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Sixth Annual Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K Sets Registration Record

Thanks to everyone who came out to Stoveworks on Saturday for an incredible Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K, presented by Delta Air Lines! With over 1,600 registered runners, this was our largest Eastside 10K ever, and participants enjoyed mild weather for early December. Thanks to the incredible volunteers who came out in force to help make our event a success. Thanks also to the Atlanta Music Project youth choir for performing the National Anthem for us, and special thanks to Big Peach Running Co. for their support of this year’s race. Other sponsors include REI, Astra, CLIF Bar & Company, Jeff Galloway, Kaiser Permanente, AJC/Living Intown, Kroger, Cigna, Icebox, Perennial Properties, SG Contracting, Sprint, TopGolf, VeinInnovations, and The Coca-Cola Company.

Here are the top three male/female finishers and their times. Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Executive Director Rob Brawner is pictured on the right. These top performers took home gift cards from Catalyst Fitness and Big Peach Running Co., Atlanta BeltLine race medallions and unique medals handcrafted from rail ties taken from the Atlanta BeltLine corridor.

Female

1st-place-female

1. Kelly Meyer (37:53)

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2. Erin Fillingim (42:06)

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3. Vicki Roberts (42:19)

Male

1st-place-male
1. Pierre Marie Bastie (35:45)

2. James Moore (36:00) – no photo

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3. Griffin Jones (36:37)

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Thanks to Calhoun Design and Metal Works for creating these special race medals for us.

We’d like to especially thank Kim Harrison who became the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K’s first wheelchair participant this year. Thanks for coming out, Kathryn! Great job! We hope to see you again next year.

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Atlanta BeltLine Eastside 10K participant Kim Harrison

Complete results from Saturday’s race can be found here.

Age group results can be found here.

Here’s a link to an online album of photos from the race taken by our event photographer Atlanta Trails. There are some fantastic shots of runners from Saturday’s event. Find your favorites and download them for free. If you love your photos, please tag them #atlantatrails.

And here’s a link to more photos from the event in our own online album.

Additional winners from Saturday’s race include:

Largest Team: Back on My Feet Atlanta (won a cool race towel from Icebox and a gift card from Catalyst Fitness)

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Back on My Feet Atlanta, winners of the Largest Team competition

Fastest Team: East Atlanta Optimist Club, avg. time 45:37 (won a free Kangoo Power Class from Kangoo Club Atlanta)

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East Atlanta Optimist Club, winners of the Fastest Team competition

Top Fundraising Team: MSU Spartans (won a $300 gift certificate from Venkman’s AND a canvas tote bag of gift items from Alternative Apparel)

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MSU Spartans, winners of the Top Fundraising Team competition

Top Individual Fundraiser: Katherine Haag (won a roomy two-person The North Face tent from Mountain High Outfitters)

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Katherine Haag, winner of the Top Individual Fundraiser competition

The first-place winners in this year’s Tailgate Challenge were the fans from Georgia College. They took home a gift card from Park Tavern at Piedmont Park while our second-place winners, the MSU Spartans, left with a gift card from Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall.

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Georgia College, winners of this year’s Tailgate Challenge

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MSU Spartans, 2nd place winners in the Tailgate Challenge

If you were an age group winner (1st, 2nd or 3rd) and did not pick up your incredibly unique rail plate award after the race you can pick your award up at our offices M-F, 9 AM – 5 PM. We are located at Stoveworks, 112 Krog St. NE, Suite 14, Atlanta, GA 30307.

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The National Anthem was performed by the Atlanta Music Project Youth Choir

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The Run.Walk.Go! Race Team loves its sponsors and volunteers!

With the holidays approaching we’d like to remind you about our annual membership campaign which runs through December 31.  Purchase a membership at buildthebeltline.org and be entered to win one of three awesome BeltLine-themed prizes: a Tiny Door, leading the 2017 Lantern Parade or a Mantra fixed-speed bike!  Learn more about what your membership supports at http://beltline.org/about/atlanta-beltline-partnership/ and at buildthebeltline.org.

Thanks again for participating in this year’s Eastside 10K, everyone! See you in 2017 for more great Run.Walk.Go! Race Series events.

~ The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Run.Walk.Go! Race Team

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