June 15, 2019

41st Annual Possum Trot 10K Road Race

June 15, 2019 Chattahoochee Nature Center • 9135 Willeo Road RoswellGA  30075 View Map Organized by Chattahoochee Nature Center

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June 15, 2019
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Chattahoochee Nature Center

9135 Willeo Road RoswellGA  30075
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The 41st Annual Possum Trot 10K takes place on a flat, fast and scenic course along the banks of the Chattahoochee River in Roswell, GA.  This is a point-to-point course with beautiful views of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.  The race starts 1/2 mile west of the entrance to the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) on Willeo Road, turns onto Azalea Road and loops back once reaching Roswell Road/Alpharetta Hwy.  The race ends at the entrance of the Nature Center.  The event also includes a post-race awards party at CNC's Ben Brady Lakeside Pavilion which includes music, give-aways and awards in 13 age groups.  This is a qualifier for the Official AJC Peachtree Road Race Qualifying Event.

This is a fun, summer run and an Atlanta tradition for 41 years.  The race is limited to 1,500 runners so register early to ensure your spot! 

Event details and schedule

Friday, June 14th:

11:00am to 7:00pm - Race # Pick-up and Late Registration - Big Peach Running Co - Marietta store only.

Saturday, June 15th:

6:00am - Willeo Road closes in front of the Chattahoochee Nature Center

             Race Day # Pick-up and Late Registration opens - Ben Brady

             Lakeside Pavilion at CNC

7:00am - 10K Race begins (start line is 1/2 mile past the CNC)

7:10am - 1 Mile Race begins (start line is at the 10K finish line - race will

             begin as soon as the 10K passes the finish line)

8:00am - 1 Mile Awards Ceremony

8:15am - 10K Awards Ceremony

8:30am - Willeo Road re-opens in front of the Chattahoochee Nature Center

 

Walkers and runners unable to complete the race route in 1 hour and 30 minutes (just under 15 minute pace), may be asked to use the walking path along Azalea Drive after the turn-around point, and may be asked to use the bike lane on Willeo Road once the road is re-opened to vehicle traffic at approximately 8:30am.

 

Race Parking:

Race parking is available at CNC prior to Willeo Road closing at 6:00am. Participants who park at CNC will not be able to depart until Willeo Road is re-opened at approximately 8:30am.  Additional parking is available at St. Francis School at the corner of Willeo Road and Azalea Drive.  This parking is approximately 1/2 mile from the Lakeside Pavilion where you will pick-up race numbers or register on the morning of the race, and an additional 1/2 miles from the starting line of the 10K.  We RECOMMEND YOU ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 6:30am at the parking lot, to give yourself enough time to be at the starting line for the 7:00am start time.

 

Addresses:

Chattahoochee Nature Center - 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell,GA  30075 

Saint Francis School - 9375 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA  30075

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