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2nd Annual Morningside Mile

EVENTS
  • 2nd Annual Morningside Mile:- Run 3.1 Miles
  • 2nd Annual Morningside Mile:- Run 1 Mile
RACE DATE
Sunday, October 16, 2011
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
$25 until Oct 10th or 1000 runners
Location
Corner of Virginia Avenue and Lanier Boulevard
CITY
Atlanta
STATE/TERR
Georgia
Zip
30306
COUNTRY
USA
Description
Dude, it's only a mile! The Morningside Mile is the first & only competitive mile race in Atlanta that awards its fastest runners with cash prizes! Runners of all skill levels are encouraged to don their running shoes for what promises to be a fun race & great after party. Proceeds beneift the restoration of Atlanta's oldest firehouse. For the latest info, visit www.MorningsideMile.com
CASH PRIZES FOR ATLANTA'S FASTEST RUNNERS!1Cash prizes to M&F Overall ($200), Masters ($100) & Grandmaster ($50) winners. Local merchant gift cards to age group winners.GREAT SWAG!2Registered runners get a race hat, commemorative pint glass & other swag, including a free Sweetwater beer (21+ with ID) or Yoforia frozen yogurt at the post-race block party. All race numbers will be entered into a raffle to win prizes from Phidippides, Mizuno, Podium Multisport and other local merchants, so stick around after the awards ceremony because winners must be in attendance to claim their prize.NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT!3Race will close at 1000 runners or on Oct 10, whichever comes first. Races in this popular Virginia Highland/Morningside neighborhood always close out early. Don't delay!NO RACE DAY PICK UP FOR NUMBER!4Runners must pick up race number & packet Oct 8-15 at Phidippides - Ansley Mall. There is no race day pick up and runners without numbers are not eligible for cash prizes. 404.875.4268 www.phidippides.com.REGISTRATION OPTIONS5In-person at Phidippides Ansley Mall or online @ active.comPARKING6This is a point-to-point race. Race starts at intersection of Virginia Avenue and Lanier Boulevard, and ends on North Highland Avenue in front of Morningside Village. Recommend parking close to the finish line & walk/run to the start so you can enjoy the post-race block party. Please note that Morningside Village parking lots will be closed. On-street parking on Lanier Blvd, University Ave, North Morningside Dr & Cumberland Dr. Do not block driveways. Marta services the neighborhood.RACE START7Runners should meet on Lanier Boulevard just north of Virginia Avenue. Runners will be escorted to the starting line.BLOCK PARTY AFTER THE RACE - NOON TO 3PM8Live music, food & family fun at finish line! Doc Chey's anniversary (noodle eating contest & sumo wrestling), awards ceremony, bouncy house, firefighter activities, dunk tank, face painter, local vendors, pet adoptions, raffles & more. Food by Doc Chey's, Alon's, Rosebud, The Family Dog & Yoforia. Meet Morningside business owners & neighborhood firefighters. Invite friends & family to cheer you on & enjoy the party. Morningside Village -1424 N Highland Ave. www.MorningsideMile.comPROCEEDS BENEFIT ATL'S OLDEST FIREHOUSE9October is National Fire Safety Month! A portion of race & event proceeds will be donated to the Atlanta Fire Foundation for the restoration of the Virginia Highland station #19. Over the years, lack of funding for proper maintenance on this 1925 historic landmark has resulted in termite damage to the staircase, holes in the ceiling, and standing water in the station due to poor drainage.

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