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Upcoming races, from 5Ks to triathlons

Upcoming races, from 5Ks to triathlons

ATLANTA -- The winners of the 2012 AJC Peachtree Road Race participant lottery were announced Monday.

If you weren't chosen, you still have plenty of other opportunities to run, jog, walk and enjoy a race day in the next few months.

Scott Rigsby: The UnThinkable

Scott Rigsby's life flashed before his eyes when he became a double amputee. His first thought was, "Will my life ever be the same again?" Years later, Scott became the first double amputee to compete in the Ironman World Games. This is his story.

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Special Olympics Winter Games

Watch as we head to the Special Olympics, Georgia, to meet some of the amazing athletes. These competitors are incredible and their stories are truly inspirational! What were the highlights of this year's Winter Games? Watch and find out!

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A Quote To Live By: Special Olympics Winter Games

Watch as we talk to two amazing athletes about the Special Olympics. Why are these athletes so inspiring and what words did they teach me to live by? Watch and find out!

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Take a 'Santa Ride' at Atkins Park Tavern

Take a 'Santa Ride' at Atkins Park Tavern

ATLANTA -- The fifth annual Atkins Park Tavern Santa Ride will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

This anticipated event takes participants on a 15 to 20 mile bike ride through Atlanta, with holiday cheer all along the route. Riders are strongly encouraged to affix Santa and elf hats, jingle bells and holiday lights to the front of their bikes.

A $25 entry fee is required of participants. Money raised will go to the Georgia Chain Gang (gachaingang.org), which benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Atkins Park Tavern is located at 794 North Highland Avenue in Atlanta's Virginia-Highland neighborhood. For more information, visit www.atkinspark.com.

Save 50% off 10 Free Plays at My Gym Children's Fitness Center - Buckhead ($70 value)

Save 50% off 10 Free Plays at My Gym Children's Fitness Center - Buckhead ($70 value)

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Traffic impacted this Sunday due to Atlanta Marathon

Traffic impacted this Sunday due to Atlanta Marathon

 

Expect road closures on Sunday as runners discover Atlanta one mile at a time at the Atlanta Marathon and Marathon Relay on Sunday, October 30, 2011. The 26.2 mile urban course starts and finishes at Atlantic Station taking participants on a tour of Atlanta past well-known Atlanta sites and neighborhoods such as Georgia Tech, Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Aquarium, Turner Field, Grant Park, Oakland Cemetery, Martin Luther King Center, Piedmont Park, Buckhead and the famous Peachtree Road.

Below are some important resources for spectators and residents / businesses located along the course.