3RD ANNUAL INTOWN TEN
*** USATF CERTIFIED ***
Sunday, March 2, 2014 @ 9:00 AM (new
more family friendly time!)
In store registration is available at
Phidippides (Ansley Mall) and Highland
Runners (Morningside neighborhood).
Don’t miss the second annual run of one of the few 10K’s inside the perimeter and the ONLY 10K in Virginia-Highland. The course is USATF certified, participants are chip timed, and the race is a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier. This year’s proceeds will benefit neighborhood causes including Fire Station # 19 restoration, Trees Atlanta and The YWCA of Greater Atlanta. The start and finish line is at John Howell Park, in the heart of Virginia-Highland. The course is fast and meanders through scenic blocks of the Virginia-Highland and Morningside neighborhoods. Chip timing and a commemorative race t-shirt are included. Thanks to our 2014 Running Store Partners, Phidippides, Ansley Mall and Highland Runners.
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Sunday March 2, 2014 @ 9 a.m.
John Howell Park
Participants and spectators should meet at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Barnett Street. The start line is at the upper end of Virginia Circle near Todd Road.
We have added a stroller award this year, but ask that if you are running with a stroller that you line up toward the back to avoid mishaps with faster runners.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: The midtown MARTA station is approximately 1.58 miles from John Howell Park. Exit the MARTA station and walk East on 10th Street toward Piedmont Park. 10th Street dead ends into Monroe. Keep walking East on Virginia toward John Howell Park. Virginia starts at Woodys. The # 36 bus leaves the midtown MARTA station every 50 minutes, the first time being approximately 6:15 am and the second at 7:05 AM. The bus stops at Barnett and Virginia. The # 99 bus stops at 10th and Monroe, and then one could walk the rest of the way. The first time is appox 6:25AM. Please consult MARTA for further details and other routes. Please note we cannot guarantee MARTA service times and schedules.
WALKING AND BIKING TO RACE: If you live relatively close to John Howell Park, we encourage you to walk or bike to the park.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS: John Howell Park is located in the Heart of Virginia-Highland at 801 Virginia Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30306. The park is across the street from Inman Middle School. Please consult a map if you are unfamiliar with the area and plan ahead. Generally speaking, If you are driving south on I-75, exit at 10th street, and take 10th street East (left) back across I-75 and toward Piedmont Park. 10th Street dead ends into Monroe Drive. If you are driving north on I-75 take the Freedom Parkway exit and head East toward Boulevard and the Carter Center. Please consult a map for surface street directions.
If you are heading east on 1-20 take the Moreland exit. If you are taking I-20 west, take i75 north and exit at Freedom Parkway.
For those traveling south on I-85, 400 or from other neighborhoods please consult a map for the most convenient directions.
PARKING: Do NOT park your car along the race route, which includes Virginia avenue from Ponce Place to Barnett, Virginia Circle, Barnett, Greenwood, Ponce de Leon Place etc… Signs will indicate NO PARKING. Parked cars along the route will only make the race more difficult for runners. Inman Middle School, at the corner of Ponce de Leon Place and Virginia Avenue, has a surface lot on Virginia which is available to us for the race. There is also a small lot behind Inman Middle School on Clemont, that is accessible from Ponce De Leon Place. The YWCA of Greater Atlanta at North Highland and Adair also has a surface parking lot.
Street parking is available on non-race route streets. Please be mindful of residential driveways and no parking signs when you are choosing a location to park. Adair, Highland View, Clemont, Cooledge, Drewry and Ponce de Leon Terrace are side streets close to John Howell Park that have street parking.
Overall Male and Female, Masters Male and Female, Age Group, Stroller Overall.
2014 Registration is up at Active.com. Online registration closes Friday February 28th @ 9am, or when we sell out, whichever comes first. Registration fees are as follows:
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: $35 before December 25th 2013
$40 from December 25th – January 28th 2014
$45 on or after January 28th 2013
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
IN PERSON REGISTRATION:
In person aregistration is available at Phidippides (Ansley Mall) www.phidippides.com and Highland Runners www.highlandrunners.com. Check or Cash only. Pls make checks payable to Intown Neighbors.
EARLY PACKET PICKUP:
Packet Pickup TBD – pls check back for dates and times.
“I live somewhere else” or “I procrastinate” packet pickup:
If you are unable to make the above dates for packet pickup, you can pickup your race number and t-shirt on race morning from 7:45am – 8:45am at John Howell Park. Packets will be distributed by your last name under the blue tent in the park at the corner of Barnett and Virginia.
Runners will gather at the east end of the park at Barnett and Virgina and then proceed to the start line on Virginia Circle at 8:50am. The race will commence at 9am. If you intend to walk, please stay toward the back of the group. Strollers will line up toward the back of the group. Although we love dogs, no dogs will be allowed in the race.