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The 39th Annual Sickle Cell Road Race/Walk Returns TOMORROW, April 14, in East Point

 

EVENT DETAILS:

College Park, Ga. – Don’t miss the 39th Annual Sickle Cell Road Race/Walk on Saturday, April 14! This annual race will begin at Tri-Cities High School in East Point and is perfect for the whole family. Run the 7K/4.3-mile course or walk the 4K/2.5-mile course down Main Street and through the unique East Point, Ga., communities. The Sickle Cell Road Race/Walk aims to enlighten the community about sickle cell disease and traits, with proceeds going to the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc. As an added bonus, this race is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Spectators are encouraged to cheer on their fellow community members and sign up for the American Red Cross on-site blood drive. On-site registration for this race is available. For more information, please visit http://www.SickleCellRace.com.

WHAT:

39th Annual Sickle Cell Road Race/Walk

WHEN:

Saturday, April 14, at 9 a.m.

WHERE:

Tri-Cities High School

275 Harris St. East Point, GA 30334

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VISUALS:

Community members running and walking the annual Sickle Cell Road Race

Spectators in attendance

On-site American Red Cross blood drive

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES

Runners/walkers participating in race

Spectators in attendance

ABOUT ATL AIRPORT DISTRICT:

ATL Airport District is the official destination marketing organization for the cities of College Park, East Point, Hapeville and Union City, Ga. The mission of ATL Airport District is to generate economic development for the cities of College Park, East Point, Hapeville, and Union City by effectively marketing the community as a preferred tourism, convention and meeting destination. For more information, please visit http://www.ATLdistrict.com.

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