Athens Road Runners is hosting a new race—the Milledge Mile, a one-mile race down Milledge Avenue.
When: Sept. 8, beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Where: Starts at Milledge and Dearing, straight down Milledge Ave. and ends at Five Points.
Race will be in 5 timed waves, based on predicted finish, with time clocks every 1/4 mile for splits. First wave will start at 7:30 a.m., with waves every 15 minutes. Waves: 5 and under, 5-6, 6-7, 7-8, 8 and over
Registration: $25 through July 31; $30 Aug. 1 until Active registration closes Sept. 5 at midnight.
T-shirts: Guaranteed for runners registered by Aug. 19.
Awards: Overall and top age group awards.
Overall and top age group awards. CASH prizes to top 3 Male and Female ($500, $250, $100) plus $500 bonus for first male/female to break 4:00 / 4:30 respectively.
Corporate sponsor: Zaxby’s
Quarter mile sponsors: Oconee State Bank, Creature Comforts and Waddell Realty Group
Will run for beer: Every of-age runner can get a Creature Comforts beer after the race at The Pine.
Please come out to run this race (free trainings Wednesdays at 5:30 a.m. at UGA track), help volunteer or cheer the runners on.
We want to make Milledge Mile a signature Athens Road Runners event—like AthHalf or Peachtree—but ours. There aren’t a lot of mile races, so we hope to make this race something special.