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ATC, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Announce Weekly Group Run/Walks

ATLANTA – Runners, walkers, rollers and strollers will have a weekly opportunity to exercise and socialize on the Atlanta BeltLine in 2020. Atlanta Track Club and Atlanta BeltLine Partnership are expanding their collaboration next year to bring free weekly group run/walks to four different sections of the popular multi-use trail. Beginning January 2, 2020, Run. Walk. Go! Club group runs will rotate weekly between the Eastside, Westside, Southside and Northside Atlanta BeltLine trails. Runners and walkers will gather in the following locations:

Eastside Trail First Thursday of the month New Realm Brewing, 550 Somerset Terrace NE #101, Atlanta, GA 30306

Westside Trail Second Thursday of the month Monday Night Garage, 933 Lee St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 or Lean Draft House, 600 Hopkins St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Southside Trail Third Thursday of the month Eventide Brewing, 1015 Grant St SE, Atlanta, GA 30315

Northside Trail Fourth Thursday of the month Black Bear Tavern, 1931 Peachtree Road, Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309

Gatherings begin at 6:30 p.m. with two to four mile runs/walks beginning at 6:45 p.m. The routes will be designed and guided by staff and volunteers from Atlanta Track Club and Atlanta BeltLine Partnership. Following the run/walk, participants will enjoy food and beer specials as well as raffle prizes like free race entries, Atlanta Track Club apparel and Atlanta BeltLine merchandise.

“The expansion and accessibility of the BeltLine is a big part of why Atlanta is Running City USA,” said Rich Kenah, Atlanta Track Club’s Executive Director. “We are excited to be able to facilitate these opportunities for runners and walkers to catch up with training partners, meet new friends and explore the various sections of the best rails-to-trails developments happening anywhere in the country.”

“We are excited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our popular Run.Walk.Go! race series by expanding our run club program in partnership with Atlanta Track Club,” said Rob Brawner, Executive Director of the Atlanta Belt-Line Partnership. “The Club is a valued health and fitness partner and we look forward to working with them in 2020 to provide even more opportunities for Atlanta’s running community to get out and active on the Atlanta BeltLine.” The weekly group run/walks are free and open to people of all ages and abilities. Information on routes, locations and weather interruptions will be posted on the Run.Walk.Go! Club Facebook Event page. In months where there are five Thursdays, there will not be a fifth weekly meetup.

Atlanta Track Club is a nonprofit committed to creating an active and healthy Atlanta. Through running and walking, Atlanta Track Club motivates, inspires and engages the community to enjoy a healthier lifestyle. With more than 30,000 members, Atlanta Track Club is the second largest running organization in the United States. In addition to the AJC Peachtree Road Race (—the largest 10K running event in the world, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, PNC Atlanta 10 Miler and Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, Atlanta Track Club directs more than 30 events per year. Through the support of its members and volunteers, Atlanta Track Club also maintains a number of community initiatives including organizing and promoting the Kilometer Kids youth running program to metro Atlanta youth, honoring high school cross country and track and field athletes through Atlanta Track Club’s All-Metro Banquets and supporting the Grady Bicycle EMT program. For more information on Atlanta Track Club, visit

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership enables the Atlanta BeltLine project by raising funds from the private sector and philanthropic community, engages the public through programming and outreach and empowers residents of the 45 Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods through targeted partnerships in the areas of health, housing and economic opportunity. For more information on the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, please visit

Last updated on March 9, 2020

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