|Location||180 Northside Drive
|Details||Nothing keeps a RunningNerd moving like knowing their efforts are benefitting a good cause! The ATL 20K Relay & 10K will take over Castleberry Hills and Downtown Atlanta on Saturday, September 1, 2012 and donate $2500 to Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta in the process. The race starts at 7:15 a.m. in the Castleberry Hill Historic District and travels through Downtown Atlanta passing favorite local landmarks including Turner Field, Centennial Olympic Park, CNN Center, Phillips Arena and The Georgia Dome. Participants can register as a relay team of four with each member running a 5K, a team of two with each member running a 10K, or as an individual running a 10K or 20K alone. Registration is open online at http://www.active.com/running/atlanta-ga/atl-20k-relay-and-10k-2012 and at all six Big Peach Running Company locations. Online registration closes on August 28, 2012 and fees range from $35 for an individual 10K participant to $125 for a 20K four-runner/walker team. For more information please visit runningnerdnation.com
At the finish line, FRS Healthy Energy & Beauty H20 will provide hydration and presenting sponsor Paschal's Restaurant will help participants refuel with a post-race southern style brunch. Relay teams will receive a finishers' gift upon arrival back in Castleberry Hill and will also be given the opportunity to participate in a number of running challenges including an ACC/SEC challenge, family and run club challenges, or a fit squad challenge. Awards will also be given by age group for top finishers in the 10K category and 20K finishers will also receive a special finisher’s gift.
Additional sponsors of the ATL 20K Relay & 10K include Advanced Integrated Healthcare and Fidelity Healthcare, Desiree Nathanson Fitness, Next Level Fitness, as well as a group of sponsors from the Castleberry Hill Historic District including: No Mas! Cantina, iWi Fresh Spa, Elliott Street Deli and Pub, Wine Shoe, Castleberry Inn, Atlanta Movie Tours, and Kenny T’s.
About RunningNerds: RunningNerds founder Tes Sobomehin is a self-professed running nerd. She created the RunningNerd nation to inspire, encourage and support both new and established runners. RunningNerds reaches out to the greater running community and provides a social forum for established runners and “RunningNerds-in-training”. RunningNerds take part in races all over Atlanta, from 5k runs for beginners to marathons for the ultimate RunningNerd. For more information visit www.runningnerdnation.com.
|Venue||Historic Castleberry Hill District|
|RSVP||Register online at http://www.active.com|