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Chattahoochee Nature Center9135 Willeo Road Roswell, GA 30075
The 42nd 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, scenic run and an Atlanta tradition for 42 years. The race is limited to 1,500 runners so register early to ensure your spot!
Event details and schedule
Friday, before race day:
11:00am to 7:00pm - Race # Pick-up and Late Registration - Big Peach Running Co - Marietta store only.
Saturday, race day:
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 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.
Chattahoochee Nature Center - 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell,GA 30075
Saint Francis School - 9375 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA 30075