Each year, runners, walkers and strollers are invited to kick off the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival, a free, two-day arts and music festival on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2019, at the annual Adams Realtors Run for the Park 5K. Hosted by Grant Park's premiere real estate company, Adams Realtors, this year’s race will take place on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 8 a.m. and will once again feature a 5K, a free kid’s tot trot for ages 5 and under and a stroller stroll along the course. Rain or shine and with all proceeds benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy and its mission of protecting, enhancing and preserving the park while planning for its future needs, the course map start and finish will be at the main entrance to Zoo Atlanta. Also serving as a Peachtree Road Race qualifier, the Adams Realtors Run for the Park 5K will also feature an awards ceremony and participants ages 21 and up will receive a complimentary draft beer with a valid ID and race bib courtesy of Bill Adams and Adams Realtors at Dakota Blue.
To pre-register or for more information visit www.summershadefestival.com or racesonline.com. Registration for the 5K and Stroller Stroll is $25 until August 19th and $30 after from August 20th through race day. Ages 5 and under can participate in the Tot Trot for free.
WHAT: Adams Realtors Run for the Park 5K
Kicking Off the 17th Annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival
WHEN: Saturday, August 24, 2019
7:00 a.m. - Packet Pick Up -and- Race Day Registration
8:00 a.m. - 5K Start -and- Stroller Stroll Start
8:45 a.m. - Tot Trot Start
WHERE: Start and Finish at main entrance to Zoo Atlanta (Cherokee Ave. & Augusta Ave.)
COST: Tot Trot (5 and under) - Free
5K and Stroller Stroll - $25 until August 19, $30 after August 20, 2018.
Racesonline.com - https://racesonline.com/events/run-for-the-park-5k
EVENT LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/343029756592837
CONTACT: For more information, visit www.summershadefestival.org.
ABOUT THE GRANT PARK SUMMER SHADE FESTIVAL:
An annual tradition, the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival will welcome music and art lovers to Atlanta’s oldest park for its 17th year on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, 2019. Produced by and benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy, the two-day, fun-filled festival will once again feature an impressive lineup of live music throughout the weekend in addition to an expansive artist market, Kids Zone, 5K run, and much more. Open to all ages and free to attend, the 17th annual festival will also have a diverse selection of local food trucks and vendors with offerings for all tastes, cocktails, a beer garden featuring acoustic music and family-friendly games and more. Additional details about the 2019 festival including the full performer lineup will be announced in the coming months. For the most up to date information, visit www.summershadefestival.org. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @GPSummerShade and Facebook at www.facebook.com/SummerShadeFestival.