Race & Block Party Benefits Historic Va-Hi Fire Station #19
Join Virginia-Highland firefighters in celebrating National Fire Safety Month at the 4rd annual Morningside Mile on Sunday, October 20 (Noon – 2pm). The event kicks-off with a 1-mile race at noon (starting in Virginia-Highland) and ends with a family-friendly block party at Morningside Village.
Enjoy live music, food, Doc Chey’s Noodle Eating Contest (adult & kids rounds) and other fun festivities. Meet station 1#9 firefighters and local merchants.
Register soon to run Atlanta’s only mile race with cash prizes & great swag. The first 750 registrants get a technical race hat. Show your race number at the block party for a free SweetWater beer or Yoforia frozen yogurt. All level walkers and runners are welcome from kids to competitive runners. Race registration closes on October 17 or at 1000 runners, whichever comes first. Register at Highland Runners, Phidippides Ansley or MorningsideMile.com.
Dude, it’s only a mile!
For more info, visit MorningsideMile.com.
Street Closure Notice
The 4th annual Morningside Mile will take place on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 12 Noon.
The starting line is at Virginia Avenue and Lanier Boulevard.
Here’s a description of the race route:
- Start – northbound on Lanier Blvd
- Turn left on North Morningside Drive
- Turn right on Lanier Place
- Turn right on North Highland
- Finish on North Highland across from Doc Chey’s (just before University Avenue)
North Highland Avenue between N. Morningside Drive & University Avenue will be closed to through traffic for 30 minutes from 12 Noon until 12:30 PM. Several police officers will be on duty to control traffic and assist residents driving in and around their homes. The post race Morningside Village Merchant block party will follow the race from 12:30 PM until 2 PM at Morningside Village.
We apologize for any inconvenience, which should be minimal, if any.
This is an annual event that benefits our neighborhood Fire Station #19. Music, food & family fun hosted by Morningside Village merchants & our neighborhood fire-fighters. For more info, visit MorningsideMile.com.