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AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt design contest open

AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt design contest open

ATLANTA -- Calling all artists: the AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt design contest is now accepting entries.

Designers have until Friday, Feb. 28 to submit their works of art. All entries will be whittled down to five finalists, which will be unveiled on ajc.com/peachtree on Saturday, Mar. 15.

No one will see the winning design until race day, when it will adorn tens of thousands of finishers' T-shirts.

"The AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt design contest is a great way to showcase the work of our local artists, and we are always impressed with the entries we receive," Atlanta Track Club interim executive director Sue Payne said in a statement.

Whoever wins the contest receives $1,000, while each of the four finalists gets $100.

Milton Mayor's Run presents Jog for a Cause

Milton Mayor's Run presents Jog for a Cause

MILTON, Ga. -- The City of Milton is proud to bring the 11th annual Jog for a Cause to the community as part of the 5th annual Milton Mayor's Run.

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Pee-wee hockey players need help to take on Canada

Pee-wee hockey players need help to take on Canada

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- The Atlanta Fire Hockey Club and The Cooler will host a weekend hockey tournament to raise money to send pee-wee hockey players to Quebec for an invitation-only tournament in February.

The 6th Annual Atlanta Freedom Cup will begin with one game on Friday night and continue through Monday the 20th at The Cooler in Alpharetta.

The fundraiser will help families pay to send their kids to the Pee Wee World Championship in Quebec City. Pee-wee level hockey is for kids ages 11, 12 and some turning 13.

The Quebec tournament is a big deal, since it draws more than 2,250 competitors from over 15 countries. 

Invitations for the Quebec Pee-Wee Tournament are extended to youth hockey organizations that have established a strong commitment to kids and sportsmanship. 

Look out for runners on Ga. 400

Look out for runners on Ga. 400

ATLANTA -- Don't be alarmed if you see a whole bunch of people running down Georgia 400 this weekend.

The Pay the Last Toll road race will be held Sunday, Nov. 17 at 8:30 a.m., and gives athletes one last opportunity to see the infamous toll booths before they are demolished.

Runners will begin at the Glenridge Connector in Sandy Springs and run south to Phipps Plaza. When they reach the toll booths, they will throw in their final 50 cents. All proceeds will go to charity.

Northbound lanes of Ga. 400 will be closed for the race from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday.

Get more information about the race at georgiagames.org.

Georgia Department of Transportation crews will also spend part of the weekend tearing down a MARTA pedestrian bridge on southbound Ga. 400.

Registration now open for fall sports

Registration now open for fall sports

Snow tubing at Friendship Park on Aug. 10

Snow tubing at Friendship Park on Aug. 10

MILTON, Ga. -- What's better than a heaping helping of cold, fresh snow on a sweltering August Saturday? Nothing!

That's why the city of Milton is proud to present "Back to School: Snow Tubing in the Park" Saturday, Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as part of its "Family, Fun, Flicks & Flurries" summer event series at Friendship Community Park in Crabapple.

Free yoga class Thursday at Friendship Park

Free yoga class Thursday at Friendship Park

MILTON, Ga. -- Don't forget that the City of Milton's popular yoga provider, Lift Yoga Therapy, will offer a free outdoor class tomorrow, Thursday, June 20 in Crabapple's Friendship Community Park.

The class, timed to take place under the sun's highest position on the longest day of the year, will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and is open to everyone, regardless of ability. The 108 poses offered can even be done in a chair.

If inclement weather occurs, the class will take place in Bethwell Community Center.