers; the team with the fastest time (top 5 times) wins the challenge.
  • Parking
    Parking is available at Georgia Perimeter College. Shuttles begin at 6:45 am. There is no parking available at the MJCCA.

Thank You to our 2014 Sponsors





Scores & Results

Back on My Feet


The 21st Annual Harris Jacobs Dream Run is proud to partner with PROJECT GIVE and Back on My Feet to collect gently used running shoes.

Back On My Feet Atlanta is a nonprofit organization that promotes the self-sufficiency of homeless populations by engaging them in running as a means to build confidence, strength and self-esteem. Their mission is to rebuild, revive and re-energize individuals.

Collection bins are located at the MJCCA front-desk.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Harris Jacobs Dream Run at 678.812.4151.