Morningside Mile Set for April 17, Profits Support FS #19 Restoration

e-flyer-mm-vh-2016You can help save Virginia-Highland’s historic Fire Station #19 by registering now to run in the Morningside Mile, set for April 17.

100% of race profits are donated to preserve our treasured fire station and help keep it in service. Thanks to grass roots support of Morningside Mile and other efforts, the station is no longer on the chopping block, but we are still raising funds for the renovations, whose final costs are not yet known. We  need your active support; please register now to run or walk and support our neighborhood firefighters and first-responders!

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  • 1-mile Race
  • Cash Prizes
  • Great Swag
  • Block Party

Support Fire Station #19 at 5th Annual Morningside Mile

mmlogo300pixelsmmraceThe Morningside Mile is a 1-mile race and block party hosted by Doc Chey’s. 100% of race profits will be donated to the fund to renovate Fire Station #19 to help keep it in service. This year’s event – the fifth annual – is scheduled for Sunday, March 29th, 12noon-2pm.

Registered runners get a technical race shirt, free SweetWater beer and other swag. Cash prizes will be awarded for fastest runners. This is a very family-friendly race so all ages, runner levels and walkers are encouraged to participate.

The post-race block party includes music, food and family fun with the FS19 firefighters on hand to join in the fun.

Register ($25) to run at or in-store at Doc Chey’s, Highland Runners, Phidippides Ansley, or Podium Multisport.  Advance race registration is required.

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Dude, It’s Only a Mile!

Morningside Mile LogoRace Registration Now Open for the Morningside Mile Benefiting Historic Va-Hi Fire Station 

Mark your calendar: the 4rd annual Morningside Mile race & block party is Sunday, October 20 (noon-2pm)!


Register now to run Atlanta’s only competitive 1-mile race with cash prizes!  Registered runners get a technical race hat, free SweetWater beer or Yoforia frozen yogurt & other great swag.  All level walkers and runners are welcome from kids to competitive runners.  The race starts in Virginia Highland and ends at Morningside Village.  Race numbers are limited so register soon at Highland Runners, Phidippides Ansley or  Registration closes on Oct. 17 or at 1000 runners, whichever comes first.


Music, food & family fun at the finish line hosted by Doc Chey’s, Morningside Village merchants & local fire-fighters.  Sign-up in advance to participate in Doc Chey’s annual Noodle Eating Contest (adult or kid round) for a chance to win a $100 gift card.

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Don’t Miss the Morningside Mile This Sunday October 20!

Morningside Mile LogoRace & 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.

MMileImage#3Enjoy 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

Dude, it’s only a mile!

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MMileImage#2Street 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:

  1. Start – northbound on Lanier Blvd
  2. Turn left on North Morningside Drive
  3. Turn right on Lanier Place
  4. Turn right on North Highland
  5. Finish on North Highland across from Doc Chey’s (just before University Avenue)

MMileImage#1North 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