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Posted: September 23, 2013  

Athletics: Inaugural Atlanta Beltline Southeast 8K Kicks off this Saturday, Sept. 28

Unique Features Include Atlanta Silverbacks and Soccer in the Streets Challenges

The newest addition to the Atlanta BeltLine Running Series line-up, the first annual Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K tours runners and walkers through some of the Atlanta BeltLine's newest parks and trails along the Southeastern side of Atlanta, including the historic Boulevard Heights and Chosewood Park neighborhoods, and D.H. Stanton and Boulevard Crossing Park.

The Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K includes a Youth Fun Run and Challenge with the Atlanta Silverbacks and Soccer in the Streets at Boulevard Crossing Park, along with Panna matches (1v1, 2v2) and pick-up games for all ages.

Family fun and photo opps include hundreds of runners participating in a run on the popular Atlanta BeltLine, Cartoon Network characters live at the race, Atlanta Braves BAT Team, Atlanta Hawks Community Team, exciting awards, raffles and more!

Registration is $30 for the Atlanta BeltLine Southeast 8K and $10 for the 1K Youth Fun Run and Challenge. Online registration ends at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 25, but race day registration will be available. Additional information is available at

Proceeds from the Atlanta BeltLine Running Series support Atlanta BeltLine Partnership programs vital to the Atlanta BeltLine, including tours and other public outreach.

About the Atlanta BeltLine

The Atlanta BeltLine is the most comprehensive economic development effort ever undertaken in the City of Atlanta and among the largest, most wide-ranging urban redevelopment and mobility projects currently underway in the United States. The Atlanta BeltLine is a sustainable redevelopment project that will provide a network of public parks, multi-use trails and transit along a historic 22-mile railroad corridor circling downtown and connecting many neighborhoods directly to each other. Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) is the entity tasked with planning and executing the implementation of the Atlanta BeltLine in partnership with other public and private organizations, including City of Atlanta departments.

About the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABLP) is a non-profit organization committed to raising funds from private and philanthropic sources to support the Atlanta BeltLine, working with the community and partners to raise general awareness and support, and serving as a catalyst to mobilize resources to address social concerns. For more information on the Atlanta BeltLine, please visit

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