The Extra Yard 5K is the official road race of the College Football Playoff. The event includes live entertainment, activities with race sponsors and a post-race awards ceremony. All proceeds benefit Extra Yard for Teachers, the College Football Playoff Foundation’s primary platform that elevates the teaching profession by inspiring and empowering quality teachers.
The race, scheduled for Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 8 a.m., starts and finishes within the Championship Campus footprint in downtown Atlanta and will be hosted in partnership with Atlanta Track Club.
Registration for the Extra Yard 5K is now open and includes two (2) tickets to Playoff Fan Central, a participant shirt, finisher’s medal and an entry into the drawing for game tickets. The top overall male and female finishers will each win two (2) tickets to the College Football Playoff National Championship and there is a special discount available for teachers with the promo code “TEACHER” when registering. The registration pricing timeline is as follows:
- November 28 – $30 with a $10 discount with the code TEACHER
- January 1 – $35 with a $15 discount with the code TEACHER
- Race Day – $45
Discount eligibility restrictions apply. Valid faculty or school staff ID and photo identification required at packet pick-up. Limit one discount per faculty/staff ID and offer is non-transferrable.