Overview

We are a community that promotes exercise for both walkers and runners, and so much more. Atlanta Running Meetup is known for being very casual, warm, and friendly. Check us out on YouTube: Atlanta Running Meetup Video

Since the inception of Atlanta Running Meetup in February of 2008, we have evolved into a thriving community that promotes friendships, networking opportunities, and yes, exercise. We are a grass roots community, and as such, we do not rely on any corporate sponsorships or advertising. We exist to promote community, friendships and exercise, not a specific product or company. Our logo was conceived and created by several members of our group. Many of you have expressed an interest in ordering running attire with our logo. Visit the following link for more information: Running Attire with Atlanta Running Meetup Logo

The majority of our runs take place in Piedmont Park. With the recent expansion of the park and Beltline, the park offers some fantastic scenery and running paths. We meet at Caribou Coffee to gather up and socialize before the run. Caribou Coffee is located at the corner of 10th St. & Piedmont Ave (across the street from The Flying Biscuit). We leave Caribou promptly at 5 after the hour and head to the park. The routes are structured so that members can walk or run 2.5 or 5 miles, depending on personal preference. No one is left walking or running alone, unless they prefer that. One of the best parts of the morning is taking in a well deserved breakfast afterward with fellow walkers and runners. It's a relaxed and enjoyable opportunity to meet other like-minded people. Feel free to send me a message if you have any other questions. We go out of our way to make everyone feel welcome and accepted in this group. Come join us!

Parking

10th street, 11th street, 12th street, and Piedmont are options for parking, as well as side streets off of 10th Street like Myrtle St. Please DO NOT park your vehicle at Caribou while in the park, or any other surrounding businesses.

Other Fantastic Running Groups:

Several members of this group either facilitate or attend other fantastic running groups: Additional Running Groups

We're 3,042 Runners

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Saturday, April 25, 2015 8:00 AM

    BeltLine Northside 5K - Run or Walk

    5 Runners attending
  • Saturday, April 25, 2015 9:00 AM

    Saturday Morning Run/Walk - Regular Route

    5 Runners attending
  • Saturday, May 2, 2015 8:00 AM

    Saturday Morning Run/Walk - Summer Hours; Note Time Change!

    1 Runners attending
  • Saturday, May 9, 2015 8:00 AM

    Saturday Morning Run/Walk

    1 Runners attending
  • Saturday, May 16, 2015 8:00 AM

    Saturday Morning Run/Walk

    1 Runners attending
  • Saturday, May 23, 2015 8:00 AM

    Saturday Morning Run/Walk - Beltline Route

    1 Runners attending
  • Saturday, May 30, 2015 8:00 AM

    Saturday Morning Run/Walk

    1 Runners attending
 
Founded Feb 8, 2008

Organizers:

Elizabeth, Dorene, Wendy
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