Friday, January 11, 2013
The Alpharetta school held the second annual Cheetah Challenge 1K fun run with hundreds turning out for the event.
Friday, January 11
Creek View Elementary School held its second annual Cheetah Challenge 1K fun run on Dec. 1, with more than 300 students and staff members turning out for the event. This was a health and wellness initiative to encourage students to have fun while being physically active. Male and Female Winners Following the run, the runners and their families enjoyed a healthy breakfast sponsored by Another Broken Egg, Fuel Up to Play 60, Harry’s Farmers Market, and Jason’s Deli. The other sponsors that made this event possible were Dr. Eric A. Johnson Dentist, Big Peach Running Company, Core Physique and Windward Lake Club.
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 …