The Atlanta chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities will host the inaugural “Race to the Finish Line” event on Saturday, May 12 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The event will feature a 5K, 10K, one-mile fun run and a 30/63 mile bike ride, with the runs completing on AMS’ famed 1.54-mile racing surface.Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the race starting at 8:00 a.m. The bike ride will then take place at 10:00 a.m. 5K participation is $25, with the 10K costing $35. The fun run will be $10. Both bike rides are $30, with running and biking combos at $50. All proceeds will benefit local charities in the community.

5K and 10K race times will be accepted as qualified times for position improvement with the 2013 Peachtree Road Race. To register online, visit http://www.active.com/running/hampton-ga/speedway-childrens-charities-5k-10k-1-mile-fun-run-bike-ride-2012

Each pre-registered participant except for the fun run will receive an event t-shirt. All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult for the 5K/10K. For more information, contact Speedway Children’s Charities Atlanta Director Ginger Moats at (770) 946-3980 or gingerm@atlantamotorspeedway.com

NASCAR night racing returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway on Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2012. Reserve your AdvoCare 500 ticket now. For more information, call the Atlanta Motor Speedway Ticket Office at (877) 9-AMS-TIX, (770) 946-4211 or visit www.atlantamotorspeedway.com.