Inaugural Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K Run/Walk Set for September 28

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Photo courtesy Christopher T. Martin

From our friends at the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership:

The Atlanta BeltLine Running Series is expanding its lineup of exciting events around the Atlanta BeltLine. The first annual Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K is a run/walk south of Grant Park, starting and ending in the Atlanta BeltLine’s Boulevard Crossing Park in Chosewood Park, and through D.H. Stanton Park. The race will take place Saturday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m.

Also included in this event is the Atlanta BeltLine’s third “Youth 1K Fun Run,” designed to get children 12 and under excited and involved in running early, which takes place shortly after the 8K.

The Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K also will include exciting features such as:

  • Appearances by the Atlanta Silverbacks
  • Members of the Atlanta BeltLine Running Series Community will earn points redeemable for awesome prizes
  • Participants of the Atlanta BeltLine Active Lifestyle Challenge will earn points and can compare their results against other runners on the online leader board
  • Music by Power 96.1
  • Fun, creatively-designed t-shirts
  • Exciting, custom-designed award mugs
  • Course friendly to strollers and dogs as well

“Thousands of walkers, runners, bikers and more are enjoying our trails every day,” said Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Executive Director Valarie Wilson. “The addition of the Atlanta Beltline Southeast 8K extends the opportunity for increased health and fitness across new areas of the Atlanta BeltLine.”

Registration is $30 for the Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K and $10 for the 1K Youth Fun Run. Additional information is available at Run.BeltLine.org.

Proceeds from the Atlanta BeltLine Running Series support Atlanta BeltLine Partnership programs vital to the Atlanta BeltLine, including tours and other public outreach.

About the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABLP) is a non-profit organization committed to raising funds from private and philanthropic sources to support the Atlanta BeltLine, working with the community and partners to raise general awareness and support, and serving as a catalyst to mobilize resources to address social concerns. For more information on the Atlanta BeltLine, please visit www.BeltLine.org.

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