The Gwinnett Parks Foundation will be hosting a 5K road race on Sat., Nov. 13 at Tribble Mill Park.
The race features a beautiful 5K course on the trail at the park as well as a special Canine and Carriage for those wanting to run with their dogs or strollers. All registered runners will receive a race t-shirt. Medals will be given to all participants who finish and awards will be presented to Overall Male and Female, Master Male and Female and 3-deep in five-year age categories.
Proceeds from the race benefit the Gwinnett Parks Foundation, a nonprofit group of volunteers interested in supporting and expanding the county’s Parks and green space programs through hands-on activities and education.
Runners can pre-register online at www.gwinnettparksfoundation.org by Nov., 8 or on on-site the day of the race. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., the race begins at 9:00 a.m. and the Canine and Carriage Walk begins at 9:15 a.m.
Tribble Mill Park is located at 2125 Tribble Mill Parkway in Lawrenceville.
RuN, WaLK, or JaM at the WaTeR STaTioNS! at our community’s annual road race - CORNERS TO CROSSING 10K,5K, and Tot Trot, April 17
What’s new for the Corners to Crossing 2010 Event Day?
- Continue with the popular, flatter 10K qualifying race for the Peachtree Road Race.
- Expand the venue to include a very fast 5k qualifying race for the Peachtree Road Race.
- Continue to support children running with the popular “Tot Trot”.
- A full day of music for your post-race pleasure.
Participants are invited to celebrate their run with free concerts in the afternoon and evening as we launch into Spring with a “Beach Music” theme. You don’t want to miss this!
||To provide the community with a quality athletic event and fun filled day of music while raising money for the Robert D. Fowler Family YMCA and other local charities.
||Please Note: Race start times and starting points vary
Times Race and Starting Locations
7:30 a.m. – 5K and 1 Mile Run at Norcross First Baptist Church 706 N. Peachtree St., Norcross
8:00 a.m. – 10K at Robert D. Fowler YMCA, 5600 W. Jones Bridge, Peachtree Corners
9:15 a.m. – Tot Trot at Thrasher Park – Downtown Norcross
Parking is available at all locations.
||All participants will receive a quality t-shirt adorned with a copy of the original painting for the 3rd Annual race
||Free buses back to the start area from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
||Trophies and prizes await the winners. OVerall 10K and 5K awards for 1st Male and 1st Female, Open and Masters winners. Additional 10K Awards to the top M/F finishers in each age group: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-19, 30-34, 35-40, 41-45, 46-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over. In the 1 mile run, the top M/F under 12 years of age will also receive an award.
||Join us in an afternoon and evening of Beach Music will be held at Lillian Webb field in Historic Norcross. The festival will include several lead-in bands, highlighted by a concert and dance to the sounds of the East Coast Band from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Note: Benefits Fowler YMCA, Norcross Cooperative Ministries, Pinckneyville PTSA , and Summerour Middle School Foundation. Corners to Crossing 10K, Inc. is a 501 c 3 charitable organization. All donations to the race are tax deductible. See your tax counselor for additional information.
Pinckneyville Middle School is one of the beneficiaries of race proceeds.
We will staff the water stations, have runners participating, help along the course, and cheer the racers along the way. Last year the volunteers had a blast! We had a band at the school and boom boxes at other water stations. Lots of runners told us they loved the cheering, music, and high fives! This is a FUN volunteer activity and a great way to show the spirit of Pinckneyville Middle School.
We need at least 5 adult captains for our stations and volunteer kids to help. The race begins at 7:30, so you’ll finish before most Saturday sports begin. High school students and scouts who would like to help with community service are welcome, too! If you can support our school and community as a volunteer, please respond to Florence Luranc atfLuranc@bellsouth.net. If you would like to participate as a runner, walker, or tot trotter, please go towww.CornersToCrossing.com. This is a great community event you won’t want to miss!
2009 Dunwoody Late Harvest Run Sponsored by The Dunwoody Restaurant Group, Operation Boot Camp and Eagle Rock Distributor
5K run/walk on a predetermined course through Dunwoody Begins and ends at the Dunwoody Farm House Party to follow at The Dunwoody Tavern that evening
Saturday, October 17
Registration begins at 8:00 AM at The Dunwoody Farmhouse. Registration closes at 8.45 AM
Run begins at 9:00 AM
Where to Register:
Registration begins…October 1
$25 per runner that includes a t-shirt and dinner. Children under 10 are free
Proceeds from the event will be donated to The Dunwoody Farmhouse and Atlanta Humane Society
Suwanee Day Classic 2008
Run, Suwanee, Run
Runners in the 9th annual Suwanee Day Classic, scheduled for Saturday, September 12, have their choice of two routes. Participants may choose from a 5K route through historic Old Town or a 10K course along the Suwanee Creek Greenway.
Both races begin and end at Town Center Park, located at the intersection of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Buford Highway. The 10K begins at 8 a.m., with 5K runners taking off at 8:30 a.m.
The 2009 Suwanee Day Classic, which will be held the week before the annual Suwanee Day festival on September 19, is organized by BodyPlex Fitness Adventure with sponsorship support from Optimum Health and Suwanee Family Dentistry.
All runners who register by September 5 are guaranteed a race t-shirt; runners who register later will receive t-shirts while supplies last. The entry fee is $18 if received by September 5, and $20 thereafter. Race-day registration begins at 6:30 a.m. at Town Center Park.
A downloadable registration form as well as a link to online registration is available at www.suwaneeday.com/race.html.
Awards will be given to approximately 70 individuals in various age groups as well as to runners ages 12 and under who complete the course.
On your mark…get set…run, Suwanee!