Archive for June, 2012

Atlanta’s PATHs: Nancy Creek Trail

The AJC Peachtree Road Race is approaching, and you need nice places to train. There’s no better place to start than with Atlanta’s PATHs, a trail system that travels throughout metro Atlanta.  Over the next few weeks leading up to July 4, we take a look at the miles of paved paths that form the PATH trail system and tell you what you need to know about using them to get ready. For more information on the PATH Foundation and to check out all the PATH trails in metro Atlanta, visit

Nancy Creek PATH

Location: Between Dunwoody, Chamblee and Brookhaven, the PATH runs from Murphy Candler Park through Blackburn Park to Durden Drive (MAP)

Parking: At Murphy Candler Park, the closest lot to the trail is at the corner of West Nancy Creek Drive and Candler Lake West, and there are other lots at the park including near the pool. Be warned that the parking can be very busy when youth sports games are taking place. At the other end of the trail, parking is …

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Win a pair of AJC Peachtree Road Race numbers!


Maybe you entered the AJC Peachtree Road Race lottery and came up empty. Maybe you’ve finally gotten your running regiment on track and want to make the run your first race of the summer. No matter the reason, you want AJC Peachtree Road Race numbers — and we’ve got ‘em.

To enter, leave a comment below. You can share a running story, words of wisdom for other runners or how you’ll celebrate if you win the numbers. You must use your real e-mail address (which won’t show up on the blog). A winner will be chosen at random at noon today. The winner will be notified via e-mail. Only one entry per person.

The winner will be randomly selected at noon today and will be notified via e-mail. We’ll send full details to the winner, who will need to submit their registration information to the Atlanta Track Club by 5 p.m. today.

So lace up your shoes, go for a run and keep your fingers crossed! Good luck!

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