Saturday, February 23, 2013
Most runners didn't mind the damp day, and the cool temperature was a benefit – at least until they had to stand still waiting for medals to be handed out.
The annual Milton Mayor's Run was held Saturday morning, Feb. 23, and Deerfield Parkway saw a stream of runners take off down the 5K route that started and ended at Kohl's at Ga 9 and Deerfield Parkway. Mayor Joe Lockwood may not have run, but Recreation Director Jim Cregge and a few other city employees completed the 3.1-mile course. The 5K was a Peachtree qualifier, so those runners who did better than average times were probably thankful for the relatively flat course. The proceeds from the race will go toward funding Milton Parks and Recreation projects. The Rotary Club of Windward helped with the race, handing out water by Milton City Hall and after the race was over in the Kohl's parking lot. Kohl's was the major sponsor of the race.
The chance of rain was 100 percent at 7 a.m., and drops to 83 percent at 8 a.m., but the event benefits the city's Parks and Recreation Department.
Saturday, February 23
The 2013 Milton Mayor's Run starts at 7:30 a.m. today at Kohl's on GA 9, but you can still participate (if you are reading this early in the morning). Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. Walk-up registrations will be taken. Only bring cash or a check. The cost is $30, and the fee includes a quality, moisture-wicking T-shirt and plenty of food and fluids after the race. The Milton Mayor's Run starts at 7:30 a.m. sharp and for the third year will begin and end at the Kohl's in the Deerfield Place shopping center at the corner of Ga. 9 and Deerfield Parkway (click here for directions). It includes a 5K race, 1K fun run and tot trot. The race will be cool, and probably damp, with the temperature 43 degrees and a widespread chance of rain. …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
If you don't register by the end of the day Monday, you'll have to pay more to run the same race. That's like paying extra for gasoline.
Sunday, February 17
Want to take part in the 2013 Milton Mayor’s Run next Saturday, Feb. 23, at Kohl’s on GA 9? You’ve got just two more days to register for only $25. Sign up no later than Monday, Feb. 18, or you'll hae to pay another $5. The fee includes a moisture-wicking T-shirt with the logo displayed below and plenty of food and fluids after the race, according to a news release on the city's website. The Milton Mayor’s Run starts at 7:30 a.m. It will begin and end at the Kohl’s in the Deerfield Place shopping center at the corner of Ga. 9 and Deerfield Parkway. It includes a 5K race and a 1K fun run. The 5K race, a Peachtree Qualifier. It will circle Deerfield Parkway, on a relatively flat, fast course. Awards will go to the 5K Male and Female Open …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Companies wanting to sponsor the annual 5K, a Peachtree qualifier, have until Monday.
Thursday, January 31
Get your paperwork filed by Monday if you still want to sponsor the 2013 Milton Mayor's Run, which will be held at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at the Kohl's on Ga. 9. If you miss this deadline, your company won't be included in all advertising, according to Jason Wright, the city's Communications manager. There's still plenty of time to sign up to run, but it's cheaper to sign up early. The sponsorship application and packet are available online. Sponsorship levels include packages from $250 to $5,000 for title sponsors. For the third year, the Milton Mayor's Run will begin and end at the Kohl's in the Deerfield Place shopping center at the corner of Ga. 9 and Deerfield Parkway. It includes a 5K race, 1K fun run and tot trot. The race will be a …
Monday, January 14, 2013
The annual Mayor's Run will be Feb. 23, and applications already are available.
Monday, January 14
Milton Mayor Joe Lockwood had a blast at last year's Mayor's Run, and he wants everyone out there again this year. Applications and sponsorship packets for the 2013 Milton Mayor's Run, to be held at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at the Kohl's on Ga. 9, are now available at the City of Milton's Web site. "The last mayor's run was a blast," said Milton Mayor Joe Lockwood, who ran the race with friends and family. "I can't wait to see everyone out there with us again on Deerfield Parkway, staying fit and having fun." Participant application and sponsorship application forms are online. For the third year, the Milton Mayor's Run will begin and end at the Kohl's in the Deerfield Place shopping center at the corner of Ga. 9 and Deerfield Parkway (click here…
Friday, September 14, 2012
The 12th annual charity run benefits KaBOOM!, a non-profit dedicated to saving play for America's children.
Runners have just a few more days to warm up for the annual Windward Challenge 5K Charity Run/Walk, being held on Wednesday, Sept. 19. LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced the company will host the 12th annual run, with proceeds benefitting KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to saving play for America’s children. LexisNexis hosts the event to support local Atlanta-area non-profit organizations, raising more than $920,000 through the annual initiative. “KaBOOM! is thrilled to continue our tremendous work with LexisNexis,” said KaBOOM! Founder and CEO Darell Hammond in a news release about the event. “Every child deserves to have a great place to play and we will once again make that possible for children in the Atlanta area, while …
Sunday, July 22, 2012
A Midsummer Night's Mayor's Run and Fun appears to have been a success Friday night in downtown Alpharetta, even if late thunderstorms ruined the outdoor movie.
UPDATED July 22 The mild sprinkles and breeze just made it more pleasant for runners and other visitors to A Midsummer Night's Mayor's Run and Fun, according to one attendee. "It rained before the race for few minutes but it didn't stop the night's activities. The rain cooled the night for the runners and it turned out to be a great race," said Janet Rogers, president of the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau. We are already looking forward to next year's event. Were you at the Mayor's Run and Fun? Did you stay for the movie? Did it get rained out? Let us know in the comments below. A fun run kicked things off, with the 5K following, winding its way through downtown, down past Wills Park and American Legion Post 201 before making …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Post your comments, experiences–and hopefully photos and videos–from Friday night's A Midsummer Night's Mayor's Run and Fun.
UPDATE July 21, 5:30 a.m.: While your Patch editor was sitting under a roof at the amphitheater mostly staying dry, downtown Alpharetta Milton Avenue in Downtown Alpharetta wasn't under a roof during A Midsummer Night's Mayor's Run and Fun. Did you attend? Did you have fun, or even run? Post your comments and even photos or videos. ******************************* Downtown Alpharetta was the place to be on Friday night, July 20, as A Midsummer Night's Mayor's Run and Fun presents a 5K race, a fun run, block party and a movie. The Rotary Club of Alpharetta and the city are partnering on the event. Runners can register online or in person at Big Peach Running Co., or before the race on Friday. All runners will receive a technical T-shirt. …
Friday, July 6, 2012
The developer will back a group of up to 10 runners in Alpharetta's A Midsummer Night's Mayor's Run and Fun on July 20.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Want some backing for your own running team in Alpharetta's A Midsummer Night's Mayor's Run and Fun on July 20? Avalon today, July 6, is launching a Facebook contest to pick a race team to represent the development in the 5K run. Being the winning entry will save each runner some money. Each member of Team Avalon will receive complimentary race entry ($30), a Team Avalon T-shirt and a $25 gift card to Whole Foods Market, the development announced in a news release. Whole Foods Market will serve as an anchor tenant in Avalon, the $600 million experiential retail development slated to open in April 2014. Groups of up to 10 are invited to register on Avalon’s Facebook page to compete in the contest to pick the official running team. The group…
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Worlds Hoppiest Road Race holds Peachtree Road Race Qualifier to accompany a downtown party.
The money raised in the Summer Break 2012 5K Road Race will go to the dogs. It's a fundraiser for Canine Assistants, which provides assistant dogs to those with special needs. Runners will take to downtown Alpharetta streets tonight, June 23 at 9 p.m. in the Peachtree Road Race qualifier, presented by WHRR (World's Hoppiest Road Race). More than 500 runners are expected to participate. You can register for the race online. The race is part of the Summer Break 2012 Block Party & 5K Road Race event in downtown Alpharetta. The party starts at 7 p.m., with the race starting at 9 p.m. The awards ceremony begins at 10 p.m. Every runner of legal age–that's 21, in case you've forgotten–will get a free beer. Everybody else has to buy their first …