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Have run it many times. It is well organized and has a good turnout. There is a gym one can stay in until race time in case of inclement weather. I've run this race 6 or 7 times. It finishes with a lap of the high school track which is a nice touch.
Date Posted: 2013-02-25
Tartan Trot 10k Well organized event with good atmosphere - 2013 Race By: Michael B. - (Atlanta, GA)
This year was the first time I ran this race. Compared to other races I have participated in this one was amazingly organized. Parking and shuttle service was arranged well and since it was 25F on race day they had a good location for assembly before going to the starting line.
The event was held in a Scottish theme and they had bag pipers pre and po...
Date Posted: 2013-02-03
Big Peach 5k Loved the race - 2012 Race By: H. F. - (Atlanta, GA)
This is a fun, well-organized race with plenty of water/Gatorade stations placed throughout the course. It's a great group of people running through Atlanta neighborhoods during the most beautiful time of the year. The amenities make you think you are at a much bigger race but the ease of parking and lack of congestion (running on wide roads) rem...
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