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Silver Comet Half Marathon & Fun Run

EVENTS
  • Silver Comet Half Marathon:- Run 13.1 Miles
  • Silver Comet Fun Run:- Fun Run 2 Miles
RACE DATE
Saturday, October 29, 2011
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
$55 by 9/1/11 - $65 by 10/26/11 - $85 Race Day
Location
Silver Comet Trail
Address
5239 Floyd Road
CITY
Mableton
STATE/TERR
Georgia
Zip
30126
COUNTRY
USA
Description

2011 Silver Comet Half Marathon & Fun Run:

  • CELEBRATE THE 11th ANNUAL THE SILVER COMET HALF MARATHON!!!
  • REGISTER NOW - We sold out in September last year!
  • Remember why you run in the first place - this fun, beautiful, flat race is top notch!
  • The course run's out & back on the Silver Comet-Atlanta's hottest running trail.
  • Silver Comet Races are fully self supporting & give financial support to educational environmental programs for children in the surrounding community.
  • Perfect for first time walkers & runners. Fun Run Fees: 2 Mile Fun Run: $15 thru 4/1/11, $20 by 9/1/11, $25 9/1/11 thru Race Day
  • Race Packet Pick Up: Race number and timing chip pick-up starts at 6:00 am RACE DAY at race start!!
  • Registration: Race Day registration (if available) is $85. (WE SOLD OUT IN SEPT in 2010) We hope you will register early to avoid additional fees!!! In-store registration is available at both locations of the Big Peach Running company YOU MAY NOT PICK UP RACE NUMBERS AT THE BIG PEACH STORES - Race numbers are not mailed.
  • All pre-registered half marathon participants will receive a finisher medal & long sleeve race t-shirt.
  • We will have Water, Kroger, Apples & Bananas, Atlanta Bread Company, Sweet Tomatoes.
  • Buses will take all race finishers, volunteers, & spectators back to the parking lots at Floyd Middle School & the Mable House Art Center after the race.
  • Course Info

  • START LOCATION: Please note that the race start is at 7:30am at the MABLE HOUSE ART CENTER & AMPHITHEATRE.
  • The Mable House is located exactly 12 mile past the Kroger on Floyd Road (heading away / South from the Silver Comet Trail) 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton GA 30126

    Race Course
  • The USAT&F certified course starts at the Mable House Art Center - 7:45am sharp.
  • Heads North on Floyd Road 1.5 miles.
  • Turns Left/West on the Silver Comet Trail at the Silver Comet Depot Trail Head.
  • Runs out approx. 5.75 miles, turns around & finishes at the Silver Comet Depot.
  • Please BE CAREFUL - It will be crowded. Run on the right hand side of the trail. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT RUNNERS WILL BE RETURNING ON YOUR LEFT !!!
  • Listen for any announcements being called out along the course.
  • Water will be located at the 2 mile mark & every 1.5 miles thereafter.
  • Powerade available at the water stop closest to the race turnaround only.
  • Please dispose of your cups & gel packets at/near the water stops. Please Dont Litter the Trail.
  • Two Pit Stop Units will be at the Industry Road crossing - these are the only Pit Stops on the course. Look for Pink signs near mile 5.5 going out & 9 going back. ( Industry is the Road after Sanders crosses going out)
  • The Finish Line Celebration will be in the lower parking at the Silver Comet Depot Trail Head.
  • Directions

  • Take I-285 W on the top end perimeter, exit Atlanta Road.
  • Turn northwest heading outside the perimeter.
  • Go two stoplights & turn left onto the four lane Cummberland Parkway, which turns into the East-West Connector. Drive ~6 miles and turn left onto Floyd Rd.
  • Parking is available at Floyd Middle School on the left ~2 miles down Floyd Rd.
  • The Mable House is .8 miles past the parking area on the left.
  • Drive time from I-285/Atlanta Rd is approximately 10-15 minutes.

    Parking & Shuttles
  • Parking is at the Mable House or Floyd Middle School (closer to the finish).
  • Note all other parking restrictions or you could be towed.
  • If you park at the Middle School, (or elsewhere) you must walk to the start.
  • Free shuttles will take fun runners & spectators finish line area after the race start.
  • ABSOLUTELY NO PARKING AT THE SILVER COMET DEPOT TRAIL HEAD!!!!! Cars will be towed.
  • CCT buses will take everyone back to Floyd Middle School & the Mable House after the race.
  • Other Info

     
  • Awards will be given out when we have enough finishers in to fill the categories.
  • Plaques are given to the top three male & female finishers in five year age categories.
  • Awards not picked up will not be mailed.

  • Registration Information. (this race sells out early)

  • PREVIOUS RESULTS

  • 2010 Results at silvercometraces.com: Overall / Male Age Group / Female Age Group - (also at active.com )
  • 2009 Results at silvercometraces.com: Overall / Male / Female / Awards
  • 2008 Results at silvercometraces.com: Overall & Age Group / Male / Female 
  • 2007 Results at silvercometraces.com: Overall & Age Group / Male / Female - (also at active.com )
  • 2006 Results at silvercometraces.com: Overall & Age Group / Male / Female 
  • 2005 Results at silvercometraces.com: Overall / Male / Female 
  • 2004 Results at: silvercometraces.com - (.pdf file)
  • 2003 Results at: silvercometraces.com - (.pdf file)
  • 2002 Results at: silvercometraces.com - (.pdf file)
  • 2001 Results at: silvercometraces.com - (.pdf file)

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