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Metro Atlanta Races March 13 – 17

March 13, 2013

Check out the races taking place around metro Atlanta this weekend. Lace up and get moving.

  • Waterdrop Dash 5K: Chatahoochee Nature Center, Roswell, GA. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. Last Peachtree Road Race qualifier. The family fun event begins with a children’s fun run, followed by a festival full of prizes, kid’s activities and utility mascots which kicks off National WaterSense Fix a Leak Week! For more information and to register, click here.
  • Kilometer Kids Fun Run: Grant ParkAtlanta, GA. TONIGHT – Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. Join the Atlanta Track Club and Kilometer Kids for a fun run at Grant Park.  This free event is open to children ages 7 – 12.  Race day registration is available at the event beginning at 4:30 p.m. For more information, click here.
  • Luckie 5K:  Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta, GA. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 7:30 a.m. Now you can be a part of the race day excitement with the same start and finish line as the Publix Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon.  For more information and to register, click here.

If you have a race you’d like to submit to this blog, please email the race information to info@girlsontherunatlanta.org.

Register now for the Girls on the Run of Atlanta Spring 5K on April 27th, 8:00 am at West Stride. 

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Metro Atlanta Races: March 2-3

February 27, 2013

Check out the races taking place around metro Atlanta this weekend. Lace up and get moving.

  • The Intown Ten 10K: John Howell Park, Atlanta, GA. Sunday, March 3, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. USATF certified course – very fast with long flat stretches, downhill sections and is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Proceeds benefit Trees Atlanta, Keep Atlanta Beautiful and Fire Station 19. For more information and to register, click here.
  • Daffodil Dash: Georgia Perimeter CollegeDunwoody, GA. Sunday, March 3, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. Organized by the Am Yisrael Chai! Teen Initiative, the race will honor the memory of the 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust.  The funds raised will support Holocaust Education and help children suffering in humanitarian crises in the world today. For more information and to register, click here.
  • Red Devil Dash 5K:  Druid Hills Middle School, Decatur, GA. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. A 5K Fun Run, one of the few trail runs inside the perimeter. Proceeds benefit the Philip Hicks Memorial Sportsmanship Awards, benefiting athletes from all DHHS sports teams.  For more information and to register, click here.

If you have a race you’d like to submit to this blog, please email the race information to info@girlsontherunatlanta.org.

Metro Atlanta Races: February 16-17

February 13, 2013

Check out the races taking place around metro Atlanta this weekend. Lace up and get moving.

  • MSK 5K Walk-Families Stomping Out Childhood Obesity: Arabia Mountain State Park, Lithonia, GA. Saturday, February 16, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.  Help stomp out childhood obesity one step at a time. Proceeds benefit the My Sister’s Keeper Foundation for Women Inc. For more information and to register, click here.
  • Run for Orphans:  Wills ParkAlpharetta, GA. Saturday, February 16, 2013, at 7:30 a.m. The funds raised at Run for Orphans will support the Kimbilio Project and Rejoice Project. For more information and to register, click here.
  • Run to Love 5K and 1M Fun Run:  Jonesbridge Park, Norcross, GA. Saturday, February 16, 2013, at 8:30 a.m.  Proceeds benefit Re-Christ Ministries dedicated to meeting the needs of at risk youth and their families.  For more information and to register, click here.

If you have a race you’d like to submit to this blog, please email the race information to info@girlsontherunatlanta.org.

Metro Atlanta Races: February 9-10

February 6, 2013

Check out the races taking place around metro Atlanta this weekend. Lace up and get moving.

  • Owls Making Strides for Breast Cancer Awareness 5K: Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA. Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.  Proceeds benefit the Play 4 Kay Foundation and the Owls Fund. For more information and to register, click here.
  • Hearts and Soles 5K:  Decatur, GA. Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. This is an out-and-back course on paved roads and is one of the flattest courses in the Grand Prix Series. For more information and to register, click here.
  • Marietta Mardi Gras 5K:  Marietta Town Square, Marietta, GA. Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.  Proceeds benefit the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta and its community partners. For more information and to register, click here.

Publix Georgia Marathon

Reminder: We’re looking for runners to join our team for the Georgia Publix Marathon and Half Marathon on March 17, 2013. Save $10 with the code GOTRUN13 and select “Girls on the Run of Atlanta” under Teams. If you’ve already registered and would like to be added to the GOTR Team, just email info@girlsontherunatlanta.org with your name and the email you registered with and we’ll add you to the GOTR Team. All runners will have access to our gear check and pre- and post-race hospitality tent.

If you have a race you’d like to submit to this blog, please email the race information to info@girlsontherunatlanta.org.

Metro Atlanta Races: January 26-27

January 23, 2013

Brrr. It’s cold out there on those early morning runs so bundle up! Check out the races taking place around metro Atlanta this weekend. Lace up and get moving.

  • Frosty 5K Run: Capitol City Club, Brookhaven, GA. Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 9:00 a.m.  A chip-timed race for the serious runner; walkers and baby strollers also welcome. Proceeds benefit Kindred Spirit, a Christian residential home for pregnant teens in Atlanta. For more information and to register, click here.
  • Atlanta Mission 5K:  Atlanta Mission Urban Garden, Atlanta, GA. Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. The race to end homelessness. Proceeds benefit the Atlanta Mission, which serves 1,000 homeless women, men and children daily. For more information and to register, click here.
  • Polar Bear 5K:  Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Marietta, GA. Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. The 25th Annual Polar Bear Run has something for everyone – a 2K run/walk, a 5K run, a Cub Dash (ages 2-3) and a Cub Run (ages 4-5).  Proceeds benefit the Johnson Ferry Choirs. For more information and to register, click here.

Publix Georgia Marathon

Reminder: We’re looking for runners to join our team for the Georgia Publix Marathon and Half Marathon on April 17, 2013. Save $10 with the code GOTRUN13 and select “Girls on the Run of Atlanta” under Teams. If you’ve already registered and would like to be added to the GOTR Team, just email info@girlsontherunatlanta.org with your name and the email you registered with and we’ll add you to the GOTR Team. All runners will have access to our gear check and pre- and post-race hospitality tent.

If you have a race you’d like to submit to this blog, please email the race information to info@girlsontherunatlanta.org.

Metro Atlanta Races: January 19-21

January 17, 2013

Happy New Year! Hope your New Year’s Resolutions are still intact and you’re keeping up your workouts. Check out the races taking place around metro Atlanta this weekend. Lace up and get moving! 

  • Livvy’s Love Fun Run/Walk: Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain, GA. Saturday, January 19, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.  5K and 8K options, Zumba, and Kidz Ultimate Challenge. Proceeds benefit the  Livvy’s Love, Inc. Foundation activities and projects. For more information and to register, click here.
  • MLK Day 5K:  Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA. Monday, January 21, 2013, at 7:45 a.m. $5 of each registration from an approved organization (such as Girls on the Run) will be returned to that organization for use in community efforts of its choice. For more information, click here.

Publix Georgia MarathonReminder: We’re looking for runners to join our team for the Georgia Publix Marathon and Half Marathon on April 17, 2013. Save $10 with the code GOTRUN13 and select “Girls on the Run of Atlanta” under Teams. If you’ve already registered and would like to be added to the GOTR Team, just email info@girlsontherunatlanta.org with your name and the email you registered with and we’ll add you to the GOTR Team. All runners will have access to our gear check and pre- and post-race hospitality tent.

If you have a race you’d like to submit to this blog, please email the race information to info@girlsontherunatlanta.org.

Metro Atlanta Races: January 12-13

January 9, 2013

Happy New Year! Hope your New Year’s Resolutions are still intact and you’re keeping up your workouts. Check out the races taking place around metro Atlanta this weekend. Lace up and get moving! 

  • Run With the Dogs 5K: Decatur High School, Decatur, GA. Saturday, January 12, 2012, at 9:00 a.m.  Runners are invited to run with their dogs. Proceeds benefit the Decatur Bulldog Boosters to help fund the sports programs at Decatur High School and Renfroe Middle School. For more information and to register, click here.
  • Hot Chocolate 15K/5K:  Turner Field, Atlanta, GA. Sunday, January 13, 2012, at 7:45 a.m. America’s Sweetest Race. For more information, click here.

Reminder: We’re looking for runners to join our team for the Georgia Publix Marathon and Half Marathon on April 17, 2013. Save $10 with the code GOTRUN13 and select “Girls on the Run of Atlanta” under Teams. And if you’ve already registered and would like to be added to the GOTR Team, just email info@girlsontherunatlanta.org with your name and the email you registered with and we’ll add you to the GOTR Team. All runners will have access to our gear check and pre- and post-race hospitality tent.

If you have a race you’d like to submit to this blog, please email the race information to info@girlsontherunatlanta.org.