Run Atlanta: Around the World (of Coke) Challenge

August 15th, 2014 | In Run Reviews, Running Meets Life, Training

Run Atlanta: Around the World (of Coke) Challenge

This silly little run challenge was inspired by a recent Coca-Cola advertisement which showed people exercising on stationary bikes to burn off enough calories to drink one can of Coke. While it might seem strange for a soft drink company to imply that people should exercise more to justify drinking their beverages, it piqued my […]

Run Atlanta: Tread Lightly by the Graves

August 11th, 2014 | In Run Reviews, Running Meets Life, Training

Run Atlanta: Tread Lightly by the Graves

There are few places that exude peace as deeply as cemeteries. They’re like public parks without screaming children and tennis courts. So I had to do a run in Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta’s oldest, most famous burial ground, where approximately 70,000 Southerners slumber eternally in the midst of the city scramble. Final home of Margaret Mitchell, […]

Today’s Most Talked about Course- Atlanta 10 Miler

August 7th, 2014 | In Events, In The News, Local Running News, Run Reviews

Have you seen the new Atlanta 10 Miler course?! If you haven’t yet, check out the course preview video at the link below, but first read what Atlanta Track Club members and staff members have to say about the course. This might be the first time you are seeing the course, but it’s been run […]

Run Atlanta: Shootin’ the Hooch

August 1st, 2014 | In Local Running News, Run Reviews, Running Meets Life, Training

This first trail run of the series took me just northwest of the city to the Cochran Shoals Trail on the Chattahoochee River. The start of the trail is right at the 285 bridge over the river, so it’s an easy place to get to as long as you avoid rush hour. The trail itself […]

Run Atlanta: Haven in the City

July 25th, 2014 | In Local Running News, Run Reviews, Running Meets Life

I ran this one the night the US got knocked out of the World Cup. I ventured north to historic Brookhaven, one of Atlanta’s shiniest jewels, for a 4-mile therapy session. The run basically loops around Capital City Country Club and its golf course, and along the way it passes by gorgeous home after gorgeous […]