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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Atlanta, GA
Event Name: Capital
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 106903 2017/Y0557
Distance - Trail Ratings: Distance 20/10/5 km - 2A
Description: Walk dawn to dusk - daylight hours only!
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Lady Liberty Special Program, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, State Capital, Take a Walk In a City Park, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Walk dawn to dusk - daylight hours only!
Location: Quality Hotel
Start Point / Driving Directions: 89 Luckie, 30303, 404-524-7991. S of Atlanta, I-75/85 exit 248C, left on International, left on Courtland, right on Auburn, becomes Luckie. Hotel on right 1 block past Peachtree. Commercial parking on Luckie. N, I-75/85 exit 249A, right on Courtland, right on Auburn, becomes Luckie. From Marta Peachtree Center Station (N1)-walk to S end of station following signs to Atlanta-Fulton Cty Library and W Peachtree. Exit station, cross Carnegie Way, walk down Forsyth (front of Library) 2 blocks to Luckie, right on Luckie. Quality Hotel at end of block.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: There are two 10k loops which you may walk one or both loops for credit. The first loop walk is as follows: The walk route through the Downtown Atlanta area passes the Georgia Capitol building with its gold-leaf dome, several sport venues - Georgia Dome, Phillips Arena, Underground Atlanta, Georgia State University Campus, Centennial Olympic Park, the new 5 million gallon Georgia Aquarium, and down Peachtree Street, Atlanta's "main street". The second loop walk is the Midtown Walk. This walk includes Centennial Olympic Park and several sites of the 1996 Olympic Games, the Georgia Tech University campus, passing Bobby Dodd Stadium, Grant Field, and Tech Tower, the new Technology Square, and down the famous Peachtree Street. Walk daylight hours only!
Host Club: Georgia Walkers
Contact: Connie Clark (469) 713-4712
Website: georgiawalkers.homestead.com/
E-Mail Contact: Walkn4Life@att.net