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Race this weekend: Battle of Allatoona Creek
Race this weekend: Battle of Allatoona Creek

ACWORTH, Ga. -- The second race in the 2015 Mountain Goat Adventures Trail Run Series will be held in Acworth this weekend.

Battle of Allatoona Creek will be Saturday, Apr. 18. A 10-mile trail run will begin at 8:30 a.m.; there is also a 4-mile option, which will be off and running at 8:40 a.m.

Children are welcome to participate in a free run of their own. It will be held in a grassy field near the course. All finishers will be given medals.

Runners in the grown-up race will receive soft wicking T-shirts. The top three male and female finishers will be given $100 cash prizes, and medals will be presented to the top three runners in each age group.

Registration fees are:

4-mile race
$35 in advance, $40 on race day

10-mile race
$40 in advance, $45 on race day

Visit mountaingoatadventures.com for more information and to sign up.

All races will take place at Allatoona Creek Park, located at 5690 Old Stilesboro Road. Race organizers describe this particular event as "our most beginner-friendly short course, perfect for first-time trail runners and kids."

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