ATLANTA BELTLINE ANNOUNCES 2012 SOUTHWEST 5K

ATLANTA BELTLINE ANNOUNCES 2012 SOUTHWEST 5K

Saturday, July 14 Run Will Feature Teams Competing for $500 Cash Purse

 

ATLANTA (May 23, 2012) The 2012 Atlanta BeltLine Running Series – presented by Internal Data Resources (IDR) – announces its second event of the year, the Atlanta BeltLine Southwest 5K. A Run/Walk along the Atlanta BeltLine Southwest Trail and through the Historic West End and Westview neighborhoods, the Atlanta BeltLine Southwest 5K race course is a great way to explore local parks, connect with Atlanta BeltLine communities, and experience a ¾-mile off-road jaunt within the Atlanta BeltLine corridor.  

The Atlanta BeltLine Southwest 5K will begin at 7:30 a.m. – runners should plan to arrive by 6:30 a.m. – and will include exciting features such as:

·        Route showcasing Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibits, such as the White Street Mural

  • Teams competing for the $500 and representing community businesses, schools and run clubs
    • Awarded to the fastest team, the largest team and the most spirited team

·        Exciting new challenge that rewards participants with points and shows a leaderboard standing for runners

·        Indoor post-race activities at Space Atlanta

·        Music by Wild 105.7

  • Fun, creatively-designed t-shirts
  • Awards designed by Coasters by Hazel
  • Great Post-Race nourishment courtesy of EVOS
  • Course friendly to strollers and dogs as well

“It’s exciting to see the Atlanta BeltLine Running Series grow with such momentum, and to know that we are living up to our vision of providing more opportunities for Atlantans to get active and live healthy lifestyles,” said Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Executive Director Valarie Wilson. “The Southwest 5K is particularly special because it offers the opportunity to explore an exciting, scenic route through beautiful historic West End and Westview neighborhoods while enjoying a vigorous run or walk.”

 

 

Registration is open and additional information is available at Run.BeltLine.org.


Proceeds from the Atlanta BeltLine Running Series support Atlanta BeltLine Partnership programs vital to the Atlanta BeltLine, including tours and other public outreach.

 

About the Atlanta BeltLine

The Atlanta BeltLine is a $2.8 billion redevelopment project that will provide a network of public parks, multi-use trails and transit along a historic 22-mile railroad corridor circling downtown and connecting many neighborhoods directly to each other. The Atlanta BeltLine is the most comprehensive economic development effort ever undertaken in the City of Atlanta and among the largest, most wide-ranging urban redevelopment projects currently underway in the United States. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI), formed by the Atlanta Development Authority, is the entity tasked with planning and executing the implementation of the Atlanta BeltLine in partnership with other public and private organizations, including City of Atlanta departments. 

 

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABLP) is a non-profit organization committed to raising funds from private and philanthropic sources to support the Atlanta BeltLine, working with the community and partners to raise general awareness and support, and serving as a catalyst to mobilize resources to address social concerns. For more information on the Atlanta BeltLine, please visit www.BeltLine.org.

West End& 2 days of Malcolm X

Ok, ok.. I am really trying to slow done and NOT be “Johnny on the spot”, but who can resist living in such a festive neighborhood? We really are a family oriented community- and what i mean by this, everyone you meet is like family.
A 2min run to Krogers can take me 45mins after i run into and chat with 5people…no matter how hard i try to pull away! Its funny, you almost need to go outside the SW ATL to get a little “me” time but every time I venture into another side, I miss home. Almost like these active kids…can’t wait to get a break but as soon as they’re asleep, I’m creeping in rooms to ensure you’re still there and exactly how you should be.

This weekend was beyond busy with work(showing homes,adding signs, lockboxes,making flyers), the “Committed To Communities” event and squeezing in some studying ( forget house work) …the 2day Malcolm X festival was a perfect addition to show some support to a community event and relax.
(Atlanta certainly should take the prize as a city with MUCH to do during the spring/summer; it’s been nonstop rain or shine!)
…And, although it felt like I’ve been everywhere, I did miss a few awesome West End and Westview parties, volunteer opportunities… But there is always next week 🙂

Here are a few pics from today that caught my eye:
my hair stylist doing her thing, as usual (the Good Hair Shop.com), I don’t do tats but had to admire skills and ability to hold a steady hand, Leah breaking me financially-eating $3 icy& getting her hair done, a homeowner I helped and haven’t seen in months, Gabriel-our local artist/handyman, singers/dancers and Poets. I’m kicking myself because I can’t remember the name of this amazing artist. I think it was “Maryann M.” or “Mariam Maruba” ….

It was refreshing seeing everyone smiling,laughing, hugging and recognizing being “Blessed”.

I hope you enjoyed this weekend as much as I did….see you at the next event!

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Committed To Communities and Perkerson Park/ Beltline Splash Pad!!

Join me tomorrow in Perkerson Park on Beatie Ave to celebrate the grand opening of their Splash Pad and our quarterly Committed To Communities event!

We will open a few homes along the park available for sale to tour between 11-2PM. In addition, speak with mortgage brokers on the spot to determine how much home you can afford- and what it will take for YOU to make an offer on your dream home!

See you at 1504 Beatie Ave SW Atlanta 30310- remember to spread the word and bring a friend!

For more information see: Beltline Splash Pad

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Committed to Communities!

Sneak Peek at a New Listing

1530 South Gordon is 2 wks away from being ready!
Trim, cleaning, carpet and the deck are left to be added.
I like the product. The team has done a great job making this home flow, feeling both modern but keeping timeless classic details. I must admit, I had doubts and did not have vision. I thought the house would just feel old and in need of too much work to make it a home.
I was proven wrong.
This is one that will sell itself-I’m sure we have buyers waiting to make Westview their home.
Here are a few pictures….What do you think?

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