Traffic Alert: Intown 10K Passing Through VaHi on March 1

2015intowntenredmanlogo1-300x300The Intown Ten 10K Road Race will take place one week from today, Sunday, March 1, 2015 starting at at 9:00 AM. There will be no street closings, only “rolling closures” as the racers pass through intersections. Click here for more information on the Intown 10K Road Race.

Here’s a turn-by-turn of the race route:

  1. Start – 900 block of Virginia Circle near Todd Avenue—westbound
  2. Go west on Virginia Circle
  3. CROSS Barnett Street
  4. Turn RIGHT on Arcadia
  5. Turn RIGHT on Virginia Avenue
  6. Turn RIGHT on Barnett Street
  7. Turn RIGHT on Greenwood Avenue
  8. Turn RIGHT on Ponce de Leon Place
  9. Turn LEFT on Virginia Avenue
  10. Turn RIGHT on Kanuga ( 1st Water Stop on the Right)
  11. Turn RIGHT on Monroe Drive
  12. Turn RIGHT on Sherwood Road
  13. Turn RIGHT on N. Morningside Drive
  14. Turn RIGHT on North Highland
  15. Turn RIGHT on Courtenay (2nd Water stop on the right)
  16. Courtenay changes to Amsterdam Avenue
  17. Turn RIGHT on Brookridge Drive
  18. Bear RIGHT across the Orme Park bridge
  19. Turn LEFT at Brookridge/ Orme Circle (signs are confusing)
  20. Turn or bear RIGHT on Elkmont Drive
  21. Turn LEFT on Park Drive
  22. CROSS Virginia Avenue
  23. Turn LEFT on St. Charles Avenue
  24. Turn LEFT on Barnett Street
  25. Finish on Barnett Street between Adair and Virginia Circle on the right side of Barnett
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Traffic Advisory: Intown 10K Road Race

Be advised the Intown 10K Road Race will be held this Sunday March 2.

The race will start at 9 AM on Virginia Circle just east of Barnett. Runners will wind through the streets of Virginia-Highland and finish on Barnett Street, just south of Virginia Circle. No full road closures are expected; however, police will block cross streets along the course as runners pass.

Click here for a diagram of the course route. If you prefer a turn-by-turn description of the course, scroll down.

Intown 10K Race Course

  1. START- 936 Virginia Circle ATL 30306 ( Virginia Circle westbound)
  2. Go west on Virginia Circle ( PASS BARNETT STREET)
  3. Turn right on Arcadia
  4. Turn RIGHT on Virginia Avenue
  5. Turn Right on Barnett
  6. Turn RIGHT on Greenwood Avenue
  7. Turn RIGHT on Ponce de Leon Place
  8. Turn LEFT on Virginia Avenue
  9. Turn Right on Kanuga
  10. Turn RIGHT on Monroe Drive
  11. PASS Cresthill, PASS Elmwood, PASS Park Drive, PASS Amsterdam , PASS Hillpine, PASS Cumberland
  12. Turn Right on Sherwood Road
  13. Turn RIGHT on N. Morningside Drive
  14. Turn RIGHT on N. Highland
  15. Turn RIGHT on Courtenay
  16. Courtenay merges to Amsterdam
  17. Turn Right on Brookridge Drive
  18. Bear Right across the Orme Park bridge
  19. Turn LEFT at Elkmont/Brookridge / Orme Circle (signs are confusing as far as name of street)
  20. Bear or turn Right on Elkmont
  21. Turn LEFT on Park Drive (PASS OR CROSS VIRGINIA AVENUE)
  22. Park Drive becomes Ponce de Leon Place
  23. PASS Greenwood Avenue
  24. Turn Left on St. Charles Avenue
  25. Turn Left on Barnett Street
  26. Finish on the right side of Barnett Street—just north of Adair but before Virginia Circle
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Neighborhood Races and Festivals

  • The Intown10 Race on 3/4/2012 news at – http://intownten.com/news/pics/map/ for times of street closings.
  • The Publix Georgia Marathon on 3/18/2012 news at – http://georgiamarathon.com/road_closure.htm for times of street closings.
  • The proposed Streets Alive festival plans slated for 5/20/2012 will be presented and discussed at the next VaHi Civic Association meeting on 3/12/2012 at 7 at the PDL Avenue library.
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Intown 10K

Get ready for the inaugural running of The Intown Ten Road Race, a 10k on Sunday March 4th, 2012 through the streets of Virginia-Highland and Morningside. The race is the only USATF certified 10k in Northeast Atlanta, and all proceeds will benefit John Howell Park at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Barnett Street. The race is chip-timed and is one of your last opportunities for a qualifying time prior to the Peachtree Road Race application period.

The race will commence at 8am, and registration at Active.com is $35 until February 1st and $40 thereafter. The run is brought to you by the Intown Neighbors, a community group headed by Rob Glancy and focused on grass roots activism, progress, and beautification in Atlanta.

The 10K is open to all. The course was designed for both speed and ease. So whether you’re a competitive runner or a neighborhood resident who wants to gather friends and push a stroller to help the community, we have you in mind. Prizes will be awarded in each age group, both male and female.

Registration closes February 23rd and is limited to 1000 participants and there is no race day registration available. In-store registration is at Phidippides Ansley Mall.

All registrants will receive a commemorative t-shirt designed by renowned artist Flournoy Holmes, who designed the album covers for such notable records as The Allman Brothers Eat a Peach and Dr. John In the Right Place.

The race will begin and end near John Howell Park. Please visit our website at intownten.com for additional details, including the course map and sponsorship information, and by all means like us on Facebook.

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to be active, which in turn will raise funds for John Howell Park. We look forward to seeing you on race day!

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Intown 10K run

Get ready for the inaugural running of The Intown Ten Road Race, a 10k on Sunday March 4th, 2012 through the streets of Virginia-Highland and Morningside. The race is the only USATF certified 10k in Northeast Atlanta, and all proceeds will benefit John Howell Park at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Barnett Street. The race is chip-timed and is one of your last opportunities for a qualifying time prior to the Peachtree Road Race application period.

The race will commence at 8am, and registration at Active.com is $35 until February 1st and $40 thereafter. The run is brought to you by the Intown Neighbors, a community group headed by Rob Glancy and focused on grass roots activism, progress, and beautification in Atlanta.

The 10K is open to all. The course was designed for both speed and ease. So whether you’re a competitive runner or a neighborhood resident who wants to gather friends and push a stroller to help the community, we have you in mind. Prizes will be awarded in each age group, both male and female.

Registration closes February 23rd and is limited to 1000 participants and there is no race day registration available. In-store registration is at Phidippides Ansley Mall.

All registrants will receive a commemorative t-shirt designed by renowned artist Flournoy Holmes, who designed the album covers for such notable records as The Allman Brothers Eat a Peach and Dr. John In the Right Place.

The race will begin and end near John Howell Park. Please visit our website at intownten.com for additional details, including the course map and sponsorship information, and by all means like us on Facebook.

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to be active, which in turn will raise funds for John Howell Park. We look forward to seeing you on race day!

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